Saturday, 20 July 2019
Meeting time: 8:00
Start time: 10:10
(Estimated finish time: 21:30)
Leisurely 9 miles / 14.5 km
Please note that this event is now filled and unfortunately new bookings cannot be accepted.
Taking a closer look at the Cities of London and Westminster, the walk starts at St. Paul's Cathedral steps at 10.35. Walk through a warren of winding, cobbled alleyways including: Pudding Lane and other key landmarks of the Great Fire of London. Cross the River Thames and walk in between the towering, shipping warehouses of the vibrant, bustling Borough Market. With a return walk along the South Bank; home to the Globe, Tate Modern, Royal Festival Hall and London Eye, the tour will end at Trafalgar Square, where there will be an opportunity to visit the National Gallery, or just relax in some of the city’s oldest pubs, or a meal in China Town.
The platform of departure, Birmingham Moor Street Station (BMO), Queensway, Birmingham. Train leaves on Chiltern Railways at 08.15. Arrives London Marylebone (MYB) 10.11 Return from London Marylebone 19.40 which reaches Moor Street at 21.27. Buy your own ticket(s):
Grid reference: SP074867
Nearest postcode: B4 7UL
Meeting time: 08:00
London Marylebone (MYB), Melcombe Place, Marylebone, London.
Grid reference: TQ275820
Nearest postcode: NW1 6JJ
Start time: 10:10
This is a circular walk
The walk starts at St. Paul's Cathedral steps at 10.35.
Please bring your own refreshments to minimise London expenses. Buses will be used so you may wish to get a ticket that includes London transport. If you have a bus pass, bring it.
Suitability: No car needed
Surroundings: Park, green space, City, town
Designation: Historic park/garden
Theme: History, heritage, Architecture, Arts, culture
Give us a try!
This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.