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Mark Moxon's Travel Writing

London Loop: Introduction

I'm very fond of the London Loop1. Sure, it's a recreational path rather than a proper long-distance walk and an awful lot of the trail plods through suburbia, but the Loop has a definite charm. I've lived in and around London since 1991 and I've spent ages wandering up and down the Thames and exploring the city, but the London Loop introduced me to the capital's suburban surroundings and the lush countryside on the edge of town.

1 Technically this walk is called the LOOP, which stands for the London Outer Orbital Path, but too many capital letters make my eyes swim, so I'm going to stick with the more readable 'Loop'.