Docklands & East
EXPLORE SEAFARING LONDON BY THE
Walking the Thames Path from Tower Bridge to Greenwich and the Thames Barrier. Leaflet with map describing walk route and places of interest. Tel 01865 810 224.
THAMES PATH GEOTRAIL
A 6 mile signposted walk from the Thames Barrier to Rotherhithe. Download instructions from the Walk London website.
A TRAIL WALK AROUND OLD
Researched and written by the Local History group of the Time & Talents Centre Tel: 020 7231 7845. On sale at Southwark Local Studies Library Tel 020 7403 3507.
Walk A: Transport, Industry and the Docks
Walk B: Shipyards, Granaries and Wharves
Two history walks by Stuart Rankin. Illustrated booklets with maps (also pictorial Trail Quizes) produced by Southwark Council (charge). Download in PDF format from link provided.
RUSSIA DOCK WOODLAND
A self-guided trail produced by the Parks Ranger Service. Tel: 020 7277 4068.
SOUTHWARK PARK TREE TRAIL
A 45 min trail produced by the Parks Ranger Service. Tel: 020 7277 4068.
VICTORIA PARK TREE WALKS
A series of three walks: West 45-60 mins, East 60-75 mins and Perimeter 60-75 mins. Trees featured on the West & East walks are labelled. The leaflets have maps and photographs. Available from St Mark's Yard Office, Cadogan Terrace. Tel 020 8985 1957.
ISLINGTON TO LIMEHOUSE WALK
A 4 mile walk from Angel along the Regent's Canal via Victoria and Mile End Parks to Limehouse. Leaflet with map and instructions. Tel 020 7985 7200.
A 5 mile circular walk along the Limehouse Cut, Lee Navigation, Hertford Union Canal and Regent's Canal. An illustrated leaflet with maps has been produced by Tower Hamlets or the information is available online. Tel 020 7364 4458.
LEA VALLEY WALK
Leaflet with maps covers 13 miles of the Lea Valley within London from Waltham Abbey to Trinity Buoy Wharf.
OLYMPIC PARK TRAILS
Four walks around the Olympic Park: Discover the Park, Art Trail, London 2012, Children's Trail. Leaflets available at the on site information centre or download.
VIEW TUBE TO OLYMPIC PARK
A 3 mile linear walk from the ViewTube, a bright green community venue and cafe made from recycled shipping containers and with great views of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The walking route heads out along the Greenway, a raised footpath along the top of the embankment of Thames Waters northern outfall sewer, before joining a stretch of the towpath alongside the River Lee Navigation. The final stretch of the walk explores the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, with its beautiful landscaped gardens and iconic buildings such as the Orbit viewing tower and Aquatics Centre.
THE GREENWAY: STRATFORD TO
A 4.5 mile linear walk along Londons Greenway, a raised footpath along the top of the embankment of Thames Waters northern outfall sewer. The walk starts alongside the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, with chance to glimpse the parks distinctive landmarks, and also passes the beautiful Abbey Mills Pumping Station.
Royal Docks (1 - 1½ hours) Custom House to City Airport DLR. Green Street (1½ hours) circular from Upton Park tube station. Three Mills (1 hour) Bromley-by-Bow to West Ham. Stratford (1 - 1½ hours) circular from Stratford Station. Instructions are available online including audio format or as small folded leaflets.
SHADWELL WAPPING & LIMEHOUSE
Wapping & Shadwell (2½ hours) and Shadwell & Limehouse (2 hours). An illustrated leaflet with maps has been produced by Tower Hamlets or the information is available online. Tel 020 7364 4458.
TOWER HAMLETS CEMETERY PARK
A Millennium trail around the borough's first Local Nature Reserve. Circular walk takes about an hour. Illustrated leaflet with map available also associated books. There is a Friends organisation.Tel 020 7364 5012.
A WALK IN SPITALFIELDS
A circular 1 hour walk from Liverpool Street Station. An illustrated leaflet with maps has been produced by Tower Hamlets or the information is available online. Tel 020 7364 4458.
JEWISH EAST END
Two cultural walks produced by Tower Hamlets: a 2¼ hour route Aldgate to Whitechapel Library and a 2½ hour route Aldgate East to Stepney Green. Tel 020 7364 4458.
BENGALI EAST END
Cultural walk produced by Tower Hamlets: a 1½ hour route St Botolphs Aldgate to Truman Brewery. Tel 020 7364 4458.
SAILORS, SCRIBES & SLAVES
Black History walk produced by Tower Hamlets: a 2½ hour route Tower Hill tube to the Museum of London Docklands. Tel 020 7364 4458.
PRIESTS, WRITERS & STATESMEN
Black History walk produced by Tower Hamlets: a 1½ hour route St Botolphs Aldgate to the Ragged School Museum. Tel 020 7364 4458.
ISLE OF DOGS
North Isle of Dogs & Canary Wharf and North Thames Path to Greenwich View (both 1½ hours). An illustrated leaflet with maps has been produced by Tower Hamlets or the information is available online. Tel 020 7364 4458.
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