London Walk 1: Soho and Westminster Walk
This popular walk takes in two famous areas close to the school. You will walk through London’s world famous Soho district and theatre land and then go through Trafalgar Square, home to Nelson’s Column and then finish up at the Houses of Parliament and the iconic London landmark of Big Ben. Owen will provide a host of interesting facts along the way.
London Walk 2: City of London and Under the Bridges Walking Tour
See the Thames from an unusual angle - from underneath the bridges of the River Thames! walk along the northern shore of the Thames and into the City of London. See ancient and modern buildings and hear some fascinating stories about this beautiful historic area.
London Walk 3: London’s Royal Gardens
Do you remember the royal kiss on the balcony at Buckingham Palace when William and Kate got married? Come on a lovely walk through the Royal Gardens of London and see all the special locations associated with the Royal Family. Hear all the stories and gossip about The Queen, Charles and Diana and many others. You won’t believe how green central London is!
London Walk 4: Jack the Ripper Walk
Do you dare to walk the mean streets of East London and hear stories which will freeze your blood? Follow in the footsteps of the worst killer London has ever known - Jack the Ripper! Come back in time to 1888 and visit Whitechapel, still one of the most atmospheric areas of modern London. We’ll show you where the victims died and you’ll hear terrifying stories about Jack’s crimes. Who was he? Hear about some of the suspects and see if you can decide his real identity.
London Walk 5: Greenwich and the Meridian Line
Enjoy a walk in Greenwich, one of London’s oldest and most atmospheric areas. Come and see the beautiful Victorian ship the Cutty Sark. Walk under the River Thames through one of London’s oldest foot tunnels. Climb the hill in Greenwich Park to see the most amazing views back onto Central London. And stand on the Prime Meridian, the line which separates the hemispheres - so you can have one foot in the eastern hemisphere and one in the western!
*All activities and venues subject to change
• General English in the morning: Mon – Fri: 3 hours a day
• London Walks mid/late afternoon: Mon – Fri: 2-3 hours per day
Accommodation (additional cost)
Great choice of homestay or student residences: prices from £150 per week (B&B Homestay)
|Course start date:||Mon 8th August 2016|
|Levels||A1 Elementary - C1 Advanced|
Who is this course for?
This special one week course is perfect for students who would like to learn more about the history of London in an active way through our guided walks programme, expertly led by Owen, a qualified London tour guide and regular SGI English language teacher.
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