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London Circular: Tower Bridge to Westminster and Back Walk


Pass or visit the following on your way (the numbers are used in the walk directions to indicate what you can see, where). Sunday is the best day for this walk.

1. Petticoat Lane Market (Middlesex Street) 2. Tower of London and Tower Bridge 3. Royal Mint 4. St Katherine's Dock 5. Tower Bridge 6. HMS Belfast 7. Hay's Galleria 8. London Bridge 9. Southwark Cathedral 10. Replica of the Golden Hind in St Mary Overie's Dock 11. Winchester Palace 12. Clink Prison and Museum 13. Southwark Bridge 14. Globe Theatre and Bear Garden 15. Millennium Bridge 16. Tate Modern Art Gallery (formerly Bankside Power Station) 17. Cardinal's Wharf and a former home of Sir Christopher Wren, while he was building St Paul's Cathedral 18. Blackfriars Bridge 19. Oxo Building 20. Gabriel's Wharf 21. London Television Centre 22. Royal National Theatre 23. National Film Theatre 24. Waterloo Bridge and second-hand bookstalls 25. Hayward Gallery 26. Royal Festival Hall 27. Hungerford Bridge 28. London Eye 29. Shell Building 30. County Hall 31. London Aquarium 32. Westminster Bridge (and St Thomas' Hospital plus Lambeth Palace with a short linear extension) 33. Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament 34. Westminster Abbey 35. Cenotaph 36. Foreign Office 37. Cabinet War Rooms 38. Home Office 39. Ministry of Health 40. Air Ministry 41. Defence Ministry 42. Downing Street 43. Cabinet Office 44. Horse Guards Parade 45. MAFF 46. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column 47. National Gallery 48. National Portrait Gallery 49. Admiralty Arch, the Admiralty, The Mall, St James' Park and Buckingham Palace (these require a slight detour) 50. St Martin's-in-the-Fields Church 51 Edith Cavell's Statue 52. The Coliseum (you will pass a number of other famous theatres on the way) 53. Covent Garden 54. The 'Actors' Church' 55. London Transport Museum 56. Royal Opera House 57. Theatre Museum 58. Theatre Royal, Drury Lane 59. St Clement Danes Church (the RAF Church) 60. Royal Courts of Justice 61. Temple Bar 62. The Inns of Court 63. Dr Johnson's House 64. St Paul's Cathedral 65. The Old Bailey Central Criminal Court 66. The Barbican Centre and Museum of London (these require a detour) 67. The Guildhall 68. St Mary-le-Bow Church (and several other churches on your way) 69. St Thomas a Becket's birthplace (and many buildings with blue plaques on the way) 70. The Mansion House 71. The Bank of England 72. Wellington's Statue 73. The Royal Exchange 74. The Stock Exchange.
This is by no means an exhaustive list, but should provide a great deal of interest, especially to anyone visiting London for the first time.

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