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The Monument to Trafalgar Square via Southwark
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Photo from the walk - The Monument to Trafalgar Square via Southwark

County/Area - London

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 200 feet / 61 metres

Time - 2 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy

Starting from the Monument, this London walk cross Tower Bridge to Southwark Cathedral before recrossing the Thames and ending in Trafalgar Square. Other sites seen on the walk include the Cutsom House, the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, the Embankment and the London Eye.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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