Area: London (Central)

https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Camden/

Category:Camden
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/City-of-London/

Category:City of London
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Islington/

Category:Islington
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Kensington-Chelsea/

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Lambeth/

Category:Lambeth
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The Category Lambeth is a subset of London (Central). Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Lambeth which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

In contrast, the Annexe for this Category lists Entities which do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Lambeth ANNEXE

 

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Southwark/

Category:Southwark
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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Westminster/

Category:Westminster
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https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/

Category:City of London
Overview

'The City Corporation has a special role and wide remit that goes beyond that of an ordinary local authority ... As well as supporting and promoting the City and providing local and policing services, we provide a range of valued services that benefit wider London and the nation ... We are also responsible for protecting and preserving around 11,000 acres of green space across London and beyond including Hampstead Heath, Epping Forest and Burnham Beeches. These spaces are highly valued by their local communities for the recreational and health benefits they offer, as well as educational and voluntary opportunities.'

Walks described here by

http://www.brompton-cemetery.org

Size (acreage)39
Starting fromBrompton Cemetery
Overview

'In an area with few green spaces or outdoor recreational facilities, the Cemetery offers an oasis in all seasons, with paths for walkers and cyclists, and hours of diversion for historians, genealogists, naturalists and connoisseurs of memorial art and sculpture. Brompton Cemetery is managed by The Royal Parks, under contract from the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, and is thus Britain's only Crown Cemetery.'

Description from

The Friends of Brompton Cemetery

See also

Brompton Cemetery [The Royal Parks]

https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/city-gardens...

Category:Islington
Size (acreage)10
Starting fromCity Road, Finsbury
Overview

'Bunhill Fields is a former burial ground in the London Borough of Islington, north of the City of London, now managed as a public garden by the City of London Corporation. It is about 4 hectares (9.9 acres) in extent, although historically it was much larger.'

Walks described here by
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https://www.capitalwalkers.org.uk/

Overview

'Capital Walkers was set up by Londoners who love getting out into the countryside as well as the lesser known parts of the city. The group is aimed at people aged 35-55. Everyone is welcome: you don't need to be a member to try us out and most walks have at least one new person on them. If you decide to take part, just turn up on a walk, there's no need to book ... '

http://www.clog.org.uk

Overview

'We are a walking group for people living in and around London who enjoy getting out and enjoying our great countryside.'

https://www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk/historical-walk-description

Starting fromChelsea Physic Garden
Overview

'The Historical Walk, laid out along the western side of the garden in the 1980s, has been planted to show the work of some of the best known people associated with the Garden's history, through plants introduced or first named by them.'

https://www.ramblers.org.uk/hampstead/

Category:Camden
Starting fromHampstead
Overview

This is the Group's 'new' Website. The former Website Included access to details of a dozen or so Self-guided Walks but at the time of Review [8 March 2016] I could no longer find these details.

Nearby

https://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/hyde-park/map-of-hyde-park

Category:Westminster
Size (acreage)350
Starting fromHyde Park
Overview

'Every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit Hyde Park, one of the capital's eight Royal Parks. Hyde Park covers 350 acres and is home to a number of famous landmarks including the Serpentine Lake, Speakers'€™ Corner and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain.'

Description from

The Royal Parks

Nearby

https://www.ibexmc.org.uk/

Overview

'A hiking, mountaineering and trekking club based in London. New members are always welcome.'

https://www.islington.gov.uk/libraries-arts-and-heritage/heritage/loca...

Category:Islington
Overview

'Walk Your Way to Better Health ... Walking Routes ... Walking/Wayfinding Maps ... Walking Programmes ...'

Nearby

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parks_and_open_spaces_in_the_London_Boro...

Overview

'The London Borough of Islington is short of large parks and open spaces, given its status in recent decades as a desirable place of residence. In fact, Islington has the lowest ratio of open space to built-up areas of any London Borough. The largest continuous open space in the Borough, at 11.75 hectares (29 acres), is Highbury Fields.'

Walks described here by
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http://islingtonu3a.org/groups.html

Overview

'Islington U3A is quite new: it began in October 2013 in response to demand for a local U3A. Now ... we have over 350 members, 40 interest groups and an exciting future programme ...'

