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BRING YOUR BABY GUIDED WALKS: Lower Clapton History Walk, Hackney, London

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Outside The Clapton Hart

231 Lower Clapton Road

London

E5 8EG

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Please see event organiser section at the bottom of this page to learn more about all my ‘Bring Your Baby’ guided London walks where general questions and FAQs about the baby-friendly set-up of the walks are answered.

About this walk:

- Where in Clapton did Henry VIII reconcile with his daughter, ‘Bloody’ Mary and Thomas Cromwell live?

- Who allegedly penned many of Shakespeare’s plays and where in Lower Clapton did he live?

- Where was Hackney’s first synagogue?

- What is the history of Clapton Pond?

- Where were Clapton’s lost cinemas?

- Why was Lower Clapton Road known as ‘Murder Mile’?

- Where were Clapton’s long-lost mansions?

- Which resident ‘invented’ soda water?

- Where can you still see part of the London Orphan Asylum?

- How did Clapton get its name?

- Where can you see the plaques of playwrights, scientists, prison reformers and philanthropists?

FIND OUT THIS AND MORE ON THE ‘LOWER CLAPTON’ BRING YOUR BABY WALK!

WALK STARTS: Outside The Clapton Hart pub at 231 Lower Clapton Road. I will be holding a clipboard.

WALK LENGTH: 1.2 miles / about 2 hours with a stop for coffee and baby changes along the way.

WALK ENDS: Clapton Square

TRANSPORT LINKS: Clapton Station overground; Hackney Central overground; there are no tube stops at Clapton, however the following bus routes stop only a few metres from the start point on Lower Clapton Road:

38 (Victoria to Clapton Pond)

48 (London Bridge to Walthamstow Central)

55 (Oxford Circus to Leyton, Bakers Arms)

56 (St Bartholomew’s Hospital to Whipps Cross)

106 (Finsbury Park to Whitechapel)

149 (London Bridge to Edmonton)

253 (Euston to Hackney Central)

254 (Aldgate to Holloway, Nag’s Head)

308 (Wanstead to Clapton Pond)

425 (Ilford to Clapton, Nightingale Road)

488 (Bromley-by-Bow Tesco to Dalston Junction)

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Outside The Clapton Hart

231 Lower Clapton Road

London

E5 8EG

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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