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: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.
Arrive a little earlier, enjoy a coffee/tea and use the loos before starting the Park Walk at 11.00hrs.
FINISH: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.
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.
ArcelorMittal Orbit

The ArcelorMittal Orbit

Meet at the Podium Cafe at the base

If you are organising a group larger than 15 people please let us know and we will contact you.

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Date you wish to book your Olympic walk*
Number of people*   For larger groups (over fifteen people) use the Group Booking Form

We cannot guarantee the exact group size, but we endeavour to keep the number of walkers in the group to approximately 35.

Please also note that the walk does not include entry into any of the sports venues.

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Once you have completed the above you will be sent a computer generated email confirming the date of your booking and the number of people. You do not need to do anymore - just go to the Podium Cafe on the day you have booked just before the start time and meet your guide. Please note - we only accept bookings for up to 15 people on the 2012 walks.

For any further information about access to the Olympic Park and any of its venues please go to the official site of the London 2012 games: www.london2012.com

If you have a larger group please fill in our Group Booking Form.