Choose a walk

Please read our FAQ page for general terms and conditions of booking and cancellation/refunds policy.

Seen a walk you want to go on but can't make the date?  You can choose your own date and time for any of the walks you see on our website by booking it as a private tour.


Specialist walks

The Gentlemen’s clubs of St James’s:  Victorian London’s LinkedIn
Tue, 28 Mar
Your guide: Mark Rowland
Description: We take social networking for granted, but how did the Victorians go about it in the days of the horse and carriage and strait-laced social conventions?  Join me for a stroll around genteel St James’s to hear the story of the explosive growth (and dramatic decline) of the St James’s Gentlemen’s clubs.
The Americans in Mayfair
Sun, 2 Apr
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Take a walk round Mayfair to discover its special relationship with America. Explore the streets and squares that presidents, rock stars and Hollywood icons have called home.
Modernism and Model Dwellings: Housing in Bethnal Green
Sun, 2 Apr
Your guide: Andrew Parnell
Description: A walk through housing history looking at fine examples of buildings produced by Victorian philanthropists and distinguished architects for 20th century councils, illustrating changing visions for new, better ways of living in our cities. Click on Walk to get more information
The Hinge of Fate: One Month in WW2 Westminster
Sun, 2 Apr
Your guide: Jack Yeomanson
Description: Part of a weekend of commemorations this walk looks at the story of the war cabinet crisis in World War 2
Clerkenwell: Not just a watering hole
Sat, 8 Apr
Your guide: Joanna Moncrieff
Description: A tour exploring Clerkenwell's history via gin and beer production
Suited and Booted: Savile Row and the birth of British style.
Sat, 8 Apr
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Hardy Amies said "a man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten about them." Join my Saville Row stroll to hear tales of the London enclave where royalty and celebrities visit the world’s best designers to get the best bespoke look.
Booze and the Borough
Sat, 8 Apr
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: The Borough is redolent of beer and wine, of hops and hospitality. This tour evokes stagecoaches erupting from narrow yards and laden hop wagons arriving from Kent, Sussex and Surrey. It celebrates the grain and the grape, and trade, both in times past and today.
Monumental! A walk through London's Statues and Monuments
Sun, 9 Apr
Your guide: Jack Yeomanson
Description: A guided tour looking at some of the great and good of British history who have been commemorated in statue, sculpture and monuments.
 Soho Rock n' Roll: how Soho's clubs changed the world of rock and pop
Sun, 9 Apr
Your guide: Alan Fortune
Description: Visit the locations which spawned the UK’s first genuine rock star, hosted Jimi Hendrix’s first UK gig and recorded the Beatles' Hey Jude. Chris will link the music with the fashions and countercultures of the time.
Soho and all that Jazz !
Sun, 9 Apr
Your guide: Chris Firmin
Description: This walk explores nearly 100 years of jazz history in and around the streets, clubs, restaurants and drinking dens of Soho, from the first arrival of American musicians in 1919 through to the contemporary scene by way of legendary venues such as Ronnie Scott's club.
St Albans Day Out
Wed, 12 Apr
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 market.
Paintings of London at Tate Britain
Thu, 13 Apr
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A tour of Tate Britain looking at paintings of the capital from very different artists
Gainsborough's People
Thu, 13 Apr
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: During the 1780s Thomas Gainsborough was the leading portrait painter of his age. This two hour walk looks at some of the people that Gainsborough painted, their lives and some of the back stories behind the paintings
Winston, Women and Song
Fri, 14 Apr
Description: Winston Churchill, Women's Suffrage and Wartime Music are combined in this tour with melodious charm! This tour combines all of these subjects into a sing-a-long walk through Westminster!
Soho Rock' n' Roll ! How Soho Clubs Shaped Rock and Pop
Sun, 16 Apr
Your guide: Chris Firmin
Description: On this tour of legendary venues we find out how rock and pop were forged in Soho's trailblazing music clubs of the 1950's, through the 1960's up to the dawn of punk in mid 1970's. We also look at associated youth fashions and the developing counter culture.
Paintings of Islington
Thu, 27 Apr
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: This walk visits the locations featured in five very different paintings of Islington. Rob will talk about the paintings, the artist who made them and the history of the buildings featured in them
Behind the Magic Curtain
Sun, 30 Apr
Your guide: David Charnick
Description: The story of London’s Theatreland and of how it has contributed to the development of performance - as told by its playhouses and personalities.
Winston, Women and Song
Fri, 5 May
Description: Winston Churchill, Women's Suffrage and Wartime Music are combined in this tour with melodious charm! This tour combines all of these subjects into a sing-a-long walk through Westminster!
Winston, Women and Song
Mon, 8 May
Description: Winston Churchill, Women's Suffrage and Wartime Music are combined in this tour with melodious charm! This tour combines all of these subjects into a sing-a-long walk through Westminster!
Exploring Roman London
Wed, 10 May
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: Track down Roman remains out on the street, in churches and even in an underground car park on this three hour walk that ends at the Museum of London
