London Walking Tours

Welcome, I run walking tours of London for individuals, families and small groups who are looking to enjoy some guided sightseeing of our fabulous capital city.

Enjoy a walking tour of real London (the bits most locals don’t even see!) with a born and bred Londoner, award-winning history blogger and Blue Badge Guide.

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Private London Tours

My guided walking tours of London show a new angle on its history. By raising our gaze and looking above our eyeline we spot little details that make its history and stories come alive.

Maybe you want to discover London for the first time? Or maybe you’ve lived here all your life?! Either way a Look Up London walking tour gives you an authentic experience from a knowledgable, enthusiastic guide.

As your guide I approach our walking tour of the major London sites with fresh enthusiasm, as well as providing bespoke tours off the tourist trail. My aim is to help you get under the skin of London and feel immersed in its culture, architecture and history.

The London Blog

Read my latest blog posts by date in which I share stories of hidden history, and our walking sightseeing tours of London inside inspiring historic buildings & the odd tour of unusual museums.

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London's First Blue Plaque

London’s Oldest Blue Plaque

One of my favourite things about London is its Blue Plaques, in no other City are the planners so kind as to so frequently point out interesting people, events and buildings we should be aware of and 2016 marks their 150th anniversary.  History of Blue Plaques There are...

Balfron Tower

Balfron Tower, Poplar

The infamous tower block in Poplar was designed by Erno Goldfinger and erected in 1968. Whether you love it or loathe it, Balfron Tower is firmly part of the nation’s heritage and was given a Grade II listings in 1996 from English Heritage.  It’s a testament...

Black and British

Black and British: The Georgian Odd Couple

17 Gough Square, one of the few buildings to survive the Great Fire of London and home of the famous English-dictionary-writing Samuel Johnson, has recently got a new plaque.  As part of a BBC series of A Black History of Britain, acclaimed historian, writer and presenter...