Nearby

https://www.kenningtonpark.org/

Starting fromKennington Park
Overview

'The Park boasts a huge variety of trees and you can discover them in a Tree Walk Leaflet. And the Nature Trail with its activity packs brings children into closer contact with – and a deeper understanding of – the natural world around them.'

Nearby

https://www.kcwramblers.org.uk/

Overview

'The Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Group was formed in 1991 when more London Groups were needed as a result of expanding membership in the London area. Our members, united by a love of walking, have a wide range of ages, backgrounds and other interests.'

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/kenwood/things-to-do/

Category:Camden
Size (acreage)112
Starting fromKenwood House
Overview

'Roam the meandering paths around Kenwood through 112 acres of glorious parkland. Set on the crest of one of the most popular open spaces in the capital, Hampstead Heath. Explore the ancient woodland, fascinating dairy, and look out for the beautiful sculptures and sham bridge.'

Walks described here by
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https://www.metropolitan-walkers.org.uk/

Overview

'The London-based walking group for people in their 20s and 30s. We organise walks in London and the South East as well as weekend trips throughout the UK. The group is run by volunteers and we welcome new members.'

http://www.morleyramblers.co.uk/about.html

Starting fromMorley College
Overview

'We are always delighted to welcome new walkers, both Morley students and Friends and anyone else out there.... Why not join us for a couple of trial walks after which we will be pleased to offer you membership of the club at a modest £8 per annum. Non-students will be invited to join the Friends for an additional £5.'

Nearby

https://www.fonc.org.uk/

Category:Southwark
Size (acreage)52
Starting fromNunhead Cemetery
Overview

'Perhaps the least known, but most attractive, of the great Victorian Cemeteries of London. Consecrated in 1840, it is one of the seven great Victorian cemeteries established in a ring around the outskirts of London. It contains examples of the magnificent monuments erected in memory of the most eminent citizens of the day, which contrast sharply with the small, simple headstones marking common, or public, burials. It's formal avenue of towering limes and the Gothic gloom of the original Victorian planting gives way to paths which recall the country lanes of a bygone era.'

Description from

Friends of Nunhead Cemetery

See also

Nunhead Cemetery [Wikipedia]

Nearby

https://www.innerlondonramblers.org.uk/

Navigate the Website>>> Walk Ideas
Overview

'The Inner London Area comprises nine groups located in London ... Although London may not seem like an obvious location for walkers, there are over 5,000 Ramblers members living here, making Inner London one of the most populous areas for walkers to live in the UK. The Thames Path, which runs through our Area, is the most walked path in the country!'

https://www.southbankramblers.org.uk/

Category:Lambeth
Overview

'South Bank Ramblers formed more than twenty years ago. The group has a diverse membership covering a range of ages and backgrounds. Although most members are based in the boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark, others are drawn from a number of London boroughs or even further afield. A love of walking is the group's engine and focus; for some it is a pleasure, for others a passion.'

Nearby

https://www.camden.gov.uk/sport-physical-activity

Category:Camden
Overview

'Join our free Weekly Health Walks and walk in a relaxed and friendly environment, while enjoying some beautiful green spaces. These walks are designed for those that are new to exercise and last between 1 and 2 hours.'

Description from

Camden Council

Nearby

https://www.waterlowpark.org.uk/

Size (acreage)26
Starting fromWaterlow Park, Highgate
Overview

'Waterlow Park is a 26-acre (11 ha) park in the south east of Highgate Village, in North London. It was given to the public by Sir Sydney Waterlow, as "a garden for the gardenless" in 1889 ...Set on a hillside, the park is set amongst ponds and offers views across the City of London.'

Description from

Friends of Waterlow Park

Nearby

https://www.fownc.org/events/

Category:Lambeth
Size (acreage)40
Starting fromWest Norwood Cemetery
Overview

'West Norwood Cemetery is a 40-acre (16 ha) cemetery in West Norwood in London, England. It was also known as the South Metropolitan Cemetery. One of the first private landscaped cemeteries in London, it is one of the Magnificent Seven cemeteries of London, and is a site of major historical, architectural and ecological interest.'

