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Footprints of London

London WC2H 9JQ, England
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Hidden river with an exotic name

The Moselle is a north London stream that rises in Queen’s Wood, Highgate and issues (eventually... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David W
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London
Suffragette City starting from Holborn Station

I really enjoyed this fascinating walk revealing hidden places that were significant in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anne C
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Footprints of London is a London guided walks company with a difference: we're owned by our guides; all our guides are qualified and accredited; and all our walks are researched and written by the guides leading them. Walks by and for those who love...more
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"rob smith"
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"interesting walk"
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"guided walk"
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"social housing"
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"newington green"
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"ship builders"
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"spice traders"
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"hidden corners"
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"fantastic walk"
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"peaky blinders"
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"recommend rob"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Moselle is a north London stream that rises in Queen’s Wood, Highgate and issues (eventually) into the River Lea. Jen Pedler expertly led us - on a hot May Day - from the heights down through Tottenham, with occasional glimpses of the stream (‘mossy...More

Thank David W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this fascinating walk revealing hidden places that were significant in the suffragette movement. For instance, who knew there was a military hospital in Covent Garden staffed entirely by women during WWII? It’s a great shame that there are so few plaques marking...More

Thank Anne C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of three of us had an excellent time walking around Deptford with Sean, on the Deptford: The Charles Booth Poverty Maps tour. Sean is super knowledgeable and really friendly, he brings all of the history of the area to life, the pub stop...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The weather was kind for Rob's Through The Marshes - Rainham to Purfleet walk. It was a fascinating mix of architecture, industry, social history, and the natural world: from the delightful C18th Rainham Hall, though concrete barges used for the WW2 Mulberry harbour construction, to...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

An absolutely fascinating walk with Sean Patterson on Deptford: The Charles Booth Poverty Maps. Sean is very knowledgeable and really brings the history to life, even when it's freezing cold and snowing! This was my first walk with Footprints of London and I will definitely...More

2  Thank Penny D
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Had a great guided walk in Clerkenwell, based on the book The Nether World, led by Jen Pedler. Very informative and interesting and she very kindly even sent a link to a recipe for pease pudding - a staple for many characters in the book....More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

I booked a private group tour of this walk because of the theme, so topical! It was an exemplary experience, from my first contact with Mark of Footprints through to the half-day walk itself. Our group was a dozen long-time Londoners, yet we all learned...More

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

My partner Jenny and I went on Rob Smith's excellent walk starting at Stratford station and finishing at Caning Town Station. Looking at the River Lea, it's tributaries and the canallised river, together with it's industry, we walked a fair way and looked a variety...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Jen took a group of us round a literary walk in Clerkenwell based on the book called The Nether World by George Gissing. Jen was highly informed and brought the book and its atmosphere to life by showing sites that were mentioned and reading a...More

Thank JRJS_11
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I went on a great walk with Tina Baxter looking at different sites mentioned in T.S. Eliot's great poem, The Waste Land, as part of my long-term interest in the poet and to supplement my university studies. Tina was thoroughly-versed in the poem and the...More

1  Thank Chris J
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Hi - yes unfortunately TripAdvisor put in this rule to stop people getting their friends to write lots of reviews of their hotel/restaurant. It doesn't really work for us as we have lots of different guides who all deserve... More
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