New walking tour: Samuel Pepys’s London Walk

Journey into the Past with Samuel Pepys: London Walk Tour Led by Susan Baker

Step into the shoes of one of Britain’s most celebrated diarists, Samuel Pepys, with an engaging walking tour led by the knowledgeable City of London guide, Susan Baker. This tour offers a unique opportunity to time-travel and delve into the intriguing life and times of Pepys, a remarkable figure who meticulously documented the vibrant era of London’s history.

Susan Baker, armed with a rich understanding of history and an in-depth knowledge of the City of London, serves as the perfect guide for this distinct exploration. Her guidance ensures an enriching journey through the narrative of Pepys’s life, bringing to light the notable places he lived and worked.

Unveiling the Life of Samuel Pepys Through His London Walk

The “Samuel Pepys’s London Walk” offers an intriguing perspective on the main themes and landmarks that shaped the world of this noted diarist. Setting off from the exit of Tower Hill Underground station, participants will embark on a thoughtfully planned route, visiting sites of historical significance connected to Samuel Pepys.

“As a guide, I aim to offer an immersive experience, encouraging participants to walk in Samuel Pepys’s shoes and gain exclusive insights into his life,” commented Susan Baker, the City of London tour guide spearheading the tour. “Through a combination of fascinating tales and lesser-known facts about Pepys’s life, I hope to deepen participants’ understanding of this extraordinary individual and the lively city he once called home.”

Bringing 17th-Century London to Life: The Samuel Pepys’s London Walking Tour

This walking tour promises to be an experience to remember, painting a vivid picture of 17th-century London through captivating narration, historical anecdotes, and interactive discussions. Participants will peel back the layers of the man behind the famous diary, uncovering Pepys’s personal accounts during pivotal moments such as the restoration of the monarchy, the Great Plague, the catastrophic Great Fire of London, and the tumultuous Dutch Wars.

A Deeper Dive into Pepys’s Era

Samuel Pepys wasn’t just an observer of the monumental events of his time; he was an active participant, experiencing the highs and lows of the era. He rubbed shoulders with the rich and the powerful, explored the city’s myriad alleyways, and indulged in London’s burgeoning theatre scene. This tour provides an opportunity to examine Pepys’s encounters and observations that were so brilliantly captured in his diary.

Join Susan Baker on a Fascinating Exploration of Samuel Pepys’s London

The Samuel Pepys’s London Walking Tour provides an exceptional journey into the past, inviting you to explore London as Pepys knew it. Guided by Susan Baker’s expert narrative and deep knowledge of London’s history, this tour is not just a casual stroll through the city’s streets but a vivid exploration of London in the 17th century.

Relive the Past, Understand the Present

Experience London in a whole new light as you traverse the streets, Samuel Pepys, once walked, visiting places he frequented, and unravelling his experiences amidst the city’s landmarks. As you immerse yourself in Pepys’s world, you’ll come to understand the profound impact of his writings on our understanding of one of London’s most vibrant and transformative periods.

In the end, this tour isn’t just about understanding Samuel Pepys, it’s about understanding the city he loved, the city he meticulously recorded in his diary – the city that has evolved and grown but still carries echoes of its past in every corner. Join Susan Baker on this remarkable journey and experience the unforgettable, as you walk in the footsteps of Samuel Pepys.

Book your tickets

Booking for Samuel Pepys’s London walking tour is now open. Tours are available on select dates, with a duration of approximately 90 mins and group sizes are kept small for a more personalised experience. 

Book your spot on Samuel Pepys’s London walking tour and delve into the intriguing world of Samuel Pepys:

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Join London Guided Walks and Susan Baker on this remarkable journey through time, as we uncover the captivating stories and hidden treasures of Samuel Pepys’s London.


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