Our WalKs

Clerkenwell and Islington Guides offer a wide variety of walks exploring the history of the area, historic buildings and institutions, and walks that discover a specific theme.

All walks are led by fully insured guides, who are experts in the the subject of the walk, and provide an informative and enjoyable experience.

Clerkenwell’s Lost Monasteries

The Regent’s Canal – Islington to Kingsland Road

Bunhill Guided Walks: Bone Yard to Baths

Bunhill Guided Walks: Private Philanthropy to Public Housing

Highbury - Grand Houses and Grander Stadiums

Bunhill Guided Walks: Poverty Preaching and Philanthropy

All Around the Houses: Essex Road to the Regent's Canal

A Tour of Mary’s Green!

Forgotten Fun: Islington's Lost Entertainments

All change at Farringdon: how railways and roads have affected the area

Clerkenwell: London's First Suburb

Burnings, Butchery & Black Death: London's Bloody Past

Burnings, Butchery & Black Death

Bleeding Hearts & Body Parts

Bleeding Hearts 1

Clerkenwell Crime and Punishment

Museum of the Order of St. John



Our Current Walks


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Please note – when you book or attend these walks you are making a contract with the individual guide and not the Clerkenwell & Islington Guiding Association.  Please contact the individual guide if you want to know more about the walk.

In normal times you could also arrange special or customised walks in the Borough of Islington covering any area or theme.  These are ideal for family celebrations,  or business team building or social events.   For further information or if you want to give any feedback on Clerkenwell and Islington guides, please contact us by email at [email protected]

(c) Clerkenwell and Islington Guides’ Association, 2021