Official Guides to the City of London

Ian McDowell




Architecture, Crime and punishment, Guildhall Art Gallery, Literary tours, Medicine, Medieval London, Religion, Romans, Wartime, Livery companies, Accessible tours, Ghost walks, Evening walks, Pub tours, Christopher Wren's London, City churches, General city tour, Great Fire of London, River Thames.


BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service writer and broadcaster. Winner of the Winchester Reading Prize for public speaking at Cambridge University. 

Guided Tours

My tours are "immersive". I take you deeply into the culture of the time using quotations, poetry and drama. I can prepare bespoke tours that reflect your literary, architectural, or even supernatural interests.