Hackney Walks nos 1-7

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Hackney Walks nos 1-7' page

Older walks in print

These leaflets are a set of walks, lasting one to two hours, through areas of particular interest in Hackney. 

All of our walks are available to download for free

The walks below are also available in print, and all five can be sent to you for £4 (£2.70 for members) + £1.80 P&P. 


Hackney Walk No. 7a 'Hackney Wick'

This circular walk, published in 2009, starts at Lea Bank Square in Hackney Wick and takes you through the industrial and sporting legacy of the area using poetry to inspire. For children and their families.

IMPORTANT NOTE - Walks are provided for historical, personal and educational use only. A substantial amount of time has elapsed since publication of walks 1-6 and some information in these walks may no longer be valid or sensible. No warranty is provided nor can any responsibility be taken for any reliance upon it.

Hackney Walk No. 5 'Kingsland and Dalston'

This circular walk, which starts at Kingsland High Street, traces a route through the old crossroad settlement of Kingsland and the hamlet of Dalston and explores the Victorian suburban developments of southern Shacklewell.

Hackney Walk No. 4 'Shoreditch and Hoxton'

This is a circular walk which starts at the crossroads of Shoreditch Church and passes through the old village of Hoxton to return again to Kingsland Road. 

Hackney Walk No. 2 'Central Hackney and Victoria Park'

This walk starts at the Grand Union Canal on Mare Street and takes you through Victoria Park, past Well Street Common, through a varied cross section of Hackney, and ends up back on Mare Street, at the Church of St. John-at-Hackney.

Hackney Walk No. 1 'Clapton Common and Springfield Park'

This walks starts and finishes at Clapton Common by the Church of St. Thomas, and explored the area around the common, through Springfield Park and down to the River Lea. 

This page was added on 06/07/2009.