Official Guides to the City of London

Peter Twist


Accessible tours, Gardens and open spaces, General city tour, Markets, River Thames.


Peter Twist qualified as a City of London Guide in 2012. You may recognise him from the recent groundbreaking Channel 4 show, 'The Audience'. He is a retired Metropolitan Police Senior Officer and brings a wealth of life experience and good humour to bear upon his guided walks.


Honours Degree in Law, LL.B., from the University of Manchester.

Retired Chief Superintendent from the Metropolitan Police Service.

Graduate from the London College of Massage, the London College of Beauty Therapy and 10 years' voluntary work in the National Health Service.

Accredited Guide for London Central Markets.


Guided Tours

He was one of the small team of accredited guides leading the hugely popular early morning official tours of Smithfield Market. He has also been a volunteer walk leader for Walking for Health and for AGE UK, offering regular guided tours in the City.

He has developed a range of unusual guided walks in the City of London, including some of the first for blind and partially sighted visitors.