Kings Cross – A Walk on the Wild Side
Kings Cross has a reputation for being the “most” seedy part of London and famous for the opportunity of “a good time”. Hookers and prostitutes roamed the area and this was not a place you would go some 20 years ago.
Cleaned up a little and perhaps a bit more respectable, this walk takes you to a converted blacksmiths, a very traditional London pub and a gastro-pub delight.
On this walk you will pass the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, whose motto is ‘Audient surdi mutique loquentur’ – the deaf shall hear and the mute shall speak. Inspirational stuff we reckon!
The best pubs in Kings Cross
This walk is 1.7km and should take you less than 2 hours to complete, although you may want to eat at our last “gastro” pub. Particularly as a couple of rather mature locals referred to it as “our dining room”. We don’t think we have had such a good recommendation!
London Underground (Tube) lines are:
Northern Line, Picadilly Line and Victoria Line
Interesting point on this walk:- Field Street is where Margaret Clapp had her “Coffee House” - find out why this coffee house is infamous when you download the walk.
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