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 work being undertaken on the Stadium before it reopens in 2016.
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
Until April, walks are at 1100 hrs on Wednesdays and Saturdays. From 1st April — 30th June, the walks will take place at 1100 hrs and 1430 hrs on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
On certain days during Easter and Half Term the afternoon walk will have a theme, as below. On these days the usual walk will still take place in the morning. This is clearly shown on the booking form below.
ART AND SCULPTURE - Saturday 4th April, Saturday 11th April, Sunday 24th May, Sunday 31st May, Saturday 20th June (afternoons).
SPORT AND LONDON'S OLYMPIC HISTORY - Wednesday 8th April, Saturday 18th April, Sunday 3rd May, Saturday 9th May, Wednesday 27th May, Saturday 30th May, Saturday 27th June (afternoons).
GARDENS AND LANDSCAPE - Saturday 2nd May, Saturday 16th May, Saturday 23rd May, Saturday 6th June, Saturday 13th June (afternoons).
|WHEN:||Wednesdays and Saturdays in March at 11am. From April - June Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 11am and 2.30pm.|
|START:||At the Information Point on the Park opposite the London Aquatics Centre. Nearest station is Stratford (zone 3), follow signs for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.|
|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.|
The Information Point in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
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