London Jogging Tour: Thames Riverside
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- Run past the Tower of London and learn about its grim and gastly past!
- Discover the history of the Thames and the consequences of the 'Great Stink' of 1858
- Run past City Hall and discover little known facts about the Mayor of London!
- See St Pauls Cathedral and learn how the nearby 'Wobbly Bridge' got its name
- Learn about the history of the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben!
A unique and healthy way to see the sights, each jog lasts between 1-1.5 hours, depending on the pace of the group, and covers a distance of 4.2 miles (7 kilometers).
Start at Tower Hill, overlooking the infamous Tower of London, home to the historic Crown Jewels. Head off along a pleasant riverside route that ends at the Houses of Parliament.
Old meets new, as you uncover the history of many of the famous sights, from the Globe Theatre to the London Eye. London’s ever-changing skyline will keep your mind off the running burn as you look up at the futuristic Shard and across at the dome of St. Paul’s.
- Experienced runner-guide
- Energy bar
- Discounts for local running stores
- Palace entrance fees
- Guide tips optional
Meet at the exit of Tower Hill Underground Station. There are 2 exits very close to each other, so please stand outside one of the exits in order that your guide can identify you. DO NOT go to the Tower Gateway exit, as this is a separate exit 5 minutes away (Open in Google Maps)
You must be at least 18 years of age to participate in a City Jogging Tour.
The time taken to complete each tour varies depending on the pace of the group. The group will always run at the pace of the slowest runner, with regular stops for photos and sightseeing. The duration of the Royal London City Jogging Tour is usually between 1 and 1.5 hours.
All of the guides carry a backpack and will be able to carry small items such as wallets and travel cards. However, guides are unable to carry larger items so you should come prepared for this, and should bring your own backpack if necessary. Please note that the guides cannot be held responsible for any damage to your belongings.
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