Green Steps Walks: Cows, Clowns & Celebrity Squares

Join The Garden Classroom for our Green Steps guided walks designed and led by Bob Gilbert, TGC patron and author of The Green London Way.

Meet the TGC team at a starting point and head off to explore the green spaces of Islington and beyond; discovering fascinating stories along the way and enjoying the health and wellbeing benefits that walking can bring.


Sunday 11 June: Cows, Clowns and Celebrity Squares

Starts: Newington Green at 2pm
Ends: King’s Cross
Duration: around 3 hours

This mid-paced walk takes us through parks, squares and churchyards linking Islington’s social and natural history as we hear stories of ‘cow-town’, Grimaldi the clown and the ghost of Richard Cloudsley.


No need to book, just meet at the start time outside The Garden Classroom’s Hut on Newington Green, N1 4RF.  Call or text ahead to 07436 580438 with your name and the number of walkers in your party and let us know if you have any special requirements. Suitable for all ages and abilities.  Bring water to drink. Wear sturdy shoes and suitable clothing.

Green Steps walkers said…

“The extraordinary knowledge of the guide! Friendly and a lovely way to spend an afternoon.”



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Sunday 11th June 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Newington Green
Newington Green Park Building
N1 4RF