The upgrading city: London Bridge to Canada Water

A walk that demonstrates the south of the river’s redevelopment and deep history.

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Is ‘Beaver’ a girl’s name? The Beverley Brook Walk

According to the documentation released by Merton Council ‘Beverley’ breaks down into Beaver Lay, meaning ‘a place where beavers rest’. Does that apply to all women called Beverley then? Because that’s weird.

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    There are[were] cows in Holland Park! Kensington circular walk

There are[were] cows in Holland Park! Kensington circular walk

I received a copy of “London’s Hidden Walks” for my birthday from my wife but had yet to walk any of the routes it suggested until now. This one is lovely.

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London’s graffiti culture: A gallery

If you have read more than a handful of my walk write-ups you will have noticed how much I appreciate a nice piece of graffiti. Here’s a gallery of all the graffiti I have enjoyed so far.

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7 zones in one day: The Lea Valley Walk

There aren’t many paths that cut so deeply across London in one go. This one along the Lea River Navigation from Cheshunt to Limehouse Basin has stretches of monotony but they are more than made up for by the creative, cultural, and natural discoveries.

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The Jubilee Walkway, almost all in one go

The eagle-eyed among you will have immediately picked up that the Jubilee Walkway actually includes the River Thames, along the South Bank, but having already walked it before I thought I would concentrate on everything in-land.

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Watching London relax: Gloucester Road to Blackfriars

Summer, it’s when Londoners take their clothes off and flock to the green spaces.

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