Your Visit


Tours last approximately 90 minutes, including half an hour at the top of the tower.

There are 96 steep steps, with a chance to rest halfway. It is not advisable for people with a heart or respiratory condition to climb the tower. Please wear appropriate shoes, and warm clothing that you do not mind getting dusty. Under-16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult. A maximum of 20 people are are admitted on each tour.


All proceeds help to meet the cost of the ongoing restoration of this fine church.

TOUR DATES for 2015

Sunset over London

Wednesday 24 June - 7.30pm
Friday 3 July - 7.30pm
Tuesday 7 July - 7.30pm


Please email or phone 07931 546 660 to book. Let us know your name, phone number, the date you would like to book for and the number of people in your party. We will be in touch within three working days to confirm your booking, payment details and the start time of your tour.

Tours may be cancelled due to bad weather, in which case you will be offered alternative dates or a full refund.

St John the Baptist


Serving God and the Community of Leytonstone for more than 180 years