Walking London Landmarks from c2c stations
See the sights of London on your commute, or for pleasure. Fenchurch Street Station is only a 30 minute walk to many London landmarks and locations. We’ve made a handy walking guide to stretch your legs, get some fresh air and those steps in!
Walking to your destination can save you time and money in some cases – up to £8.80 a day if you buy a return from Southend Central to Fenchurch Street, compared with using a travelcard.
Walking route 1: Fenchurch Street Station to London Bridge and Borough Market (Approximately 1 mile, 20 minutes)
- Tower of London
- River views
- HMS Belfast
From Fenchurch Street Station you can get to London Bridge station via Tower Bridge or London Bridge. For either bridge, head towards Byward Street. From Fenchurch Street station’s main entrance you can do this via Seething Lane, or from Cooper’s Row exit head past Trinity Square Gardens. To cross the Thames at Tower Bridge (route A), head towards the Tower of London, this will lead you over to City Hall and Butler’s Wharf for plenty of bars and restaurants.
To cross at London Bridge (route B), head away from the Tower of London and down Lower Thames Street and past Monument. This will lead to Borough Market and Southwark Cathedral with views of Tower Bridge and HMS Belfast.
Walking route 2: Fenchurch Street Station to the Southbank and Tate Modern (approximately 1.4 miles, 30 minutes)
- Southwark Cathedral
- The Globe Theatre
- Tate Modern
To get to the Southbank you can either cross the river by going over London Bridge or Millenium bridge. If you are crossing the river at London Bridge, see route 1A to Southwark Cathedral and Borough Market. Following the Southbank from here you will pass the Golden Hinde and Shakespeare’s Globe to Tate Modern.
If you are crossing at Millenium Bridge, follow walking route 1 but instead of crossing London Bridge head towards Cannon Street. At Mansion House station go down Queen Victoria Street to cross Millenium Bridge to get straight to South Bank and Tate Modern. By heading under Blackfriars Bridge and past the Oxo Tower you can continue your walk along the South Bank to Waterloo, Westminster and beyond!
Walking route 3: Fenchurch Street Station to St Paul’s via Bank station (approximately 1 mile, 20 minutes)
- St Paul’s Cathedral
From Fenchurch Street station walk down Fenchurch Street and cross over Gracechurch Street to go down Lombard Street to reach Bank station for onward travel via TfL or continue on towards Mansion House to reach Cannon Street, turn left to get to Cannon Street station or right to reach St Paul’s Cathedral.
Walking route 4: Fenchurch Street Station to Farringdon and Barbican (approximately 1.5 miles, 35 minutes)
- St Paul’s Cathedral
- Museum of London
Follow walking route 3 to St Paul’s Cathedral, From St Paul’s Cathedral head up New Change to the Museum of London. Walking up Aldersgate Street will take you past Barbican station and from there walking down Carthusian Street and Charterhouse Street will take you to Farringdon station.
Walking route 5: Fenchurch Street Station to Spitalfields and Shoreditch (approximately 1 mile, 20 minutes)
- Whitechapel Gallery
- Spitalfields Market
- Brick Lane
From Fenchurch Street Station head towards Aldgate and go straight up Commercial Street to reach Spitalfields Market. Brick Lane runs parallel to Commercial Street for Shoreditch Market, curry houses, beigels and Rough Trade records. You can also follow the route via the Gherkin and Liverpool Street Station to reach Spitalfields Market, cross over Commercial Street and walk past Christ Church Spitalfields to reach Brick Lane. Carry on up Commercial Street or Brick Line to reach Shoreditch High Street station.
Walking route 6: Limehouse Station to Canary Wharf (approximately 1.5 miles, 30 minutes)
- Limehouse Basin
- Museum of London Docklands
From Limehouse station head towards the river, walk along Narrow Street, past The Grapes (Walter Raleigh set sail on his third voyage of the New World outside), head towards the Museum of London Docklands and to the Canary Wharf offices or the shopping centre.
West Ham Station to Westfield (approximately 1.5 miles, 30 minutes)
- Olympic Park
- Arcelor Mittel Orbit
Due to engineering works our trains may not stop at Stratford but will stop at West Ham instead. If you are heading to Westfield or the Olympic park you can walk from West Ham station. West Ham is only a 30 minute walk to Westfield shopping centre. The walk takes you towards the Olympic park, past the Aquatics centre and straight to the top level of Westfield for restaurants and shops.