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.

Architecture on the Thames
Boat Tours

Journey down the Thames looking at iconic landmarks that make London so architecturally diverse. Led by an architect with in-depth knowledge, providing excellent commentary.

Architecture on the Thames Central
Wednesday 23 September 6.30pm

Photography Tours

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

Wren to Rogers City of London Tour
Greenwich Tour

Walking Tours

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

From Cathedral to Commerce City of London Tour
London Riverside
King's Cross Renaissance

Landscape Tours

Over the centuries the unique landscape of London has been shaped by its public spaces, including its distinctive streets, squares and parks. This series of special walking tours over the summer with the Landscape Institute will explore the role of landscape in creating a city we want to live in.

London Landscape - Islington Drovers’ Route

An Evening With...

Exclusive opportunities to tour award-winning London homes with the architects and/or owners
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Architecture on your Bike

Using the speed of two wheels cycle London architecture led by our expert architectural guides. Sign up to our tours enews to hear next dates first.


Enquiries/problems booking: Adrianna Carroll-Battaglino Email or call 020 3006 7008 (9.30am - 6pm Monday to Friday).

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Booking: No tickets are issued, your booking is confirmed on receipt of worldpay 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...


1 - London Landscape Islington Drovers’ Route
8 - Riverside
15 - Wren to Rogers Photography Tour
22 - From Cathedral to Commerce
29 - King's Cross

5 - Riverside
12 - Wren to Rogers Photography Tour; From Cathedral to Commerce
19 - No tours Open House weekend
23 - Architecture on the Thames Central
26 - tbc

October dates on the way...

Further 2015 walking, photo, cycle and building tours added to the programme shortly


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