The City at work

Tue 8th Sep 2015

Walk Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Southern England
Local Group
Start Time
Tower Hill Sta (Tower Of London exit)

A midweek pm walk, as a pre-quel to the evening's walk which starts where this leaves off. Lanes, byways and hidden passages of "The City" and beyond. Taking in Lloyds, The Bank, Guildhall, St Pauls, Lincoln's Inn, Inner Temple, Somerset House, Covent Garden, China Town, Soho and much more

General Notes
Afternoon tea en-route and pub at end. Finishes at around 17.00 at Great Portland Street Stn (In time for Hills of the North)

Entry Details:


Walk Report

Hills of the North, Tuesday 8th September 2015
14 walkers including 1 guest, 8.7 miles - leader Ron Williamson
Start 13:05 Finish 17:00
Facts and figures (A new LDWA Register!)
Thoroughfares used 140
Changes of direction 160
Changes of direction per 100yds 1.53
Max distance without change of direction 440 yds
Most changes of direction in 400yd 15 (1 every 27yds)
Number of walkers disorientated 14 (100%)
...and most important
Walkers at finish 14 (none lost)
In addition we had time to visit 3 churches, 1 secret garden, and 1 roof top with time to have a 20mins tea break on a terrace overlooking the Thames.
Not the usual LDWA walk so special thanks to those who took part so enthusiastically. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and I hope you did.
Next time we will aim for 200 changes of direction not including a spiral staircase of 311 steps, therefore no alcohol before or during.
Photograph by Keith Lane and Chris Dent



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