Angel to Covent Garden

Walks, England, Greater London, Islington

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  • Step 1: Skip the tube and walk from Islington to the shops and bars of Covent Garden via Exmouth Market, Lambs Conduit St and Lincoln's Inn Fields. Find out more at www.footways.london

  • Start at Angel, Islington, named after an Inn that stood here between 17th and late 18th century, until the New Road cut through it.

    Step 2: Start at Angel, Islington, named after an Inn that stood here between 17th and late 18th century, until the New Road cut through it.

  • The building that stands on the site of the Inn was the flagship Lyons Cafe in the 1920s and 1930s.

    Step 3: The building that stands on the site of the Inn was the flagship Lyons Cafe in the 1920s and 1930s.

  • With seating for 300 it was a popular meeting place.

    Step 4: With seating for 300 it was a popular meeting place.

  • Continue down St John Street and right onto Chadwell Street.

    Step 5: Continue down St John Street and right onto Chadwell Street.

  • Beautiful Myddelton Square was laid out in 1820s to 1840s in Georgian style.

    Step 6: Beautiful Myddelton Square was laid out in 1820s to 1840s in Georgian style.

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