From Rags-to-Riches

WALK on Saturday 16 July 2011, 11am

A long walk from the busy heart of the City of London to the calm of Hackney Marshes. Following a route through, Shoreditch, Haggerston, Victoria Park, Homerton, Lower Clapton to Millfields ending at the Lea Valley nature reserve. Discover many aspects of the fascinating borough of Hackney including silk weavers, workhouses, asylums, and see how the borough grew up from the City. Bring a picnic lunch.


John Finn


5 miles (approx)


Outside Liverpool Street Station, Bishopsgate


FREE to all

To book

Phone 020 7175 1967 or email

On the walk

You will need to wear comfortable clothing and suitable walking shoes. If it looks like rain bring a waterproof jacket. Also bring water, food and any medication you might need. Before the start of the walk you will need to fill out a Health Questionnaire. If you have any health concerns it is recommended that you check with your GP before joining. Pedometers will be provided.

In partnership with Family Mosaic.

This page was added on 16/06/2010.