Enjoy One (or More) of 40 Free Guided Walks in London

On Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May, Transport for London and Walk London will be running 40 free ‘Spring Into Summer’ guided walks, covering a number of highlights across the Capital.

There’s something to suit all ages and abilities, with levels ranging from challenging treks to short strolls suitable for families. The walks – which must be booked in advance at walklondon.org.uk - will give you the chance to explore London's green spaces and famous landmarks under the watchful eye of an experienced Walk London guide.

There are five family-friendly walks on offer:

ANIMAL I-SPY IN THE CITY

Saturday 20 May 2017 at 1030

Distance: 1.5 miles

Duration: 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes

GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM

Saturday 20 May 2017 at 1400

Distance: 1.6 miles

Duration: 2 hours

FAMILY FAVOURITES – THE WALK THAT’S ALSO A QUIZ

Saturday 20 May 2017 at 1500

Distance: 1 mile

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON

Sunday 21 May at 1330

A gentle stroll exploring the story of the Great Fire of London, starting at St Paul's Cathedral and walking along the river bank to the Monument. This walk is aimed at children and includes a worksheet with the chance to win a prize.

FAMILY FAVOURITES – THE WALK THAT’S ALSO A QUIZ

Sunday 21 May 2017 at 1500

Distance: 1 mile

Duration: 1 hour 45 mins

Places are filling up fast – particularly for the shorter walks – so book quickly here.

If you’ve got older children (or ones who like walking), there are more options including:

The Coffee House Tour - (Sunday 21 May at 1430) - led by broadcaster and acclaimed author Dr. Matthew Green, this walk tours London's original coffee houses and discovers how coffee transformed the city and inspired ideas that made the modern world. This tour includes free shots of 17th-century-style coffee.

Scenes on Screen: Film and TV in London - (Saturday 20 May at 1100 and 1400) - a short-distance walk which covers locations used in all sorts of entertainment, from cult horror to reality TV, and offers insights into some of London's famous former residents.

The Spooky City: Ghosts, Body Snatchers and Public Executions (Sunday 21 May at 1100 and 1400) - a walk exploring London's sinister secrets, visiting the Old Bailey, the site of the former Newgate Prison, and many other creepy locations.

Book your space at www.walklondon.org.uk.