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London Walks by Date

6 June 2020

9.30 am
Windsor Castle & Eton

Waterloo railway station, London

Guided by Hilary

10.30 am
Brunel's London

Embankment underground station, London (river exit) | Map

Guided by Kevin or Martin or Robert

Shortlisted: Best Tour in London

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10.45 am
Notting Hill & Portobello Market

Holland Park underground station, London

Guided by Brian or Richard III or Tom

“Notting Hill on market morning – curious and colourful, offbeat and yeasty”

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10.45 am
Merrie Islington

Angel tube station, London

Guided by Sue

Antiques market, trendy restaurants, London’s most important fringe theatre, famous names, Regent’s Canal, village green, world’s oldest droving route, stuccoed terraces, bodacious buzz, major mojo…

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11 am
Old Camden Town

Camden Town Underground station, London

Guided by Judith

The London smörgåsbord par excellence…

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11 am
The Beatles "IN MY LIFE"

Marylebone tube station, London

Guided by Richard P

“A splendid time is guaranteed for all” Toronto Globe and Mail

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11 am
Old Westminster Walking Tour

Westminster Underground station, London (exit 4)

Guided by David T. or Judy or Karen or Shaughan or Simon

“the cornerstone walk – miss it and you’ve missed London” 

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11 am
The London of Oscar Wilde Tour

Green Park Tube, north exit | Map

Guided by Peter G. or Richard B or Ruth S.

1.45 pm
Disastrous London

Barbican Underground station, London

Guided by Andrew or Simon B

Fire, Plague, Bombing, Rebellion, Executions. Plus a pub.

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2 pm
Kensington – Royal Village

High Street Kensington underground station, London (meet by the Wasabi restaurant at the end of the shopping arcade that links the station with the High Street)) | Map

Guided by Adam or Corin or David

Europe’s most select residential street. Soigné lanes. London’s most delightful cul de sac. Its Nuremberg. Its most expensive house. Kensington Palace. Centuries-old barracks…

 

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2 pm
Old Marylebone

Bond Street underground station, London (Marylebone Lane exit, by Disney Store – north side of Oxford Street)

Guided by Brian or Margaret or Peter G. or Sue

“London specialises in hiding the best of itself…”

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2 pm
The Heart of the City

Tower Hill underground station, London (meet by the Tower Hill Tram coffee stand) | Map

Guided by Ann or Chris or Judy or Richard III

“Higgledy-piggledy. History haunted. Secretive in the extreme. Aggressively modern but preserving features – like so many geological strata – of its earlier selves…”

 

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2 pm
Little Venice – the pursuit of pleasure

Warwick Avenue underground station, London

Guided by Peter G. or Richard III or Shaughan

“Shaughan was something else with his jokes and songs and obvious knowledge of the area…”                               

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2.30 pm
Old & New Walworth

Kennington tube station, London

Guided by Isobel

Open Studios Day in ‘the seriously hip artists’ quarter’

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2.30 pm
Spies' & Spycatchers' London

Piccadilly Circus underground station, London (exit 4, Eros exit – between the world-famous Eros statue and the Criterion Restaurant canopy)

Guided by Richard IV or Sue

“hole and corner, cloak and dagger London…                              the secret places of a murky nether-world”

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2.30 pm
British Museum Tour

Russell Square underground station, London

Guided by Gillian or Hilary or Tom

“Whoever travels without a guide needs 200 years for a 2-hour journey” Rumi                

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3 pm
Jack The Ripper Walking Tour

Tower Hill underground station, London (meet by the Tower Hill Tram coffee stand) | Map

Guided by Adam or Andrew or Donald or Molly or Shaughan or Stephen or Steve

“Sustained threat, extreme violence, chilling language” 

 

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7 pm
Hampstead Village & Heath

Hampstead Underground station, London

Guided by David or Peter G. or Richard III

“the jewel in the London Walks crown” The New York Times  

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7.15 pm
"Bond, James Bond" - The London of 007 & Ian Fleming

Marble Arch Underground station, London (exit 2, the Park Lane exit)

Guided by Justin

7.30 pm
Ghosts of the Old City Virtual Tour

Guided by Adam

Ghosts of the Old City Virtual Tour every Saturday. Book it here.

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7.30 pm
GHOSTS OF THE OLD CITY

St. Paul's underground station, London (exit 2)

Guided by Adam or Karen or Shaughan

“prowling shadows, sense of dread, the dark negative of the sunny snapshots of tourist London”                                                                                  

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7.30 pm
Jack The Ripper Walking Tour

Tower Hill underground station, London (meet by the Tower Hill Tram coffee stand) | Map

Guided by Adam or Andrew or Donald or Molly or Shaughan or Stephen or Steve

“Sustained threat, extreme violence, chilling language” 

 

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