London walks

From strolls to adventures, your guide to the best walks in London
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Given that London's public transport system can often be politely described as 'unreliable', sometimes the best way to see the city is to strap on your sturdiest boots and enjoy a hard day's strolling. Below are some of our favourite walks in central, north, east, south and west London, plus a few itineraries taking in the surrounding countryside.

Central London walks

Haunted Holborn

Take a truly original supernatural safari through the concrete jungle, where you'll encounter monsters, ghostly bears and phantom hellhounds…

The money trail

From Chancery Lane to Fleet Street via London Bridge - Time Out takes a circular tour of the city's financial heartland.

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North London walks

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© Patrick Wang

Railway-yard roam

Nature, Champagne and literature are on the itinerary in this stroll through a formerly sordid North London enclave that's now on the up.

South London walks

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Victorian pub walk

Encounter nature, Victorian engineering, the birthplace of colour television, glam rock and – most importantly – pubs.

East London walks

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Cutty Sark
© National Maritime Museum/Tina Warner

Dockside walk

Take in the capital's maritime heritage and the green spaces of Greenwich and the Isle of Dogs.

West London walks

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Country walks

Guided walks in London

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