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Part 14 - Marble Arch to Hyde Park Corner - (2.6 Km) - Across London Visual Marathon

Updated: Dec 28, 2023



This final 2.6 Km section of the Across London Visual Marathon takes you from Marble Arch to Hyde Park Corner via Mayfair.



Use this video to get an overview of the route and the information you need to get the most out of this Photorun without getting lost.


Part 14 starts outside Marble Arch and heads into Hyde Park for a short distance before turning left across Park Lane and into the heart of Mayfair. The route makes its way along Mount Street and Berkeley Square before heading into Shepherd Market and Piccadilly and finishing in the middle of Hyde Park Corner.

The middle of Hyde Park Corner - Wellington and Wellington Arch

Best Time

The best time to do this run is first thing in the morning at the weekend when it is quieter.


 

LOCATION - Marble Arch to Hyde Park Corner


As the map shows, this is part 14 of the 14 parts of the Across London Visual Marathon, which starts at the Thames Barrier (part 1) and ends here at Hyde Park Corner in the West End of London.

Marble Arch to Hyde Park Corner - Location Map


This is a flexible marathon designed to let you choose which parts you want to do and when, so you can do as little or as much as you want at any one time. These photorun blogs are more about the place than the pace, where creative fun is more important than a fast run.


Hard Rock Cafe from Green Park - Piccadilly

 

ROUTE

This is a more detailed map and summary of the route.


Marble Arch to Hyde Park Corner - Route map

Start at Marble Arch and finish at Hyde Park Corner.

 

GETTING TO KNOW THE AREA - HIGH-SPEED VIDEOS


The Google map and the summary video are useful to have open when doing these Photoruns. They will help you remember the route and prevent you from getting lost.


Route at a Glance Video.


This short video (2:31 minutes) 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. It's a great way of getting familiar with the route before you do it for real.



 

GETTING TO KNOW THE AREA - GOOGLE MAP


This is a 'My Google Maps' depiction of the route with photographs of the sites. This is available on the desktop or mobile by clicking on the map. The mobile version does allow you to get directions to points on the map and will show you your location. However, its behaviour does depend on the browser and application you use. (Google Chrome seems to be the best).


Marble Arch to Hyde Park Corner - Location on My Google maps

The Plotaroute map is an alternative guide where you can download the route to a device once you navigate past the adverts. Use the link below.





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VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE AREA


Marble Arch to Hyde Park Corner Photorun

Click on the maps below and go on a virtual tour of the shopping area.


360 virtual tour of the Marble Arch to Hyde Park Corner Photorun

Take a virtual tour of the area and see it virtually in 360. Just click on the location icons on the map, and you will be transported to the location. You can then look around and get a sense of space and place before you experience it first-hand.

 

PHOTO GALLERY OF THE AREA


This gallery provides a descriptive and visual reference to many of the sights you will see along this photorun. Double-click to see the image in full screen. or go to the Plotaroute link above to see them on a map.



 

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