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Outside Kings Cross Station

Euston Road

London

N1 9AL

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Caledonian Road is far from London's tourist trail but that doesn't mean there's nothing to see. Far from it, in this two our zig zag stroll around Islington's less well known spots Rob Smith will introduce you to a host of curiosities -

The former home of a live chimpanzee show

Poetry in unexpected places
You'll hear about the suffragette who starred in Britains first martial arts film,
You'll visit the site of an experimental Island community
All this and a prison, quiet gardens and a clock tower

Heres your chance to see some of the real London with a qualified Islington guide

We'll also look at some of the community projects that are improving the local environment, and showing that redevelopment isn't all about big schemes.

Here are some reviews of the walk

"5* Up the Cally with Rob Smith. This was a walk that took us from King's Cross through some of the back streets and estates up the Caledonian Road. Rob Smith is an excellent guide who knows the stories of these streets intimately and can really put the area into a clear perspective. I thoroughly recommend this walk through a fascinating and little known part of London." RC June 2015

"5* Such an illuminating walk up and around the Caledonian Road in Islington. You think you know London but there are always older and interesting layers to uncover.
Rob the guide struck exactly the right note; he was well-informed, professional and friendly. The talks at the various stops were short enough to take in the information given but detailed enough to feel like you've really learned something. Thanks!" SK June 2015

"4* I was interested in the walk in and around the Caledonian Road because I previously lived on the street for many years. I thought I knew a lot about the area but Rob Smith proved me wrong! A thoroughly enjoyable walk by a very knowledgeable and entertaining guide" PS June 2013

"4* An unusual and interesting look at the Caledonian Road, together with covering some of the redevelopment works behind Kings Cross Station. I thought I knew the Caledonian Road fairly well, having lived there many years ago. However, Rob brought the road and the different characters to life and I would thoroughly recommend his walk to others interested in a walk ''off the beaten track''" GG May 2014

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