London West End Theatres - Covent Garden and the Strand (1.8Km)
Updated: Mar 28
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.
Location of the Photorun
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.