Guided Walks – Summer 2015


clapham society walks

Join the Clapham Society on our guided walks!

Our walks last between 1½ to 2 hours and are FREE

We have the following walks this Summer.

Sunday 26 July

Larkhall area. Anne Wilson will lead a walk along Wandsworth Road passing the former Weights and Measures Office, the National Trust house at 575 Wandsworth Road, Matrimony Place and the Eden Garden, the former Boys’ Home chapel in Rectory Grove, Grade II listed Larkhall Estate, and through Larkhall Park to finish at ‘The Surprise’. Meet at Wandsworth Road Station for a 3 pm start.

Saturday 22 August

Our Small and Furry Friends: Wild Small Mammals – an Interactive Study Session. Learn (and ask) about shrews, voles, mice and many other wild small mammals in open spaces; what they are, where to find them, how to study them and why we welcome and encourage them. Led by Dr Iain Boulton on behalf of the Clapham Society. Come any time between 11 am and 2 pm, and meet at the rear of La Baita Bandstand Café.

Saturday 5 September

Clapham Common North Side. Peter Jefferson Smith will lead a walk along the most historic part of North Side and its hinterland, introducing some of the famous people whohave lived there, from Samuel Pepys to Graham Greene. About 1½ hours. Meet at Omnibus, 1 Clapham Common North Side, for a 3 pm start.

More Walks in South London

Throughout the summer there are also many guided walks organised by Lambeth Local History societies. Ask for the leaflet, Heritage Walks in South London, on one of our guided walks or pick it up at Lambeth libraries.

We also have seven self-guided walks leaflets for sale at £1 each, or £5 for all seven. Full details at, where they can be bought. They are also available on our walks.