Our Walks

Walks by Clerkenwell and Islington Guides

Discover the secrets of Clerkenwell and Islington . . . . . . on guided walking tours in hidden and historic London led by one of the Mayor of Islington’s official guides.

Want to become a tour guide?   The Clerkenwell & Islington Guiding course will run this January at the University of Westminster.  It’s a great way of learning about Clerkenwell & Islington. Find out more and apply here.

The table below contains public walks being run in Clerkenwell and Islington by our members.

Our current list of walks:

DateWalkWalk descriptionGuideCost of walk
Thu 01/12/16 19:00A Victorian Christmas in IslingtonThis walk looks at how the Victorian's celebrated Christmas in Islington - from Currant Cake at Thomas's bakers to lunch with the Boot Black BrigadeRob Smith£12.00
Sat 03/12/16 11:00The Spa Fields Riots of 1816A look at the disturbances that shook London in 1816 after protestors demanded political change at Spa Fields in ClerkenwellPhilip NelkonFree
Sat 03/12/16 17:00A Victorian Christmas in IslingtonThis walk looks at how the Victorian's celebrated Christmas in Islington - from Currant Cake at Thomas's bakers to lunch with the Boot Black BrigadeRob Smith£12.00
Sun 04/12/16 11:00A Victorian Christmas in IslingtonThis walk looks at how the Victorian's celebrated Christmas in Islington - from Currant Cake at Thomas's bakers to lunch with the Boot Black BrigadeRob Smith£12.00
Wed 07/12/16 19:00A Victorian Christmas in IslingtonThis walk looks at how the Victorian's celebrated Christmas in Islington - from Currant Cake at Thomas's bakers to lunch with the Boot Black BrigadeRob Smith£12:00
Fri 09/12/16 14:00Tour of Canonbury TowerJoin us in this tour of a historic buildingJen Pedler£15.00
Wed 28/12/16 10:00Tour of Canonbury TowerJoin us in this tour of a historic buildingMary Bond£15.00

In the table clicking on the walk name will take you to a page that provides more information about a walk (including the starting place and details of any costs).  Some walks need to be booked in advance.   The price in the cost column is the maximum amount charged for an adult – a lower concessionary rate may be available and will be shown on the more information page.

Clicking on the guides name might enable your browser to send an email to the guide asking for more information.

Please note – when you book or attend these walks you are making a contract with the individual guide and not the Clerkenwell & Islington Guiding Association.  Please contact the individual guide if you want to know more about the walk.

You can also arrange special or customised walks in the Borough of Islington covering any area or theme.  These are ideal for family celebrations,  or business team building or social events.   For further information or if you want to give any feedback on Clerkenwell and Islington guides, please contact us by email at info@ciga.org.uk

(c) Clerkenwell and Islington Guides’ Association, 2016.