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.
EXPLORE WORKING LONDON BY THE
Walking the Thames Path from the Thames Barrier to Crayford Ness. Leaflet with map describing walk route and places of interest. Tel 01865 810 224.
A path for people following the Ravensbourne and Pool Rivers from the Thames Path and Deptford to the Green Chain in Beckenham. A pack of laminated guides for the 6 sections is available from Lewisham Library. Tel 020 8314 2235.
The Borough of Bromley has produced a walk pack 'Explore the Beck Corridor' to promote walking through green spaces in Beckenham and West Wickham near the River Beck. The pack includes laminated cards with general walking info, green transport info, 3 linear walks and 5 circular trails. Available in Bromley Libraries. Tel 01689 862815.
GREEN CHAIN WALK
A 40 mile network of waymarked footpaths linking open spaces in South East London between Crystal Palace and the Thames, enabling you to follow linear or circular walks. Served by 15 stations and countless bus routes. The walk has been published as a pack of 10 laminated cards (each section from 2 - 4½ miles) available at £3.50. Tel: 020 8921 5028.
EXPLORE GREEN CHAIN WALK
A leaflet with maps and suggested routes. Available at South Eastern stations and other local outlets. Tel 020 8921 5028.
GREEN CHAIN CIRCULAR WALKS
A pack of 10 circular walks around green spaces on the Green Chain. Distances range from 500m to 2.6 km. Available in other languages on request. Tel: 020 8921 5028.
ELMSTEAD WOOD TRAIL
A circular walk of 2km (allow 1 hour) from Elmstead Lane on the Green Chain route. Includes a wild walkabout trail in Marvels Wood suitable for pushchairs & wheelchairs. Tel: 020 8921 5028.
A 2-3 mile circular route from the Thames Barrier to Charlton House and back based on the Green Chain Walk. Leaflet with map available. Tel 020 8921 5028
RIDGEWAY: PLUMSTEAD TO ABBEY
A 3.5 mile linear walk along Londons Ridgeway, a raised footpath along the top of the embankment of Thames Waters southern outfall sewer. The path also marks the boundary of Thamesmead, the district built from the late 1960s on former marshland to alleviate overcrowding in other parts of the city.
BROMLEY CIRCULAR WALKS &
Two packs of laminated walk cards available to purchase in Bromley libraries. Some walks may be available as individual (free) booklets. Tel: 01689 862815.
BROMLEY BOROUGH WALKS
The Heritage & Urban Design section of Bromley Planning Department produced a series of leaflets detailing walks around places in the borough. Contact Bromley Civic Centre.
CHURCH HOUSE GARDENS TREE TRAIL
A circular route looking at specimen trees produced by the Friends of Bromley Town Parks & Gardens. Tel 020 8290 5510.
HIGH ELMS COUNTRY PARK
Several circular walks available within the park including a 'Look, Touch & Smell' trail. Other waymarked walks cross the estate. Information available from the Nature Centre when open. Tel: 01689 862815.
The Acorn Trail is a circular walk around this local nature reserve. The leaflet has photos of flora & fauna to look for at numbered posts. Available in Bromley Library. Tel 01689 862815.
JUBILEE COUNTRY PARK
The Jubilee Trail is a circular walk around this local nature reserve. The leaflet has photos of flora & fauna to look for at numbered posts. Available in Bromley Library. Tel 01689 862815.
EXPLORING IN DARWIN'S FOOTSTEPS
3 Trails: Downe Valley (1¾, 3¼ or 5 miles); High Elms & Downe (4½ miles); Keston & Holwood (3¼ miles). Leaflets illustrated with map and things to look for. Available in Bromley Reference Library or download from the website.
PAXTON'S HERITAGE TRAIL
Waymarked routes around Crystal Palace Park take ½, 1½ or 2 hours. Begin at the Information Centre.
FROM THE NUN'S HEAD TO THE
A 5 mile green walk along the old Crystal Palace High Level Railway produced by the Friends of the Great North Wood. Tel: 020 8699 5698. Available from Southwark Local Studies Library Tel 020 7403 3507.
SYDENHAM HILL NATURE TRAIL
Based on part of a disused railway track closed in 1954. Takes about an hour. Tel: 020 8699 5698.
