Walthamstow, Leytonstone, and Leyton
Walthamstow was mentioned in the Domesday Book as farming land and the village area is close to where the original manor was situated. The coming of the railway changed that dramatically and now it is a vibrant multicultural hub.
St John’s Wood, Little Venice and Abbey Road
The two-hour walk passes the Abbey Road recording studio and Lord’s Cricket ground, through St Johns Wood and Maida Vale’s 100 years of residential architecture and finishes on the Regent’s canal and Little Venice basin. An optional extra hour on this Greet allows for a canal ride through Regent’s Park to finish at Camden Market.
The Soho Greet is focused on the last 200 hundred years and the cultural blooming that made Soho one of the most exciting places to be in the world. Expect amazing surprises about little known facts of the area and an excellent food scene.
This Mayfair Greet takes in locations connected with people as diverse as Edward Heath, John Adams, Keith Moon, Jimi Hendrix, Handel, Oscar Wilde and Theodore Roosevelt. Mayfair holds its allure on the Monopoly board for good reason.
This Greet starts in the now redeveloped King’s Cross. The walk combines between the everyday hustle and bustle of the streets with the serene beauty and peace of the inter-connecting canal towpath and Camden’s famous markets.
Paul has lived in Camden for over 35 years. He travelled the world as a DJ in clubs and on radio before settling in London in the early eighties.
Laurence is a semi-retired businessman/investor who lives and works in St Johns Wood in North London
Maggie was born in Manchester and came to London in 1966 and has lived in Walthamstow since 1985. Now retired, she has worked in teaching and libraries.
Dominic is a qualified Westminster Tour Guide. He particularly enjoys themed walks, for example the fight for women’s suffrage, or the development of club government, but equally enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for the development of architecture that makes Westminster such a special place to visit.