About the walks

Where do the walks take place?

We aim to go off the usual tourist track or to explore the unusual and hidden aspects of better known areas.  We offer walks in Islington, Camden, Haringey, Westminster, Tower Hamlets, Newham and Bermondsey.  We usually focus on London’s social history, particularly on the often overlooked contribution of women.

How many people do you take on the walks?

There is a limit of around 15 – 20 people on public walks and many groups are smaller.  If you would like to book a private walk for a larger group, do get in touch to discuss this.

Who comes on the walks?

It is usually a mix of people who live or work in London, visitors, tourists and students.

How long are the walks?

In length, usually between a mile and a half and two miles (2.5 – 3.25 kilometres); in time, between one and a half and two hours.

How do I book?

We use Eventbrite to book our walks.  Simply click on the booking link on the Forthcoming Walks and Tours page for the walk you want to book.  If you haven’t booked a place you may still be able to turn up and pay on the day, but do contact the guide direct to check the arrangements.

Where do the walks start and end?

Starting points are always easy to find and usually at an Underground station.  You will be told where and given directions when you book.  Walks often finish close to the starting point.  Otherwise you will be close to another nearby Underground, Overground  or DLR Station.

Are your walks accessible for people with disabilities?

Some routes may have steps or an uneven or cobbled surface. If you have particular access needs you might find it helpful to get in touch beforehand so we can make sure you get the best experience.

Do you cancel if it rains/snows?

Walks will go usually go ahead whatever the weather. You are recommended to dress appropriately and wear comfortable shoes.  If for any reason we need to cancel due to extreme weather or other unforeseen circumstance, you will get a full refund.

All the walks can be booked privately on a date to suit you or you group

We are also happy to design bespoke tours.  These are ideal for corporate or team building events and for friends and family celebrations. 

 Do get in touch to discuss your requirements.  

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