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Date created: 6/19/2020

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

City of London Guides

The City of London Guides are experts on the City. They run a regular programme of themed guided walks throughout the year covering the Square Mile's 2,000 year history, including:

  • Discover Roman London
  • Guildhall Art Gallery tour
  • Charles Dickens' London
  • Monthly Smithfield Market tour
  • Walk the River
  • See inside Mansion House, the home of the Lord Mayor
  • City in Spires - Wren's churches

The City Guides also run daily walks leaving from the City Information Centre at 11am.

Visit the City Guides website for full details.

Guided tours COVID-19 update

Under the new guidelines of the 'rule of 6', guided tours of up to 30 people may take place indoors or outdoors provided businesses undertake risk assessments in line with government guidance and put any necessary mitigations in place (see point 2.2.2).

City Guides are following Institute of Tourist Guiding guidelines and tour groups are limited to a maximum of 15 people.

Museum of London walks

The Museum of London offers a variety of historical, family-friendly and themed walks throughout the year.

Visit the Museum's website for details.


Foxtrail London is an urban adventure treasure trail, a mix of escape game and scavenger hunt. Exploring the City has never been as much fun.

You and your intrepid team(s) will explore your way through the streets following an intriguing trail through the city, working together to break codes and find hidden messages. The clues will be quite challenging, so teamwork is a must.

Don’t worry if your team can’t decipher a clue. Expert help is just a phone call or a text away.

Find out more and book up to 18 people online. Then make up your teams - any combination of number, but to a maximum of 7 per team. Larger groups, companies and clubs can book via telephone on +44 203 966 0865.