Podcast Host: Robert Wright
Podcast Owner: heelas
Podcast Location: London
Website: http://londonwalks.libsyn.com
Episodes: 118
London Walks for your MP3 Player
Forget about guide books and maps. Listen to my description as you walk through London.

Past Shows

03/11/2008 | Download File 24.22 MB -right click to download

This is more of stroll through part of London's extensive Theatreland. It lasts just over 80 minutes and starts in Trafalgar Square (Charing Cross Underground - Zone 1 - Bakerloo and Northern Lines) Take the exit from the subway marked 'Trafalgar Square' and walk to the base of the Nelson Column fac

02/11/2008 | Download File 20.51 MB -right click to download

This is a most enjoyable walk through Islington, starting at Angel Underground (Zone 1 - Northern Line, Bank Branch) and ending at Highbury & Islington (Zone 2 - Victoria Line and Overground).The first part of the walk passes through the antiques market area along Camden Passage. The middle sect

01/13/2008 | Download File 16.64 MB -right click to download

A lovely historic walk through the tiny roads, alleyways, and steps around the centre of Hampstead. Hampstead is about 4 miles north of the centre of London. It is easily reached from stations like Tottenham Court Road, Euston, or Embankment by taking the Edgware branch of the Northern Line. The sta

12/17/2007 | Download File 24.66 MB -right click to download

This walk starts at the Thamesside village of Hampton. You can reach Hampton by train from London (Waterloo) or by the District Line to Wimbledon and change to a train to Hampton. The station is in Zone 6 - so you can buy a Zones 1 - 6 off-peak Travelcard. Leaving the station from the South-West tra

11/27/2007 | Download File 19.19 MB -right click to download

This is a lovely walk through the charming village of Harrow-on-the-Hill, home of the famous Harrow School and much more. Although Harrow is some way from the centre of London, it is easy to reach. The best way is to buy an off-peak Travelcard covering zones 1 - 6. Take the Jubilee Line northbound t

11/07/2007 | Download File 20.38 MB -right click to download

Why Well, Well, Well? Well! - because we pass a number of places where there were wells and spas. In fact, at the Clerk's Well you can see the original well behind glass. The parish of Clerkenwell was named after this source of water, which later became a pump to service the neighbourhood with clean

10/11/2007 | Download File 20.07 MB -right click to download

Highgate lies between Haringey, Camden and Islington. It is one of London's more expensive and fashionable neighbourhoods. It has an active conservation society, and has much to conserve. Highgate Hill is one of the highest points in London, and the view from the beautiful Holly Lodge Estate is stun

09/22/2007 | Download File 27.40 MB -right click to download

How can you possibly beat a walk along the Thames on a fine day? Shadwell (the name probably came from Shite-well or Shit-well) might be an unauspicious start, but in a few paces from the Docklands Light Railway or East London Line Zone 2 you come across the fabulous Nicholas Hawksmoor church of St

08/27/2007 | Download File 22.52 MB -right click to download

Marylebone is the area north of Oxford Street. It was originally the closest village to central London until developed in the 18th and 19th centuries for housing by two landlords. Now Marylebone is a mixture of housing, offices and retail.The Marylebone walk starts at Marble Arch Underground station

08/10/2007 | Download File 17.60 MB -right click to download

This is the second part of our Bayswater walk. The first part to the west started at Notting Hill Gate Underground (Central, Circle & District Lines Zone 1/2) and finished at Lancaster Gate (Central Line Zone 1). We now continue from Lancaster Gate, and finish at Marble Arch (Central Line Zone 1



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Reviewed on 04/15/2006

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