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Marilyn Greene

Guided walks in Hampstead Garden Suburb, Hampstead, Highgate and the City of London. I am a qualified guide and can give private and bespoke walks for groups. I also have walks advertised via and would consider delivering a series of related walks as a course. I enjoy sharing interesting nuggets of London history and explaining how places develop and change as well as the history beneath our feet.
I am a museum professional and can give talks or out-reach talks on a number of subjects including collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum and disused tube stations.



Other Categories: History

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Mary Fraser - Historic London Walks Group

New members are welcome to join this small group which  visits various London locations to explore their present nature and past history.   The walks are led by Mary Fraser who has led many  similar walks for the North London U3A.   Walks take place once a month and  coming walks will be on   February 13 ,  March 13  and  April 10 in the morning.  There is no charge for participants. For further information please contact Mary Fraser by email or telephone.

Tel:  020 8455 8472


Walk and Talk

Walking courses on the Heath. Research shows that walking not only improves your overall fitness, but can prevent osteoporosis, diabetes, depression and is a great way to combat stress. Regular walking for 30 minutes could be enough to prevent excess fat building and clogging the arteries and you can shed a few pounds in the process. Our programme is a unique concept of meditative walking for mind, body and spirit. Each session starts and ends with Pilates-based stretching and breathing exercises. There is a strong social element to this walking club which includes coffee after each walk, lunches and outings. It is an enjoyable and varied programme.

Tel:  07956237372 (Patricia Cove),  07737693214 (Flora Nell)


Other Categories: Health and Fitness

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Walk and Talk - Barnet / Age UK

Usually 30- 40 people (mainly Suburb Residents) meet and follow the Leader Mike on paced walks on the Heath. Avoiding the muddy bits. Been going almost 20 years. Difficulty 1-5.
A Barnet/Age UK over 55 initiative. c£2 a time or less.
TUESDAYS 9.30 -10.30am Golders Hill Park. Meet at entrance by North end road. 2-3
THURSDAYS 9.30 -10.30am Heath Extension. Meet on Hampstead Way by the big wall. Near Linnell Drive. 2-3
SUNDAYS 10.30 11.30 Heath. Meet by gate near corner of Wildwood road and Hampstead way. A tougher walk
with some enthusiastic working age people. 3-5 Just turn up.

Tel:  020 8359 2387 (Barnet - ask for Health Walks),  020 8458 5313 (Brian Ingram)

Other Categories: Health and Fitness

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