Nearby

https://www.londongardenstrust.org/guides/summary.php?tour=Bloomsbury

Category:Camden
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromChancery Lane Underground Station
Overview

'The walk begins at Chancery Lane underground station and ends at Tottenham Court Road underground station. The walk will take about three hours to complete, depending upon the time spent in gardens.'

Walks described here by
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https://www.londongardenstrust.org/guides/summary.php?tour=Islington

Category:Islington
Distance (miles)4
Starting fromHighbury & Islington Underground Station
Overview

'This walk explores some of Islington's many and varied squares and other garden spaces ... The full walk is about 7km (4 miles) long and takes about two to three hours to complete, depending upon the time spent in gardens.'

Walks described here by
Nearby

https://www.londongardenstrust.org/guides/guide.php?tour=City

Category:City of London
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromSt Paul's Cathedral
Overview

'Explores nearly 2000 years of London's history, with gardens built around Roman remains and church ruins, the gardens of city livery companies, and those made in churchyards and on bombsites after WW2.

Walks described here by

https://www.londonforfree.net/walks/

Category:Camden
Navigate the Website>>> Writers Walk
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromTottenham Court Road Underground Station
Overview

'Wander through the Bloomsbury area of London, made famous by Virginia Woolf and Charles Dickens, and see tourist attractions such as the British Museum, the Lamb pub, Great Ormond Street Hospital and other places associated with famous British writers.'

Description from

London for free

Nearby

https://www.innerlondonramblers.org.uk/ideasforwalks/self-guided-walks...

Category:Lambeth
Distance (miles)9
Starting fromBrixton
Overview

'This walk starts at Brixton Underground Station and ends at Crystal Palace Bus or National Rail Station. The route goes via Brockwell Park, Ruskin Park, Dulwich Village, Dulwich Park, Sydenham Hill Wood Nature Reserve, Dulwich Woods, Sydenham Wells Park and Crystal Palace Park.'

Description from

Mike Biggs Inner London Ramblers

Nearby

https://www.camden.gov.uk/parks-open-spaces

Category:Camden
Navigate the Website>>> Tree Walks
Overview

'Camden would be a far less pleasant place to live without the presence of all of the trees in the streets, on the housing estates and in the parks.  Many of these are spectacular sights to see, shrouding eyesores, reducing air and water pollution, and contributing to the atmosphere and tranquillity of the valuable green spaces which give balance to the hustle and bustle of the Capital. These self-guided tree walks have been created by Camden’s tree section to allow you to explore this exciting part of Camden in pursuit of trees.'

Description from

Camden Council

Nearby

https://www.viewranger.com/en-GB/partners/publishing-routes/camra

Overview

'ViewRanger, the UK's leading smartphone Outdoors GPS App and CAMRA Campaign for Real Ale have worked together so you can install routes from the popular London & Edinburgh Pub Walks books onto your mobile. The ViewRanger Open edition app is FREE to install from your app store and each route costs just 60p (40 credits) to install.'

https://www.charlesboothwalks.com/

Overview

'Sean Patterson’s unconventional walks combine architecture, literature, social history and psychogeography to bring London’s past, present and future to life.'

Description from

Sean Patterson

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/vmtours/chelseawalk/default.asp

Distance (miles)2
Starting fromKing's Road, Chelsea
Overview

'Walking the streets of Kensington and Chelsea can be a fascinating introduction to its history. There are stories on every street, some of them both surprising and illuminating.'

https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/visit-the-city/walks/Page...

Category:City of London
Navigate the Website>>> Tree Trail
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromSt Paul's Cathedral
Overview

'This tree trail has been created in partnership between Trees for Cities & the [former] City of London Festival.  It aims to provide a fascinating and fun guide to some of the most interesting trees and heritage sites the City has to offer, accessible to all visitors, workers and residents – young and old.'

Walks described here by

http://www.fancyfreewalks.org/GLondon.html

Category:City of London
Navigate the Website>>> City Skyscrapers [PDF]
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromMoorgate Station
Overview

'The City is an extraordinary beehive of construction, with tall buildings shooting up skywards at dizzying speed. The varied architecture of these buildings deserves intense admiration, as with a super-scale array of modern art. The surrounding plazas and walkways are also surprisingly traffic-free and a delight to traverse ...'

