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The Historic Houses, Gardens, and Walks Gay Group

WALKS THROUGH THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS OF LONDON

Pictures courtesy of London-GB.com

The group aims to bring together gay people who are interested in the history and architecture of London and the Home Counties. It has been operating for over a decade. The programme consists mainly of walks in the various districts of London, though there may also be occasional visits to historic properties, museums and gardens.

There is no membership fee nor any charge for the walks. Also, there is no need to book in advance The emphasis is on informality. In summer the walks usually begin at about 2.00 p.m. and in winter at about 1.30 p.m. They normally last about a couple of hours, or so, usually finishing at a convenient pub. (The pub attendance is not compulsory!) Typically 30 plus people attend these walks.

Walks normally start and finish near an Underground, Overground, DLR, or Rail station, though very occasionally a short bus journey may be involved. A provisional programme for much of 2017 is given below but this programme may be subject to change in the weeks preceding each monthly walk, so please regularly check the website for updates.

 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME 2017

Sunday 12 February 2017 – Pimlico to Victoria via Tate Britain and St George’s Square Gardens. Click here for details

Sunday 12 March 2017 – Surrey Quays to Greenwich via Deptford

Sunday 9 April 2017 – LGBTQ+ Heritage Walk in Clerkenwell

Sunday 7 May 2017 - Hammersmith to Putney along the Thames Path

 

Pimlico Walk - Sunday 12 February 2017

 

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This walk explores the Pimlico district of London, where some of Britain’s finest Georgian architecture is to be found. The area is also well known for the Tate Britain Art Gallery, and includes two important London squares, Warwick Square and Eccleston Square. The walk finishes at the Willow Walk pub near Victoria station.

Please meet outside Pimlico Tube station at 1.45 p.m.

 

For directions of walk click here

 

Transport for London Journey Planner

To be added to the circulation list for regular updates email: info@outandabout-london.org

Tel: 020 8989 5295 or 07785773917

 

Updated:  14 January 2017