Charles Booth’s pioneering socio-economic study of Victorian London provides the inspiration for a fascinating glimpse into London’s past, present and future. Sean Patterson’s unconventional walks combine architecture, literature, social history and psychogeography to bring this rich story to life.

three hours of unforgettable urban exploration’ The Londonist

Recommended by Guardian’s top ten guided walks


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

Time out Blog

Walking tours in London


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

March  Sun 30  (10:30)   

April     Sat 19  (10:30)

Meet outside ‘‘Vinyl’ cafe, 4 Tanners Hill



Clerkenwell Walks (2 hours 15 min)

April    Fri 18  (11:00)

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



Whitechapel Walks (2 hours)

April    Sun 6  (14:00)    Mon 21  (14:00)    Sat 26  (14:00)

Meet in Altab Ali Park opposite the Whitechapel Gallery Aldgate East



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 quotes and maps courtesy of the London School of Economics

Charles Booth walking tours in London

                District 45:    Deptford

                District 5:      Clerkenwell

                District 7:      Whitechapel