The History Walking Guide - on your iPhone

City of London WalkAppBout

Start: Fish Hill Street exit of Monument tube station

Duration: Up to half a day (recommended)


WalkAppBout's City of London tour takes you to some of the historic corners of the capital and explores the City's rich history. There are 19 stops on this walk. Some of the things that you will find include:

  • pieces of the original medieval London Bridge

  • the biggest scientific instrument in the City that nobody knows about

  • where today's coffee shops have their roots

  • the remains of the old Roman City walls

  • London's oldest church

  • where William Wallace (Braveheart) met his gruesome end

  • what building inspired the design of today's wedding cake design

  • one of London's oldest pubs, already old when Charles Dickens drank there.