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The Rough Guide to Walks in London and the South East - Whether you fancy strolling the Saxon Shore, wandering in the Weald or enjoying a day of dawdling in the capital, the fully updated third edition of The Rough Guide to Walks in London and the Southeast is the ultimate guide to walks in this richly varied region. Suitable for all abilities and easily accessible on public transport from London, the walks range from short rambles to more challenging weekend hikes, and take you through beautiful open countryside, rural villages, seaside resorts and urban woodland. You'll be helped on your way with clear directions, stunning photographs and handy maps. Our expert Rough Guides author also tells you where to stop for great views, includes lively history on everything from smugglers' tales to druids, and recommends the best places for a filling pub lunch (or a well-deserved pint). There are twelve green walks within the capital, covering London's canals and woods and the Thames Towpath, and 33 routes throughout the Southeast. New accounts focus on finding greenery in the heart of the capital. Published July 16. 

ISBN: 9780241248614 - The Rough Guide to Walks in London & the Southeast
 

London Walks, Celia Woolfrey - This updated 3rd edition of this delightful walking guide whose unique selling point is walking routes on 'bird's eye view' (isometric) mapping. Not just this, but the walks are informative and fun. Exploring London with this guide is like being taken by a friend who knows all the best restaurants, shops and attractions. It will introduce not only the famous sights but the atmosphere of the city as a whole. The new and contemporary cover emphasises these benefits, making it clear that the beautiful mapping is uniquely easy to use because it shows the street plan as well as the look of your surroundings. The routes are in all the most interesting areas of central London, plus a few on the outskirts. Most are about an hour long or can be joined together easily for long expeditions. Published July 16. 

ISBN: 9780993094675 - London Walks

Capital Ring, Colin Saunders - The Capital Ring is a 75-mile (120 km) walking route encircling inner London that links the astonishing number of islands of green space – parks, woodlands, abandoned railway lines, towpaths and nature reserves – which still survive in the very heart of the city. The Ring takes in many of London’s leading attractions – for example, the Thames Barrier, Eltham Palace and Richmond Park – as well as overlooked gems such as Oxleas Meadows, the Parkland Walk and Abbey Mills Pumping Station, and gives a close-up view of the ever-changing Olympic Park. This guide divides the route into 15 sections, each starting and finishing at a public transport point, and is packed with a vast amount of information. Published June 16. 

ISBN: 9781781315699 - Capital Ring

 

Thames Path in London: From Hampton Court to Crayford Ness, Phoebe Clapham - A completely new Trail Guide dedicated to the London section of the Thames Path from Hampton Court to the Thames Barrier. Until now, Aurum’s popular one-volume Thames Path guide has had all too little room to cover the endlessly rich array of sights and history along its London section – something to look at literally every yard of the way. Now, Aurum publishes a completely new walker’s guide just to the London Thames, laid out to its new full-colour Trail Guide design, and including the extension to Crayford . Here is all the history along the river from the Mesolithic Period timber piles near Vauxhall Bridge to the new Shard skyscraper shooting skywards at London Bridge. It covers all the folklore from the famous frost fairs to the much-lamented beach near Tower Bridge, not forgetting the poignant recent visit of a large whale to the centre of London. The Thames winds all the way through London’s history and culture, from Henry VIII’s Hampton Court to the chequered fate of the Dome/O2: the London resident as much as the visiting tourist will find in this guide something new every step of the way. Published June 16.  Thames Path in London, Phoebe Clapham, previous edition published May 12

ISBN: 9781781315743 - Thames Path in London

Walking London's Waterways, Gilly Cameron-Cooper - London is strewn with waterways, but the River Thames twisting through the capital can be seen from a radically different perspective in the futuristic Docklands area to the more sleepy suburbs of Putney, Chiswick and Barnes. Much of Camden's quaint charm would be lost without the Regent's Canal, and further out in the suburbs the Wandle, Lea and Brent rivers are well worth discovering. Walking London's Waterways is an exploration, in 21 carefully researched walks, of London's varied waterways in all their glory. Gilly Cameron-Cooper's engaging text is steeped in historical detail, and is accompanied by clear and detailed route maps and enchanting photographs. Published April 16. 

ISBN: 9781504800556 - Walking London's Waterways
 

Walking London, Andrew Duncan - Walking London is the essential companion for any urban explorer visitor or native committed to discovering the true heart of one of the world's greatest capital cities. In 30 original walks, distinguished historian Andrew Duncan reveals miles of London's endlessly surprising landscape. From wild heathland to formal gardens, cobbled mews to elegant squares and arcades, bustling markets to tranquil villages Duncan reveals the pick of the famous sights, but also steers walkers off the tourist track and into the city's hidden corners. Handsomely illustrated with specially commissioned colour photographs and complete route maps, the book provides full details of addresses, opening times and the best bars and restaurants to visit en route. Published April 16. 

ISBN: 9781504800181 - Walking London

National Geographic Walking London, 2nd Edition, Sara Calian - The world's great cities are showcased in this exciting National Geographic series presenting must-do neighbourhood itineraries, insider tips on how to visit recommended sights, and indispensable information for the most enjoyable urban adventure imaginable. See the best of London with 15 carefully curated itineraries, written by an expert travel writer, that showcase the city's finest sights. Fun features include in-depth looks at major icons, "best of" lists of quintessential things to see and do, and insider sidebars full of local knowledge. A "travel essentials" section has planning tips and hand-picked hotels. Travellers will find top-notch, streamlined, and useful information that goes beyond the internet basics to ensure a rewarding, authentic, and memorable urban experience. In this second edition, all sights have been updated, and a new cover designed. Published March 16.

ISBN: 9781426216565 - National Geographic Walking London

Thames Path: Practical Guide from Thames Head to the Thames Barrier, Joel Newton - Practical Trailblazer British Walking Guide to the Thames Path National Trail running for 184 miles from the river's source at Thames Head near Kemble, Gloucestershire to the Thames Barrier in London. The path leads from the start of the river in a meadow in the Cotswolds through Oxford, and further historic towns, churches, abbeys and castles including Lechlade, Abingdon, Wallingford, Henley, past Runnymede, the site of the signing of Magna Carta, and Windsor Castle. Passing by so many ancient sites, this is as much a walk through history as an easy ramble along a river bank. The route through London - particularly along the south bank - remains relatively countrified, at least as far as Putney, from which the approaching sights of Westminster and Tower Bridge offer vistas as impressive as any others along the river's green and scenic upper reaches. Leaving central London, the regenerated dockland areas of East London lure you to your journey's end at the Thames Barrier and the conclusion of a most enjoyable and easy ramble. Published April 15.  London Thames Path, David Fathers - David Fathers presents a unique and richly illustrated guide to the London section of the Thames Path, which runs along both banks of the river from Putney Bridge to the Thames Barrier. Together, the two paths make up a panoramic 40-mile walk through 2000 years of London's history. From the old docks and wharves that primed the Industrial Revolution, through the heart of British Government, Monarchy and Church to the City of London that took its very existence from the river. From the site of the Putney Debates at St Mary's Church to Wren's mighty baroque cathedral of St Paul's. From the great Victorian engineering works of Sir Joseph Bazalgette and his attempts to clean up a polluted London and the river to the Thames Barrier seeking to protect huge parts of London from rising sea levels. From London Bridge, site of the oldest crossing point, to the Millennium Bridge, the Thames' newest crossing. This book explains the panorama we see today, what came before and how the changes came about. Each double page shows the distance covered so you can plan your own tour of the river. Published May 15. 

