Freelance Tour Guide, Gallery Guide & Lecturer

Walks

Most of my walks are based on a theme rather than concentrating on a single geographical area but I’m happy to discuss particular requirements.

I also lead group tours in Tate Modern, Tate Britain, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Guildhall Art Gallery.

Walks and gallery tours normally take between 90 minutes and two hours.

Private groups are very welcome, and most people book this way. The cost for any of the walks listed below, or for a gallery tour, is £200 for a half day, so for a group of 20 people it is £10 per head.  If you’d like to combine two walks, or a gallery tour with a walk the the charge is £360 for a whole day. For everyone’s comfort the maximum sized group is usually about 30. For larger groups I recommend hiring individual remote audioguides. I can arrange this at a cost of £3 per person.

Most of my tours are for bespoke groups but occasionally I lead public scheduled walks. If you want to join my mailing list then drop me a line from the Contact Page.


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Here is a selection of some of the themed walks.

If you have any special requests, I’ll be happy to discuss these, just get in touch.

bricklaneMaybe it’s because I’m NOT a Londoner….

A line adapted from the wartime song. This walk explores the influence of people from all over the world who shaped the city as we know it.

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sunsetHappy Endings

Happy stories about London. No gore, fire, plague, insurrection or poverty…well not much anyway.

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knightsKnights Wigs and Scandals

A walk through the alleyways of Fleet Street with its long history as the centre of printing, and its many stories of scandal in the heyday of the press.

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samuel_pepys1The Secret Diaries

A walk through the hidden London of Samuel Pepys.

In 1660 Samuel Pepys started his fascinating daily diary about life in London. He maintained this for nearly 10 years.

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twenty-thingsTwenty-One Things

– You Didn’t Know About London.

This is not a list of obscure facts, but a fascinating tour of some of the City’s best kept secrets.

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Explore Medieval AlleywaysExplore London’s Medieval Alleyways

Discover the historic back lanes of the City of London.

See where ancient taverns meet beautiful churches and see hidden gems, tiny gardens and some striking modern architecture.

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Shadow-of-St-PaulsIn the shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral.

St Paul’s Cathedral has dominated the London skyline for many centuries, and it has also had a profound influence on the area immediately surrounding it.

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blood-steel-conBlood, Steel and Concrete

In its 1,000 years of history Smithfield has been not only a market but the site for Royal jousting competitions, public executions and the world famous Bartholomew Fair.

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Public-Art-in-CityPublic Art in the City

The City of London has an enormous and valuable collection of public art by many of the world’s greatest artists.

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cutting-edgeGleaming Towers

Fantastic architecture and public sculpture

We will be looking at some of the wonderful new architecture and public sculptures in the financial centre.

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