Secret City Spaces East
Hidden spaces, parks & gardens in the east of the City of London
- 12 British pounds£12
- Liverpool St Station (Liverpool St entrance, not Bishopsgate), by McDonald's
Find ghosts of London's monastic past, a lost guild of knights, tributes to brave children, a memorial to the slave trade, a dog's tomb, a homage to Samuel Pepys, architecture ancient and modern and beautiful churchyards hidden among the City of London's office blocks and skyscrapers. The City has 376 open spaces tucked away, including gardens, churchyards, former churches and cemeteries, bomb sites, green spaces and paved terraces. In total, 10% of the Square Mile consists of open spaces. Often invisible from the busy streets until you know where to look, they offer hidden history, beauty and calm. The walk lasts approximately two hours. Please be prepared for all weather conditions! Start: outside Liverpool Street station, the entrance on Liverpool Street (not Bishopsgate), next to McDonald's Finish: A few minutes' walk from Tower Hill and Monument tube stations and Fenchurch Street railway station "Fantastic walking tour of some of London’s secret spaces with the brilliant Jonathan Wober... if you possibly can, go to the website and book a place on his next tour!" Apr 2023 "Always informative. Always highly entertaining." Apr 2023 "This was a masterful insight into a part of London steeped in history!" Apr 2023 "Great tour of the City with Jonathan. Incredibly friendly and knowledgeable, have lived in the City for years and I still learned a lot. The tour took place at a good pace. Highly recommended." Oct 2022 Click on the 'Book Now' button and find the next available date for this walk.