London Walks

Taking a London walk is one of the best ways to get to know the history and culture of this great city. Whether you enjoy a guided walk led by a professional guide or are interested in doing your own thing with a self-guided walk, London has many walks that can be enjoyed for free.

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Go To Midtown

There is no charge for any of the entertaining and educational walks around the London square mile. Most guided walks take around 50 minutes and set off from outside Holborn Underground. These free guided walking tours explore the London districts of Bloomsbury, Holborn & St Giles and run at lunchtime (1pm-2pm). They're led by Aly Mir, a professional guide and history graduate whose knowledge of the area is unparalleled.

Location: 88-94 Kingsway, Holborn WC2B 6AA

Cost: £0

Area: The Square Mile, Holborn, Bloomsbury, St Giles

Category: Guided Walk

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Val Martin Memorial Bloomsbury Walks

Bloomsbury is a pretty part of London filled with black-brick Georgian and Victorian houses. It is steeped in history and is a part of the square mile of London. Taking a walking tour through Bloomsbury is a must sightseeing expedition in London.

Goodenough College has devised local walks which are delivered by College members on the following topics and start from Brunswick Square: Bloomsbury Women, Arts & Society, Houses and Gardens, The Foundling Estate, Dickens, Disraeli & Friends.

Location: 23 Mecklenburgh Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1

Cost: £0

Area: Bloomsbury

Category: Guided Walk

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Baker Street Quarter

These free walks have been designed to help you discover the best of the Quarter. They are free for everyone to attend and there's no booking required so you can take an impromptu walk whenever you fancy it.

Lunchtime walks start at 1pm and last for 45 minutes, so if you're taking a break from work, you'll still have time to grab a bite to eat.

Location: 55 Baker Street, Baker Street Quarter, London W1U 7EU

Cost: £0

Area: Baker Street Quarter

Category: Guided Walk

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Hammersmith and Fulham

Join in on a free cultural walking tour to celebrate the cultural depth and diversity in the Hammersmith and Fulham area.

Self-guided Walkwell maps have been developed by Sports Development and Hammersmith & Fulham Urban Studies Centre, read more

Location: Hammersmith, London W1U 7EU

Cost: £0

Area: Hammersmith and Fulham

Category: Guided Walks & Self Guided Walks

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Walkwell routes

You can download pdf versions of the ten Walkwell routes in Hammersmith & Fulham.

  1. Walk 1 - Bishop's Park Circular route 1.3 miles (2.14Km)
  2. Walk 2 - Imperial walk Route 1.25 miles (2.14Km)
  3. Walk 3 - Common land Circular route 1.4 miles (2.2Km)
  4. Walk 4 - In the shadow of the Empress State Circular route 2.7 miles (4.30Km)
  5. Walk 5 - St. Paul's to St. Peter's Route 1.3 miles (2.12Km)
  6. Walk 6 - Ravenscourt Park Circular route 0.9 miles (1.40Km)
  7. Walk 7 - Brook Green Circular route 0.6 miles (1Km)
  8. Walk 8 - Beyond the Bush Circular route 1.8 miles (2.9Km)
  9. Walk 9 - Still waters Circular route 1.3 miles (2.14Km)
  10. Walk 10 - A walk on the wild side

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Occupy London Tours

Occupy London Tours is a free tour company, run by volunteers, who want to throw open the secretive world of finance and politics for all to see.

The tours are designed to be informative, entertaining and - most importantly - accessible. Their aim to is to enable people from London, the UK and all over the world to engage with the financial system and its impact on their lives.

The tours offer a critique of the status quo without being politically affiliated. There are currently three tours, each monthly, for free.

Location: London

Cost: £0

Area: Mayfair, Canary Wharf, The City of London

Category: Guided Walk

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Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Tower Hamlets Cemetery is located in the East End of London. The cemetery opened in 1841 and closed for burials in 1966. It is now a nature reserve, and other land has been added to the park, including "Scrapyard Meadow". Today it is 33 acres of "managed" mature, broadleaved woodland and meadow. It is also a educational resource to 7000+ school children every academic year who use the Park as an outdoor classroom.

Take a guided walk of the park learning all about the burials and/or natural history. Walks are Monthly on the third Sunday

Location: Southern Grove, Poplar, London E3

Cost: £0

Area: Tower Hamlets

Category: Guided Walk

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