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At just one Square Mile in size, the City is a great place to walk – from Roman remains to cutting-edge modern architecture, you're never short of something to see.

Daily walks

Two walks, run by the City of London Tourist Guides leave daily from the City Information Centre at 11am and 2pm. Full list below.

Museum of London walks

The Museum of London offers a number of walks. Check the Museum's website for details.

Questions?

If you have any questions about visiting the City email visit@cityoflondon.gov.uk.

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  1. Bullsh!t London Bullsh!t London
    The premise is simple. Bullsh!t London offer astonishingly silly and very fun walking tours of London's major landmarks. The landmarks are real but the facts are not. It's an alternate London. A more fun London. The kind of London that would have happened if Monty Python had been elected Queen. Central London Bullsh!t tour (2hrs) - When: Thur 7pm. Meet: steps of St Paul's Cathedral EC4M 8AD. Price: £10. City Bullsh!t tour (just over 1hr) - When: Sun 3pm. Meet: west side of Moorgate tube station. (Tours available from April to October 2017). Price: £10.
  2. bank of england City Highlights: the top ten sights
    An insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England, and the Royal Exchange - grand buildings in the heart of a City where history is still being made. When: Mon 11am, Wed 2pm, Sun 2pm. Meet: City Information Centre, St Paul's Churchyard EC4M 8BX. Price: £10; concs £8. Duration: 1hr 45 mins.
  3. historic smithfield drawing Dark Side of the City
    A tour that tells of the crime and punishment, executions and excess of London's grim and gruesome past. St Paul's Cathedral has seen book burning, fiery sermons and hanging, drawing and quartering, while in Smithfield martyrs were burned at the stake and even boiled alive. When: Fri 11am. Meet: City Information Centre, St Paul's Churchyard EC4M 8BX. Price: £10; concs £8. Duration: 1hr 45 mins.
  4. Dickens Dickens: Follow in his footsteps
    Charles Dickens (1812-1870) knew London well: he walked its streets and alleyways from a young age and drew much of his inspiration from London's people and places. You'll learn about Dickens' life and times, with your City of London Guide bringing to life 19th-century London.When: Fri 2pm. Meet: City Information Centre, St Paul's Churchyard EC4M 8BX. Price: £10; concs £8. Duration: 1hr 30 mins.
  5. Logo for the great war heroes of the city walk with photo of military statue Great War Heroes of the City
    On 11 November 1918 the guns fell silent, signalling the end of the First World War. Find out how the City coped with the loss and tragedy and discover the first UK memorial to the Great War. Walk in the footsteps of the first ‘Pals Battalions’ and learn of the brave deeds of the City’s Regiments. When: Tues and Thurs from 9 October until 8 November 2018. Meet: City Information Centre, St Paul's Churchyard EC4M 8BX. Price: £10; concs £8. Duration: 1hr 30 mins.
  6. painting by rosetti Guildhall Art Gallery and London's Roman Amphitheatre
    Enjoy a free tour on Fridays of the highlights of the permanent collection of the Guildhall Art Gallery and of London's Roman Amphitheatre below the gallery. When: Every Friday 12.15pm; 1.15pm; 2.15pm; 3.15pm Meet: Guildhall Art Gallery, off Gresham Street EC2V 5AE FREE Duration: 45 minutes
  7. guildhall Guildhall Tour
    Tours of the historic Guildhall coincide with the Court of Common Council - you can also see the Council in action from 1pm. Thursday, 3/3/2016, 21/4/2016, 12/5/2016, 23/6/2016, 21/7/2016, 15/9/2016, 13/10/2016, 8/12/2016. Meet: Guildhall Art Gallery cloakroom, Gresham Street EC2V 5AE. Price: £7 - book at csj@alumni.lse.ac.uk, incl. mobility issues. Duration: 1hr 15min
  8. painting of a fire London's Burning: a City transformed
    London has burned several times in its history and on this walk you'll learn about its two most cataclysmic events: the Great Fire of 1666 that ended with more than 13,000 homes burned to the ground, and then the seven-month bombardment of the Blitz during 1940/41. When: Mon 2pm, Sun 11am. Meet: City Information Centre, St Paul's Churchyard EC4M 8BX. Price: £10; concs £8. Duration: 1hr 45 mins.
  9. tower bridge London's River: Trade, transport and traditions
    The Romans chose the gravel north bank of the Thames to found Londinium. Its tidal waters brought trade and wealth to the City - and continue to do so. Walk along its edge and hear about frost fairs, swan upping, entertainment Southwark-style and Lord Mayors' Show. When: Sat 11am. Meet: City Information Centre, St Paul's Churchyard EC4M 8BX. Price: £10; concs £8. Duration: 1hr 45 mins.
  10. Roman statue Roman London: the City beneath our feet
    What have the Romans ever done for us Londoners? Plenty! Roam the ancient city of Londinium beneath our feet and learn about the Roman Wall, the amphitheatre, Roman baths, the military fort and the Temple of Mithras, all dating back nearly 2,000 years. When: Wed 11am, Sat 2pm; Fri 11am. Meet: City Information Centre, St Paul's Churchyard EC4M 8BX. Price: £10; concs £8. Duration: 1hr 45 mins.
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