Lewisham Council - Walking for pleasure

Walking for pleasure

You are not alone if you include walking as one of your hobbies – it’s the most popular outdoor recreational activity in Britain.

Walks in the borough


You can walk to Blackheath from different parts of the borough, using these detailed routes that include local landmarks, areas of interest and places for a cup of tea on route. 



Riverside walks

Discover hidden parts of the borough, find out about plants and wildlife and the borough's ecological history.

River wades, walks and talks

Get to know the rivers and green spaces in your area at these free events this spring and summer.

Walk It

Devise your own walking route and pick up suggestions for circular routes where you can choose how long you walk for - see WalkIt website for more.

Creekside low tide walks

Creekside Education Trust in Deptford offers guided walks up the creek - something for those who love mud!

Green Chain walks

One of London's six big walking routes. It's made up of various different routes, many manageable in a few hours. See Walk London for more information.

London Footprints walks

Routes and notes for self-guided walks throughout London, including specific routes in Deptford, Ladywell, St Johns and Ladywell. See London Footprints website for routes throughout London.

Walking beyond the borough

The Ramblers

Walk London

The Saturday Walkers Club

Transport for London: Walking


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