St John's Wood

 

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The walk is circular from Baker Street Station but Marylebone & St John's Wood Stations are on the route together with Maida Vale a short walk away.
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St John's Wood, as the name implies was once a wooded area owned by the Knights of St John of Jerusalem. The area developed in the 19th century with the formation of Regent's Park and the construction of the Canal.


There are places to eat along the route. The churchyard park is suitable for picnics

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This walk is about 5 miles along paths and pavements The walk includes the Lisson Grove area and part of the Regent's Canal and Park. There are attractive buildings in a wide variety of styles to be seen. Church Street is lined with stalls and shops, including antiques shops. The former churchyard of St John's Wood Church has been made into a pleasant park. [Route & what to see]

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