If you're new to London, you'll want see as much as you can in the time that you've got. London for Beginners is the answer! Gentle-paced, friendly, picturesque walks that take in all the best bits of the City, these walks complement rather than replicate each other. Why not make a day of it?

London for Beginners 1 ©
St Paul's Cathedral to the Tower of London

London for Beginners 1 includes: St Paul's Cathedral, the Roman fort and amphitheatre, the medieval Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England, the 'Gherkin', the Tower of London, several City churches, secret gardens and cosy alleys that bring 2000 years of City history to life.

London for Beginners 2 ©
The Tower of London to St Paul's Cathedral

London for Beginners 2 includes: the Tower of London, the Monument to the Great Fire, London Bridge, Thames riverside, St Paul's Cathedral, several City churches, hidden lanes and forgotten courtyards that evoke the London of centuries gone by.


Walk lasts: about 2 1/2 hours – with a refreshing break along the way.

Your guide: Karen Chester is a fully trained and registered City of London Guide Lecturer, and will be wearing the prestigious City Badge.

Big Smoke Walks take place whatever the weather. Big Smoke reserves the right to limit numbers.





Dome and tower of St Paul's Cathedral
Karen Chester's London Guide Badge and link
Big Smoke dragon graphic