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Rob Smith (guide details)

St Albans Christmas Day Out
Sun, 10 Dec
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: St Albans is just 25 minutes by train from London. Walk its historic streets with Rob in the morning, then after a pub lunch, visit Roman Verulanium, St Albans Abbey and the Christmas market.
St Albans Christmas Day Out
Wed, 13 Dec
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: St Albans is just 25 minutes by train from London. Walk its historic streets with Rob in the morning, then after a pub lunch, visit Roman Verulanium, St Albans Abbey and the Christmas market.
Invented in London at The Science Museum
Thu, 14 Dec
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A tour of London's Science Museum focusing on science and technology developed in London
The Real London of Peaky Blinders
Thu, 28 Dec
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Explore the mean streets of Clerkenwell thsat were run by the gangster Sabini - a real person portrayed by Noah Taylor in the tv series Peaky Blinders 
True Spy Stories
Thu, 28 Dec
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk about espionage and the security services. See buildings used by MI5 and SIS past and present, and hear true tales of treachery among spies
Day Out in Reading
Thu, 11 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: See a full size copy of the Bayeux Tapestry, the school Jane Austen went to, the abbey where Henry I is buried and the jail where Oscar Wilde was held in this tour of Reading, just 25 mins from London
The Long Good Friday Revisited
Wed, 17 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at how the East End locations used in the classic 1980 British gangster movie have changed
Walking the Hidden River Fleet
Sat, 20 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A whole day of walking and history with Jenni and Rob, following the course of the River Fleet from springs on Hampstead Heath, to the Thames near Blackfriars
The Long Good Friday Revisited
Sat, 27 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at how the East End locations used in the classic 1980 British gangster movie have changed
Maritime Blackwall - Spice Traders and Ship Builders
Wed, 31 Jan
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Explore Blackwalls links with the East India Company and find traces of its maritime past
Maritime Blackwall - Spice Traders and Ship Builders
Sat, 3 Feb
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Explore Blackwalls links with the East India Company and find traces of its maritime past
The Royal Docks, Thames Barrier and Woolwich Ferry
Wed, 21 Feb
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk taking in the industrial history of the Royal Docks, Thames Barrier Park and ending with a crossing of the Thames on the Woolwich Ferry
The Royal Docks, Thames Barrier and Woolwich Ferry
Sat, 24 Feb
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk taking in the industrial history of the Royal Docks, Thames Barrier Park and ending with a crossing of the Thames on the Woolwich Ferry
Around Tripcock Ness - The History of the Thamesmead Area
Wed, 7 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk taking in a dangerous bend in the Thames - Tripcock Ness, crossing land that was a secret military test sie before becoming London's own New Town
Around Tripcock Ness - The History of the Thamesmead Area
Sat, 10 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk taking in a dangerous bend in the Thames - Tripcock Ness, crossing land that was a secret military test sie before becoming London's own New Town
Industrial History of Dagenham Dock
Wed, 21 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Way off the beaten track this walk threads between oil terminals and the Thames to tell the story of this famous London industrial area
Industrial History of Dagenham Dock
Sat, 24 Mar
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Way off the beaten track this walk threads between oil terminals and the Thames to tell the story of this famous London industrial area
Through the Marshes - Along the Thames from Rainham to Purfleet
Wed, 18 Apr
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk through the now peaceful Rainham Marshes which once echoed to the sound of machine gun fire when it was a military firing range. The walk ends at Purfleet Military Heritage centre.
Through the Marshes - Along the Thames from Rainham to Purfleet
Sat, 21 Apr
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk through the now peaceful Rainham Marshes which once echoed to the sound of machine gun fire when it was a military firing range. The walk ends at Purfleet Military Heritage centre.
To The Lighthouse - A Guided Walk Around The Swanscombe Peninsula
Wed, 2 May
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk along one of the most isolated parts of the Thames calling at the archaeological site where the oldest human remains in England were uncovered, a site where you can see parts of old London Bridge and a lighthouse opposite Tilbury docks
To The Lighthouse - A Guided Walk Around The Swanscombe Peninsula
Sat, 5 May
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk along one of the most isolated parts of the Thames calling at the archaeological site where the oldest human remains in England were uncovered, a site where you can see parts of old London Bridge and a lighthouse opposite Tilbury docks
Gravesend and Tilbury - A Walk in Kent and Essex
Wed, 23 May
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk in two parts - first an exploration of the historic town of Gravesend, then crossing the Thames by Ferry to Tilbury where Elizabeth I addressed her troops when the Spanish Armada threatened
Gravesend and Tilbury - A Walk in Kent and Essex
Sat, 26 May
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk in two parts - first an exploration of the historic town of Gravesend, then crossing the Thames by Ferry to Tilbury where Elizabeth I addressed her troops when the Spanish Armada threatened
Czech Shoes and Mucking Flats - along the Thames at East Tilbury
Wed, 6 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at the former Bata Factory in East Tilbury, a modernist classic from the 1930's, followed by a walk along the Thames through Mucking Flats, home to thousands of wading birds and with striking views of ships in the Thames
Czech Shoes and Mucking Flats - along the Thames at East Tilbury
Sat, 9 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at the former Bata Factory in East Tilbury, a modernist classic from the 1930's, followed by a walk along the Thames through Mucking Flats, home to thousands of wading birds and with striking views of ships in the Thames
The Edge of Oil City - A Walk in Canvey Island
Wed, 20 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: The quieter side of Canvey Island - walking along 8 miles of river wall looking at the history of the island known for holidays, oil refineries and Dr Feelgood
The Edge of Oil City - A Walk in Canvey Island
Sat, 23 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: The quieter side of Canvey Island - walking along 8 miles of river wall looking at the history of the island known for holidays, oil refineries and Dr Feelgood
To Constable's Castle - A Walk From Leigh on Sea
Wed, 4 Jul
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk to Hadleigh Castle - with spectacular views of the Thames Estuary that ere painted by Constable
To Constable's Castle - A Walk From Leigh on Sea
Sat, 7 Jul
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk to Hadleigh Castle - with spectacular views of the Thames Estuary that ere painted by Constable
Mouth of the River - Thorpe Bay to Shoeburyness
Wed, 18 Jul
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: The last of Rob's walks along the Thames - ending up at the mouth of the river at Shoeburyness - where you can usualy find Victorian pottery on the beach
Mouth of the River - Thorpe Bay to Shoeburyness
Sat, 21 Jul
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: The last of Rob's walks along the Thames - ending up at the mouth of the river at Shoeburyness - where you can usualy find Victorian pottery on the beach
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