Walk for Gold
London's Olympic Heritage Walk
This is a full day tour on foot and by tube (zones 1 - 4).
Visit all three London Olympic sites in the same day.
No other city on earth can offer you this experience!
Only London has hosted the Games three times
- in 1908, 1948 and 2012.
On each of those occasions the world has been at a crossroads.
When: no dates at the moment.
This tour can be booked for private groups at a time to suit.
Where: outside White City underground station (Central Line).
Cost: £15 Adults, £12 seniors and students (with student ID card), £10 children (U16).
Payment: on the day, in cash, to our guide.
Finish: about 16.00hrs in Stratford area, plenty of transport options.
Travel: You will need an Oyster Card, Freedom Pass or zones 1 - 4 Travel Card.
Please check www.tfl.gov.uk for planned engineering works as you may need to allow extra time for your journey.
We will schedule some weekend Walk for Gold tours when there are no planned engineering works!
Booking: Preferable. Please book Walk for Gold by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 1908 Games
In 1908 events in the White City Stadium put the re-founded Olympics on the world map.
See the site of the Stadium.
Hear why London hosted the Games at short notice.
See the medals table and site of finishing line.
By underground to Wembley, walk up to the stadium,
find out about some of the athletes and innovations of these Games.
The 1948 Games
In 1948 the 'Austerity Olympics' at Wembley helped the world awaken from the horror of the Second World War.
Hear about the inspiration for the Paralympic Games.
By underground to Stratford area for a lunch break, bring your own or purchase.
The 2012 Games
A guided walk around the outer perimeter of the future Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
In 2012 East London introduced the future - the Sustainable Olympics and Paralympics.
View the main venues - the Olympic Stadium, Aquatics Centre, Broadcasting Centre, the ArcelorMittal Orbit, and the Olympic & Paralympic Village. Find out what is happening on the Park and the plans for the future, the Legacy.
Witness the final stage as we show you the best views from the perimeter fence and other viewing points
Please note: We may have to alter the route some days due to circumstances beyond our control.
For more information on Walk for Gold or to make a booking, please email email@example.com
Got your own group? Walk for Gold can also be booked by private groups on a date to suit you.
Walk for Gold has been part of Open Weekend, the annual countdown celebration to the opening of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, in both 2009 and 2010 and once again in 2011.