Our Women's History Walking Tours

we offer a range of women's history walking tours - read more below!

Throughout our Women’s History walking tours, your experienced and passionate tour guide will share the stories of the Women of London.

Our walking tours cover a wide range of women from different backgrounds, times and who, in different ways, had an impact on Women’s positions in society.

Whether its the campaigners in Westminster, the factory workers of East London, or the writers of Bloomsbury, we have a walking tour that will suit your interests.

All of our tours are about sharing the stories of Women throughout history. Highlighting their struggles and celebrating their successes, everyone is welcome to join our Women’s History walking tours and celebrate with us! 

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Our outside walking tours last between 2-2.5 hours, please note a booking is required. Please see out booking page for availability

We also accept requests for different start times, larger groups and private tours.

You can contact us on bookings@womenoflondon.org.uk and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

Our Women Of Westminster walking tour starts at the Agatha Christie memorial on Cranbourn Street (see Map 1 below).
Throughout the tour we will visit a range of memorials to Women located around the City of Westminster.
The memorials we visit will be to Women who have contributed to Literature, Nursing, Politics, Campaigners and Women in War Time. At each location your tour guide will explore the significance of each of the women and their struggles and successes. Whilst also revealing the history of the memorial and the thought behind the design. We hope you will walk away from this Women's History Walking Tour knowing that among the larger London landmarks there are hidden and often overlooked memorials to important women who changed history. 

The East End of London experienced through the struggles and achievements of Women! The East End has been an important area throughout London's rich history. A place of refuge, change, idealism but also crime and poverty, its full of stories that draw in locals and tourists alike.
This walking tour aims to change the way the East End is seen, by highlighting the Women involved in the areas vibrant history. We will share the stories and locations important to Britain's First Feminist; Mary Wollstonecraft, the East London Suffragettes, Anna Maria Garthwaite, the Match strike of 1888 and much more! The walking tour starts outside Tower Hill Station next to the Tram Refreshment cart (see Map 2 below).

A walking tour around the picturesque neighbourhood of Bloomsbury.
The area of Bloomsbury has, throughout history, been linked to London's culture, intellects, artists and writers. Today while exploring the picturesque neighbourhood, with its cosy public squares, you can stumble across numerous blue plaques and statues marking where notable women once lived, worked and died.
This walking tour which starts at the Cambridge Theatre in Seven Dials (see Map 3 below) will take you around Bloomsbury, walking in the footsteps of writer Virginia Woolf, World War Two Spy Noor Inayat Khan, abolitionist Mary Prince, Britain's first female dentist Lilian Lindsay and many more...!

A walking Tour celebrating the contributions of women in the history of art.
For centuries History of Art has been studied through the world, achievements and eyes of men. This walking tour aims to change that narrative by taking you through the collection at the National Gallery, highlighting a wide range of themes surrounding women in art.

Discover the art of 17th century Artemisia Gentileschi, who was influenced by the naturalistic style of Caravaggio. Meet Rachel Ruysch, who throughout her career commanded more money for her art than Rembrandt ever did. Learn about the work of impressionist artist Berthe Morisot, who exhibited her art alongside Monet, Degas and Renoir, despite restrictions on her gender.
This walking tour will start at the red telephone box outside the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery (see Map 4 below).
Please note due to the nature of this small group tour we require a minimum of two guests in order for the tour to go ahead.

This walking tour is only available as a private tour, please email us for more information.

Join us for a walking tour around Covent Garden exploring the area's link to Gin and enjoy tasting a few Gins along the way. Learn about the origins of Gin, how it came to be known as ‘Mothers Ruin’, the history and consequences of the Gin Acts on women in history, and much more
What’s included:
- Private Walking Tour
-Taste 3 Gins
-Visit to 2 Gin Parlours 

Please note due to the nature of the tour we require all guests to be over the age of 18 and proof of ID may be required.
The tour will last approximately 2.5 hours, meet your guide at the Seven Dials Sundial Monument (see Map 5 below) and finish in a Gin Parlour, where guests are encouraged to enjoy the atmosphere.

Map 1:
Women Of Westminster: Meet your guide at the Agatha Christie Memorial, Cranbourn Street, WC2H 9JZ

Map 2:
Working Women of the East End: Meet your guide at outside Tower Hill Underground Station, next to the Tower Hill Tram Cart, EC3N 4TH

Map 3:
Women Of Bloomsbury: Meet your guide at the Cambridge Theatre (currently showing Matilda) in Seven Dials WC2H 9HU

Map 4:
Women in Art: Meet your guide at the red telephone box, outside the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery, WC2H 7HA

Map 5:
Wild Women & Glorious Gin: Meet your guide at the Seven Dials Sundial Monument, WC2H 9EW