Weaving unexpected and alternative routes through the city and tackling big architectural stories in an authoritative, yet accessible way, the London Ambler brings to life the many episodes, sagas and adventures of built and unbuilt London.A visit to The London Ambler represents just the start of the adventure when you use our London travel itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
With all walks devised and led by Mike Althorpe, an architectural historian, researcher and urban explorer with a passion for the greatest city on earth, The London Ambler is about mixing it up and exploring architecture with fresh eyes, new perspectives and sound footwear!
To find out about walks happening in 2016 check out the links below, follow me online or talk to me direct via email – all tours are repeated at regular intervals and available for private or group booking.
‘The Marylebone and Mayfair walk was thoroughly captivating. Having lived and worked in the area for many years, I was interested to see if Mike could offer any new insights – and boy, did he! His expertise ranges across history, architecture, culture and social history, and his easy way with storytelling makes him an entertaining walking companion.’ – Katie Puckrik, London
‘I learnt a lot and saw many places I’ve never seen before, which is all I ask of a London walk. I hope to join another walk soon.’ – Caro Stanleyl, London
The London Ambler Reviews
Mike, the London Ambler, has for the last few years offered the ideal Saturday morning stroll: a repertoire of fascinating urban explorations that offer something for everyone. He assumes no... more »
I had a wonderful virtual tour of the grandeur of St James's Park with Mike. He really understands architecture, the motivations, trends and alternative proposals behind the area and each building on.... more »
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