Enjoy all that out of London has to offer, and discover the heritage and history behind the scenes in some of England's most picturesque places, such as Bath, Canterbury, Royal Winchester and Stratford. With stories and advice drawn from the expertise and knowledge of the famous London Walks Company and its small army of guides, this book is perfect for tourists who want to experience English life beyond Trafalgar Square, as well as for Londoners keen to step off the Circle Line and discover the secrets just beyond their own doorstep. With photos, maps and illustrations, Out of London Walks contains all the best day trips from the capital city – the ideal companion of the out of London rambler.
Whether you're shopping on the high street, strolling lively street markets, or admiring renowned modern art, experience London like a local: on foot! Walk through the city's coolest neighborhoods like Shoreditch, Chelsea, Marylebone, and more, with color-coded stops and turn-by-turn directions Find your scene with top ten lists of the best restaurants, nightlife, markets, museums, and more Get to know the real London on six customizable walks: Find funky vintage treasures in Shoreditch or treat yourself at an upscale department store like Harrods. Make your way to the Tate Modern and other world-famous art galleries, take in London's history at Westminster Abbey, and watch the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace. Take a leisurely stroll through Regent's Park, enjoy afternoon tea at a stylish hotel, or grab a pint and some fish and chips before heading to the theatre. Sip craft cocktails in an old train station, discover the hippest new gastropub, or watch the sun set over the city from a chic rooftop bar Escape the crowds at locally-loved spots and under-the-radar favorites Explore on the go with foldout maps of each walking route and a removable full-city map, all in a handy guide that fits in your pocket With creative routes, public transit options, and a full-city map, you can experience London at your own pace without missing a beat. Hit the ground running with more Walks guides, like Moon Barcelona Walks, Moon Berlin Walks, Moon New York City Walks, Moon Paris Walks, Moon Amsterdam Walks, and Moon Rome Walks.
Discover London with "Amazing London Walks" Written by a professional London tour guide, travel writer and journalist, this selection of walking tours is the best way to make the most of your visit to London. These London walking tours are unlike any others and are an excellent choice for first-time visitors, repeat visitors or curious Londoners wanting to know more about their city. Each walking tour covers the major highlights you would expect to see, plus hidden secrets, fun and interesting stories and gems off the beaten path. This book covers 10 London walks which cover the main areas of (downtown) central London - if you are visiting for the first time, this is all you need to explore at your own pace. If you are a Londoner, this is a great chance to discover or rediscover the city. NEW: Now includes downloadable maps of each walk for you to (optionally) print, in addition to the digital maps in the e-book. Our 10 Amazing London Walks are: 1) Mayfair Walking Tour - Explore London's poshest and finest area. 2) St. James's and Royal London Walking Tour - From Buckingham Palace to the oldest hat shop in the world. 3) Westminster, Whitehall and Government Walking Tour - See Big Ben and Westminster Abbey, discover one of the most expensive schools in the country, and even where Benjamin Franklin once lived. 4) The West End Walking Tour - Trafalgar Square, a cafe in a crypt, Piccadilly Circus, London's real life "Diagon Alley", Covent Garden, Neal's Yard and so much more. 5) Embankment and South Bank Walking Tour - London's oldest outdoor monument, sphinxes, how the river Thames changed London, the Southbank, a Roman Bath and much more. 6) Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens Walking Tour - With over 625 acres to cover, we make sure you see the best bits. Public executions, Speakers' Corner, the Serpentine Lake, Peter Pan's statue, Kensington Palace and much more. 7) Knightsbridge and South Kensington Walking Tour - Harrods, the Museum Quarter, the Royal Albert Hall and more. 8) Bankside and The City of London Walking Tour - St. Paul's Cathedral, How London Bridge was moved to the USA, Why London's Skyscrapers Have such Incredible architecture and names (The Cheesegrater? The Shard?), The Great Fire of London and more. 9) Aldwych to Tower Hill Walking Tour - The Great Plague, Abandoned Churches, Secret Gardens and much more. 10) Camden, Regent's Park and Baker Street Walking Tour - Camden Town Market, the home of Sherlock Holmes, an enormous rose garden and more. Clear instructions, maps and photos throughout the book help you navigate your way effortlessly. Each walk lasts 1 to 2 hours and you will discover a mix of history, modern culture, fascinating stories and fun facts making these tours ideal for all ages. Get your copy of 'Amazing London Walks' now and begin your London adventure!
