Official Guides to the City of London

Ian McDowell




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


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.