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7 Oct 2018
“Fascinating and engaging tour of palaces along the river Thames”
3 Jul 2018
“Highgate Walks”
Literary and bibliophile walking tours in central London led by qualified guide and lecturer Anthony Davis MA (Oxon) MA (Lond), FSA. Anthony's 'thoroughly enjoyable' walks offer a unique perspective on London - exploring little known corners...more
London, England
+44 7789 204230
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great walking tour with Anthony. He was well informed and his passion made me much more engaged. The rich history of London and the magnificent buildings was incredibly fascinating which is quite easy to take for granted. Was booked on a whim as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

I have been on several of Anthony's walks across London. He is an incredibly well-informed, erudite and engaging guide and has really helped to weave the story of London together for me.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

I have been on a number of Anthony's walks and loved all of them - very informative, lots of fascinating stories and introduced me to bits of London I never knew existed. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We weaved our way through the streets and alleys of London. History is a great interest of mine. What I am studying now is similar to what I learnt on this tour. I learnt new interesting facts of important sources such as Samuel Pepys which...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

We enjoyed an excellent walk following the trail of Nell Gwyn around Piccadilly and Pall Mall. Anthony certainly brings the Restoration period to life and we learnt a lot about Nell as well as other figures of the time including the always interesting Samuel Pepys....More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Stanley B
UKandFrance, Owner at Booksteps Walks in London, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2015

Dear Stanley Thank you for your kind review. I am very glad that you enjoyed the walk. It is an enjoyable one to do and it is surprising for many people how much there is left in St James's from Nell's time even though it...More

Reviewed 31 May 2015

He seems to know his neighborhoods inside and out, and kept us all very entertained. Also very observant of keeping us together and happy.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Robert M
UKandFrance, Owner at Booksteps Walks in London, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2015

I am delighted you enjoyed the walk - come again when you are next in London! There will shortly be another themed walk available in the Westminster area and I am sure you will enjoy it. Anthony

Reviewed 31 May 2015

This was a terrific walk, wonderful for book lovers of all kinds. Anthony is a distinguished bibliophile, with a deep knowledge of London authors, collectors, printers and binders. He puts all of this in the context of the history and architecture of St James's, with...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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UKandFrance, Owner at Booksteps Walks in London, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2015

It was a great pleasure to take you - you were all a super group and it was a privilege to guide such interested people. Please come back and take one of my other tours another year, perhaps the one in Westminster ... Anthony

Reviewed 14 February 2015

I went on Anthony's walks after an incredibly stimulating talk he gave at the University of London's book collecting seminars. The walk took in the area around Piccadilly and St James Square. Anthony knew an awful lot about the area and was extremely funny (I...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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