ISBN: 9780711235533 - London Thames Path

Track the Plaque, Derek Sumeray - This unique collection of London walks is an indispensable guide to the commemorative plaques that are found all over the city. Derek Sumeray, the leading authority on London s plaques, has organised them into 32 fascinating walks. Every district is included, from Mayfair to Hackney and from Hampstead to Wimbledon. And every kind of plague is featured - not only the most famous blue plaques, but also other plaques of every colour and form, which decorate the corners of the capital. Derek Sumeray s painstaking research into the plagues and into London s crowded past gives an unforgettable insight into the history of the city. Each walk contains a detailed map pinpointing the location of the plaques. The design of the plaques is described, along with the individual, place or event they commemorate. The author also comments on other points of interest along the route - historical sites and buildings, notable pubs and restaurants, and those other features of London streets that turn each walk through the city into a journey of discovery. Published August 15.

ISBN: 9781859838372 - Track the Plaque

Curiosities of London: Historical Walks Around London, David Brandon and Alan Brooke - Curiosities of London contains an informative and entertaining selection of walks around well-known and some less-visited parts of London, revealing oddities, bizarre connections and strange stories from the past which echo through the city streets. Brandon and Brooke reveal the urban myths that abound, the origins of wonderful place names such as Bear Gardens and Gin Lane, and shocking Mafia-linked murders, in addition to other tantalising tales. Curiosities of London is the indispensable guide for Londoners and visitors who want to walk, look, be educated and enthralled, and to learn something new about the Big Smoke. Published June 15.

ISBN: 9781445648439 - Curiosities of London

London by Tube: 80 Short Walks Minutes from Tube Stops, Christopher Winn - London is a city of surprises and variety, over 600 square miles packed full of character. And to really know London you must look beyond the obvious; there are broad vistas and quiet corners, iconic sights and grand boulevards, quaint villages, verdant parks, cobbled alleyways, museums, monuments, markets, theatres, and ancient churches. This book unearths and explores a stupendous range of interesting places, some well known, some less well known, some almost unknown, all of within an easy walk of a Tube station. If you want a day out and you want to do something different then London is your town, the Tube is your means and London by Tube is your guide. Published April 16.

ISBN: 9781785031502 - London by Tube

London Overground: A Day's Walk Around the Ginger Line, Iain Sinclair - Iain Sinclair explores modern London through a day's hike around the London Overground route. Echoing his journey in London Orbital over a decade ago, Iain Sinclair narrates his second circular walk around the capital. Shortly after rush-hour and accompanied by a rambling companion, Sinclair begins walking along London's Overground network, or, 'Ginger Line'. With characteristic playfulness, detours into folk history, withering assessments of the political classes and a joyful allegiance to the ordinary oddball, Sinclair guides us on a tour of London's trendiest new transport network - and shows the shifting, changing city from new and surprising angles. Published June 15. 
 

London's Hidden Walks, Stephen Miller - People love walking the streets of London, but there are always more questions than answers after a stroll through the capital. The is the 2nd volume of London's Hidden Walks and features a further 13 new walks that will enable the reader to follow in the footsteps of authors and statesmen, murderers and revolutionaries. With over 400 full-colour photographs, this book is packed with interesting details about London's history with both personal tales of those that wandered the same streets in former years and a more general social and economic history of the different areas covered. Each walk is brought to life with thumbnail photos, striking full-page photos and detailed maps illustrating the route and where buildings and points of interest are located. From open sunny squares, to winding alleyways and quiet hidden corners, explore London and discover how 2,000 years of colourful history have shaped this city. Published July 12. 

ISBN: 9781902910468 - London's Hidden Walks (Volume 2)

 

London's Hidden Walks, Volume 3, Stephen Miller -The streets of London are inexhaustible in the tales they have to tell. Following the success of Steven Millar's first two volumes, London's Hidden Walks Vol.3 introduces twelve new walks that will surprise and entertain the intrepid explorer. With this book in hand, readers can find the plaque to a Suffragette who was a master of Jui-Jitsu, see the site of London's first railway murder and follow the bank of the Lea River to arrive amid the modernity of the Olympic Park. With fascinating stories, detailed maps, over 400 full-colour photographs, cafés, pubs and places of interest, London's Hidden Walks Vol.3 brings London's streets to life. The book can be enjoyed in its own right or in conjunction with the first two volumes, which are now established bestsellers. Published May 14.

ISBN: 9781902910512 - London's Hidden Walks: Volume 3

 

Walking Secret London, Andrew Duncan - Aimed at visitors and Londoners alike, this fully updated new edition of Secret London unlocks the city's most fascinating secrets - both above and below ground. Celebrated historian Andrew Duncan strips away bricks, mortar and tarmac to uncover parts of the capital that even born and bred Londoners may never have seen. Below ground, he guides readers through an extraordinary honeycomb of structures - from the government's vast system of offices and tunnels under Whitehall and through abandoned Underground stations to Clerkenwell's amazing network of subterranean prison cells. Above ground, he leads the way through narrow alleyways and cobbled mews, revealing unexpected treasures and describing rarely seen interiors and special collections. Opening times and addresses, detailed route maps and evocative photographs complement a fascinating text that is sure to delight all urban explorers. Published May 15. 
 
Ways to Walk in London: Hidden Places and New Perspectives, Alice Stevenson - Alice Stevenson is a Londoner who neither drives, runs nor cycles. Instead Alice walks, navigating the city parks, pavements and paths daily, in all weathers. As the miles have mounted so too has her knowledge of the city - the thoroughfares and the alleyways, the beauty spots and the forgotten corners. She is a unique guide with a unique eye. Whether you are walking with a purpose or walking to escape, or simply looking for new ways to appreciate the city, Ways to Walk in London is a revelation. Including walks above-ground and below-ground, waterways, pathways and the Pedway, Alice also opens our eyes to London's hidden places and pasts. An inspiring collection of walks, notes and artworks, revealing London's multiple layers and different moods.  Published April 15. 

