Bishops, Bridges and Footballs

Date: Saturday 12th May 2018

Distance: 3.5 miles

Start Time: 10:30

Duration: 2 hours

  • By Water
  • Cultural
  • Green Space
  • Historical
  • Walk and Talk

Meeting Point: Putney Bridge station

Nearest Station (Start): Putney Bridge station

End Point: Hammersmith station

Nearest Station (End): Hammersmith station

Cost: Free


Telephone: 020 3151 1151

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Using the Thames Path, this walk enters historic Fulham Palace, previously home to the Bishops of London, where we have a brief stop for cafe/toilets before continuing through recently refurbished Bishops Park to skirt round Fulham football ground. The walk continues along the riverside with views across to Barnes and the former Harrods depository building. We pass Richard Rogers’ former offices and the famous River Cafe to reach the Riverside Studios redevelopment near Hammersmith Bridge before turning off to reach Hammersmith station (Piccadilly entrance).


Refreshments available at start near Putney Bridge; Brief stop for cafe/toilets at Fulham Palace Refreshments and toilets at end at Hammersmith Broadway.

Please consider the weather forecast and the type of walk you are planning to join and wear appropriate footwear and clothing. We recommend that you bring a drink as there may not always be opportunities to purchase refreshments.

Advice Note:

Mainly level path, suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs.

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