Discovering Off-Beat Walks in London
Publication Date: March 31, 2009
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The busy streets of London have been traversed for centuries and many a Londoner or tourist may feel that they are familiar with all the capital has to offer. Yet the eight walks described in this volume reveal more than even the most seasoned commuter or visitor may be aware of. The author leads the reader through the most historic parts of London, down city byways, past unsuspected treasures, to exciting discoveries that are omitted from the standard tours or are inaccessible from an open-topped bus. Detailed instructions, clear maps and photographs of points of interest en route make this sixth edition a tried and trustworthy companion through the streets of London.
John Wittich has lectured on London and architecture for a number of years. From 1967 to 1978, with Ron Phillips, he pioneered walking tours in the City. A guide-lecturer of the London Tourist Board, he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a life member of the Royal Photographic Society. He is a freeman of the City of London, and member of many famous City institutions.