Every city walker deserves not only a nice walk but also walking gear that will make them comfortable and make them to enjoy the walking even more. I’ve made a list of things that I take with me for a walk as well as added suggestions of items and brands to look out for. (It’s NOT a sponsored post except for one item).
Been to the museums? Browsed through every department of Harrods but still feel like you haven’t gotten to know South Kensington well enough. Do you have some energy left? Enjoy a slow contemplative stroll away from the hustle and bustle near the tube station and get to know some fascinating places. Here’s your guide.
Find out where in Brixton, you can relax on hammocks, stroke the ponies and see typical South London landscape in this interview with my colleague Abs. She lives in Waterloo, works in Brixton and loves walking in London. In the interview she shares about gems of Brixton to be found on foot, her favourite places in the City and tells you why it’s worth signing up with a dentist in Guy’s and St. Thomas’ hospital 😉
Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia walk is a great chance to get to know a different side of Central London. Explore both for great architecture, good food, history and some other curiosities, like Pollock’s Toy Museum.
Alana Pryce, is head of press and media at October Gallery, central London gallery known for exhibiting contemporary, international, avant-garde works. She also loves walking in London and has walked miles in Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia and beyond.
In this interview she shares her top secrets of Bloomsbury to visit on your trip to London or over the lunchtime, if you work nearby.
This Vauxhall walk will surprise you with interesting architecture. Don’t be misled by strange name, because the route along Kennington Lane makes for an inspiring short walk.