Updated: Nov 8
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 shopping area and a brief history of the West End entertainment area.
See All the Sightseeing Route at a Glance Video - Experience the route at High Speed.
4.5 Km Combined West End Entertainment Photorun Route
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.
Individual Photoruns at High Speed (2-3 mins)
Covent Garden to Piccadilly Photorun 0.8 Km
Piccadilly Circus to Covent Garden Photorun via Chinatown and Soho - 1.9 Km
Covent Garden to Tottenham Court Road Photorun via St Giles and Soho North - 1.2 Km
Covent Garden to Trafalgar Square Photorun via the Strand 1.8 Km
Visual Self-guided Tour Blog for each West End entertainment area - All the information in one place so 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 the entertainment district in the West End of London
This video gives you a short introduction to how the West End Shopping area grew during the Tudors (1560) and the Victorians (1860)