Call the Midwife Walk

We start at the nuns’ and nurses’ headquarters, the real-life Nonnatus House, still there today, and the streets where Chummy and the other midwives rode. We see housing unchanged since the twin stall holders who henpecked their shared husband lived there; where the Anglo-Spanish family of 27 lived; where the white woman with a white husband had a black baby; a surviving section of the workhouse which had treated the strange old woman in the book so badly. call the midwife 2And there’s other history too such as seeing the charming renovated old warehouses where the London Docks were started. And we get a fantastic view of the Thames, and cross inlets, and can imagine the scene in the book where Sister Evangelina clambers with her bike over boats to cross the water rather than ride round.
Start Walk: All Saints DLR Station

Finish Walk: Limehouse station/DLR
Shorter Walk alternative – finish Grapes Pub

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3 thoughts on “Call the Midwife Walk”

  1. We really liked this walk and looking forward to other walks with London Town Walks when visiting London next time. Thank you Ian!
    Åsa and Håkan from Sweden

  2. Stan Brewster said:

    We did this walk in June 2015. I cannot speak highly enough about our guide Ian.
    He made the whole walk absolutely riveting. A thoroughly enjoyable experience.

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