Clerkenwell and Islington

A London walk off the beaten track that encapsulates the city's history and architecture from the Middle Ages to the present. Read by Patrick Knox
 

London: Clerkenwell and Islington

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Starts

Farringdon station (map).

Ends

Angel underground station (map).

Time

Approximately 2 hours.

Distance

2.5 kilometres.

Disabled access

No major problems but the route is uphill and quite steep at Cruikshank Street.

Route

Farringdon Station, Britton Street, St John's Gate, Clerkenwell Green, the Clerks' Well, St James' church, Finsbury Health Centre, Exmouth Market, Sadler's Wells, Myddelton Square, Lloyd Square, Claremont Square, Crafts Council, Angel.

Special notes

  • Do this walk on a weekday if possible.
  • The Crafts Council is closed on Monday.
 

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