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17-Aug-19 • Jerry Attricht on Flickr

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Alexandra Palace to Tottenham Hale

Alexandra Palace, the Parkland Walk (a former railway line), two restored Wetlands and several cafés in north London

Islington to Limehouse

22-Apr-18 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Angel to Limehouse

The Regents canal, Victoria and Mile End Parks


The Queen's House, Old Royal Naval College and Docklands

21-Mar-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Blackheath to Canary Wharf

Blackheath, Greenwich Royal Park, its Observatory and Meridian, the London skyline, the Cutty Sark, a Thames foot tunnel and Canary Wharf skyscrapers.

Barges on River Brent/Grand Union Canal

SWC Short Walk 22 - Boston Manor to Osterley

08-Aug-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Boston Manor to Osterley

Grand Union Canal and Osterley Park (NT)

Brockwell Hall Cafe

SWC Short Walk 39 - Brockwell Park (Herne Hill Circular or to Brixton)

19-Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Brockwell Park

Short amble through a small but well-kept urban park in Southeast London on raised ground

Victorian Hearse

19-Jul-15 • Andrew Murphy

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Brompton Cemetery

A Victorian “Magnificent 7” parkland cemetery in Chelsea

Chelsea and Battersea Park

26-Aug-17 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Chelsea and Battersea Park

Chelsea with the King's Road, two Thames Bridges and Battersea Park, optional: Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms

Woodland path in Nonsuch Park2

02-Oct-19 • Daisy-Roots on Flickr

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Chessington to Cheam

Horton Country Park, Hogsmill Riverside Nature Reserve, Nonsuch Park and Cheam Heritage Trai

Colliers Wood to Putney Bridge

02-Sep-17 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Colliers Wood to Putney Bridge

River Wandle Trail and the Thames Path


Iguanodon, Crystal Palace Park

21-Jan-12 • Sean O'Neill

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Crystal Palace to Forest Hill

Short surburban London walk with plenty of interesting and unusual features.

Pond by Wantz Stream, Beam Parklands

SWC Short Walk 33 - Dagenham Parks, Rivers and Ponds

23-Feb-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Dagenham Parks, Rivers and Ponds

Exploration of several linked green areas in an otherwise densely populated suburb: a large variety of landscapes in Country Parks and Nature Reserves

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Ealing Broadway Circular

The green spaces of West London, including The Grand Union Canal, Boston Manor, Syon House, The Thames towpath, Kew Gardens, and Gunnersbury Park.

Off the broad paths

SWC Walk 259 - Epping Forest Centenary Walk: Manor Park to Epping

11-Jul-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Manor Park to Epping

A walk along the length of an ancient royal forest in East London - Wanstead and Leyton Flats, Walthamstow Forest, Highams Park and Epping Forest. Can be done over two legs.

Barn hill Lae

23-May-17 • ultronspice on Flickr

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Fryent Country Park

Rolling fields and small woods

Greenford to Osterley walk

28-Apr-18 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Greenford to Osterley

A walk through attractive open spaces in West London, visiting parks, a viaduct, a series of locks and a NT stately home.

Greenwich Park: View from Viewpoint by Observatory

SWC Short Walk 12 - Greenwich Park

07-Sep-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Greenwich Park

Naval Heritage, the Meridian, and a royal park with a great viewpoint

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05-Feb-18 • senderismoenlondres on Flickr

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Hampstead Heath

Wooded heathland, swimming points, and Parliament Hill


The Long Water, Home Park

18-Feb-15 • Sean O'Neill

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Hampton Court Circular

Two royal parks and Britain's finest surviving Tudor building


25-May-17 • ultronspice on Flickr

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Hampton Court and Bushy Park

2 deer parks and a royal palace

View along High Street

SWC Short Walk 40 - Harrow-on-the-Hill (South Kenton or Northwick Park to Harrow-on-the-Hill)

17-Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Harrow on the Hill

The playing fields of Harrow School and the historic buildings of Harrow village on its ridge


The Pergola

21-Jul-15 • Sean O'Neill

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Highgate to Hampstead

A varied walk through the green spaces of London's ‘Northern Heights’, with some panoramic views of the city

Horsenden Hill walk

06-May-18 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Horsenden Hill

Hill in NW London, site of an ancient hill fort

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VIRB Picture

01-Nov-16 • senderismoenlondres on Flickr

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Central London Circular

Urban walk through Central London - passes many famous tourist sites

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04-Jul-15 • Andrew Murphy

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Kensal Green Cemetery

Ivy covered Greek, Classic, Egyptian and Gothic Mausoleums in a Victorian “Magnificent 7” parkland cemetery

Epping Forest pond trees


23-Jan-16 • lindsay_randle on Flickr

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Leytonstone to Loughton

Epping Forest


Loughton Camp, Epping Forest

24-Jul-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Loughton to Epping

The ancient woodland of Epping Forest within Zone 6

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Mile End and Victoria Parks

Mile End Park, a green bridge, Regents Canal and a Victorian city park

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Mitcham Common

Large wooded common popular with bird watchers


11-Jan-20 • qaugzzih9 on Flickr


Mitcham Junction to Colliers Wood

Nature Reserves and the Wandle Trail through south London

Boardwalk through Wetlands and Viewing Platform, Morden Hall Park

SWC Walk Short 13 - Morden Hall Park and Merton Abbey Mills

04-Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Morden Hall Park and Abbey Mills

NT parkland, streams, watermills, and Abbey Mills heritage site


Beverley Brook in Richmond Park

19-Jan-16 • Sean O'Neill

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Norbiton to Hammersmith or Putney

A deer park, 'the village on the river' and one of the first English landscape gardens

Anglican Chapel (Nunhead Cemetery)

SWC Short Walk 41 - Nunhead, Honor Oak and Peckham Rye

19-Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Nunhead, Honor Oak, and Peckham Rye

Nunhead's Victorian Cemetery, assorted green spaces, One Tree Hill with its viewpoint, Peckham Rye Park and Common, and its culturally mixed centre.

