New Set

A Walking Tour of Wren’s City Churches

True Travel Down Arrow

HOME > EXPERIENCES  > A Walking Tour of Wren’s City Churches

See London’s skyline anew, as you discover the designs of her most celebrated architect, Sir Christopher Wren. In the company of a local scholar and former St Paul’s Chorister, you’ll unearth some of London’s most precious architectural treasures. Piecing together Wren’s life and legacy, you will end your tour with a whole new perspective on London, understanding how Wren’s work continues to define global architecture.


3 hours

Group Size

2 – 8




Chelsea, London



Your tour is designed to take you from amateur to authority, learning about Wren’s work from the very best source material possible; the City Churches themselves.

You’ll begin by getting familiar with Wren’s tumultuous childhood to understand why he was the man Charles II turned to rebuild London from the ashes of the Great Fire if 1666. As you cut through the city’s tangled medieval streets, you’ll build a lexicon of Wren’s designs by visiting some of his must-see churches, concealed in out-of-the-way courtyards or behind locked oak doors. This experience visits locations with irregular opening hours seldom visited by the casual tourist, in the company of a guide with a lifelong personal and professional connection to the topic.

You’ll finish by tracking back to his masterpiece St Paul’s Cathedral, where you’ll put your new skills to work. You’ll see how you can now trace his earlier experiments in the design of the building itself. Finishing by his memorial, you’ll leave with a fresh understanding of London, and how Wren continues to shape both our cities but also our very ideas of what an architect – and a creative – can be.

Price per private group: £400

This experience takes place with no close contact and can follow all social distancing guidelines.

Travelling with TRUE

Curated Adventures

Honest Pricing

Positive Impact

Full Support

Financial Protection

Unrivalled Private Access

Experiences You Might Like


Kew Gardens Tour

Start planning your truly bespoke itinerary by contacting one of our destination specialists.

Call +44 (0)203 137 1247

Call +1 (0) 800 635 8124


The TRUE rating


These accommodations are the best of the best, showcasing top hospitality, exceptional design and world-class food, in the most exclusive locations around the world.


A very high standard of five-star properties, with top-notch service and a wide range of amenities and experiences ensuring an unforgettable stay.


These four to five-star accommodations offer the high level of service that our team look always look for, with a range of facilities on offer.


Four-star properties which offer enough amenities for a comfortable stay. We may offer these for a more price-competitive option, or in more remote areas which don't offer the most luxe hotels.


These properties won't necessarily offer all of the typical luxurious facilities, but will always provide memorable experiences, from camping out in the bush to climbing up to a treehouse.