If you love all things medieval, then a visit to the City of London is a must! This City of London is the oldest part of town and is filled with historical landmarks and buildings that date back to the Middle Ages.
If you’re interested in its history, there’s no better place to explore than medieval London. This was a time when the city was at its most influential – both in Britain and abroad. London is a city steeped in history. We’ll take a look at some of the most interesting aspects of London’s medieval history. From its grand architecture and impressive religious institutions, to its vibrant economy and lively cultural scene, medieval London was a fascinating place to live.
One of the best ways to experience London’s medieval history is by walking the city’s old streets and alleyways on one of our private tours or guided walks. If you’re curious about what made London the global powerhouse then this will be perfect for you. Read our blog posts and listen to our podcast episodes on Medieval London or even better, pop on your wimple and let’s explore Medieval London together!
If you’re a Londoner, Brit or just someone with a keen interest in the City of London’s history, then take a trip to medieval London.
One of the first things that you’ll notice about medieval London is how different it looks from the city we see today. Back then, the Thames was much wider and travelled through a series of imposing bridges; churches and St Paul’s cathedral dominated the skyline; and narrow alleyways led off into mysterious courtyards and gardens. With a bit of imagination, you can easily picture knights and ladies strolling through the same streets that you’re walking on today. So whether you’re a lifelong Londoner or just visiting for a few days, make sure to include some time for exploring its medieval past!
On our walking tours you take a look at some of the most interesting historical landmarks and locations in medieval London – so strap on your walking shoes and let’s go!
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