Walks described here by

https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/visit-the-city/walks/Page...

Category:City of London
Navigate the Website>>> City Visitor Trail
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'One trail, hundreds of stories: from world-famous icons to hidden gems, see more of what the City has to offer.'

Walks described here by

https://www.claphamsociety.com/clapsocpublications.html

Category:Lambeth
Starting fromClapham
Overview

'Self-guided walks leaflets, each covering a different area of Clapham. Price £1 each, or all seven walks for £5.' Produced by The Clapham Society - The Amenity Society for Clapham, South West London.

Description from

The Clapham Society

Nearby

https://www.southwark.gov.uk/health-and-wellbeing/public-health/for-th...

Category:Southwark
Overview

'CoolWalks are being developed by the local community around each of the borough's libraries to promote walking as a healthy activity at the same time as meeting new people and learning about the local area. The project is being facilitiated by CoolTan Arts in conjunction with libraries and public health.'

Description from

Southwark Council

Nearby

https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/visit-the-city/walks/Page...

Category:City of London
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromTemple Bar, Paternoster Square
Overview

'This route has been designed to take you through the City and explore some of the latest developments in architecture. From start to finish the walk will take about 90 minutes at an average walking pace.'

Walks described here by

https://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/hyde-park/things-to-see-and-do/sel...

Category:Westminster
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromDiana Princess of Wales Memorial Playground
Overview

'Takes visitors through four of the most beautiful parks in the world: St James's Park; Green Park; Hyde Park; Kensington Gardens.'

Description from

The Royal Parks

Nearby

http://www.culture24.org.uk/places-to-go/london/tra46697

Overview

'The Discover London Trails are "Insider Guides" that take Londoners and visitors to new places all over the capital. Pursue a special interest or explore one of London's villages. It's all there for you to enjoy. At the heart of each trail are London's smaller museums and galleries – there are over 100 in all, and these trails take you to more than half of those.'

Description from

Culture24

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/economics/about-department/famous-economists/eco...

Overview

'Follow in the footsteps of some of the world's greatest Economists. London has been associated with many important individuals in the histories of economics and statistics. The story of the city's roles in the early developments of the disciplines is told in the accompanying narrative from which it can be seen that a great deal is known about specific locations for significant individuals. In these pages we organise some of these locations into a series of walks ...'

Description from

UCL Department of Economics

https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/visit-the-city/walks/Page...

Category:City of London
Navigate the Website>>> City Walks - finance at your feet [PDF]
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'A walk through how and where global business works.'

Walks described here by

https://www.southwark.gov.uk/parks-and-open-spaces/parks-information/p...

Category:Southwark
Starting fromGeraldine Mary Harmsworth Park
Overview

'The Ice Age tree trail is a guided walk around Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, taking in 34 species of tree ...'

Description from

Southwark Council

Nearby

http://www.britishwalks.org/walks/Named/GrandUnionCanalWalk.php

Category:Westminster
Distance (miles)147
Starting fromPaddington
Overview

'The Grand Union Canal runs for 147 miles from Paddington right into the heart of Birmingham. As it links the two biggest cities in Britain it was a major transport link before the coming of the railways, although nowadays it is almost exclusively used by pleasure craft.'

Martin Loach has produced a detailed photographic description of the route.

Walks described here by
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https://www.halcyongallery.com/exhibitions/halcyon-gallery-sculpture-t...

Category:Westminster
Overview

'Halcyon Gallery has arranged for the public placement of four of Lorenzo Quinn's monumental sculptures at sites throughout central London: Volare in Cadogan Place, SW1, Finding Love at One Hyde Park, the new luxury residences from Candy & Candy, SW1, Vroom Vroom on Park Lane, opposite The Dorchester, W1 and The Force of Nature II in Berkeley Square, W1 ... '

Description from

Halcyon Gallery

Nearby

https://www.innerlondonramblers.org.uk/index.php/ideasforwalks/self-gu...

