London Walks for your MP3 Player
Podcast Host: Robert Wright
Podcast Owner: heelas
Podcast Location: London
Website: http://londonwalks.libsyn.com
Episodes: 456
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Forget about guide books and maps. Listen to my description as you walk through London.

Past Shows

04/19/2006 | Download File 20.40 MB -right click to download


A walk from The Monument via Old Jewry and the City Livery Companies back via the Bank of England to St Paul's Cathedral.

This is Part 2 of a circular walk from St Paul's Underground (Zone 1 - Central Line)

We start at Monument on the Circle and District Lines Zone 1 but you can al

05/14/2006 | Download File 13.02 MB -right click to download


The mid Victorian era was a time of keen interest in industry, inventions, science, the arts, music, poetry, commerce and manufacture. Great Britain not only held sway over a third of the world, but let the way in innovation.

The young Queen Victoria fell deeply in love with the German Prince Albe

04/09/2006 | Download File 15.90 MB -right click to download


Part 1 of a walk from St Paul's through the City of London to Monument.

Part 2 will return via Old Jewry and the City Livery Companies back via the Bank of England to St Paul's Cathedral.

We start at St Paul's Underground on the Central Line Zone 1. Our walk takes us down Cheapside to the

03/30/2006 | Download File 2.14 MB -right click to download


More than enough history for anyone on a short riverside walk.

We start at Tower Hill Underground station, on the Circle and District lines and the DLR (Docklands Light Railway). Tower Hill is also close to Fenchurch Street mainline station - Zone 1. Just outside the station is a place wit

03/18/2006 | Download File 19.68 MB -right click to download


This walk starts from St Paul's Underground Station on the Central Line Zone 1. The Central Line is one of the most useful, joining West and East London in one long continuous fast route.

Leaving the Tube, we pass Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece, St Paul's Cathedral. This domed building

03/06/2006 | Download File 6.14 MB -right click to download


London has several airports. Most international travellers will arrive at either Heathrow or Gatwick, but there are several others. Heathrow is the largest, and is located about 25 minutes to the West of London. Gatwick is almost as big. It is further away from the capital, but can be reached in

02/24/2006 | Download File 18.43 MB -right click to download


London's greatest walk - part 3.

All these three walks are good in their own right, and each is different. This final part goes from Hyde Park Corner to Kensington High Street. We start at Hyde Park Corner Underground (Piccadilly Line Zone 1) and look at the Wellington Arch. This is situat

02/13/2006 | Download File 13.03 MB -right click to download


London's greatest walk - part 2.

We start near Big Ben, leaving Westminster Underground (Jubilee, Circle and District lines - zone 1) via exit 4. As we look towards Parliament Square, we hear Big Ben strike 11 o'clock on a bright, sunny but cold day. Our walk starts at the Palace of Westmi

02/06/2006 | Download File 19.31 MB -right click to download


London's greatest walk - part 1.

This is the first of three walks, each of about an hour. The first walk starts at London Bridge Underground, zone 1, on the Northern and Jubilee Lines. Exit the station at the Tooley Street - Duke Street Hill exit. Cross the road by the pedestrian crossing

01/31/2006 | Download File 8.49 MB -right click to download


The weather is still cold and windy here in London. Too windy for a long walk, but bright and sunny. When the wind drops, I shall record my favourite walk - the best walk in London.

If you have limited time, or if you do nothing else during your visit, take this walk. It is 5.75 miles, fr

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