Waterloo StationKennington

Watken one
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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Waterloo Station and Kennington.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Waterloo Station and Kennington.

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This route has been reviewed by 3 people.

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Reviews - 3

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Is this route good enough? -  Yes (2) Maybe (1)

Problems reported -  Access (1)

Downloads - 4


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Waterloo Station
Grid Ref TQ3100480012
Lat / Lon 51.50387° / -0.11387°
Easting / Northing 531,004E / 180,012N
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Grid Ref TQ3115777585
Lat / Lon 51.48202° / -0.11256°
Easting / Northing 531,157E / 177,585N
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Watken One's land is

Urban 100.0%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018



02 Sep 2022 Summer

A fairly direct route which follows some busy roads for the majority of it. However you are also able to go through the edges of some parks which improves it somewhat.

I have suggest WATKEN Two as a slightly longer but maybe quieter alternative.


06 May 2022 Spring

I walked this route from Kennington to Waterloo. Despite the fact that it sticks largely to main roads, I was very very pleased!

I diverted into Kennington Park, which is always lovely. The stretch to the Imperial War Museum was actually quite good, as there are lots of shops, pubs, and interesting buildings to see along the way. I stopped by the museum, which broke up the route nicely and was a great addition to the day.

Finally, the urban wandering on approach to Waterloo Station was really great - it was great to be so close to Waterloo Station but not really be able to tell! And then you emerge, and the station is right there.

I enjoyed this route a lot.


03 Sep 2021 Summer

This is a very direct, main road connection from Waterloo to Kennington. There are limited other options but I feels there must be a better, if slightly longer route.

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