Hackney Downs

This walk will take place on  Saturday, 23 April, 2022 at 11am. 

Bounded betwixt Clapton, Dalston and Shacklewell, Hackney Downs, the highest piece of open ground within 4 miles of central London, has, like other parts of Hackney, its own history to tell. Once ‘common land’, in its environs were founded Clapton F.C., schools, Hackney’s first Fire Station and the world’s oldest cycling club.

  • Follow the Hackney Brook.
  • Who were the Hackney Downs Camels?
  • Why did the Vicar go AWOL?

Duration: Allow for 3 hours

Cost: £12 (£9 concessions) – pay on the day, card or cash.

Start: Entrance to Hackney Downs Station, London, E8 1JE

End: Hackney Central Station.

Limited Places so Booking Recommended.

To Book: text/phone  07710 414240 or email sean@walkhackney.co.uk

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