When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Course Code W21HMSD05A

What you will learn

The Northern Line, once nick-named the “Misery Line”,will open a new section south of the river in 2021. This line boasts many unique facts including: the longest underground tunnel, the deepest station (Hampstead) the longest escalator (Angel),the shallowest lift (Chalk Farm), and it serves the most southerly station (Morden). This series of walks will explore the hinterland of eight stations, four north and four south of the Thames.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • This series of live walks will explore the following areas along the Northern Line,
  • learn about their history
  • famous inhabitants and current developments


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • This course may be available for free
  • Class format and activities

    The course will include the following walks: 23 September, 2021 Elephant and Castle 30 September, 2021 Waterloo 7 October, 2021 Archway 14 October, 2021 Old Street 21 October, 2021 HALF TERM 28 October, 2021 Golders Green 4 November, 2021 Belsize Park 11 November, 2021 Battersea Power Station 18 November, 2021 Stockwell

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements, but we recommend that you should have an enthusiasm for the subject.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    The course will be a series of two hour walks, all starting and finishing near public transport. Each session will be a walk of approximately two hours

    What you need

    Please wear suitable clothing for a walk.

    What you can do next

    The tutor can advise on appropriate courses and activities such as further on-line courses, walks, books and websites. which you might enjoy and which will be appropriate.