Category:Camden
Navigate the Website>>> Hampstead Heath Circular Walk
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromHampstead Village
Overview

'It is an easy walk of about 4 miles (6 km), with an optional extension to include Highgate Village (an additional 2 miles (3km)). The route is mainly on surfaced or semi-surfaced paths, but the extension to Highgate includes some steep hills.''

Description from

Mike Biggs Inner London Ramblers

Nearby

https://www.heathandhampstead.org.uk/events/guided-walks/

Category:Camden
Starting fromBurgh House & Hampstead Museum
Overview

'For a minimal charge you can see the Heath afresh. Learn the songs of its birds, walk along its old Saxon ditches, admire trees that have grown there since Elizabeth I was a child, discover hidden gardens and secret arches, and learn to read the Heath in ways that will enrich every one of your visits.'

Nearby

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/hampstead-hea...

Category:Camden
Navigate the Website>>> Heath Trails Map [PDF]
Starting fromHampstead Heath
Overview

'Hampstead Heath is a wonderfully varied collection of natural habitats, historical features and beautiful views and landscapes. This leaflet provides three trails that will allow you to explore some of the Heath's very best places.'

Walks described here by
See also

Hampstead Heath [Wikipedia]

Nearby

http://www.kentramblers.org.uk/KentWalks/harold/

Category:Westminster
Distance (miles)100
Starting fromWestminster Abbey
Overview

'Long distance footpath inspired by King Harold’s epic journey from London to Senlac Hill, to the site of the Battle of Hasting, 14th October 1066.' Note The original Website cited here was inaccessible for a time.  So I replaced it with a description by Kent Ramblers.

Description from

David Clarke

Nearby

https://www.thewordtravels.com/iris-murdoch.html

Overview

'Iris Murdoch's novels retell the myths of the ages, situating the timeless archetypes in the familiar world around us. This series of London Walks explores the city through her novels, in which it is background - but also a catlayst. London becomes a charged landscape, electrified by currents of ideas and imagery bubbling up through the plots - that's what we are in pursuit of in these walks.'

Description from

The Word Travels

https://www.islingtonsociety.org.uk/discover/walking-guides/

Category:Islington
Overview

Six Trails in Islington 'Walking is a great way to discover what Islington has to offer. Click on the links for details of walks that our members have created ...'

Description from

The Islington Society

Nearby

http://www.jtrails.org.uk/trails/the-city-of-london

Category:City of London
Starting fromOld Jewry
Overview

'London has always been the center of Jewish life in this country and is the oldest place of Jewish settlement in England ... '

https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/walking/jubilee-greenway

Category:Westminster
Distance (miles)37
Starting fromBuckingham Palace
Overview

'Marks Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. This 37 mile walking and cycling route is exactly 60 kilometres long - one kilometre for each year of Her Majesty's reign.'

Walks described here by
Nearby

https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/walking/jubilee-walkway

Category:Westminster
Distance (miles)15
Starting fromLeicester Square, City of Westminster
Overview

'Essential London — you really couldn’t be anywhere else. A classic collection of the capital’s most iconic landmarks awaits you ...'

Walks described here by
Nearby

https://www.innerlondonramblers.org.uk/index.php/ideasforwalks/self-gu...

Navigate the Website>>> Kensington Circular Walk
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromHigh Street Kensington Station
Overview

'The walk explores Holland Park, which has a mixture of formal and wooded terrains, before cutting through the back streets of Kensington and exploring the more-manicured Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. It makes much use of the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Walk, as this route effectively links the main features of both these parks, before returning to High Street Kensington station via an impressive diplomatic enclave.'

Description from

Mike Biggs Inner London Ramblers

https://www.londongardenstrust.org/guides/summary.php?tour=Lambeth

Category:Lambeth
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromWaterloo Railway Station
Overview

'Takes in parks, garden squares, churchyards, community gardens and other green spaces of historic interest in Lambeth and west Southwark.'

Walks described here by
Nearby

https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/walking/walking-rou...

Category:Westminster
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromWarwick Avenue Underground Station
Overview

'This walk starts and finishes at the picturesque Little Venice and takes you through the beautiful green corridor of The Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill and St John's Wood ...'

