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.Before you head to London, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly London travel itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that London has to offer, including The London Ambler.
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
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The London Ambler Reviews
Stunning day out on Saturday the 8th of June. Probably our 4th or 5th outing with Mike. Every one has been first class. The Fringe one was a different sort of tour incorporating some super new & histo... more »
Myself and my father attend the "'ROOKERIES, RAILWAYS & RADICALS" tour at the end of May 2019 and had a brilliant time. The pace of both the walk and flow of information were spot on. The guide clearl... more »
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