Category: Walk

Cockfosters to Oakwood walk

Of the tube walks this channel has done, this is one of the most straightforward to describe. Instead of turning left out of Cockfosters station, going down Cockfosters Road, then 1930s-built Westpole Avenue nearly all the way to Oakwood station, we turn right out of the station. This is a bit counter-intuitive since this takes …

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Upminster – Upminster Bridge walk

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Morden to South Wimbledon walk

We leave Morden station and turn left. The main road of Morden is London Road, which is part of the A24 route into London from the south. It dates from medieval times but urbanised rapidly during the 1920s after Morden station was built. We walk up to the traffic lights and turn left into Morden …

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South Kensington to Sloane Square walk

We starting outside South Kensington station at the Exhibition Road entrance. This area has a very French atmosphere mainly due to the proliferation of French organisations around these parts… We start off on the very non-descript Thurloe Place – named after John Thurloe, a secretary to the council of state during the Oliver Cromwell period …

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Canning Town to North Greenwich walk

This London walk takes us to both sides of the River Thames, starting in Canning Town. From Canning Town station, we cross a footbridge into what used to be called Leamouth, now rebranded as City Island. Leamouth – sometimes also called Orchard Place – was the easternmost area of Middlesex before the County of London …

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Westminster to Green Park walk

Some of Britain’s most iconic architecture – Westminster Abbey, Whitehall, St James’s Palace and Buckingham Palace was included in this walk – a snapshot of London history from many angles. From the Whitehall exit of Westminster station, the route goes up Parliament Street and Whitehall. We pass Downing Street, the official residence of the Prime …

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Marylebone to Baker Street walk

This is a very simple walk which involves turning left out of Marylebone station, crossing the road and walking down Balcombe Street until the Marylebone Road is reached. Walk along until Baker Street station is reached.  

Epping – Theydon Bois walk

This stroll begins with a semi-circumnavigation of Epping station’s voluminous car park. The entrance to the footpath which skirts the parking lot is almost invisible just a tad to the right of the vehicle entrance. After a long haul around the nobby views of parked cars, the path takes a change of direction and a …

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Embankment – Charing Cross walk

This is a very simple walk straight up Villers Street. It’s best watching the video really, so straightforward is it…

High Barnet – Totteridge walk

This walk takes in the top of the Northern Line.