Walks described here by
See also

Regents Canal [Annierak]

Nearby

https://www.londonarchitecturewalks.com/

Overview

'London Architecture Walks is committed to showing you the famous and hidden architectural wonders of the greatest city in the world. We offer a comprehensive range of guided walks for you to choose from, each scheduled at a time to suit you and with a practising architect as your own personal guide ...'

Description from

London Architecture Walks

See also

London Modern Architecture Walking Tour [Insider London]

https://www.londonforfree.net/walks/

Overview

'Information and maps for various free self-guided walking tours, which each cover a different part of London. Simply choose the area you want to explore, print the walk and go London sightseeing for free.'

Description from

London for Free

https://londonpubcrawls.wordpress.com/

Overview

‘We are a small group of drinkers based in London who like nothing better than spending a Friday trawling around the finest pubs Zone 1 has to offer!‘

See also

ALERT Website Link changed at Review.

http://www.londontaverntrails.com/do-i-need-to-book.html

Overview

'Operates private pre-booked guided walking tours of London's historic pubs. To go on a London Tavern Tour, make a booking by e mail or phone, or book online ... '

'We are supporters of the Campaign for Real Ale. CAMRA campaigns for real ale and real pubs.'

Description from

London Tavern Trails Ltd

https://www.londontoolkit.com/walks/london_walks.htm

Overview

'These walks are designed as an aid to exploring Central London independently. We believe the best way of seeing London is on foot, supplemented by the use of public transport where prudent ... '

Description from

The London Toolkit

https://www.walks.com/

Overview

'London Walks is the oldest urban walking tour company in the world. It's also – by common consent – the premier urban walking tour company in the world. It's the gold standard. A simple fact and a 24-carat judgement. And they alloy perfectly ... '

Description from

London Walks Ltd

https://www.london-footprints.co.uk/wklondonwallroute.htm

Category:City of London
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromTower of London
Overview

'The London Wall Walk, as it was originally planned in 1984, followed the original line of the City wall for much of its length, from the royal fortress of the Tower of London to the Museum of London. The walk consisted of a series of 23 panels that did not only pick out surviving remains but also pinpointed sites of importance to the history of the city wall and gates. The Walk is about 3.2km (2 miles) long and may take between one and two hours. Wheelchairs can reach most individual sites although access is difficult at some points ...' Note that the Link now given here replaces one to the Museum of London which is unreliable. However, if you search their Site for 'London Wall Walk' you might surface a copy of the PDF from which the description in this Entry is taken.

Description from

Janet Digby London Footprints

https://www.londonslostrivers.com/authors-guided-walks.html

Category:Guided Walks
Overview

'Guided Walks by Paul Talling : River Fleet, River Westbourne, London Docks (Wapping), Royal Woolwich Dockyard & Royal Arsenal Canal, Isle of Dogs, the Grand Surrey Canal & The Lost Rivers of Hampstead.'

Description from

London's Lost Rivers

http://www.walklondon.com/

Category:Westminster
Overview

'Walk London's self-guided walking tours pass the very best of London's world famous and historic attractions ensuring you make the most of your visit to London.'

Description from

WalkLondon

Nearby

https://www.londongardenstrust.org/guides/summary.php?tour=NottingHill

Distance (miles)3
Starting fromHolland Park Underground Station
Overview

'This is a walk around some of the gardens of Notting Hill, starting at Holland Park station and finishing at Notting Hill Gate station. The walk is specifically designed for use on the Sunday of Open Garden Squares Weekend and the gardens are generally arranged in the order in which they open and close. 

Walks described here by

http://www.christophersomerville.co.uk/?p=527

Category:City of London
Distance (miles)8
Starting fromLiverpool Street Railway Station
Overview

'Where can Games-goers in need of a few hours' escape find a decent walk in varied surroundings that's only a hop, skip and jump away from Olympic Park? Opting for the bustle of markets and the open atmosphere of London's waterways, we set off in search of breakfast at a market stall, a chat with the animals in the city farm and some quality idling by canal and river.'

Walks described here by

https://www.thisispaddington.com/article/discover-paddingtons-newest-p...

