London West End Theatres - Covent Garden and the Strand (1.8Km)

Updated: Sep 18

Theatre is the Art of Looking at Ourselves. This Photo run begins at Covent Garden, where the west end entertainment zone was born and traces the path south into the Aldwych and then along the Stand towards the finishing point at Trafalgar Square.

Start and Finish
Start Covent Garden Station End at Trafalgar Square.

The best time to do this photorun is at the weekends in the early morning when it is quiet and free from crowds and heavy traffic.


Route at a Glance Video.

This short video 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.

These Visual Maps and guides provide you with 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 site before you visit it.

360 Virtual tour of the West End Entertainment area. Click and you will be taken to an interactive map


Gallery of Sights

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.

Sights Tour Guide
These short videos give you a quick guided tour of some sights on this route.


A Brief History of the Area

These history videos provide you with a history of the area and a history of entertainment in the west end of London.

This video gives you an overview of the history of London's Entertainment District.

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