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London Fields to De Beauvoir (1.2 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/17 This route follows a footway suggested by ‘Central London Footways’ https://footways.london – a mapped network of quiet and interesting streets for walking, available from local…
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Haggerston Walk (1.7 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/20 History lockdown walk through Haggerston, an ancient settlement in the northern part of the parish of  Shoreditch. Start at Haggerston Station, on the North London…
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De Beauvoir to Old Street (1.1m)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/20 This route follows the footway suggested by ‘Central London Footways’ https://footways.london– mapped network of quiet and interesting streets for walking, available from various bookshops (see…
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West Hoxton Walk (1 mile)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/17 West Hoxton: a self-guided Hackney history walk for the current times. Start at St Johns Church, Pitfield St, to saunter through ‘New Hoxton’ to Shepherdess…
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Kingsland Waste Walk (1.2 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/16 Start at the southern entrance to Dalston Junction Station (not the one on Dalston Lane). This walk takes you for a stroll down and up…
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AROUND SHACKLEWELL (1 mile)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/15  A Hackney history walk for lockdown through Shacklewell. Start at the junction of Stoke Newington Road and Shacklewell Lane. On the other side of Kingsland…
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WEST ALONG DALSTON LANE  (0.8 mile)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. This route takes you west along Dalston Lane. It is complemented by another walk heading east from Dalston CLR James Library along Dalston Lane. 1/14 Start…
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EAST ALONG Dalston Lane (0.8 mile)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. This route takes you east along Dalston Lane. It is complemented by another walk heading west from Pembury Corner along Dalston Lane. 1/14 Start outside CLR…
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Lower Homerton (I mile)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/10 Start outside St Barnabas Church, E9 6DL, halfway down Homerton High Street. Homerton’s first church, it was built in 1847. In 1944 a VI rocket…
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SKIRTING LONDON FIELDS (1.9 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/17 Start outside London Fields Station built in 1872 on the Great Eastern Line, which was the third train line to cross Hackney. By the 17th…
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DOWN QUEENSBRIDGE ROAD WALK (1.1 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. The walk takes you down the west side of Queensbridge Road. It is complemented by another route which takes you up the east side of the…
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UP QUEENSBRIDGE ROAD WALK (1.1 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. The route takes you up the east side of Queensbridge Road. It is complemented by another walk which takes you down the west side of the…
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THROUGH HOXTON’S SQUARES (1.1 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/13 Start outside St John’s Church Hoxton, N1 6NP. Hoxton was in the parish of Shoreditch. When the ancient parish of St Leonard’s Shoreditch was divided,…
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Central hackney to South Hackney (1.3 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/10 Start at St. Augustine’s Tower, E8 1HR, the surviving part of the first church in Hackney. It was built about 1275, probably by the Knights…
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Clapton Pond to Millfields and back (1.2 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/15 Start at Clapton Pond, E5 0QH, where the route will end after taking you down to Millfields. This is not a natural pond but an…
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up Amhurst Road ( 0.8 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/9 Start outside Hackney Central Station, E8 1LL, which is the third site of this station on the first railway line through Hackney in 1850. The…
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around and about Clapton Square ( 0.5 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. /10 Start at Clapton Square, E5 8HE, one of Hackney’s 58 open spaces. This space was originally fields: open grazing ground with a path diagonally across…
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through ‘upper homerton’ (0.7 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/10 Start outside Sutton House, 2-4 Homerton High Street, E9 6JQ. This western part of Homerton was called ‘Upper Homerton’. Sutton House was built in 1535…
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down Stamford Hill (0.7 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/10 Start outside Sainsbury’s at the top of Stamford Hill, N16 5LW. The Regents Cinema opened here in 1929 with a wurlitzer. Previously on this site…
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UP STAMFORD HILL (0.7 miles)

When following this route, please remember to: Keep to the 2 metre social distancing from people you pass by; Take care crossing roads – use controlled crossings where possible. 1/10 Start at the gates of Abney Park Cemetery, N16 0LH, at the side of a main roadway in and out of London, laid down by…
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