Scott Hatton

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Acton Town to Chiswick Park walk

With apologies to my subscribers, I realise that I didn’t create this tube walk template  page beforehand. It needs to be created but alas this means that it gets sent out (unneccessarily) to you automatically. That being said, and with gimble in hand, this might be the walk. Turn right out of the station and …

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Watford Junction to Watford High Street walk

The first station on the southbound section of London Overground which was once the Bakerloo Line

Tower Hill to Aldgate East walk

From Tower Hill station, we follow the signs for Tower Gateway station which takes us past part of a surviving section of the London Wall. The London Wall was first built by the Romans around 200 AD. While a few sections remain to this day, a particularly impressive part can be found on the short …

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Monopoly board walks

If we were to combine linking walks between tube stations and the London Monopoly Board, this is perhaps how we’d achieve it: Old Kent Road Borough to Elephant & Castle £60 The only location south of the River Thames; also the only one both outside and more than one tube stop away from the Circle …

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Mile End to Stepney Green walk

This walk starts at Mile End station – emerge onto Mile End Road. I took a little detour around the back streets of Eric Street and Wentworth Mews, which gets us to Burdett Road. Walk back to the junction and continue along Mile End Road in the London direction. Once under the Green Bridge, we …

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King’s Cross St Pancras to Angel walk

This walk follows the Pentonville Road. Find the Scala Theatre. Keystone Crescent, btw, is just up the Caledonian Road. Walk along the Pentonville Road. Go briefly beyond Weston Rise to Joseph Grimaldo Park. Find his statue and then backtrack. The Weston Rise Air Shaft is on the corner of Weston Rise. Briefly foray down here …

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Stepney Green to Whitechapel walk

Starting this leg of the journey, we’re on the eastbound platform even though I’ll actually be walking west towards Whitechapel. Stepney Green station was opened in 1902 by the Whitechapel and Bow Railway, a joint venture between the District Railway and the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway. The new railway connected the District Railway at …

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Theydon Bois to Debden walk

The village of Theydon Bois has a rich history that can be traced back to medieval times. In 1066, the village was home to a small population of 10 villagers. Its name, Theydon Bois, originates from the Bois family (de Bosco), who held the manor during the 12th and 13th centuries. In 1381, the villagers …

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Elm Park to Dagenham East walk

From Elm Park station, north to the roundabout and then straight ahead along St Nicholas Avenue. Where this meets Warren Avenue, take the footpath ahead. Bear left after the ends of the gardens and you’ll reach in time the boating lake. Now head west. Keep some woodland to the right and when reached, follow between …

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Ravenscourt Park to Hammersmith walk

Part of the District Line walks. Ravenscourt Road I walked out of the station entrance onto Ravenscourt Road – previously called Shaftesbury Road and also the former name for the station. Cross  King Street at the lights opposite the school and then turn right to reach Weltje Road, a road on the left here. Weltje …

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