Thursday, 28 May 2015

Legendary London Walkers

Daily Constitutional Associate Editor and London Walks guide Richard III introduces another of his long-distance London walkers…

Meet Sarah McCabe from Toronto…

There are so many walkers from Toronto, I have had about fifteen in the last week, I think we should have a Toronto branch of London Walks. Any takers?

Hello Richard,

In the interest of London geekiness, I made a list of the 45 London Walks I took from 2011 to 2013, while completing an MA in Historical Research.  

My MA dissertation from 2012 is about underground public conveniences (toilets) in the City of London, in case you ever need help falling asleep.  

My wonderful experience with London Walks was so important that you all are thanked in the acknowledgements.

I couldn’t have asked for a more enjoyable (and thrifty!) way to delve into the history of the city.  Many thanks to you and all the Guides.

All the best,
Sarah in Toronto

1.       Blood-Curdling London
2.       Old Hampstead Village
3.       London’s Secret Village
4.       Old Westminster
5.       Stonehenge and Salisbury
6.       Darkest Victorian London
7.       The Famous Square Mile
8.       Hidden London
9.       Legal and Illegal London
10.   Old Camden Town
11.   Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol and Seasonal Traditions
12.   The Old Jewish Quarter
13.   Notting Hill and Portobello Market
14.   The Unknown East End
15.   Old Mayfair
16.   The Old Palace Quarter
17.   The Olympic Walk
18.   Behind Closed Doors
19.   The Famous Square Mile
20.   Old Kensington
21.   Secret London
22.   Old Kensington (again)
23.   Eccentric London
24.   The Old University Quarter
25.   Literary Bloomsbury and the Old Museum Quarter
26.   Royal London and Westminster Abbey
27.   A Soho Saunter
28.   Soho Unzipped
29.   Brunel’s Thames Tunnel
30.   Jack the Ripper Haunts
31.   The Beatles “In My Life” Walk
32.   Old Marylebone
33.   Charles Dickens’ London
34.   Old Highgate Village
35.   Inside the Hidden City
36.   The Tower of London Tour
37.   Secrets and Splendors of St. Paul’s
38.   Canterbury
39.   Wapping Tales: Ships, Pirates & Murders
40.   St. Albans
41.   In the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes
42.   Cambridge
43.   Royal Winchester
44.   The British Museum Tour
45.   The Cotswolds

How many have you done? Drop us a line and tell us about your London Walks!

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

Bookmark and Share

No comments:

Post a Comment