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All Around the Houses

Essex Road to the Regent's Canal

  • 12 British pounds
  • Outside Essex Road station, Canonbury Road N1

Service Description

--------------------------------------- Part of the proceeds from this walk will support the Arlington Association's fund-raising for local charities and to maintain Arlington Square’s garden. --------------------------------------- Keep it to yourself, but the streets between Essex Road and the Regent's Canal form one of Islington's hidden pockets of tranquility and beauty. See a microcosm of Islington's history, heritage and housing in this area's architecture, waterways, gardens and pubs and discover its close ties to the ancient City of London. A brand new guided walk in this area will let you in on its secrets. Highlights include: - Islington's early story from the Domesday Book to the 1500s. - Mid 19th century terraced houses and social housing from the 1800s to the 2000s. - A Victorian church and almshouses with historic ties to the City of London. - A school with links to Pink Floyd and a mural commemorating the New River. - The Regent's Canal. - An award-winning public garden square maintained by local residents. - A community pub, where the tour will end (with a drink for those who would like one!). Start: Outside Essex Road station, Canonbury Road N1 Finish: The Hanbury pub, Linton Street N1 The walk will take between 90 mins and 2 hrs. Please be prepared for all weathers!

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