Published September 2, 2021 

Open House 2021 – Six in the City’s Top 5 Picks

by Ildiko Bita

We’re delighted that three of our walks are part of Open House 2021 (Slavery and the City, A River’s Tale & Order and Disorder).  These walks are now fully booked, so why not join us on one of our regular Walks. In the meantime, here our Top 5 Picks in the City of London which you can visit during Open House:


  1. The Old Deanery

A unique opportunity to visit the Bishop of London’s residence and garden, a 17th Century mansion house within a stone’s throw of St Paul’s Cathedral. Photo © 2018 Paul the Archivist CC BY-SA 4.0

Open House 2021 – Six in the City’s Top 5 Picks



  1. Draper’s Hall

Built on the site of Thomas Cromwell’s London home and now occupied by the Worshipful Company of Drapers, and used as Buckingham Palace for The Crown. Blingtastic!  Photo ©sixinthecity

Drapers 1



  1. Salters’ Hall

If modern architecture is more your thing, then visit the brutalist style home of the Salters’ Company and its lovely gardens housing part of London’s Roman walls.


  1. St Bride’s Foundation

A Grade II listed building in Anglo-Dutch style complete with elegant rooms, a library of print related material and even the first public swimming pool in the area.


  1. Temple Church

Crusader knights, Magna Carta, the Da  Vinci Code and 800 years of history  – all in one church which has been here since 1185.


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