Walking Tours

Discover London through one of our walking tours

Join us and learn more about London's:

Architecture...

history...

and planning.

You can either join us for one of our pre-arranged walking tours,

or get in touch to arrange a private or personalised tour of your own.

Upcoming walking tours

Chelsea

Date to be announced

What links the Chelsea Physic Garden to grapefruits and cotton?

We will explore the “village of palaces”via an eclectic array of botanists and artists, and Don Saltero’s coffee house.

Peckham

Date to be announced

Peckham Rye is Cockney Rhyming Slang for which item of clothing?

We will learn about Muriel Spark, Boudica, Only Fools and Horses, a Library and the Stirling Prize, and William Blake and an angel

Clerkenwell

Date to be announced

What links Farringdon station to the last public execution in London?

Lean about Revolutionaries (Wat Tyler, Stalin and Lenin),  Monasteries (Carthusian), Residences (Hercule Poirot) and Prisons (the Clerkenwell House of Detention)

Logistics and timings

Tours tend to run from 11 am -1 pm but times can be adjusted to your convenience.

(For those who would like a caffeine fix before the walk, we convene in a café from 10.30am)

Walking tours always begin and end at one of London's tube stations

Further information on the café and location will be sent nearer the time

Bespoke tours

Alternatively, if there is a specific part of London, history period or architectural style that you are interested in exploring, or you would like to book a private tour, please get in touch with us so we can help you decide. In the meantime, here are some ideas:

THE EAST END: Whitechapel, Stepney, Mile End, Bow, Hackney Wick and Bethnal Green

SOUTHWARK and BOROUGH - CLERKENWELL and FARRINGDON and HOLBORN - KING’S CROSS - HACKNEY - SPITALFIELDS

 DALSTON and HOXTON and SHOREDITCH and OLD STREET - BERMONDSEY and ROTHERHITHE - HAMPSTEAD and HIGHGATE

MAIDA VALE and PADDINGTON and MARYLEBONE - COVENT GARDEN and ALDWYCH and the STRAND

SOHO and ST JAMES’S and PICCADILLY - BLOOMSBURY - WESTMINSTER and PIMLICO

PRIMROSE HILL and REGENT’S PARK - CHELSEA and KENSINGTON and NOTTING HILL - MAYFAIR

ISLINGTON and CANONBURY - CHISWICK - DEPTFORD - STOKE NEWINGTON and HIGHBURY FIELDS

DULWICH and CRYSTAL PALACE and PECKHAM - STRETCHES along THE THAMES

“I cannot recommend them more highly”

Alexander S.

“Meg was great and full of stories about London’s beautiful streets”

David M.

“It was an immensely enjoyable morning and I would love to explore other areas of London with Meg as my guide”

Robert K.

Bookings

£100 per person for a minimum of 5 and maximum of 8 people per tour

(a maximum of 5 in periods of social distancing)

About your guide

You will be led by Meg Ryder, a Londoner who hails from Pimlico and now lives in Camberwell.  Meg graduated with a Masters in History from Edinburgh University having studied History of Art and Architectural History in Rome.  She is a qualified solicitor who left the law to establish bespoke walking tours in London to follow her passion for all things historical, artistic and architectural.