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 Wednesday, July 11, 2012

If you're going to the Games you're probably not walking, but you could. The Ramblers are leading free walks to and from 2012 venues "as a healthy, sustainable alternative to other modes of transport", to "beat the crowds" and to "see the sites". They're not necessarily not going to your venue at your time, but with 150 led walks to choose from you might get lucky. Check and maybe book here. And if you can't join them, maybe you'd be interested in downloading the route and walking it yourself some other time, with all the points of interest picked out along the way.
» To the Olympic Park from... Mile End, St Pancras, East Ham, Dalston, Tottenham Hale
» To the North Greenwich Arena from... Canary Wharf
» To Earls Court from... Fulham Broadway
» To Hyde Park from... Liverpool Street
» To Horseguards Parade from... Victoria
» From ExCel to... Canning Town
» Also Wembley, Weymouth, Eton Dorney, Cheshunt, Hadleigh Farm

If you're going to the Games you're probably not cycling, but you could. Sustrans and BikeBuddies have been appointed by the Olympic Development Authority to develop and run a series of Led Cycle Rides. They're not necessarily not going to your venue at your time, but with 300 rides to choose from you might get lucky. Check and maybe book here. You need to bring your own bike, but you can park it at the far end. And if you can't join them on the day, maybe you'd be interested in downloading the route and riding it yourself some other time, just for the Olympic heck of it.
» To the Olympic Park from... Beckton Alps, White Hart Lane, Tower Bridge, Sadlers Wells
» To Horseguards Parade from... Peckham, Arsenal FC
» To Greenwich Park from... City Hall, Catford
» To ExCel from... Tower Bridge
» To Earls Court from... Kew Gardens
» To the North Greenwich Arena from... the Design Museum
» Also to... Eton Dorney, Weymouth, Lee Valley White Water Centre, Hadleigh Farm


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