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Van Gogh Walk – London
Sunday 10th November
This is a walk which traces Van Gogh’s commute home from his Covent Garden office to his home in Stockwell.
Meet at East Croydon station in time to catch the 10.34 train to London Bridge then the 10.56 to Charing Cross.
First stop will be room 43 at the National Gallery to see seven of Van Gogh’s paintings including the iconic Sunflowers. We will then stroll to the site of his office then begin our walk through Embankment Gardens, cross the Thames, and walk down the A23 passing by the Imperial War Museum.
Lunch stop at The Tommyfield pub around 1pm. Or if you prefer you can bring a packed lunch and have it at Kennington Park. The diners will catch you up there.
We will complete our walk down to Hackford Road. The house is open till 5pm.
Return home starting with a tube from Stockwell then a train to Croydon. The total distance will be about 4 miles.