The Long Good Friday Revisited
Wed, 10 May
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A look at how the East End locations used in the classic 1980 British gangster movie have changed
Soho and all that Jazz !
Sun, 14 May
Your guide: Chris Firmin
Description: This walk explores nearly 100 years of jazz history in and around the streets, clubs, restaurants and drinking dens of Soho, from the first arrival of American musicians in 1919 through to the contemporary scene by way of legendary venues such as Ronnie Scott's club.
Soho Rock' n' Roll ! How Soho Clubs Shaped Rock and Pop
Sun, 21 May
Your guide: Chris Firmin
Description: On this tour of legendary venues we find out how rock and pop were forged in Soho's trailblazing music clubs of the 1950's, through the 1960's up to the dawn of punk in mid 1970's. We also look at associated youth fashions and the developing counter culture.
20th Century Buildings in Hoxton and Haggerston
Sat, 3 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: A walk looking at 20th Century architecture in Hoxton and Haggerston from the Edwardian splendor of the former public baths to a school designed be Erno Goldfinger
The Americans in Mayfair
Sat, 3 Jun
Your guide: Michael Duncan
Description: Take a walk round Mayfair to discover its special relationship with America. Explore the streets and squares that presidents, rock stars and Hollywood icons have called home.
20th Century Buildings in Hackney
Sat, 3 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: From the grandeur of the famous Hackney Empire, civic pride of Hackney Town Hall, and the post war simplicity of St Michael and All Angel Church, to more recent buildings like Sutton Square and Homerton Hospital, Hackney has a range of buildings built in response to a variety of needs.
Winston, Women and Song
Mon, 5 Jun
Description: Winston Churchill, Women's Suffrage and Wartime Music are combined in this tour with melodious charm! This tour combines all of these subjects into a sing-a-long walk through Westminster!
Henrietta’s Dream: Arts and Crafts of Hampstead Garden Suburb
Sat, 10 Jun
Your guide: Marilyn Greene
Description: Discover Henrietta Barnett’s vision for a Garden Suburb for all classes. Walking across the Heath Extension, Central Square with its Lutyens churches, and the artisans quarter, we trace the early history and developments of Hampstead Garden Suburb.
Soho and all that Jazz !
Sun, 11 Jun
Your guide: Chris Firmin
Description: This walk explores nearly 100 years of jazz history in and around the streets, clubs, restaurants and drinking dens of Soho, from the first arrival of American musicians in 1919 through to the contemporary scene by way of legendary venues such as Ronnie Scott's club.
Winston, Women and Song
Wed, 14 Jun
Description: Winston Churchill, Women's Suffrage and Wartime Music are combined in this tour with melodious charm! This tour combines all of these subjects into a sing-a-long walk through Westminster!
Soho Rock' n' Roll ! How Soho Clubs Shaped Rock and Pop
Sun, 18 Jun
Your guide: Chris Firmin
Description: On this tour of legendary venues we find out how rock and pop were forged in Soho's trailblazing music clubs of the 1950's, through the 1960's up to the dawn of punk in mid 1970's. We also look at associated youth fashions and the developing counter culture.
The Battle of Waterloo Remembered
Sun, 18 Jun
Your guide: Rob Smith
Description: On the 200th Anniversary of The Battle of Waterloo this walk looks at how the news reached London, and how victory was celebrated
LFA - T S Eliot - The Waste Land in the City
Sat, 24 Jun
Your guide: Tina Baxter
Description: London Festival of Architecture : To explore the 'architecture' of the Unreal City in the light of the references and allusions with connections to the psycho-geography of the City that Eliot knew. Discussing the architecture of 'then and now', what would Mr Eliot make of the City of today?
 Rescue, Revealed, Restored, Rebuilt: The Blitz and Preserving History
Sat, 24 Jun
Your guide: Marilyn Greene
Description: Covering an area devastated in the Blitz, discover what happened in 1940/41, the efforts to rescue St Paul's, the Roman remains that were revealed as well as post war restoration and rebuilding of historic buildings. . Walk finishes at the Guildhall
Winston, Women and Song
Wed, 28 Jun
Description: Winston Churchill, Women's Suffrage and Wartime Music are combined in this tour with melodious charm! This tour combines all of these subjects into a sing-a-long walk through Westminster!
Winston, Women and Song
Sat, 15 Jul
Description: Winston Churchill, Women's Suffrage and Wartime Music are combined in this tour with melodious charm! This tour combines all of these subjects into a sing-a-long walk through Westminster!
Winston, Women and Song
Tue, 15 Aug
Description: Winston Churchill, Women's Suffrage and Wartime Music are combined in this tour with melodious charm! This tour combines all of these subjects into a sing-a-long walk through Westminster!
Winston, Women and Song
Fri, 22 Sep
Description: Winston Churchill, Women's Suffrage and Wartime Music are combined in this tour with melodious charm! This tour combines all of these subjects into a sing-a-long walk through Westminster!
Winston, Women and Song
Thu, 30 Nov
Description: Winston Churchill, Women's Suffrage and Wartime Music are combined in this tour with melodious charm! This tour combines all of these subjects into a sing-a-long walk through Westminster!
Share this page:Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Pin on PinterestEmail this to someone

Get our latest updates

Social

Contacts

Back to Top