John Atkin Walks History Research

Tours | Talks | Heritage Consulting

John Atkin is a civic historian, author and heritage consultant who organizes and conduct tours for groups and individuals. John has explored Vancouver like few others and offers an interesting and offbeat insight to the city's architecture, history and neighbourhoods.

John has created, and conducts, a number of unique and popular walking tours throughout the City of Vancouver. He brings an insight of urban planning and development, a love of architecture, and the fascination of the curious to all his tours.

Walks take approximately 2 hours - depending on the group size and route - and are organized year round. Tours cost 15 dollars per person. Custom tours can also be organized for groups or individuals, contact John for information.

Please note for groups less than ten, there is a 150 dollar minimum charge.

Best place to find out about walks is the Vancouver Heritage Foundation


Vancouver Historical Society: Check the VHS YouTube channel where you can watch a number of previous talks...

UBC Extended Learning
Check UBC's Extended Learning site for information on upcoming courses and registration information.





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London is a favourite city of mine and once a year we go to London for a week of walks. Drop us a line if you are interested in being on the list.
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