Category:Westminster
Starting fromLondon Paddington Railway Station
Overview

'Tells the story of Paddington's past and its regeneration. The area's industrial heritage, medical and scientific pioneers, engineering and military history, royal and literary connections is charted through 22 pieces.'

Nearby

http://www.fancyfreewalks.org/GLondon.html

Navigate the Website>>> Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Chelsea, Kensington: Round the Garden Squares [PDF]
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromHyde Park Corner
Overview

'This resplendent long walk takes you through the fine residential streets and garden squares of West London, visiting on the way Kings Road, Thomas More’s Chelsea, Kensington Gardens, the museums and Harrods. '

Walks described here by

https://www.sustrans.org.uk/find-a-route-on-the-national-cycle-network...

Category:Islington
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromHighbury & Islington Underground Station
Overview

'Travels from opposite Highbury and Islington tube station, through Highbury Fields, past Gillespie Park before arriving at Finsbury Park.'

Walks described here by
Nearby

http://www.soundmap.co.uk/london-walks.html

Overview

'Download one of our free audio tours and be guided through the streets of London by narrators who know the secrets of their area. The tours feature exclusive interviews, orginal compositions and atmospheric sound effects.'

Description from

Soundmap

https://tfl.gov.uk/travel-information/visiting-london/experience-londo...

Category:Southwark
Navigate the Website>>> Southbank Walking Tour [PDF]
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromSouthbank Centre
Overview

'This self guided walk along the southern bank of the River Thames explores one of the most vibrant areas of central London.'

Walks described here by
Nearby

https://www.southwark.gov.uk/parks-and-open-spaces/parks-information/p...

Category:Southwark
Overview

'Southwark is one of the greenest boroughs in London. With 130 parks and open spaces there is so much to offer from healthy walks and sport activities to history and great picnic areas.'

Description from

Southwark Council

Nearby

http://trainwalkslondon.wordpress.com/2014/02/06/walk-1-st-pancras-wal...

Category:Camden
Distance (miles)4
Starting fromSt Pancras International
Overview

'This walk connects in St. Pancras International with Thameslink walk 5. It will also connect there with Metropolitan line walk 2, Northern line walk 5, Picadilly line walk 11 and Victoria Underground line walk 3. It will connect in Kentish Town with Northern Line walk 6. Finally, it connects in West Hampstead Thameslink with walk 2. It will also connect there to London Overground walks 3 and 4 and to Jubilee line walks 3 and 4.'

Description from

Trainwalkslondon's Blog

Nearby

https://www.royalmarsden.org/support-us/marsden-march

Distance (miles)14
Starting fromRoyal Marsden Hospital
Overview

'Each year, thousands of people walk 14 or 5 miles between our Chelsea and Sutton hospitals to support The Royal Marsden and help build a future beyond cancer. This is a great way for individuals, friends and family to raise funds for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, show their support or honour a loved one. It's also a great opportunity to recognise the ways in which your life has been touched by cancer alongside others with similar experiences.' Held Mid March.

http://walkthewalk.org/challenges/the-moonwalk-london-2016/

Distance (miles)26
Overview

'Over the last 20 years over 300,000 walkers have taken part in the MoonWalk London. We believe that we are the best midnight fundraising walk you will come across. All the way from entry, your training, fundraising and crossing the line with a medal around your neck - we will be with you. With years of experience to offer we can help guide you. You are never on your own at a MoonWalk ...' Usually held Mid May.

http://www.citygardenwalks.com/walks.html

Category:City of London
Overview

'Discovering the gardens of the City of London is a rewarding experience for any inquisitive person but they need to be explored on foot if the joys of discovery and involvement are to be fully appreciated.' The Turn Up & Go Walks run each year from April to October.

Description from

City Garden Walks

http://infed.org/mobi/walking-informal-education-exploring-development...

Category:Westminster
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromThe Embankment
Overview

'Walking in central London we can find many places associated with key figures and moments in the making of informal education. Explore them through a virtual (or real) walk.'

Description from

 Mark K Smith and infed at YMCA George Williams College

Nearby

https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Lambeth/

Category:Lambeth
Discover

The following Lambeth Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Gerald Colton Way

 

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