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Look Up London Walks

| Opposite the entrance to Temple Tube Station, London E3 3GX, England
+44 7986 564284
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Tower of London and the City of London

Fascinating, knowledgeable and friendly tour of both the Tower of London and the City of London... read more

Reviewed yesterday
t0ri45
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Always learn something fascinating!

Katie took us on an evening walk around Greenwich and told us about some of the Heroes and Villains... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alice M
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London, United Kingdom
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Join award-winning London history blogger Katie Wignall on fun-filled journeys revealing London secrets hidden above your eyeline. Art History graduate and born-and-bred Londoner, Katie offers local insights, fascinating stories and London's hidden gems off the tourist trail. These walks are the perfect antidote for curious Londoners and its visitors, taking in sites that are often over looked and ducking down side streets to explore London's heroes, villains and incredible history. Current walks available are in Fleet Street, Spitalfields, Covent Garden, Southwark, The City of London, Greenwich and Soho. Get in touch to ask about bespoke and private tours too!
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Hours Today: 00:00 - 23:59
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Opposite the entrance to Temple Tube Station, London E3 3GX, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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+44 7986 564284
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Reviewed yesterday

Fascinating, knowledgeable and friendly tour of both the Tower of London and the City of London. Katie brought history to life and showed us sights that we would never have found, left to ourselves. We would absolutely recommend Katie's Look Up London Walks to give...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Katie took us on an evening walk around Greenwich and told us about some of the Heroes and Villains that have made their mark on the area through history. Katie is always very enthusiastic and knowledgeable and I always learn loads of really interesting stories...More

Thank Alice M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of work colleagues decided to try out an evening tour and we are really happy we chose the "Look Up London Walks" experience. Katie was punctual, easy-going, enthusiastic and very knowledgable of the areas we toured (Southwark and the Southbank). Highly recommend to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Katie was a fantastic guide - friendly, humorous and very knowledgeable. Our group really enjoyed the walk and learned a lot of things about our local neighbourhood!

Thank Blake G
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

My wife, 20 year old daughter and I booked a 4 hour walking tour with Katie. If you are reading this review, you probably understand the value of a private one, not only to get a sense of the city but it’s idiosyncrasies that you...More

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Katie W, Owner at Look Up London Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review Bob, such kind words! I'm so glad that I could make a difference to your trip and thrilled that you felt like locals by the end :) All best wishes and hope to see you all again...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This was a fun and informative walk of the city. Katie was very knowledgeable about the history of the city and made it a fun and interesting walk. Would recommend to anyone interesting in the fascinating History of London city.

Thank Kamal C
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

I took Katie's City of London walk last week with my sister and nieces. We all thought the walk was both fun and fascinating. I have a good knowledge of London and still learned quite a bit of interesting information about the Guilds and their...More

Thank Gabe G
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Katie W, Owner at Look Up London Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you Gabe, it was lovely having you on the tour. Glad I could show you something new about London!

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

An enthusiastic guide is always key to any tour of any visit. Katie’s excitement of her city and its history is very contagious! It was an enjoyable four hours!

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Katie W, Owner at Look Up London Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Many thanks for your review Martin, it was a pleasure meeting you a Shah. Wishing you a wonderful rest of stay in London!

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Our walk around sleazy Soho took place on a glorious Sunday Spring morning. Katie took our group for a stroll in the sunshine around the narrow streets an alleyways of this fascinating area. She brought the locations to life with entertaining and sometimes very sleazy...More

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Katie W, Owner at Look Up London Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Tony! I shall be adding 'pocket dynamo' on my business cards!! :)

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This tour celebrates Cityread’s May reading of Jessie Burton’s new book The Muse. There are plenty of references to places/people/things in the book but the walk is just as fascinating if you haven’t (yet) read it. Hidden gardens, blue - and green - plaques-a-plenty, nods...More

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husggybear
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Response from Katie W | Property representative |
Hello, I run all Look Up London walks so if you email Katie@lookup.london with the dates you're in London then I can arrange something. Look forward to hearing from you! Best wishes, Katie
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