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
Walks will take place at 1100 hrs (and 14.30 hrs until June 28th) on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays and 1430 hrs on selected dates (see dates below).
On certain days in the summer there will be ART AND SCULPTURE, SPORT AND OLYMPIC HISTORY, GARDENS AND LANDSCAPE tours. These tours will be at 14.30 hrs - see below for available dates.
ART AND SCULPTURE - Saturday 20th June (afternoon).
SPORT AND LONDON'S OLYMPIC HISTORY - Saturday 27th June (afternoon).
GARDENS AND LANDSCAPE - Saturday 13th June (afternoon).
|WHEN:||Until June 30th, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 11.00 hrs and 14.30 hrs. From July, the afternoon walk will be run on selected dates.|
|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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