Railway days out of London

Early morning at the station (Edinburgh Waverley — too far, so not featured in these walks)

This is a work in progress: links will be activated on this page and on subsequent pages as relevant content is created.

This page introduces a group of walks (some circular, others point-to-point) starting from and finishing at railway stations on lines out of London. See also the Chiltern Railway Walk for a separate set of station-to-station walks along that line out of Marylebone, and Excursions on the Elizabeth Line for station-to-station walks on that line.

The day walks are between 10km and 20km in length, and are listed against the relevant London termini. Times quoted on the walk pages are calculated using Naismith’s Rule with a base speed on flat ground of 5kph, adding time for gradients. Individual walkers may adjust the times to cater for a different base speed.

For details of the intermediate transport noted on the home page for each of these walks, checking with bustimes.org is recommended (other aggregators are available). Sunday services are rarely to be found, and even Saturday buses may be non-existent in places.

Services from Charing Cross and Cannon Street are listed under London Bridge; Thameslink covers Farringdon, City Thameslink and Blackfriars stations.

Fenchurch Street

Liverpool Street


Kings Cross

St Pancras






London Bridge


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