Easter has crept up on us again and the cherry blossom will be adorning Instagram screens very, very soon.
Now the temperatures are creeping into a constant above 10 degrees it is time to try out one of our favourite Easter Walks.
One of the better walks in London sees you head north to Ally Pally. The Parkland walk is around 5 miles long and sees you ending up in Finsbury Park along a disused railway line. Expect overgrown shrubbery, interesting tunnels and a whole host of weird (but wonderful) delights.
Find out more about the walk on the Friends of the Parkland Walk Website here.
It is time to head to the South West with your wellies this weekend. And it is even better if you can borrow a dog for a few hours.
All walks in Richmond Park are good but we particularly enjoy the walk from the Richmond gate to the North West. Head through to the unobstructed view of St Paul’s Cathedral from King Henry’s Mound and consider stopping for a coffee at The Belvedere. From there head into the park towards the ponds.
After some extensive research into the park, which was never a chore, we have created a Tramble that you can follow (shock!) Starting at the stunning Petersham Nurseries you head into the park seeing the best bits. The walk is 75-90 minutes long and has the usual 10 questions for you to ponder. Download the app and the Richmond Park Tramble on our app today.
Officially one of the best walks in the world is the 184 mile long Thames Path walk from Greenwich to Gloucestershire. Hop onto the river trail at any point and enjoy all the Thames and the London skyline has to offer.
It is very difficult to pick the best bit of the Thames Path but the Thames Barrier to Greenwich Market is good and, if you are a skyline fan then walk the Thames from Tower Bridge to Waterloo for a few hours.
A bit of a curveball. But one of our favourite walks in the city is in the southern village of Dulwich. It is often overlooked by Londoners but really shouldn’t be. Dulwich is full of the things you want to see – cute houses, pretty streets, probably some early stage blossom and street art that reflects the real portraits in the Dulwich Picture Gallery.
We will do a little plug for our walking app here as our Dulwich Tramble means you can’t really go wrong. See all of the above, pop into the Picture Gallery before ending up on Lordship Lane which is blessed with a bunch of great pubs to relax in. Download the app and the Tramble here.
The London canals are lovely and, our favourite stretch is perhaps the route from Limehouse up through Mile End, Victoria Park and ending at Broadway Market. The early stages will be a bit quiet, but pop in for a Gin at the East London Distilelry before pausing at Victoria Park.
Then continue on over to Broadway Market for a well deserved snack. If you are defeated though at Victoria Park don’t panic… the place to head is the hidden Victoria Park Village. Enjoy.
Have a great Easter!