"Walking London" is the essential companion for any urban explorer - visitor or native - committed to discovering the true heart of one of the world's greatest capital cities.In 30 original walks, distinguished historian Andrew Duncan reveals miles of London's endlessly surprising landscape. From wild heathland to formal gardens, cobbled mews to elegant squares and arcades, bustling markets to tranquil villages - Duncan not only reveals the pick of the famous sights, but also steers walkers off the tourist track and into the city's hidden corners.Handsomely illustrated with specially commissioned colour photographs and complete route maps, the book provides full details of addresses, opening times and the best bars and restaurants to visit en route.
Andrew Duncan is a celebrated 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 for New Holland - including Walking Village London, Secret London, Walking Notorious London and Andrew Duncan's Favourite London Walks - are best-sellers.