A 5mile/8km run loop around central Birmingham to see all the main tourist sites.
NEXT RUN: No more runs in 2018, we’ve finished hosting it weekly for this season. But you can still follow the route in your own time of course!
Walk Run Cycle host this on a Saturday morning at 08:30am starting from just outside the Council House entrance. It’s FREE to attend and your run guide is an England Athletics qualified Run Leader. It’s the perfect way for energetic visitors to see the highlights of Birmingham City Centre in a quick way – though we won’t go too fast or leave anyone behind! Expect the run to take around 1 hour at a gentle pace. The run will take you past the Council House, Colmore Business District, the Cathedral, Victorian shopping arcades, the Law Courts, Aston University, Millennium Point, Selfridges, the Bull Ring, New Street, Grand Central, the Mailbox, the canals, Brindley Place, Symphony Hall, and the new Library. Continue reading “Birmingham 8km Tourist Run”→
This 11km (7 mile) circular cycle route will take you from Westminster and past many landmarks such as Lambeth Palace, County Hall, London Eye, Southbank, Tate Modern, Wobbly Bridge, Tower Bridge, Tower of London, Shakespeare’s Globe, The Shard, Borough Market, HMS Belfast, Fire of London Monument, Inns of Court, Somerset House and along the fantastic Thames Cycle Superhighway. Most of the route is along mostly quiet roads and dedicated cycle lanes. There are plenty of delightful places to stop, rest, eat, drink and shop along the way! Continue reading “London Cycle Thames Circular”→
This 14km (9 mile) circular cycle route will take you from the Tower of London, past the iconic Barbican, through trendy Shoreditch, along peaceful Regent’s Canal and historic Narrow Street and Wapping back to The Tower and all along mostly quiet roads and cycle paths. There are plenty of delightful places to stop, rest, eat, drink and shop along the way so take your time and make a day of it! Continue reading “London Cycle Shoreditch & Regents Canal”→
This 15km (9 mile) circular cycle route will take you through leafy Royal parks past Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum in Kensington, through historic Brompton Cemetery, exclusive Chelsea, a Physic Garden dating from 1673 and Tate Britain, all along mostly quiet cycle paths and roads. There are plenty of delightful places to stop, rest, eat, drink and shop along the way! Continue reading “London Cycle Royal Parks & Chelsea”→
This 19km (12 mile) circular cycle route will take you from St Paul’s Cathedral through hip and happening Hoxton, along the peaceful Regent’s Canal past Camden and Primrose Hill, through the beautiful Regent’s Park, past Covent Garden and along the Thames, and all along mostly quiet cycle paths and roads. There are plenty of delightful places to stop, rest, eat, drink and shop along the way! Continue reading “London Cycle Hoxton & Regents Park”→
This 16km (10 mile) circular cycle route will take you from Canary Wharf, along historic canals, through vibrant parks, to the home of the 2012 London Olympics and back along peaceful waterside. All of this along mostly quiet cycle paths and roads. There are plenty of delightful places to stop, rest, eat, drink and shop along the way! Continue reading “London Cycle Canary Wharf & Olympic Park”→
This fascinating 5km (3 mile) circular walk takes you through the historic streets of The City of London. Here you will find the monument to the Great Fire of London, The Guildhall, Royal Exchange, Bank of England, Mansion House, Dick Whittington’s House, the famous Bow Bells and of course the Tower of London! Witness the old and new with the contemporary steel of the new Lloyds Building sitting right next to the grand Leadenhall Market. Discover London’s Livery Halls, find out about London’s great narrator Samuel Pepys and visit old pubs which have existed since before the Great Fire of 1666! Continue reading “London The City Walk”→
This lovely 7km (4 mile) walk takes you from St John’s Wood underground station to Camden Town underground station (or vice versa) via the beautiful Regents Canal, the green & leafy Primrose Hill and the hustle and bustle of Camden Markets. So enjoy the peace of walking alongside the canal, take in the amazing views of London from the top of Primrose Hill and the leafy streets around Chalcot Square before haggling for something unusual in Camden! We’ll show you all the best places to visit. Continue reading “London St John’s Wood, Primrose Hill & Camden Locks Walk”→
This lovely 8km (5 mile) walk takes you from Notting Hill Gate underground station to Westbourne Park underground station (or vice versa) via the famous Portobello Road , the chic shops and cafes of Westbourne Grove, and through the garden squares and mews of Notting Hill, made famous in the film of the same name! So soak in the atmosphere, savour a cupcake, try some fresh roasted coffee or a prosecco over lunch, and experience the real London. Continue reading “London Notting Hill & Portobello Road Walk”→