The Historic Houses, Gardens, and Walks Gay Group
WALKS THROUGH THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS OF
The group aims to bring together gay
people who are interested in the history and architecture of
There is no membership fee nor any charge for the walks. Also, there is no need to book in advance The emphasis is on informality. In summer the walks usually begin at about 2.00 p.m. and in winter at 1.15 p.m. They normally last about a couple of hours, or so, usually finishing at a convenient pub. (The pub attendance is not compulsory!) Typically 30 plus people attend these walks.
Walks normally start and finish near an Underground, Overground, DLR, or Rail station, though very occasionally a short bus journey may be involved.
PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME 2015
Sunday 15 March 2015 -
Sunday 12 April 2015 - Regent's Canal Walk: Haggerston to Mile End/Stepney
Sunday 10 May 2015 -
Sunday 14 June 2015 - Highgate to Hampstead Heath and Kenwood House
Sunday 12 July 2015 -
Sunday 9 August 2015 -
Sunday 13 September 2015 - Chipping Barnet and Monken Hadley
Sunday 11 October
Sunday 8 November 2015 -
Sunday 13 December 2015 -
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The Whitehall Park Conservation Area lies immediately below the
Highgate-Hornsey Ridge (along which runs
tend to fan out
slightly, following the contour pattern of the slope. The area includes a
variety of residential properties with differing architectural qualities and
the end houses,
significant turrets. Gladsmuir and Harberton Roads consist of similar, but less grand houses than
high quality 1920’s semi-detached family dwellings some with strong influence of Lutyens and Voysey. This is therefore a particularly desirable residential area, in close proximity to Highgate to the north and Highbury & Islington to the south.
walk starts near Archway tube station (Northern line) and finishes near
meet at 2.0 p.m. outside Archway station, at the foot of
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