City in Spires – A Tour of Wren Churches

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Category
Guided Tour
When
10 Jan - 12 Dec 2023
Every Tuesday at 11am

Overview

Among the Wren churches you’ll see on this guided walk are:

  • His masterpiece: St Paul’s Cathedral (note: we won’t be going in but why not visit it before or after the walk?)
  • St Nicholas Cole Abbey, with its distinctive galleon weathervane and excellent cafe
  • The spires of St Vedast Foster Lane and Christ Church Newgate Street
  • St Mary-le-Bow, where you’ll learn about the origins of a London cockney and a strong connection to the United States
  • St Mary Aldermary, an unusual gothic-style church with a stunning plasterwork ceiling
  • St James Garlickhythe, known as ‘Wren’s Lantern’
  • St Michael Paternoster Royal, associated with Dick Whittington
  • St Stephen Walbook, with its impressive dome and stunning Henry Moore font

The walk ends near Bank Station and lasts a little under 2 hours. Please note: children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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