London Walking Tours

Welcome! I run small group and private London walking tours for individuals, families and groups.

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

London tours
Private London Tours

Look Up London walking tours offer a new angle on London’s history. By raising our gaze and looking above our eyeline we spot little details that make the stories of the city 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.

I arrange walking tours of the major London sites with fresh enthusiasm, as well as 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 tours of London inside inspiring historic buildings & sightseeing trips to unusual museums.

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    The Pineapple in London

    [gallery]The Humble PineappleOften when you look up at architecture you’ll spot decorative pineapples, like this one on Christ Church Greyfriars. But what do they symbolise?Columbus first came across pineapples in the ‘New World’ (now Guadeloupe) in 1493 and when he brought it back to Europe...

    Line London Sculpture trail

    The Line London Sculpture Trail

    [vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" css_animation=""][/vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][vc_column_text]A new sculpture trail for East London opened this weekend, stretching from Bow down to Greenwich and roughly following the Meridian Line, celebrating contemporary art.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="38px" image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text]Let’s start by saying 1) it’s so new it’s not even finished yet,...