Walking in London: Park, Heath and Waterside - Peter Aylmer
This guidebook presents 25 varied walks exploring London's green and open spaces in Cicerone's detailed and authoritative style. Walking in London: Park, Heath and Waterside covers both the city centre and the Greater London area, it takes in royal parks, heaths, forests, canals and rivers, including Epping Forest, Hampstead Heath, the World Heritage site of Kew Gardens and Wimbledon Common.
Walks range from 4 to 14 miles and most can be accessed by public transport. Alongside detailed route descriptions and OS mapping, the book features practical information on parking, public transport and refreshments. Each walk showcases a particular species of wildlife that you might encounter, and there is fascinating background information the history and conservation of the capital's wild spaces.
Peter Aylmer discovered the joys of walking in London as a way of relaxing after work - first by walking back home through Epping Forest, and then by using the Regent's Canal instead of the Central Line. Peter was chair of the London branch of the Long Distance Walkers Association, which offers both long day walks and short evening walks in and around the London area.
- Publisher: Cicerone Press (Sep 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-1852848132
- Dimensions: 20 x 1 x 17 cm
- 200 pages