The best summer walks

Kew Gardens greenhouse

Picture this, it’s another warm summers day and you’re taking a stroll through an area of London you’ve not yet explored with friends and family. Sounds great, right? ☀️ 🌻

Instead of searching the internet for the best walks to take, here are some of our favourites to give you some inspiration. Plus, follow us on Instagram and TikTok for more ideas on things to do and places to visit. 💡

The Thames Path

Stretching from the lost floodplains of Richmond to the Dickensian stretches of the eastern marshes, the Thames Path offers walkers lots to see and do. 

Top sights to see along the route: 

🌳 Battersea Park 
🌉 Tower Bridge 
🚢 The Royal Docks 
🌸 Kew Gardens 
🏙 Canary Wharf 

Hampstead Heath

There’s nothing better than a slow weekend wander in Hampstead Heath. ♥️

This wild park of woodland and meadows, tucked inside North London’s zone two, sprawls over 800 acres and has some of the best views of the city! 

The Royal Parks

You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to The Royal Parks as there are eight to visit, and they’re free! 🤩  

From self-guided walks to top quality entertainment, there’s so much to discover and enjoy at each of the parks.  

The Jubilee Greenway

The Jubilee Greenway is the most recent addition to the Walk London routes. The 60km route was completed in 2012 to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London 2012 Games, linking together all the major Games sites. 🇬🇧 

Some of our favourite sites on this route include: 

🏰 Kensington Palace 
🎸 O2 Arena 
🚢 HMS Belfast 
🎭 Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre  
🛍 Camden Market

The Line

If you’re looking for a walk with something a little different to look at, then walk The Line, London’s first dedicated art walk. 🎨 

The route runs between Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park at Stratford and The O2, following waterways and the line of the Greenwich Meridian. You can get to The Line by underground, overground, bus, and even by boat or cable car! ⛴ 🚠 

Don’t forget to plan your days out using our travel tools.  

Do you have a favourite London walk? Share it with us and we might include it for others to enjoy 👇🏼 

1 Comment

  1. I didn’t see Greenwich Park being mentioned for Walks. There are good walkways along the River too.

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