Wednesday, 6 January 2016

#newyearsresolution Go Underground With London Transport Museum @ltmuseum


Adam writes…


So, Daily Constitutionalists: how's it going with the New Year Resolutions?


Are you already pissed out of your head and smoking like a beagle? Binned the running shoes and sinking into a jelly babies-induced coma?


Or are you the boss o' 2016?


Here are a few resolutions & plans for 2016 from the London Walks guides, starting with…





London Walks Guide & Daily Constitutional Associate Editor Kim writes…

One of the things I am very excited for in 2016 is my first visit to the disused tube station at Aldwych. I've talked about this many times in the past on my Subterranean London walk and now on Unexpected London.

I've seen it - many times - on movies where actors take trips on the Underground but now the London Transport Museum is opening the doors for guided tours and I'll be there in February.  Check out their website for dates and bookings: www.ltmuseum.co.uk.


If you can't get a place on the tour or don't want to trek underground then Unexpected London - 11am Friday at Temple tube station - is a must.  We cover a ridiculously small distance and yet pack it with some of the most hidden spots and beautiful buildings.  We also go inside a couple of times so it's a good walk for rainy or cold days.






Kim



Kim, who has worked in the House of Commons and the European Parliament, is another 24-carat Blue Badge Guide: she won the London Tourist Board's Guide of the Year award in 2001. 




A London Walk costs £10 – £8 concession. To join a London Walk, simply meet your guide at the designated tube station at the appointed time. Details of all London Walks can be found at www.walks.com.









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