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SWC Short Walk 27 - The Olympic Park, Hackney Wick and Fish Island

25-Apr-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Olympic Park, Hackney Wick and Fish Island

The Olympic Park, waterways, wetlands, and former industrial areas

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Petts Wood Circular

Easy and pleasant walk through woodlands nestled in the middle of London's South-Eastern suburbs

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Rainham to Grays

Dracula, outdoor art, concrete barges, an ace nature reserve, industrial sculpture, history and heritage, accompanied by the mighty Thames.


Rainham Marshes

22-Feb-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Rainham to Purfleet via RSPB Rainham Marshes

An easy birdwatching walk in Outer East London along an atmospheric section of the Thames Path via the RSPB reserve at Rainham marshes.

View from Primrose Hill: Shard to Canary Wharf

SWC Short Walk 6 - Regent's Park and Primrose Hill

12-Jul-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Regents Park and Primrose Hill

A royal park and citiscape viewpoint

Red deer male and harem

Richmond Park

09-Oct-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Richmond Circular

Get away from it all without leaving Greater London - Richmond Park and the River Thames.


17-Aug-17 • ultronspice on Flickr

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Richmond Park

London's largest deer park

Birds All Lined Up, The Long Water

SWC Short Walk 19 - Royal Parks

31-Aug-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Royal Parks

Hyde Park, Green Park, St James Park, The Mall and Trafalgar Square

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15-May-16 • senderismoenlondres on Flickr

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Ruislip Woods and Lido

Woods and a swimming lake

Leadenhall Market

SWC Walk Short 24 - Sculpture in the City

11-Aug-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sculpture in the City

Walk around an annual summer exhibition of contemporary sculpture in the confines of the City of London (financial district).

City of London and the Shard, from Horniman Park

06-Jul-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sydenham Hill to Dulwich Village

Dulwich Wood, Sydenham Hill Wood, Horniman Gardens, Dulwich Park and village, Belair Park

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28-May-15 • Andrew Murphy

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Westminster to Greenwich via the south bank

The Thames path through central London, past Tower Bridge and the regenerating East End, to historic Greenwich.

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Thameside Historical Walk

The Thames Path (north bank) past the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, and Wapping to Docklands via 3 historic riverside pubs

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre and Ingrebourne Marshes SSSI

SWC Short Walk 34 - The Ingrebourne Valley (Hornchurch to Upminster)

19-Mar-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Ingrebourne Valley : Hornchurch to Upminster

Open water, grassland, woodland, marshland, fenland via a series of linked green spaces along the Ingrebourne River

Emirates Air Line at dusk

SWC Short Walk 21 - The Line Modern Art Walk (Stratford to North Greenwich)

29-Jul-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Line Modern Art Walk

A modern and contemporary art walk via foot, light rail and cable car

Buttercups in early June

Totteridge Circular walk

07-Jun-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Totteridge Circular

Meadows, woods and villages on the Northern Heights

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Tower Hill to Putney Bridge via Thames Path

The Thames Path through the centre of London, passing the City, Westminster, Chelsea, Battersea and Putney via 18 bridges

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Trent Country Park and Enfield Chase

Parkland of a former country estate

The Grotto

SWC Walk Short 11 - Wanstead Park

15-Aug-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Wanstead Park

Parkland of a former country estate

Waterlink Way Waymarker Disc

SWC Short Walk 36 - Waterlink Way (Lower Sydenham to Greenwich)

26-Feb-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Waterlink Way : Lower Sydenham, to Greenwich

Follows the Pool and Ravensbourne rivers through southeast London via landscaped linear parks and green spaces

Esher Common

SWC Short Walk 17 - Oxshott Heath, Esher and West End Commons

08-Aug-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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West End and Esher Commons

Wooded commons and a pretty village

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01-Feb-18 • senderismoenlondres on Flickr

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Wimbledon Circular

Get away from it all without leaving Greater London - Wimbledon Common.


Wimbledon Common Golf Course

24-Nov-08 • Andrew Murphy

Wimbledon to Kingston

Wimbledon Common, Richmond Park, and the Thames Path.

Reed Beds and New Builds, Woodberry Wetlands

SWC Short Walk 26 - Woodberry Wetlands (Stoke Newington Reservoirs)

07-Apr-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Woodberry Wetlands

Finsbury and Clissold Parks, Woodberry Wetlands (two reservoirs), The New River (a canal supplying water to London) and Abney Park (a Magnificient 7 Cemetery)


Oaks Park (Sutton)

30-Jun-16 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Woodmansterne Lavender Fields

Banstead Commons, Oaks Park and spectacular Lavender fields during July and August