ISBN: 9781910463024 - Ways to Walk in London

London's Hidden Walks Volumes 1 - 3 Boxed Set, Stephen Miller - People love walking the streets of London, but there are always more questions than answers after a stroll through the capital. These books are packed with interesting details about London's history with fascinating stories and more general historical facts. This box set combines volumes 1, 2 and 3 in an attractive slip case. Each volume contains 12 walks with maps and photographs to bring each walk to life. The box set makes an ideal gift for those interested in exploring the capital and its history on foot. Published September 14.
CAMRA'S London Pub Walks, Bob Steel - CAMRA's pocket-sized walking guide to London is back, this fantastic second edition is packed with fully updated routes, new pubs and pages of fresh content including a selection of special bonus routes - using public transport and peddle power - from around the city. Full-colour maps and easy to follow instructions make this a must have book for both walkers and non-walkers who love a good pub and a great pint.
Published July 13. 

 
AA 50 Walks in London - Walking is one of Britain's favourite leisure activities, and this fantastic walking guide to London features a variety of mapped walks to suit all abilities. The book features all the practical detail you need, accompanied by fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife of the area, as well as other local points of interest. All walks are annotated with local points of interest and places to stop for refreshments and every walk is given a summary of distance, time, gradient, level of difficulty, type of surface and access, landscape, dog friendliness, parking and public toilets. Published April 13. 

ISBN: 9780749574031 - London

London Walks, Alexandra Pett - Londoners know that the only way to see the sights and sounds and to find the hidden gems around the capital is to take the the streets. In this book, we take you from the heart of London's West End - Theatreland and shopping district, past historic monuments, to the parks and open spaces of London. We tell the stories of London, from the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge to the excitement of the 2012 Olympics. Containing 12 walks, each with hand-illustrated map, as well as background information on London, this book will take you to parts of the city you have never visited before!  Published June 11.

 

The London Loop, David Sharp - For 140 miles, the London LOOP (London Outer Orbital Path) follows a green corridor right around the capital, offering a circular walk among secret countryside that can make you forget you’re within a few miles of Heathrow Airport, the A13, or the suburban sprawl of Croydon, Watford or Dagenham. Here is rolling downland near Coulsdon, the forest of Enfield Chase, the lonely Thames marshes at Rainham, the classical parkland of Bushy Park and a canalside stroll at Uxbridge. London could not seem further away. Each of the guide’s 15 sections represents a day’s walk of reasonable length, and starts and finishes at a public transport point. Published July 12.

ISBN: 9781845137878 - The London Loop
 

 

Out of London Walks, Stephen Barentt and David Tucker - Get out of the city and explore some of the greatest walks on London's doorstep, with the original walking tour company. Enjoy all that out of London has to offer, and discover the heritage and history behind the scenes in some of England's most picturesque places, such as Bath, Canterbury, Royal Winchester and Stratford. With stories and advice drawn from the expertise and knowledge of the famous London Walks Company and it's small army of guides, this book is perfect for tourists who want to experience English life beyond Trafalgar Square, as well as for Londoners keen to step off the Circle Line and discover the secrets just beyond their own doorstep. With photos, maps and illustrations to bring the stories to life London Stories: Out of London Walks is the ideal companion of the out of London rambler. Published April 12.

ISBN: 9780753540572 - Out of London Walks

Exploring the Thames Wilderness: A Guide to the Natural Thames, Richard T Mayon-White and Wendy Yorke - The River Thames is an often undiscovered haven of stunning scenery, wonderful wildlife and brilliant natural beauty. As well as the famous stretches passing through our biggest cities and towns, there is a hidden side to the river - wild and natural, but surprisingly accessible. This guidebook, compiled by the two major Thames charities, contains a wealth of information on over 150 of the best places to explore the real Thames wilderness, along with 10 circular walks taking in the most attractive and interesting parts of the river. Organised geographically, the book provides information on the history and character of each stretch of the river and the featured sites within it. Illustrated with maps and photos, the text highlights which plants and wildlife to watch out for, activities you can do, how to get there and nearby moorings, cycle paths and car parks. Each section features a circular walk, tying together several of the sites and accompanied by an attractive hand-drawn map. An essential source of ideas for days out and handy for on the go, Exploring the Thames Wilderness opens up the beauty of the Thames to everyone. Published May 13. 

ISBN: 9781408181126 - Exploring the Thames Wilderness

London Walks in Easy English, Patrick Gubbins - Self guided walks around fascinating London.  Published May 12.  K

ISBN: 9781850589327 - London Walks in Easy English

 

1066 Harold's Way, David Clarke - A Guidebook to the New Long Distance Footpath from London to Hastings. published May 13. 

ISBN: 9781909099517 - 1066 Harold's Way

 

Walk the Lines: The London Underground, Overground, Mark Mason - The only way to truly discover a city, they say, is on foot. Taking this to extremes, Mark Mason sets out to walk the entire length of the London Underground - overground - passing every station on the way. In a story packed with historical trivia, personal musings and eavesdropped conversations, Mark learns how to get the best gossip in the City, where to find a pint at 7am, and why the Bank of England won't let you join the M11 northbound at Junction 5. He has an East End cup of tea with the Krays' official biographer, discovers what cabbies mean by 'on the cotton', and meets the Archers star who was the voice of 'Mind the Gap'. Over the course of several hundred miles, Mark contemplates London's contradictions as well as its charms. He gains insights into our fascination with maps and sees how walking changes our view of the world. Above all, in this love letter to a complicated friend, he celebrates the sights, sounds and soul of the greatest city on earth. Published June 13. 

A Walking Tour: London, G. Byrne Bracken - Explore London's most famous and scenic places on foot with this elegant and handy guide. As a city for walking and exploring, London is one of the finest in the world. This guide provides 15 walking tours in London's most famous and scenic locations, including Westminster, Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square, Bloomsbury, Chelsea, Kensington, South Bank, St James's, Smithfield as well as the London Olympics site. The book features 215 buildings, streets and places and contains 100 elegant illustrations with 20 maps. This handy-size guide is user-friendly, information-rich and the perfect companion for all visitors and explorers of London. Moreover, there is a section on the key architectural styles of the city. Published November 11.

ISBN: 9789814351232 - A Walking Tour London

Village Walks in Middlesex & West London, David & Rosemary Hall - Includes Shepperton, Ruislip, Harrow, Mill Hill and Enfield. 20 walks of between 2 and 7 miles.  Published May 98.

The Thames from Hampton to Richmond Bridge - 8 circular walks of 2.5 to 4 miles using sections of The Thames Path. Extremely detailed route descriptions.  Published November 02.

Kiddiwalks in London, Helen Finch - Circular, short walks designed especially for children. Routes include St. James's Park and Buckingham Palance, Greenwich, Peter Pan and Kensington Gardens and Hampstead Heath. In full colour. Published June 10.

