Walking Village London
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- 25th February 2011
- 176 pages -
In 22 meticulously planned walks, Walking Village London uncovers London's prettiest and most historic villages - from bustling Kensington and Rotherhithe in the city centre to hilltop Monken Hadley in the north and unspoilt Carshalton in the south.Celebrated historian Andrew Duncan is the reader's personal guide, providing fascinating historical and anecdotal information on the villages and the colourful characters who have populated and shaped them through the centuries.Full-colour photographs capture each village's refreshing rural charms, while clear, easy-to-follow route maps pinpoint places of interest and the best restaurants and cafes to be found en route. This intriguing guide will be enjoyed by tourists seeking to veer off the beaten track, London residents, history enthusiasts and walkers.
Andrew Duncan is a professional historian and expert on London. He has walked and guided popular tours in the capital for many years, always combining a love of places with a professional interest in their history. His other books on London walks have been bestsellers.