Thursday, 16 August 2012

These Boots Were Made For Walking Tours…

Walking Shoe Tips From the London Walks Guides #1

Adam writes… “Doctor Martens for me. A famous name, a GREAT design, a British-ISH classic. Docs remain the perfect shoe for a man in early middle age still keen to create the illusion of rebelliousness…

The current fleet

I rotate three pairs. The black pair look great paired with a suit, while the green and the oxblood (or cherry) pairs are ideal with a kilt. Comfy? Practical? These are my “Three London Walks-a-Day” shoes – six hours of London Walking and they still feel like Jermyn Street slippers.”

My daughter likes ’em, too…

More boot and shoe recommendations soon.

If you have your own favoured walking shoe, drop us a line at the usual email address


A London Walk costs £10 – £8 concession. To join a London Walk, simply meet your guide at the designated tube station at the appointed time. Details of all London Walks can be found at

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