 


 

 

Walking Dickens' London - Lee Jackson - Dickens' London is a unique work that recreates the sights, sounds and smells of Dickens' London and provides a detailed itinerary for those keen to follow in the footsteps of 'The Inimitable Boz'. Each entry conjures up forgotten scenes of London life - stage-coaches racing through the Borough; landing a catch at Billingsgate market; the uproar of a hanging outside Newgate Gaol - together with pointers to the most atmospheric, astonishing and esoteric parts of the Victorian metropolis which have survived into the twenty-first century. Step back into the past: savour the opportunity to dine in a nineteenth century chop-house; explore the rookery of Seven Dials; take tea in one of the Inns of Court; visit a Victorian operating theatre - all this and much more. Drawing upon Dickens' life and work, from museums and monuments to hidden alleys, mews and courtyards; from railway stations and riverside taverns to grim slums and gaslight - Dickens' London: A Time traveller's Guide is an indispensable guide for anyone exploring Victorian London. Published January 12.


ISBN: 9780747811343 - Walking Dickens' London

A-Z London Map and Walks - This pocket or handbag sized tourist publication is an ideal guide and map with which to explore the capital. Side one features large scale coloured mapping of central London which extends to London Zoo, Kings Cross, Barbican, Monument, Tower Bridge, The Imperial War Museum, Tate Britain, Sloane Square, South Kensington, Kensington Palace and Paddington Station. The map uses colour coding and symbols to clearly show features of interest to the tourist. The seven mile long route of the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Walk is shown on the map. There is an index to selected places of interest which uses a star rating system to highlight recommended visitor attractions. Information is shown relating to bus/coach tours that are available along with canal and boat trip information. An inset map features bus routes in central London and includes a list of transport stations and river piers. Cinemas, Theatres, Concert Halls, Opera and Ballet venues are listed with their telephone numbers. The reverse side of the publication features five suggested walks arranged as circular tours that can be started and finished at any convenient place along the route. Each of the five walks, the Westminster Walk, the City of London Walk, the British Museum/Inns of Court Walk, the West End Walk and the Riverside Walk, includes its own coloured route map along with text explaining the route, brief descriptions of the main places of interest and colour photographs.  Published September 02.

Adventure Walks for Families in and Around London, Becky Jones and Clare Lewis - Every parent dreams of idyllic family days out with the kids - but every parent also knows that, when it comes to a conflict between the attractions of computer games and the pleasures of nature's playground, it often feels as if a trip to the local park is as much as you can manage. The solution: Adventure Walks for Families. It will inspire parents and their children to go adventure-walking instead of resorting to the stock venues. How? By making walking so much fun! Becky Jones and Clare Lewis have put together 25 walks, each with its own theme (from Highwaymen and Hideouts in Epping Forest to the Survival of the Fittest in Darwin's Kent), all within easy reach of London and all planned to be manageable for families. Each outing is a complete day out, each one offers something to see, draw, collect or visit. Here is a step-by-step guide for a fantastic free day in the country.  Published June 08.

ISBN: 9780711227521 - Adventure Walks for Families in and Around London

The Green London Way: Walking the City's History and Wildlife, Bob Gilbert - The Green London Way is an alternative approach to the exploration of London. The book describes a hundred mile walk circling the capital, but, uniquely, also offers insightful histories of London's people and a commentary on its abundant local wildlife. The walk, divided into manageable sections, each with maps by Graham Scrivener (the 'urban Wainwright'), traverses London's tow paths, woodlands and commons, examining links between local human history and the landscape on which it is founded. This updated version of the text also incorporates discussion of the rapid developments in London in the past twenty years, analysing the features which have recently changed the face of the city. Bob Gilbert provides a wealth of information about the plant and animal life of London, including some surprising instances of rare species. In terms of wildlife, landscape and history, The Green London Way is full of discoveries for any walker or reader, and provides a new awareness of Greater London. Published May 12.
Walking London's Medical History, 2nd Edition, Nick Black - With teasing asides about the scandals and intrigues of London's medical history ... Black reveals a little known aspects of the capital's past in a manner both informative and fun, accessible whether you have a medical background or not. Walks you'll actually want to go on.' Tom Lamont, Editor, Time Out: London for Londoners. This fascinating guide tells the story of health care development from medieval times to the present day through seven walks in central London, each with a key theme. By visiting former health care buildings where events unfolded, many now converted into hotels, offices, homes and shops, you can transport yourself back in time and at the same time gain an understanding of the continuing challenges that we face to improve modern health care. Packed full of curious and surprising facts about medicine and health care, and beautifully illustrated with maps, photographs and images, this is the perfect guide for anyone with a passion for urban walks, the history of London and, of course, medicine. Published October 12.

ISBN: 9781444172430 - Walking London's Medical History

 

 

Pathfinder Country Walks Nr London, Nick Channer - Inside Pathfinder Guide to Country Walks near London are 28 fantastic country walks all starting and finishing at railway stations and within easy reach of London mainline railway terminals. Suitable for walkers of all abilities, this selection of rural walks is hand-picked from eight current best-selling Pathfinder Guides covering SE England. Ranging from 2-13 miles in length, each circular walk takes in some of the many delights of the countryside surrounding London – from meanders between small villages and riverside rambles to hillside hikes and scenic strolls. So if you don't have a car, or want to reduce your carbon footprint and have a truly environmentally friendly and 'green' walk, you can still enjoy the countryside near London. Completely car-free, each walk is graded for difficulty, from family rambles to challenging hikes, and has been collected together by an author who contributes regularly to national and local press on walks in London, Surrey and Essex. From the Chilterns to Essex and Surrey, each walk is accompanied by clear, large-scale Ordnance Survey route maps and GPS waypoints to help you navigate your walk with ease. There is also a wealth of useful information accompanying each walk, including good pubs nearby and places of interest en route. With each walk easily accessible by train, and information on routes and connections provided for each, a car is no longer essential to escape the capital city for a walk in the country. Published April 11.

ISBN: 9781854586698 - Pathfinder Country Walks Near London

London's Lost Rivers: A Walker's Guide, Tom Bolton - When we think of London s river, the vast thoroughfare of the Thames immediately springs to mind. But this ancient city was built around other rivers too and traces of these still remain, for those who know where to look. London s Lost Rivers takes the reader on a series of walks along the routes of eight lost rivers, combining directions for walkers with richly detailed anecdotes outlining the history of each river s route, origins and decline. Tom Bolton reveals a secret network that spreads across the city, from picturesque Hampstead in the North to the hidden suburbs of South London, and runs beneath some of London s most iconic and historic sites. These London pasts are brought to vivid life, populated by characters both famous and infamous, including politicians, forgers, actors, architects, athletes, monarchs and murderers. Evocative, witty and engaging, London s Lost Rivers invites both visitors to the city and lifelong Londoners to explore another side of London and its rich history, whether on foot or in the imagination. Published September 11.

ISBN: 9781907222030 - London's Lost Rivers

 

Discovering Off-beat Walks in London, John Wittich - The busy streets of London have been traversed for centuries and many a Londoner or tourist may feel that they are familiar with all the capital has to offer. Yet the eight walks described in this volume reveal more than even the most seasoned commuter or visitor may be aware of. The author leads the reader through the most historic parts of London, down city byways, past unsuspected treasures, to exciting discoveries that are omitted from the standard tours or are inaccessible from an open-topped bus. Detailed instructions, clear maps and photographs of points of interest en route make this sixth edition a tried and trustworthy companion through the streets of London.  Published August 08.

