Explore London’s new Park with an expert guide
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games as you take in views of the world-class sporting venues which saw the likes of Jessica Ennis-Hill, Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, Sir Chris Hoy and Sarah Storey win gold.
Follow your guide as you weave through the beautiful parklands, fountains and waterways designed by renowned landscape architects and explore the trail of art sculptures commissioned by local and International artists.
See some of the iconic venues such as the London Aquatics Centre, the Copper Box Arena, the Lee Valley Velopark and hear about the newly reopened London Olympic stadium.
Our Blue Badge Tourist Guides will give you personal insight and knowledge into London’s Olympic and Paralympic story and answer any questions you have about the Park.
Walks in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
|WHEN:||Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11.00 hrs|
|START:||Up to the 28th January 2017:|
The Park Walks will start from The Podium Cafe. We recommend that you allow a good 20 minutes to walk from Stratford Station to the Podium.
Just look for the ArcelorMittal Orbit and The Podium Cafe is right at the base.
From February 1st, 2017:
The Park Walks will start from EAT (sandwich and coffee bar) at Westfield Stratford City.
DIRECTIONS: Stratford Station (Jubilee and Central Lines, DLR (Docklands Light Railway) and Overground trains. From the station take the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park/Westfield exit. THIS IS IMPORTANT - there are several different station exits. Once through the ticket barriers you will see EAT straight ahead. Your guide will meet you in front of EAT - look for the Blue Badge logo that all our guides wear. Arrive a little earlier, enjoy a coffee/tea and use the loos before starting the Park Walk at 11.00hrs.
Up to the 28th January 2017:|
Timber Lodge Cafe, a great place to stop for a drink or a bite to eat while you take in the surroundings of London’s newest Park.
From February 1st, 2017:
The walk will finish close to the STADIUM and the ORBIT
|DURATION:||Approx. 2 hours|
|DISTANCE:||Approx. 2 miles|
|COST:||£10 for Adults, £8 for concessions and £5 for children.|
|PAYMENT:||Cash ONLY – payment to the guide on the day. Please have correct change.|
|BOOKING:||Reserve your place by booking using the form below.|
|ACCESSIBILITY:||The walks may be diverted without prior notice and the terrain can be more difficult for wheelchair users.|
The ArcelorMittal Orbit
If you are organising a group larger than 15 people please let us know and we will contact you.
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