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Local Guided Walks

Thu 19 October 2017 - Tue 31 October 2017

Experience a guided walk with local experts. Jo Wilkinson and Karen Lansdowne are lifelong Londoners who grew up, were educated and have worked in central London. Their mums first met at the baby clinic and htey have been friends ever since.
Join one of their regular tours to take advantage of their extensive knowledge of historic and contemporary London.

50 Shades of Gray’s Inn Road with Jo

Saturday 28th October at 11am

Explore this fascinating area, which is far from grey! From explosions and epidemics to gardens and graves you will be amazed at the variety of things that have happened along just one London street. Meet doctors and dentists, lawyers and ladies of the night - and even a cross dresser. (And despite the title, you can safely bring your granny along!)


Sensational & Spooky Smithfield with Karen

Tuesday 31st October at 6:30pm

Fun and Frolics, Animal and Human Slaughter. Body Snatchers, Ghosts and Film Locations. Lots to discover in the streets around London's famous meat market. With added extra ghost stories to set the mood for Halloween.

In Addition:

  • Karen will be leading the 2:45 tours at The Charterhouse, Smithfield on Thursday 12th October. Visit to book
  • You can arrange private tours of the British Museum and the Foundling Museum, both in Bloomsbury, with Jo either as part of a tour of the wider area or as a complete tour. Contact to arrange.
  • Jo will be leading the following guided walks on behalf of City of London Guides – London’s Burning: The Two Great Fires of London on Thursday 19th October at 2:00pm. Meet at the City Information Centre opposite St Paul’s Cathedral. No need to book.

Any Lansdown's London walk can be booked as a private tour on a date and time to suit your group.

Visit to see the full range of walks.