Florence Nightingale’s London
Walk in Florence's Footsteps
Start: 10.30am outside The Dorchester Hotel on Park Lane (nearest underground stations are Hyde Park Corner and Marble Arch)
Finish: The Florence Nightingale Museum in St Thomas's Hospital (nearest underground stations are Westminster and Waterloo).
Walk in the footsteps of the 'Founder of modern nursing' and discover the life of Florence Nightingale through the places where she lived and worked. From the house where she spent the last days of her long life, the hotel where she wrote her famous Notes on Nursing, the statue of the Lady with the Lamp, to the hospital where she founded her nursing school. Along the way, we take a look at her life and visit London as she knew it.
This walk must be pre-booked and lasts approximately 2.5 hours, and will be conducted at a reasonable walking pace so please wear appropriate footwear. We advise a max. number of participants of 20.
This tour is led by Julie, a Blue Badge Guide ( www.londontowntours.london ).