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www.brompton-cemetery.org

Size (acreage)39
Overview

'In an area with few green spaces or outdoor recreational facilities, the Cemetery offers an oasis in all seasons, with paths for walkers and cyclists, and hours of diversion for historians, genealogists, naturalists and connoisseurs of memorial art and sculpture. Brompton Cemetery is managed by The Royal Parks, under contract from the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, and is thus Britain's only Crown Cemetery.'

Description from

The Friends of Brompton Cemetery

See also

Brompton Cemetery [The Royal Parks]

www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk/historical-walk-description

Overview

'The Historical Walk, laid out along the western side of the garden in the 1980s, has been planted to show the work of some of the best known people associated with the Garden's history, through plants introduced or first named by them.'

www.kcwramblers.org.uk

Overview

'The Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Group was formed in 1991 when more London Groups were needed as a result of expanding membership in the London area. Our members, united by a love of walking, have a wide range of ages, backgrounds and other interests.'

www.rbkc.gov.uk/vmtours/chelseawalk/default.asp

Distance (miles)2
Overview

'Walking the streets of Kensington and Chelsea can be a fascinating introduction to its history. There are stories on every street, some of them both surprising and illuminating.'

www.innerlondonramblers.org.uk/index.php/ideasforwalks/self-guided-wal...

Distance (miles)6
Overview

'The walk explores Holland Park, which has a mixture of formal and wooded terrains, before cutting through the back streets of Kensington and exploring the more-manicured Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. It makes much use of the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Walk, as this route effectively links the main features of both these parks, before returning to High Street Kensington station via an impressive diplomatic enclave.'

Description from

Mike Biggs Inner London Ramblers

www.londongardenstrust.org/guides/summary.php?tour=NottingHill

Distance (miles)3
Overview

'This is a walk around some of the gardens of Notting Hill, starting at Holland Park station and finishing at Notting Hill Gate station. The walk is specifically designed for use on the Sunday of Open Garden Squares Weekend and the gardens are generally arranged in the order in which they open and close. 

www.fancyfreewalks.org/GLondon.html

Distance (miles)7
Overview

'This resplendent long walk takes you through the fine residential streets and garden squares of West London, visiting on the way Kings Road, Thomas More’s Chelsea, Kensington Gardens, the museums and Harrods. '

Description from

Fancy Free Walks

www.royalmarsden.org/support-us/marsden-march

Distance (miles)14
Overview

'Each year, thousands of people walk 14 or 5 miles between our Chelsea and Sutton hospitals to support The Royal Marsden and help build a future beyond cancer. This is a great way for individuals, friends and family to raise funds for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, show their support or honour a loved one. It's also a great opportunity to recognise the ways in which your life has been touched by cancer alongside others with similar experiences.' Held Mid March.

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