Time Out London Walks, Vol 1 3rd Edition - Time Out London Walks features 30 walks from London writers, each revealing a personal insight into their chosen corner of the capital. From ancient woodland to modern skyscrapers, motorway underpasses to stately homes, most parts of the city are subject to the scrutiny of the writers. The end result is a book that can be read with pleasure at home, as a collection of writing about London, and above all used as a thought-provoking guide to a series of walks through the capital. Published February 11.

ISBN: 9781846702013 -

Time Out London Walks Vol 2, 2nd Edition -  This second volume of London Walks explores more of the capital with some of London's finest writers. Resident novelists, artists, comedians and historians observe the city around them, tapping into its history, revealing its beauty and exposing its secrets. In all there are 25 walks around the capital, taking in everything from hospitals, churches, temples, mosques and synagogues to courts, places of execution and cemeteries. Whether you find yourself chasing mushrooms among the deer in Richmond Park, memorising a Coleridgian digression in a rural lane on Hampstead Heath, or eyeing up a Masonic vestment in a shop off Drury Lane, you should expect the unexpected. Published February 11.

ISBN: 9781846702020 - Time Out London Walks (v. 2)

London's Parks and Countryside, Deborah King - The new edition of Pathfinder® London's Parks & Countryside sees a fully updated walking guide with new countryside walks all within the bounds of the M25. 28 circular walking routes from Britain's best loved walking series offers something for everyone and range in length from 2 to 8 miles. Away from the city, there is a host of beautiful countryside walks that offer remarkable hikes with unspoilt landscapes. Pathfinder® London's Parks & Countryside reveals the beauty of London's forests including Epping & Hainault, perfect for all levels of difficulty and suitable for families and young children. Pathfinder® London's Parks & Countryside takes you through unspoilt countryside, with walks through the North Downs and the heathlands of western Surrey near Esher and Oxshott. Pathfinder® London's Parks & Countryside guides you to the best country walks within a 15-mile radius of the City of London, including Ordnance Survey maps, GPS waypoint references and public transport information. Published June 10. 

ISBN: 9781854585134 - London's Parks and Countryside

Walking London (Cities of a Lifetime), National Geographic - "Walking London" offers 15 carefully curated itineraries, written by an expert travel writer, that showcase the city's best sights. Fun features include in-depth looks at major icons, best of lists of quintessential things to see and do, and insider sidebars full of local knowledge. A travel essentials section has planning tips and hand-picked hotels. Travellers will find top-notch, streamlined, and useful information that goes beyond the internet basics to ensure a rewarding, authentic, and memorable urban experience. Expert authors organise each itinerary with on-the-ground information, allowing the traveller to avoid long queues, visit at its most opportune time, and see the sites in the most expedient way possible. Published April 12. 

Trambles - Guided Walks Across London between Galleries, Stephen Cassidy - This guide book takes London to 'the next level'. Once you have visited the major sights, follow these tried and tested routes to discover what is behind them. Using this pocket guide take leisurely strolls to visit art galleries, see public art, discover the artists. Walk, see more of London, and see more art. With over 100 original photographs. Recommendations get the best out of your next visit to London. Welcome to London. Happy rambling! Published February 11.

Do Not Alight Here: Walking London's Lost Underground and Railway Stations, Ben Pedroche - Abandoned tunnels, derelict stations, old track beds and much more; all are included in "Do Not Alight Here", an entertaining and informative book that guides the reader through London's many remaining disused Underground and main line railway structures. They can be viewed in a series of 12 guided walks and short tube and train journeys, devised and investigated by the author, each of which takes in a sample of these forgotten and fascinating remains, with most of the entries illustrated with recently taken colour photographs. Published Dec 11

Country Walks Near London, Nick Channer - Are you looking to escape London for a few hours? Do you enjoy a walk in the country or a leisurely afternoon stroll, but don't want to take your car? Inside Pathfinder Guide to Country Walks near London are 28 fantastic country walks all starting and finishing at railway stations and within easy reach of London mainline railway terminals. Suitable for walkers of all abilities, this selection of rural walks is hand-picked from eight current best-selling Pathfinder Guides covering SE England. Ranging from 2-13 miles in length, each circular walk takes in some of the many delights of the countryside surrounding London from meanders between small villages and riverside rambles to hillside hikes and scenic strolls. So if you don't have a car, or want to reduce your carbon footprint and have a truly environmentally friendly and 'green' walk, you can still enjoy the countryside near London. Completely car-free, each walk is graded for difficulty, from family rambles to challenging hikes, and has been collected together by an author who contributes regularly to national and local press on walks in London, Surrey and Essex. From the Chilterns to Essex and Surrey, each walk is accompanied by clear, large-scale Ordnance Survey route maps and GPS waypoints to help you navigate your walk with ease. There is also a wealth of useful information accompanying each walk, including good pubs nearby and places of interest en route. With each walk easily accessible by train, and information on routes and connections provided for each, a car is no longer essential to escape the capital city for a walk in the country.  Published May 11. 

ISBN: 9781854586698 - Country Walks Near London

The Charlie Chaplin Walk, Stephen P Smith - The Charlie Chaplin Walk is targeted at fans of Chaplin, those interested in film history, people with a connection to the Lambeth and Kennington areas of London and anybody with an interest of the social history of London's poor of the late Victorian era. Published April 10. 

ISBN: 9781850588528 - The Charlie Chaplin Walk

A Guide to Wartime London, Clive Harris and Neil Bright - Six Walks Revisiting the Blitz. Published September 10. 

Walk from London to Fulham, Thomas Crofton Cocker.  Published January 10.

The Citisights Guide to London, 10 Walks through London's Past, Derek Sumeray.  Published August 01

Mystery Reader's Walking Guide to London, Alzima Dale.  Published April 04.

Waterside Walks in Middlesex & West London, David & Rosemary Hall - Includes the rivers Thames and Colne, the Staines Reservoirs, Dollis Brook and the Grand Union Canal. Contains maps and photographs. 20 walks of between 3 and 7 miles. Published June 00.

WATERSIDE WALKS in MIDDLESEX & WEST LONDON 

London Theatre Walks, Jim DeYoung - Applause Books' bestselling London guide book. These walks have been developed over the past twenty-five years and include places that still exist and places that have long since gone but still exude a sense of their dramatic past. Even the casual tourist with an interest in theatre will find the walks a fascinating adjunct to the primary joy of seeing London's high quality live theatre. Most of the walks follow established tourist routes and start/finish near major sites such as Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, the Tower of London, etc. Fully indexed by actor/playwright names and locations for ease of reference or advance planning.  Published July 03.
London: 50 Adventures by Foot: City Walks for Kids, Emily Laurence Baker - A deck of 50 walks that guide adults with children age 5 and up through the best kid-friendly attractions the city has to offer. Each card outlines a self-guided walking adventure, with an illustrated map on one side and insider information on the other.  Published April 09.

