Self guided walks in London

London walks

Regents canal walk

Regents canal walk

By on Jul 7, 2013 in London walks | 0 comments

A few piccies from an early summer walk from Regents Park to Angel. Start at Regents Park then get on the Grand Union Towpath and head towards Camden. Cut through Camden Lock and then on to Kings Cross, where you will pass the newly developed Granary Square. A few good places for a pit-stop in and around Granary Square, The Grainstore, Caravan and Shrimpy’s...

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Best Pancakes in London

Best Pancakes in London

By on Feb 3, 2013 in General, London walks | 0 comments

Shrove Tuesday is almost upon us so here’s a round-up of London best Pancake houses: My Old Dutch The original London Pancake house – now with 3 branches in central London, in Kensington, Holborn and Chelsea. Great selection of sweet and savoury Dutch-style pancakes and other Dutch delights. www.myolddutch.com Kensington Creperie One of London’s...

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London Romantic Walks

By on Dec 9, 2012 in London walks | 0 comments

The festive season in London offers plenty of romantic walks and events for couples. Here are a few that will surely leave you and yours starry eyed. Dazzle Jewellery Exhibition The annual Dazzle jewelry show held at the National Theatre is now in its 31st year, and it is quickly becoming a must-attend Christmas event. The event includes a host of some of the...

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Spooky London

Spooky London

By on Oct 24, 2012 in General, London walks | 0 comments

Hallowe’en may be almost upon us but there’s plenty of opportunity to experience gore, creepiness and the supernatural the whole year round in London! Highgate Cemetery A wander around the ivy-clad ruins of this Victorian cemetery is creepy enough, with its overgrown, neglected tombs and gravestones. But add in the stories of the Highgate Vampire who...

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London Shopping Walks

London Shopping Walks

By on Jul 9, 2012 in London walks | 0 comments

I’ve recently teamed up with SalesGossip to create a series of 6 shopping walks and guides around London. SalesGossip are sharing their shopping secrets and I’ve combined them with some great places to stop for coffee and lunch, interesting facts and diversions to the area’s sights and highlights! As ever, each walk comes with step by step...

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Spring walks: Regents Park and Primrose Hill

Spring walks: Regents Park and Primrose Hill

By on May 20, 2012 in London walks | 0 comments

If you are in the West End and fancy an escape from the crowds try this walk which takes in Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill. Enter Regent’s Park via York Gate on Marylebone Road. Once one of Henrys VIII’s hunting parks it is now one of London’s Royal Parks. The park is surrounded by grand Regency terraces and there are 8 villas dotted along the Outer...

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Spring walks: Westminster wanders

Spring walks: Westminster wanders

By on Apr 27, 2012 in London walks | 0 comments

Make the most of the gaps in the clouds and breaks in the rain and try this central London walk, a nice detour if you happen to be in the Trafalgar Square area. From Charing Cross or Trafalgar Square head to Whitehall, cross into Horse Guards, marked by the two mounted sentries in ceremonial uniform. You could try and catch the Changing of the Guard which takes...

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London Spring walks: Richmond

London Spring walks: Richmond

By on Apr 16, 2012 in London walks | 0 comments

The days are getting longer and the daffs are out – Spring is here! Time for a mini-series on Spring walks in London. Over the next couple of months I’ll post some ideas for places to get out and about and make the most of the Spring sunshine in London. Let me know in the comments section if there is an area of London you would like featured. Starting...

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Mothers’ Day in London

By on Mar 12, 2012 in London walks | 0 comments

Mothers’ Day must be every mother’s favourite holiday: the hugs, the kisses, the blooming flowers, the homemade cards and macaroni noodle necklaces . . . it’s a time for you to treat your mum to something special. If you would like to treat your mother with something special this year, how about a beautiful bouquet of flowers from Marks and...

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Bermondsey walks

By on Feb 21, 2012 in London walks | 1 comment

One of my favourite places to wander at the weekends is Bermondsey. Bermondsey Street and the immediate area has food markets (without the crowds of Borough), a museum, a gallery, antique market and some great food and drink choices. This area used to be a centre of leather industry and warehouses and is now the centre of fashionable “Bermondsey village”. You can...

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Valentine’s Day Ideas

By on Feb 7, 2012 in London walks | 0 comments

Stuck for ideas for something different to do on Valentine’s Day? Check out these suggestions: Back row of the cinema Book a two-seater sofa at The Electric cinema in Notting Hill or The Aubin in  Shoreditch and snuggle up on the back row of the cinema. Gaze at the stars Visit the Greenwich Observatory Planetarium and experience the wonders of the night sky...

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Top Five Small London Museums

Top Five Small London Museums

By on Jan 24, 2012 in London walks | 0 comments

So everyone knows the Tates, National Galleries and British Museum, but how about visiting one of London’s smaller, quirkier museums? Bite-sized and more manageable than a trip to one of London’s more well known museums, they make a great way to explore a different side to London. Great as part of day out – a dose of culture without the overload! Here’s my...

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