selection of walks with Robin

Sherlock Holmes in the City - Tracking the Red Headed League.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories are an immortal pleasure. Now you have the chance to follow an original Sherlock Holmes story on foot! Why should a London pawnbroker be paid a small fortune to copy out the Encyclopedia Britannica? What connects the mysterious league of red-headed men, an underground tunnel and a daring plot to steal thousands of gold coins? Join me and we’ll explore the locations - real and fictional - behind The Red Headed League.

Meet at: Blackfriars underground station every 4th Saturday of the month at 11.00. Walk leaves at 2.00 sharp.
Ends at: Near Barbican Underground station)
Duration: approximately 90 minutes.

Please see www.footprintsoflondon.com for booking

 

From the Romans to the Railways

The Romans founded Londinium and the coming of the railways confirmed London as the centre of a world empire. Treats on this walk include the Roman wall - 2,000 years old and still standing, the church where early bird commuters from Liverpool Street sheltered in the 19th century, and the bowling green in the middle of the City of London. Join me and we’ll explore highlights of London’s history spanning 2,000 years in one walk!

Meet at: St Paul’s Underground station Exit 2 (near Café Nero) (walk available on request). Walk leaves at 2.00 sharp.
Ends at: Liverpool Street Station.
Duration: approximately 90 minutes.

Please book a place on this walk by emailing Robin at r_rowles@hotmail.com

 

 

 

Treasures of the City

Have you ever wondered...What is the story of the archway leading into Paternoster Square? Where can you find a park with memorials to selfless heroes? Who are the four men whose carved heads adorn the Guildhall Yard? Join me and we’ll answer these and other fascinating questions as we discover Treasures of the City!

Meet at: St. Paul’s Cathedral by statue of Queen Anne (walk available on request). Walk leaves at 2.00 sharp.
Ends at: Bank of England (near Bank Underground station)
Duration:approximately 90 minutes.
Possible steps.

Please book a place on this walk by emailing Robin at r_rowles@hotmail.com

 

 

 

Bespoke Walks

Team Building * Celebration * Educational * Treasure Hunts? I can design a walk tailored to your requirements. When and where would you like to go in the City? When booking please give me as much notice as possible (at least a month) and let me have as much information as possible about what you want to see. Pre-booking required for bespoke walks. Minimum of 10+ per group.

 

 


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