ISBN: 9780811864510 - London

With Rucksack and Bus Pass, Beverley Hanford - With Rucksack and Bus Pass is the personal and inspirational account of the author and his wife, Johanna, who set themselves a challenge - to walk all 184 miles of the Thames path. The route took them from the source of the river in Gloucestershire to the barrier in the Thames Estuary. They travelled through an ever-changing landscape, marvelling at nature every step of the way, fascinated by the history that surrounded them along the paths they took. During their walk they proved that as pensioners in their 70s, they could tackle the route and take pleasure in setting themselves a challenge -and succeeding. With Rucksack and Bus Pass is the story of their journey. It's their experiences as dedicated walkers delighting in the countryside and the challenges faced along the way. It shares their exhilaration of a challenge successfully met and will encourage readers to get out and explore the Thames path themselves.  Published November 10.

Pub Strolls in Middlesex and West London, David and Rosemary Hall - 30 short, carefully chosen circuits based on a local pub serving good food. Includes routes near Staines, Hounslow, Hammersmith, Ealing, Hillingdon, Brent, Camden, Finchley and Barnet. Full colour throughout; with maps and photographs.  Published May 02.

Pub Strolls in Middlesex & West London

 

Walking Haunted London, 5th Edition, Richard Jones -  Fully updated for the most intrepid London visitors and residents, this spine-chilling guide wends it way through eerie and, in many cases, long-forgotten parts of England's capital city. From Deadman's Walk and the Screaming Wood to Dick Turpin and Jack the Ripper, professional tour guide and inveterate ghost hunter Richard Jones leaves no haunted house or lost soul unmentioned. Join him on a truly hair-raising journey through shadowed alleyways, sleepy pubs and the darkest recesses of London's historic homes - if you dare! Chillingly illustrated with atmospheric pictures and complete route maps - and with full details of transport, opening times and the moments when ghosts are most likely to appear - "Walking Haunted London" is another winning title from New Holland's London series. Published August 09.

ISBN: 9781847735386 - Walking Haunted London

 

Walks in the Country Nr London, Christopher Somerville - In 25 carefully planned walks, "Walks in the Country Near London" reveals the myriad treasures that lie just beyond London's urban sprawl. From easy rambles through apple orchards and lush pastures in Kent to more exhilarating rambles along Sharpenhoe Clappers' chalk escarpments in Bedfordshire, there is a walk here for everyone. Full-colour photographs capture each area's refreshing rural charms, while clear mapping pinpoints everything from designated trails and stately homes to traditional pubs and cosy tea rooms. With characteristic humour, Christopher Somerville guides readers along hedged, grassy lanes, across open, airy farmland and through some of the finest historic homes, castles and churches that England has to offer. Along the way, he shares fascinating tales about the characters who trod these same paths throughout the centuries - from persecuted Catholic priests making their way to safe houses under the cover of night, to such celebrated figures as Anne Boleyn, John Bunyan, William Blake and Benjamin Disraeli. With a wealth of interesting anecdotes and intriguing information, this is the perfect guide for history buffs and casual walkers alike. Published March 12.

 

London Walks, David Tucker - London Walks is the award-winning original walking tour company. Written by the expert and knowledgeable guides who lead the walks, "London Stories" is the perfect way to discover the city's rich history and hidden gems, including: Sinister London - haunted London and Jack the Ripper; Literary London - from Shakespeare to Dickens; Public Houses - the old pubs of Soho Mystery; Secrets - the city's hidden past; and "A Tale of Two Cities" - Westminster and the Square Mile. Perfect for tourists who want to experience London life beyond Trafalgar Square as well as for Londoners keen to step off the Circle Line and discover the secrets on their own doorstep, "London Stories" offers a fascinating glimpse into the capital's rich history. With photos, maps and illustrations to bring the stories to life, "London Stories" is for those who love London, written by those who know it best. Published February 09. K

ISBN: 9780753515051 - London Walks -  London Stories

City Walks: London, Andy Rashleigh - Whether you’re new to London or born and bred in the capital City Walks London brings London to life. Walk through the most interesting city in the world and see London’s historic sites and top attractions, from Tower Hill and Brick Lane to Tavistock Square and Pall Mall. Expert guide Andy Rashleigh gives you a personal tour of London, with each walk packed full of intriguing tales and unique features including, the Great Fire of London, Kings and Parliament and theatreland. Learn little known facts and stories about England’s capital in a fun and exciting way, and discover the events that shaped London into the vibrant city it is today. Take this handy guide with you as you travel around London and explore the off route detours to find out London’s deeper secrets or link two or more routes to create your own unique day out. Published October 12.
 

100 Walks in Greater London  - An omnibus of local walks in Greater London, suitable for family outings and residents wanting to explore the area on foot. Features 100 route descriptions of circular walks from 2 to 12 miles, with details of points of interest, places to eat and drink en route, car parking and route descriptions.   Published May 96.

A Morning's Walk from London to Kew Richard Phillips.   Published December 09

London's Waterside Walks, Brian Cookson - London exists because of the Thames. The city's history is inextricably bound to the river and its tributaries, and to the man-made water channels created during the 19th century - the canals around the north of London and the Docks to the east. In "London's Waterside Walks", one of the city's experienced Blue Badge Guides, Brian Cookson, describes 16 walks, selected to reflect the history and modern developments related to these waterways. The walks cover many of London's most stunning views and its most beautiful scenery, as well as much compelling waterside industrial archaeology. Routes range from the riverside village of Richmond with its famous view from Richmond Hill and the remains of Henry VII's Tudor palace to the extraordinary mix of old and new industrial and commercial structures around Docklands and the Thames Barrier. Using his experience and local knowledge, David has produced commentaries that are a pleasure to read and clearly point out what to look for, both the popular tourist attractions and significant lesser-known sights. The walks are designed to last about two hours, including stops and visits to places of interest with free entry. Each walk includes a summary of the highlights, a clear route map, detailed descriptions of approximately 15 stopping points and listings of places worth a further visit, with information on opening times, addresses and entrance fees. Dramatic photographs of some of the spectacles which adorn London's waterside enhance and enliven the text.  Published March 04. Walking Village London, Andrew Duncan - Aimed at overseas tourists, as well as Londoners eager to discover a different side of their city, this unique, fully updated walking guide reveals the unexpected country character of London's inner boroughs and outer suburbs. In 22 meticulously planned, original walks, "Walking Village London" uncovers London's prettiest and most historic villages - from bustling Kensington and Rotherhithe in the city centre to hilltop Monken Hadley in the north and unspoilt Carshalton in the south. Celebrated historian Andrew Duncan is the reader's personal guide, providing fascinating historical and anecdotal information on the villages, as well as the colourful characters who have populated and shaped them through the centuries. Full-colour photographs capture each village's refreshing rural charms, while clear, easy-to-follow route maps pinpoint places of interest and the best restaurants and cafes to be found en route. This title is suitable for: overseas tourists seeking to veer off the beaten track; London residents; and, history enthusiasts and walkers. Published February 11.