Three waymarked trails; the Railway, Coach House and Dutch Barn. Also a Sundial trail. Leaflets available in the Horniman Museum shop (charge).
DULWICH UPPER WOOD
A conserved remainder of the Great North Wood. Walk takes about ½ hour. Tel: 020 8751 6230.
DULWICH PARK TREE TRAIL
A short (30 min) or longer (50min) walk produced by the Parks Ranger Service. Tel: 020 7701 4068.
A walk through parks, history and art. Illustrated leaflet available. Tel 020 7708 8629.
LEWISHAM WALKING MAP
Map showing walking routes in the borough.
NATURE CONSERVATION IN LEWISHAM has been published by the London Ecology Unit. Four walks from this book (Blackheath & Lee, Riverside Ramble, Old High Level Line and Green Chain Variation) are available as walk leaflets. Tel 020 8314 8143/8040.
TWINKLE PARK & CHARLOTTE
TURNER GARDENS I-SPY WALK
Designed to encourage people to explore the local area. Leaflet with map and information plus stickers. Available from Greenwich TIC.
GREENWICH MILLENNIUM HERITAGE
A pack of 4 trails around Blackheath, Eltham, Greenwich and Woolwich. Available from Greenwich Tourist Information Centre.
Postcards detailing 4 walks (40 - 90 mins) around Greenwich available for small charge at Discover Greenwich. Also Architecture & Craftmanship routes around the site (free). Tel 020 8269 4799.
A 2 mile walk to the Greenwich Observatory from North Greenwich Pier. One fairly steep incline.
GREENWICH RIVERSIDE PATH
An exploration and walk between Greenwich and the Dome along the historic and industrial riverside by Mary Mills. Available to purchase at Greenwich Tourist Information Centre.
WOOLWICH HERITAGE TRAILS
Royal Arsenal (30 mins), Town Centre (40 mins) and Long Walk (2 hours) included on Visitor Map. Tel: 020 8855 3240 0r 020 8858 4631.
ELTHAM HERITAGE TRAILS
Town Centre (1 hour), Palace & Country (1 hour) and Heritage Trail (2 hours) included on Visitor Map. Tel: 0870 608 2000.
Two trails around this historic site. Tel: 020 8303 7777
THE GLADE TREE TRAIL - SIDCUP
Tel: 020 8303 7777
This 5 mile waymarked route along a tributary of the Cray links the Green Chain and Cray Riverway walks. Tel: 020 8303 7777 ext 4784.
A 10 mile waymarked route along the River Cray, includes history and ecology. Tel: 020 8303 7777 ext 4784.
ERITH HERITAGE TOWN WALK
A circular walk from Riverside Gardens (Information Panel) with buildings of interest marked with plaques. Illustrated leaflet with map available.
EXPLORE LONDON'S WORKING RIVER
The Thames Path from the Thames Barrier to Crayford Ness in 4 sections: Galleons & Guns (1½ miles) Sail to Steam (3¼ miles) Motor Cars & Mashes (3 miles) and Erith to QEII Bridge (2¼ miles). Leaflet with map and information. Tel: 0870 240 6094.
A 47 mile footpath inaugurated by the Mayor of Croydon in 1999. A guide is available from the Clocktower Tourist Information Centre for £1.50.
A booklet of 2 illustrated walks; Two Towers (East Croydon to Clocktower) and Wellesley Road. Available at the Clocktower Tourist Information Centre.
WADDON COMMUNITY TRAIL
An environmental and heritage trail connecting Waddon with Croydon Clocktower. Waymarked. Tel: 020 8760 5756.
PARKS AND OPEN SPACES - CROYDON
Map showing walks in the borough. Tel: 020 8686 4433.
Walk leaflets on Famous Croydon (5.5km), Phipson's Croydon (2.5km), Modernist Croydon (2mls), Broad Green (2km) and Mere Bank & Waddon Ponds (5.5km)
Available from the cafe in Wandle Park or download [webpage]
A pack of 4 circular walks taking 2 - 2½ hours each; Riddlesdown, Kenley Common & Dollypers Hill, Farthing Downs & Devilsden Wood and Coulsdon Common & Happy Valley. Tel: 020 8660 8533.
RIDDLESDOWN CIRCULAR WALK
4 miles from Riddlesdown Station. Tel: 020 8660 4625.
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