We'll be building up a list of places of interest local to The Bowler Pub and Kitchen that registered users can rate. This will help visitors to the area find the best places to go and might even provide some inspiration for us locals too. If you want more information on any of these, why not pop in and see us - we might have some further literature, advice or even discount tickets for some of them.
Clerkenwell Historic Trail
Clerkenwell & Islington Guides Association
Discover the secrets of Clerkenwell and Islington . . .
Enjoy a walk with one of the Mayor of Islington’s official guides. The Clerkenwell & Islington Guides Association offers regular weekly guided walks in this unique area ideal for both visitors and residents.
Day Walk Area Starts Wednesdays at 11:00 & Saturdays at 14:00 Radicals, religion and rivers Clerkenwell Farringdon Tube Sundays at 11:00 Murders, monasteries and martyrs Smithfield Barbican Tube Sundays at 14:00 The Angel's delights Islington Angel Tube
Adults £6.00 / Concessions £5.00 / Accompanied children under 14 free
Walks are conducted throughout the year, except for Christmas Day, regardless of the weather. Each walk lasts one and a half to two hours.
The London borough of Islington, on the doorstep of the City of London, presents a fascinating picture of historic and contemporary London. Its streets are studded with markets, theatres and fine architecture. Shakespeare and Dickens feature large in its history, along with Pepys, Lenin and Joey the clown . . .
Special walks are available on request – ask about the John Wesley historic walk, Criminal Islington, Beguiling Barnsbury or Four Theatres and a River walks.
- William Hogarth (1697-1764) when young lived in St John's Gate where his Father ran a Coffee Shop that specialised in Latin
Other places of Interest
oIslington Local History Centre
oMuseum of The Order of St John