Spitalfields

Georgian town houses

Spitalfields is in London's East End and is located just outside of the boundaries of the City of London. It's a fascinating area which has both a modern, contemporary vibe and an interesting social history. Over the centuries has had a tradition of welcoming settlers including the French Huguenots, Eastern European Jews and in more recent times the Bangladeshi community.

The Spitalfields bespoke walking tour was originally commissioned as for a private group who wanted to specifically explore the area's history of immigration, however I have now adapted the walk so I can also offer it as a more general tour of the area.

Former soup kitchen

On the tour we will discover how the area got its name, see its famous market, a charnel house (a bone repository), the curry houses in Brick Lane and discover some amazingly beautiful architecture, including many Georgian town houses,  which will make you feel you are walking through a film set.

Shop front in Spitalfields

Spitalfields bespoke walking tours are popular with small groups of family and friends and clubs and societies who are looking to explore the fringes of London's East End, which is still relatively unexplored by visitors. The tour can be adapted to include a historic pub or two or can finish at one of the many local restaurants.

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