Sean Patterson’s unconventional walks combine architecture, literature, social history and psychogeography to bring London’s past, present and future to life.

Charles Booth inspired walks use Victorian philanthropist Charles Booth’s pioneering socio-economic study of London as we follow his famous ‘Poverty Maps’.

Literary walks use readings from famous historical characters to examine particular themes.

three hours of unforgettable urban exploration’ The Londonist

Featured on Michael Portillo’s ‘Great Railway’ program

Recommended by Guardian’s top ten guided walks

‘this is an immaculately well-rounded walk’  Huffington Post 

Time out Blog

5 star Trip Advisor

Walking tours in London


Deptford Walks (3 hours 15 min with a short pub stop)

Sept   Sun 28  (10:30)

Oct    Sun 12   (10:30)

Meet outside ‘‘Vinyl’ cafe, 4 Tanners Hill



Clerkenwell Walks (2 hours 15 min)

Sept   Sat 27   (14:30)

Oct     Sat 4     (14:00)    Sun 26    (11:00)

Meet on the northern side of St. John’s Square EC1V4JJ



Whitechapel Walks (2 hours)

Sept   Sat 6    (14:30)

Oct     Sun 5   (12:00)    Sun 19  (12:00)    Sun 26  (14:30)

Meet in Altab Ali Park opposite the Whitechapel Gallery Aldgate East



Covent Garden Literary (2 hours)

Sept    Sat 27     (11:00)

Meet between church and Punch and Judy Pub Covent Garden Piazza



Booking essential

Places are limited and can be reserved on 07957 222 070 or at

All walks £10 (£8 concs.)

Private bookings at a time of your choice

Gift vouchers available

Charles Booth walking tours in London

Charles Booth inspired walks:

     Clerkenwell    Deptford   Whitechapel

Literary walks:

Covent Garden     Clerkenwell