ISBN: 9781847738011 - Walking Village London

Walking the London Blitz, Clive Harris - This Battleground Europe 'special' is a fascinating and highly informative guidebook to the Capital which will be invaluable to those who wish to understand what Londoners went through during the Second World War. By means of seven easily manageable walks, the reader is transported back to those dark days of devastating destruction. Using rich anecdotes and first-hand accounts the scale of the Luftwaffe raids becomes apparent and the horror of Hitler's V-weapon attacks unfurls. An original and fascinating way to visit London. Published July 03

A Wander Through Wartime London, Clive Harris and Neil Bright - Five walks revisiting the Blitz.  Published September 10.

ISBN: 9781848841727 - A Wander Through Wartime London

Short Walks - North London  Limited availability. Published August 02.

Short Walks - North London

City Walks of London, Paul Begg.  Limited availability. Published January 98.

A Walk Through Charles Dickens' London, Paul Garner.  Limited availability. Published June 01.

An Historical Riverside London Pub Walk, Paul Garner. Limited availability. Published August 00.

London Interfaith Walks, John Merrill - Eight Walks Exploring All the Major Faith Locations in the City. Limited availability. Published October 12.

An Historical Walk Through William Shakespeare's London, Paul Garner - This self-guided walk visits the Bankside area of London, where Shakespeare lived, worked and drank. The walk is aimed at Londoners and tourists. Published March 99. Limited availability.

The Sherlock Holmes Walk, Paul Garner - This pocket-sized volume is great for exploring the London of Sherlock Holmes. The book contains a walking guide to places mentioned in the Sherlock Holmes mysteries. It also features places related to the life of the author of the Holmes mysteries, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  Limited availability.  Published June 00.

 

London AA History and Mystery, AA Publishing - Explore historic areas and haunted buildings, and follow in the footsteps of the famous with the "London History & Mystery guide". 24 mapped walking tours through the most historical and fascinating areas of the city reveal London's history in all its gore and glory, while not missing those all-important places to stop and admire the view or have a cup of coffee. The easy-to-follow illustrated maps, clear route directions and running tour commentary make it easy to find your way to London's best known landmarks as well as the secrets only known by the locals without a guide, while the writing style is upbeat, readable and informative.  Limited availability. Published February 08.
 

ISBN: 9780749554170 - London

Insight London Walks, Ideal for first-time visitors and locals alike, these innovative, walking cards will help you to discover London, on foot. The box contains 30 self-guided tours each on individual pocket-sized cards and each card features a tailor-made map, a tour overview and insider information. Each specially designed tour is clearly highlighted in red on the cards to aid orientation and all tours begin and end at public transport stops. The cards also indicate the amount of time required and best time of day to walk each route. A separate, quick-reference booklet provides useful listings for hotels, eateries, shopping, nightlife, events and practical tips.  Limited availability. Published April 07.

ISBN: 9789812586391 - Insight London Walks

London: The Definitive Walking Guide, Colin Saunders - A directory of leisure walking opportunities in Greater London, compiles by one of the leading authorities on the subject. Details of nearly 300 self-guided trails are included, covering over 2300 km (1450 miles). Readers are provided with information to decide which routes to try. The book is not intended as a step-by-step guide to any route - readers will be strongly advised to obtain the "official" guidebook or leaflet to any specific walk before setting out. The main part of the book describes over 80 named trails, mostly over 5 miles long, forming the Strategic Network of the London Walking Forum. This includes six key routes designated by the Mayor of London as exemplars of best practice in terms of signage, associated literature and other information. They are the Thames Path National Trail, London Jubilee Walk, London Loop, Capital Ring, Lea Valley Walk and Green Chain Walk. Nearly 200 shorter routes, such as nature and heritage trails, make up the balance of self-guided trails. Completing the book are chapters or appendices on guided walks, walking in parks, health walks, challenge walking, getting started, other publications, safety, travel, equipment, maps and relevant governing bodies. Limited availability. Published September 02.

London AA 30 Walks (Cards) -This original concept takes the most popular walks from the AA's best-selling and newly updated walks database and packages them on individual laminated cards in a durable box. The small and handy size means that the box can be stowed away in a pocket or handbag and single cards extracted at each walk start point. Clear and concise instructions plus a full-colour route map make the cards a joy to use. Limited availability. Published October 09.

ISBN: 9780749563769 - London

Jack the Ripper Walk, Paul Garner - This 2 hour self-guided Jack the Ripper walk visits all the original murder sites, pubs and other related places of interest, giving factual accounts of what happened. Including map and directions. Aimed at tourists, true crime and Londoners. Published November 98. Limited availability.

Walking in London, AA - Continuing in the success of the AA "Walking In Series", "Walking In London" guides you through the best places to walk in London. Researched by a team of walking experts, the guide consists of 20 mapped walks with clear, easy-to-follow route directions. Each walk is graded for steepness and difficulty and superb photography brings the walk and area to life. Explore richly diverse habitats and discover beauty spots best known to the locals. Use the carefully planned routes and maps to really get to know the areas and enjoy the superb photography, long after the mud has dried on your boots.  Limited availability. Published November 08.

ISBN: 9780749558703 - London

Walking London's Statues and Monuments, Rupert Hill - This is a captivating addition to New Holland's London walks list, focusing on important, memorable or beautiful statues, sculptures and monuments around London. The 13 walks featured take around one to two hours to complete and each take in between 20 and 40 works. The reader is given all the relevant information about both the walk and the work of art, which include themes such as historical, armed forces, theatre and all current sculpture in London from Hyde Park to Greenwich, including Canary Wharf (with a view to the 2012 Olympics). The book is elegantly illustrated with artworks of the statues drawn in pen and ink with a colour wash. With classical and modern sculptures to visit, the book provides a fascinating overview of the people and events the capital has chosen to commemorate and the way different artists have undertaken their commissions. Limited availability. Published March 10. 

ISBN: 9781847735997 - Walking London's Statues and Monuments

Walking London's Parks and Gardens, Geoffrey Young - London is as famous for its green spaces as for the historic buildings surrounding them. For "Walking London's Parks and Gardens", wildlife journalist Geoffrey Young specially devised 24 walks around over 30 of the most historic and beautiful parks and gardens that flourish in the capital. His walks range from the Chelsea Physic Garden (the second oldest apothecaries' garden in England) to the 2,500 acres of Richmond Park, former royal hunting forest and London's largest park. He includes beautiful clusters of garden squares that he has imaginatively woven into walks through central London's most graceful districts, such as Bloomsbury and Westminster. He has set each walk in the area's historic context and included detailed information on features and highlights, such as plantings, statuary and architecture. He has also provided the reader with easy-to-follow detailed route map for each walk. Wonderfully illustrated with specially commissioned colour photographs and route maps, the book provides full details of addresses, opening times and the best bars and restaurants to visit en route. Limited availability. Published March 10. 

