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 17 June 6.30pm

Walking Tours

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

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

An Evening With...

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

Wapping Pierhead House
Wednesday 24 June 6.30/7.45pm

Dogs for Architecture!

A special one off walking tour of Bloomsbury streets and green spaces for dogs and their owners.

Saturday 27 June 10am

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. 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...

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.

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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
20 - Wren to Rogers Photography Tour
24 - Eve With Wapping Pierhead House
27 - London Riverside
27 - Dogs for Architecture!

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


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