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Part 10 - Piccadilly Circus to Green Park - (2.1 Km) Across London Visual Marathon

Updated: Aug 28


This 2.1 Km section of the Across London Visual Marathon takes you from Piccadilly Circus to Green Park. The route takes you past two Royal Places, two Royal Parks, and a number of famous London landmarks.

Piccadilly Circus to Green Park - Content Overview

Part 10 starts at Piccadilly Circus and heads down Lower Regent Street to Waterloo Places before turning west along Pall Mall towards St James's Palace. The route turns down into the Mall and makes its way to Buckingham Palace before heading across Green Park to Green Park Station on Piccadilly.

The Mall - Four London Ambulance Bikes

Best Time

The best time to do this run is first thing in the morning - and at the weekend when it is quieter. The area around Buckingham Palace can be busy at most other times.


LOCATION - Piccadilly Circus to Green Park

As the map shows, this is part 10 of the 14 parts of the Across London Visual Marathon, which starts at the Thames Barrier (part 1) and ends at Hyde Park Corner in the West End of London in part 14. This shows the last nine parts in three sections, starting at the Tower of London.

Piccadilly Circus to Green Park - 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.

St James's Palace from Pall Mall



Piccadilly Circus to Green Park

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

Piccadilly Circus to Green Park - A map of the  Photorun Route

Start at Piccadilly Circus and finish at Green Park Station.

Changing of the Guards and St James's Place from Marlborough Road



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.



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).

Piccadilly Circus to Green Park - Venue locations 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.



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

360 Virtual Tour from Piccadilly Circus to Green Park

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.



This gallery provides a descriptive and visual reference to many of the sights you will see along this photoroute. 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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