A Foodie Themed Christmas Lights walk

Public walk dates are at the bottom of this post

Bond Street Christmas lights

The walk starts with the cosy glow of a fire in a Sam Smiths’ Marylebone pub, then meanders through the back streets of the West End, through Mayfair and into Soho. The walk includes hidden passages, superbly decorated posh shops and lots of historical snippets along the way. As with most of my walks there is a food/drink theme plus Christmas traditions and decorations throughout!

The walk finishes in Carnaby Street where there are plenty of places for refreshment. The walk can be altered to finish anywhere in the vicinity if you want to conclude the walk with a meal.

Atkinsons Burlington Gardens

Reviews from my previous Christmas walks:

CDub131 (December 2017)Joining Joanna on this walking tour around London was a highlight of our Christmas! Dodging through little alley ways into hidden courtyards alight with the prettiest of displays we never would have found, Joanna’s relaxed, humorous and informative style all added to our experience. Thank you so much Joanna….looking forward to our next walk with you!”

Catherine C (December 2017)“What a great walk, loads of history, places you would never find without a guide. Jo is a great, knowledgable guide, it’s just a fun thing to do. Great way to find pubs, shops, streets that would would not even know where there.”

Margot W (December 2016) “Enjoyed tour, which included some lesser known areas. The guide was well prepared and knowledgeable.”

ljc01 (December 2016) This year was the 2nd year I’ve done this tour & loved it. …”

Contact me for availability and cost for a private walk. All walks can be adapted to start and finish at a venue of choice in the immediate area. The walk is around 1 hour, 50 minutes’ long. 

Public walks

Every year I do a number of public walks on weekday and weekend evenings. 

2018 dates:

Saturday 1st December 2018 at 5.10pm  Sold out

Sunday 2nd December 2018 at 5.10pm Sold out

Tuesday 4th December 2018 at 6.10pm. Book here

Saturday 8th December 2018 at 5.10pm. Book here

Sunday 9th December 2018 at 5.10pm  Book here

Saturday 15th December at 5pm – Charity Christmas Lights Walk 

More details here

Sunday 16th December 2018 at 5.10pm  Book here

Boxing Day, 26th December 2018 at 5.10pm Book here

If I add any more dates they will appear first in the Events section on my Westminster Walks page on Facebook.

Joanna and Ray’s Annual Christmas Lights Charity Walk

For the fourth year running myself and City of Westminster Guide (and Taxi Tour Guide) Ray Coggin will lead one joint Christmas Lights walk for charity.

This year (2018) we will again be raising funds for the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans.

Join us for a joint walk on Saturday 15th December at 5pm. More details are here: christmaslightswalk2018

In 2017 we raised £257 for the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans

In 2016 we raised £424.99 for Stand up to Cancer

In 2015 we raised £319 for the Magical Taxi Tour Charity

Total raised as at 30 October 2018 – £1,000.99

More info about my Christmas walks can be found here or contact me to book this on a date and time to suit. Ideal group maximum for this walk is 15.  Walks are equally as festive during the daytime.

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