Aimed at overseas tourists, as well as Londoners eager to discover a different side of their city, this unique, fully updated walking guide reveals the unexpected country character of London's inner boroughs and outer suburbs. In 22 meticulously planned, original walks, "Walking Village London" uncovers London's prettiest and most historic villages - from bustling Kensington and Rotherhithe in the city centre to hilltop Monken Hadley in the north and unspoilt Carshalton in the south. Celebrated historian Andrew Duncan is the reader's personal guide, providing fascinating historical and anecdotal information on the villages, as well as the colourful characters who have populated and shaped them through the centuries. Full-colour photographs capture each village's refreshing rural charms, while clear, easy-to-follow route maps pinpoint places of interest and the best restaurants and cafes to be found en route. This title is suitable for: overseas tourists seeking to veer off the beaten track; London residents; and, history enthusiasts and walkers.