Welcome to Barnet Walks
Where History Meets the Modern Day
If you live in Barnet, you’ll know that it’s an area full of surprises.
If you don’t, you’ll want to find out more about this most fascinating of London boroughs.
Either way – you’re in for a treat!
Paul also offers London walks, and walks in French: details below.
Please phone or email Paul if you are planning to come on a walk. Walks normally last about two hours. You can also contact him to organise a tailor-made walk (or talk) for your group.
All walks cost £9 - Accompanied under 12s £4 (except walks in French - see below).
We have the following walks planned for 2016 - Click on the name of each walk to find out more!
For the full 2016 timetable click on these dots ......
- 'The Battle of Barnet’
Explore the famous battlefield of 1471.
- ‘Things That Go Bump in High Barnet’
A ghostly, ghoulish walk through High Barnet and Monken Hadley.
- ‘Dickens in Barnet’
Hear about the many Dickens connections with Barnet, Finchley, Hendon, Highgate, Hampstead and north London.
- ‘Marvellous Mill Hill’
A fascinating and surprising roam along the Ridgeway and through Mill Hill Village.
- ‘The Heart of High Barnet’
A historical walk through High Barnet.
- ‘A Meander through Monken Hadley’
A historical walk through beautiful, unspoilt, Georgian Monken Hadley.
- 'Hampstead Garden Suburb' (*New Walk*)
A Dame's dream, an earthly paradise.
- 'East Barnet Village' (*New Walk*)
A historical walk through ancient and modern East Barnet.
- ‘In the Footsteps of the Famous in High Barnet’
Royalty, writers, artists, explorers, sportsmen, comedians, Prime Ministers: they've all lived or stayed in Barnet.
Walks in London
- ‘Jack the Ripper’
Walk in the footsteps of the Whitechapel Murderer, better known as Jack the Ripper.
From sin to cinema: the tumultuous story of this most cosmopolitan of London areas.
French, German, Jewish and Bengali refuges have flocked to this fascinating area over the course of several centuries.
- ‘Covent Garden’ (*New Walk*)
From high society, to highwaymen, to hipsters.
- ‘Trollope Walks’
Conducted for the Trollope Society, and open to the public. We look at Anthony Trollope's life, and scenes from his London novels.
Walks in French
(With A Nous Deux Londres!) £12 per adult. Children under 15 accompanied by their parents £6.
Veuillez visiter www.anousdeuxlondres.co.uk pour plus de détails et réserver par email (de préférence) - email@example.com.
We welcome enquiries about private group bookings and illustrated talks on Barnet or London.
Paul also specialises in
- Walks and talks for schools (Over 30 years’ experience as a schoolteacher).
- Walks and talks on French topics, such as the history of the French in London, the Huguenots, Spitalfields, Westminster, The City, Covent Garden and French artists and writers in London. These can be delivered in French or English.
For more information about Barnet Walks please call (020) 8440 6805 or 07506 761294