London Walks by Date

16 November 2019

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
Foodies' London - The West End

Green Park underground station, London (Green Park exit, by the fountain) | Map

Guided by Ann

10.45 am
James Bond – Spies Film Walk

St. James's Park tube station, London

Guided by Richard IV

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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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 Camden Town

Camden Town Underground station, London

Guided by Judith

The London smörgåsbord par excellence…

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11 am
Old Westminster

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

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
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 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
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…” Old Marylebone’s a case in point.

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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 Angela or David

“rarely the first – or even the second or third – walk people go on, but when they do finally get around to taking it they often come away saying it’s the one they enjoyed the most”

 

 

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2.30 pm
Harry Potter on Location in London Town

Embankment underground station, London (Villiers Street exit) | Map

Guided by Richard B

2.30 pm
Crystal Palace Dinosaur Safari

Penge Railway Station, London

Guided by Aaron

Guided by a Cambridge University Paleontologist

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

Marble Arch tube station, London

Guided by Justin

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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7.30 pm
London Horror Story

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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