8.8 Km Central London Sightseeing - Self-guided Photorun Tours
Updated: Mar 9
This provides an overview of all the published London Photoruns and self-guided tours by area. The 'Route at a Glance Video' quickly gives a quick overview of the route and the sights and then shows you what the route would look like if you were running it at about 25 mph. A Visual Self-guided Tour Blog follows this for each sightseeing area and a brief history of the Westminster area.
Location of the Photorun
Start and Finish
Start at Outside Charing Cross Station - End at Westminster Station - Riverside
COMBINED PHOTORUN ROUTES
USEFUL RESOURCES WHEN DOING THE PHOTORUN
The Google map and the summary video are useful to have open when doing these Photoruns. They will help you remember what the route looks like and prevent you from getting lost.
The Plotaroute map is an alternative guide where you can download the route to a device.
See three of the Sightseeing Routes at a Glance Video - Experience the route at High Speed.
The best time to do these photoruns is at the weekends in the early morning when it is quiet and free from crowds and heavy traffic.
SUPPORTING PHOTORUN INFORMATION
This section provides you with a virtual tour, a guide to the sights you can see, a brief history of the area and a gallery of some of the sights with a brief description of each.
Individual Photoruns at High Speed (2-3 mins)
This section provides you with an overview of each of the parts of the combined Photoruns so that you can get familiar with what the route will look like when you are doing it.
2.3 Km Charing Cross to the Houses of Parliament Photorun Route
4 Km London Eye and South Bank Loop - Riverside Photorun Route
2.6 Km Tour Around the Houses of Parliament - Photorun Route
Detailed Visual Self-guides for each Photorun
This section guides you to the detailed blog on each of the central London sightseeing Photoruns.
Click on the picture to see all the information in one place so that you can explore at your own pace.
The Visual Self-guided Tour Blogs show you the route at a glance, the sights you can see, a 360 virtual experience at key locations, a history of the area and ideas of where to eat, drink and be merry! Just double-click on the ones that you want to explore!
A Brief Overview of the History of Westminster
This video gives you a short introduction to how the City of Westminster grew during the Tudors (1560) and the Victorians (1860)
Sightseeing Sights - Image Gallery
This will gallery provides a descriptive and visual reference to many sights you will see along this photoroute. Double-click to see its full size.
Map and Virtual Tour - Sightseeing route
This map shows some of the sightseeing Photorun routes in the area. You can use the Plotaroute links whilst doing the photoruns.
There is also a link to an interactive 360 map that you can use to explore several locations in the broader area with 360 views so you can look around (with sound) and have a virtual tour to get familiar with the area before you visit it.