London - Walthamstow
Walthamstow is a town in London.
This town was made famous by a teen pop band called E-17 (the postcode of the area) who came from here and had a number of hits. Soak up the multicultural atmosphere.
- Walthamstow Central and Blackhorse Road tube (Victoria Line) and Walthamstow Central, Blackhorse Road, St James's Street, Wood Street and Queen's Road railway stations.
- Many bus routes, as Walthamstow is a major hub for buses, centred on Walthamstow Central.
- Eping Forest, (tube: Central Line; see website), ☎ +44 (0)20 85080028(email@example.com), . Dawn-dusk. 12 miles long in East London and Essex.Free.
- The Vestry Museum 
- Walthamstow High Street is home to Europe's longest daily street market, which is nearly a mile long!
- Walthamstow Village 
- The William Morris Gallery 
- Cycle. Along the river Lea or around Epping Forest.
- Walthamstow Dog Track, Chingford Road, E4 8SJ. Place a bet.
- Walthamstow High Street market. early-approximately 5:30PM. All manner of items may be purchased here, an example of the amazing bargains to be found is a carrier bag full of bananas for £1.
- Selbourne Walk, (tube: Walthamstow Central; just over the road). Walthamstow's shopping mall, with the usual selection of shopping mall type shops.
There are a number of cafés and restaurants down the high street.
- Kebabish, Hoe Street. Do a nice kebab and also tasty Indian food.
- The Ferry Boat Inn, (nearest tube: Blackhorse Road). A quaint country style pub in a lovely river side setting (walking distance from Blackhorse Road tube station.
- The Goose, (tube: Walthamstow Central; opposite).
- Various pubs in Walthamstow Village.
Unfortunately Walthamstow doesn't have much of a clubbing scene, though there is:
- Charlie Chans. Located underneath the dog track stadium.
- The Standard Music Venue, (tube: Blackhorse Road; opposite). Has rock bands playing most nights of the week, and has a nightclub on Friday nights.
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