Open-City London Architecture Tours

Join us to get an in-depth view of London with our programme of year-round tours and events with specialist guides helping you look at the themes and issues shaping the capital today, from the design of homes, to infrastructure and urban landscapes.

Open-City's architecture tours help to sustain the charity as a whole. Click here to find out more about how you can support our initiatives through our Love Architecture Circle.

Walking Tours

Explore some of the best of London's architecture on foot with our experienced guides.

From Cathedral to Commerce City Tour
King's Cross Renaissance
Olympics and Beyond
Lansbury Estate
Landscape - Islington Drovers’ Route
London Riverside

Architecture on the Thames Boat Tours

Journey down the Thames looking at iconic landmarks that make London so architecturally diverse. Led by an architect, whose in-depth knowledge guarantees deep insight and thoughtful commentary.

Architecture on the Thames Central Summer Evening Tour
Tuesday 26 July 6.30pm

Photography Tours

Introductory tours with architectural photographers looking at how to effectively photograph London's architecture.

Wren to Rogers Photography Tour
Shoreditch Photography Tour
Night Photography Tour

An Evening With..

Exclusive opportunities to tour award-winning and unique London homes with the architect and/or owner.

Evening With...Highpoint
Thursday 21 July 6.30pm/7.45pm

Architecture on your Bike

Using the speed of two wheels, cycle London architecture led by ourexpert architectural guides.
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Information

Contact: Adrianna Carroll-Battaglino Email tours@open-city.org.uk or call 020 3006 7008 (9.30am - 6pm Monday to Friday).

If you are interested in organising a private tour with us for your group or workplace please get in touch at tours@open-city.org.uk

Sign up to receive regular information about future tours and booking discounts by emailing tours@open-city.org.uk

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Booking: No tickets are issued, your booking is confirmed on receipt of payment auto reply. Your guide will have your name and number of places on the day.
Cancellation policy: Unfortunately, we are unable to refund or transfer bookings if you choose to cancel them. If we have to cancel the tour due to unforeseen circumstances, we will offer you a full refund or the opportunity to book onto another tour.
Please note: all tours go ahead rain or shine...

The changing face of London

Events

Read about all our pioneering programmes designed for people to learn about and advocate for the value of good design through first-hand experience

Research

Regular polls, surveys and research into Londoners' attitudes towards design quality and built environment issues

Training

Find out how Open-City provides independent advice and support to communities

Sponsors

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