West Smithfield Stroll London Walking Tour
West Smithfield – originally without, but now within.
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About the West Smithfield London Walking Tour
A quick saunter along Cowcross and through the Cathedral to meat.
We are going to explore Smoothfield , Sedfield , Smithfield – about 900 years of History in West Smithfield to be precise.
Let us take a stroll around the West Smithfield rotunda taking in Jones , Askew , Rahere , Rogers , Tyler , Lopez , Wallace and many more.
Find out about the oldest parish church, a 900 year old Hospital and Livery companies.
We will also answer the question of what have the Worshipful Company of Butchers been doing since 1343?
Key facts about this tour
|Start time:||11:00 am|
|Expected end time:||13:00 pm (1pm)|
|Leaving from:||Farringdon Station, Cowcross exit|
|Ending at:||Rotunda West Smithfield|
|Estimated walking distance:||1 mile|
What to expect on this walking tour
This walking tour is 120 minutes long. You will walk approximately one mile and see hundreds of years of history.
Once you have experienced your tour you will be able to say you have seen:
- St Bartholomew the Great
- Hogarth stairs
- Sir William Wallace memorial
- First terminus
- And so much more!
Tour location map
Things to do after your tour
Once you’ve finished your walking tour why not visit some of the other exciting London locations below?
St. Paul’s Cathedral, a masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren, boasts a breathtaking dome that dominates the London skyline, embodying the spiritual heart of the city. Its stunning interiors, rich history, and the panoramic views from its Golden Gallery make it an absolute must-visit for architecture enthusiasts and history buffs.
One New Change is a sleek, modern shopping and dining destination located in the heart of London, offering a stunning contrast to the historic charm of St. Paul’s Cathedral nearby. Boasting an array of boutiques, eateries, and a public rooftop terrace with breath taking views of the city, it’s a unique blend of retail therapy and cultural exploration.