Open-City London Architecture Tours

Join us to get an in-depth view 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

nightboatJourney down the Thames with our architect guide looking at London's iconic landmarks.

Select from 2 different tours or purchase both together for a 15% discount at the shop pg

Architecture on the Thames East
Saturday 18 April 2pm

Architecture on the Thames Central
Wednesday 17 June 6.30pm

An Evening With...

Exclusive evening events providing rare opportunities to tour private homes. Meet the architects and/or owners in a relaxed intimate setting over prosecco and nibbles.

Thursday 16 April 6.30/7.45pm
An Evening With...Walter Segal Self-build

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

Photography Tours

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

Wren to Rogers City of London Tour

Architecture on your Bike

Using the speed of two wheels cycle London architecture led by our expert architectural guides.

Tower to Valley


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 confirmation. 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...

Love Architecture Circle

Do you love getting involved with architecture through Open-City's programmes year-round? Join our 'Love architecture' circle and get brilliant benefits including tea for two at the Gherkin, 2 free places on architecture tours, a free copy of the Open House book and guide, plus 15% off all shop page items.

Click here to find out more


11 - London Riverside
18 - King's Cross Renaissance
16 - An Eve With Walter Segal Self-Build
18 - Architecture on the Thames East
25 - From Cathedral to Commerce
25 - Photo Tour Wren to Rogers

2 - Bank holiday no tours
9 - King's Cross
10 - Architecture by Bike
16 - Greenwich Photography Tour
23 -Bank holiday no tours
30 - London Riverside

6 - King's Cross
13 - From Cathedral to Commerce
17 - Architecture on the Thames Central

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


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