London Walks is the award-winning original walking tour company. Written by the expert and knowledgeable guides who lead the walks, London Stories is the perfect way to discover the rich history of London and its hidden gems, including: Sinister London - haunted London and Jack the Ripper. Literary London - from Shakespeare to Dickens. Public Houses - the old pubs of Soho. Mystery and Secrets - the city's hidden past. A Tale of Two Cities - Westminster and the Square Mile. Perfect for tourists who want to experience London life beyond Trafalgar Square as well as for Londoners keen to step off the Circle Line and discover the secrets on their own doorstep, London Stories offers a fascinating glimpse into the capital's rich history. With photos, maps and illustrations to bring the stories to life, London Stories is for those who love London, written by those who know it best.
Each walk is illustrated with four full-color, aerial-view, three-dimensional maps that give readers an immediate sense of what the walk is like and what they're going to see in London.
The ultimate guide to exploring London on foot, "London Stories" provides theme-based walking tours that offer something for everyone, whether a history buff, a fan of the paranormal, or those looking for fun off the beaten path.
Badaude invites readers to explore London using this hand-drawn guide packed with quirky observations and out-of-the-way treasures. 22 illustrated walks, 3 bus rides and a boat trip are featured.
This zine is a first time exploration into the city of London by Nilesh Sudra. Here he has armed himself with his analogue Nikon camera looking to explore the nooks and crannies that many would miss out on while also exploring the city.
Doing the London Walk invites you to share the joy of discovering London in a series of leisurely walks from Whitehall to Tower Hill, and from there into the streets and lanes of the historic city. You will meet a rich cavalcade of people and events that have shaped the life of London down through the avenue of the centuries: - The market at Covent Garden. - The Knights Templar - The Journalists of Fleet Street. - Dr. Johnson and his friends. - Temple Bar. - Dick Whittington and Bow Bells. - The Great Fire. - Sir Christopher Wren. - Lloyd's Coffee House. - The Goldsmiths and Merchants of Lombard Street. - The making of Bloomsbury. - Samuel Pepys and his Diary. - Wordsworth and Canaletto at Westminster Bridge. - Ships on the Thames. It is great story, told with warm humanity, offset with touches of humour. You may have the book in your hand as you ramble on, or as an "armchair walker" you may read it in your lounge, on a train or a plane. Each chapter is independent, so you can start or finish as you fancy. The author is retired university historian, University College Cork. He has written this book as an act of gratitude to London, and especially to the Manuscript Room of the British Museum for the gracious service he received during years of research for his doctorate.
Forget the boring "walk books" that take you down quiet streets where nothing happens. London Walks in Easy English knows where the busy, exciting places in the capital are, and makes sure you see London life with all its colour, tradition, food, views, art, beautiful buildings and, most importantly, its sense of fun. What other book of walks takes you inside the classrooms of London University, into courtrooms to see real trials in progress, into shops to try exotic food, and to the big attractions but also to many other fascinating places that even Londoners dont know?
This second volume of the Time Out Book of London Walks features over 40 walks, with detailed instructions, maps and recommendations on where to eat and drink along the way. The guide explores more of the capital with a further 25 original walks from resident novelists, artists, comedians and historians. Parks and palaces, churches and temples, cemeteries and canals, museums and galleries are featured throughout, and the walks range in length from one to 16 miles.
The Rough Guide to Walks in London and South East England is the ultimate guide to walking in this richly varied region. The book is for walkers of every ability, with varied itineraries from picturesque woodland strolls in the heart of the city, to get-away-from-it-all weekend hikes through the South Downs. The routes are detailed and easy-to-follow with descriptions of sights along the way, as well as lively background features on everything from smugglers’ tales to stone circles. There are great recommendations for places to eat and have a pint along the way, whether you choose a canal walk in the capital or a hike along the Ridgeway. With a full-colour introduction and accurate, easy-to-read maps, this is the must-have guide for those who aren’t afraid to get their boots muddy. Make the most of your time with the Rough Guide to Walks in London and South East England.
A pocket-sized guide to forty London walks, all within an hour's train journey of the capital, provides detailed maps, site descriptions, and café and pub listings for areas from Chilterns and South Downs to the Iron Age hill forts and stately suburban homes. Original.