ISBN: 9781847736178 - Walking London's Parks and Gardens

Discovering London's Buildings, John Bold and Tanis Hinchcliffe - This book is the perfect preparation for a sightseeing trip to the capital as it focuses the mind of the visitor on specific themes such as housing, office buildings, or churches, before delineating a dozen walks through such varied locations as the East End, Hampstead and Whitehall. It culminates in 12 architectural walks, each carefully planned to explore a diversity of buildings and architectural heritage, and ranging from the central City and Westminster to the inner and outer suburbs. Limited availability. Published March 09.

ISBN: 9780711229181 - Discovering London's Buildings

AA Walking London - 'Walking London' contains 24 themed walking tours of 1-6 miles which offer the walker an opportunity to discover the history, architecture, skulduggery and the ghost stories of the city, while not missing those all-important places to stop and admire the view or to have a cup of coffee. First-time and regular visitors will relish the carefully designed tours, which explore London's best-known landmarks as well as the secret places known only by locals. Published January 12. Limited availability.

Pathfinder In and Around London, 4th Edition - The walks in this guide are all within the circumference of the M25 motorway. Many people, including Londoners themselves, may be surprised by how much open, attractive and unspoilt countryside still survives in an area that is often thought to comprise little more than sprawling suburbs and congested roads. The walks fall into three main categories: urban, suburban and rural. Many of these have an unexpected solitude and tranquillity normally only experienced in remote and thinly populated parts of Britain. Limited availability. Published October 08.

ISBN: 9780711710559 - In and Around London

Shakespeare's Way - Peter Titchmarsh - This guide describes the 146-mile Shakespeare’s Way, a footpath running through the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, Blenheim Park, Oxford, the valley of the Thame, and the beech woods of the Chilterns. Beyond here it takes a surprisingly quiet route into London. The footpath tries to stay as close as possible to the route the ‘Bard’ may have taken on his own journeys between Stratford-upon-Avon and London.  Published February 06. Limited availability.

Shakespeare's Way

Walking the Royal Parks of London, John Merrill - 11 walks fully exploring all the Royal Parks.  Published August 13. Limited availability.

ISBN: 9780957418691 - Walking Around the Royal Parks of London

Strolling Through London: The Definitive Guide, Aidan Wasley - London's obliging equanimity in the face of two millennia of tourists has been a distinguishing feature of the place since it was founded as a Roman settlement around 43 AD. It is a huge yet humane city; an international capital that embraces the individual at eye-level, welcoming the walker to wander, explore, and join the numberless millions who have found themselves - in every sense - in this lively, companionable, and endlessly evolving city. Strolling Through London takes its walking reader across this buzzing metropolis, balancing the expected tourist highlights with lesser-known corners and byways. Each walk offers a unique and bespoke type of London experience - from 'Lively' to 'Literary', 'Medieval' to 'Modern' and Underground London' to 'London in a Day'. All impart the kinds of rewarding experience and discovery that only come from a true engagement with London's complex, vibrant history and spirit. Published September 14.  Limited availability. Fromer's 24 Great Walks in London - Features 24 walking tours of London including: the Royal Parks, Jack the Ripper′s trail in the East End, a walk along the Thames, a ghostly adventure which include the site of Sweeney Todd′s barbershop and Temple Church which was featured in Dan Brown′s novel The Da Vinci Code, themed walks like "Lore and Legend" and "Museums and Macabre" among others Literary themed walks that feature the inspirational settings ranging from Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol to Harry Potter′s Diagon Alley. Published March 11. Limited availability.
 

London's Secret Walks, Graeme Chesters, This book explores the City's hidden places.  Published June 12.  Limited availability.

 

Walking Literary London, Roger Tagholm - "Walking Literary London" is a walking guide through the lives, loves, homes and haunts of great writers, past and present. Ideal for visitors, residents, book-lovers and historians alike, "Walking Literary London" covers 25 carefully researched walks encompassing a vast range of ground from central areas such as Covent Garden, Westminster and the City to the leafier suburbs of Richmond and Hampstead. Birthplaces, past and present homes and burial places of eminent writers are visited, as are the places that inspired much great literature. Surprising facts are revealed and the darker side of London's literary past is also uncovered, including Oscar Wilde's incarceration in Wandsworth Prison, Samuel Taylor Coleridge's opium addiction and Sylvia Plath's suicide. Each walk has an accompanying map highlighting the route and pinpointing key places of interest. Cafes, bars and restaurants are recommended, and information on public transport and visitor opening times is provided. "Walking Literary London" is an illuminating companion to London's rich literary heritage. Limited availability. Published March 12. The Kray Twins Walk, Paul Garner - The Kray Twins became London's most feared and notorious gangsters. This walk which includes a map and clear directions, will guide you around the back streets of Bethnal Green and Whitechapel, to the places actually frequented by the Kray Twins and too many of the secret places known only to them or their Firm.  Published March 02. Limited availability.

Dog Friendly Walks in London, Walking with Boomerang, Karen Lloyd.  Limited availability. Published August 12.

East Anglia and North Thames Exploring Woodland , The Woodland Trust - Exploring Woodland is a series of guides from The Woodland Trust that describe and illustrate beautiful woodland sites - both publicly owned and private - in different regions throughout the UK. Fully illustrated with site maps and photographs, these are the essential woodland guides for all tree lovers. Published April 08. Limited availability.

ISBN: 9780711226708 - East Anglia and North Thames

 

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London (DK Eyewitness Pocket Map & Guide) - The best of London in your pocket. From the London Eye to Kew Gardens - the guide covers up to 200 sights and recommendations and slips easily into your pocket or bag. Perfect for on-the-go navigation, discover London’s best restaurants, bars and shops, opening times and transport information. Use the guide to decide your itinerary then plot your route using the fold-out map. Everything you need to make the most of your city break or stopover. Published March 14

Collins Pocket Map London - 1:12,500 5 inches to 1 mile Handy full colour map of central London with a high level of detail and extremely clear mapping. Published Feb 15

The Rough Guide London Map - This 2nd edition of "Rough Guide Map London" combines clear modern mapping and bang-up-to-date research, and is the essential companion to anyone travelling around this vibrant city. "The Rough Guide Map" pin-points the best the city has to offer, from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral. The useful 'Time Map' charts the opening days and times of all the city's sights. The map's detailed transport information and clear layout will help you make the most of the tubes, buses and taxis which serve the city.
Published May 10

Visitors' London Map & Guide, Bensons -  An easy-to-use map of central London on side one, with a detailed bus routes map and itinerary guide on side two in full colour. The other features include a superscale map of "Theatreland", London Underground map and an index to places of interest. Published May 12

A-Z Visitors' London Atlas and Guide. Published Nov 12

Handy London Street Map - Bensons. Published April 12

 

 

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