Secret Old London Walking Tour

St Bart's Churchyard


Most Saturday mornings.


Meet outside Barbican Tube. Finishes at the Guildhall Yard between Bank and St Paul’s Cathedral underground stations.

How Much

£18 (plus small booking fee)

Walking through the ancient streets of London, you’ll learn what lies beneath your feet, from 14th century Black Death victims to a long lost Roman Ampitheatre.

This tour takes you to some of the most atmospheric locations in London, including Smithfield – home to gruesome executions and an extraordinary late Tudor gatehouse – and ancient back streets surrounding the infamous Old Bailey and the beautiful Charterhouse Square.

You’ll be taken within the shell of a church destroyed in the Blitz, and be led into the park which displays one of the most touching memorials to heroic self-sacrifice you could possibly imagine.

The walk lasts 1.5 hours and will leave a lasting impression of a different side to London’s deep and extraordinary history.


  • Walk through the graveyard of the finest medieval church in London
  • See the memorial to William Wallace aka Braveheart (Mel Gibson!)
  • Stand inside the shell of a church destroyed in the Blitz
  • Visit London’s memorial to heroic sacrifice
  • See where the Great Fire of London stopped
  • Stand where Gladiators fought in London’s Roman Ampitheatre.

…And  many more places, each with an incredible story to tell.

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