Wimbledon to Wimbledon Park
The next branch on the District line is the Wimbledon branch. I leave Wimbledon tube station passing through the shopping area and over Wimbledon Bridge.
I walk along Alexandra Road and Strathearn Road passing a carriage cleaning shed.
On Home Park Road I arrive at Wimbledon Park tube station.
Wimbledon Park to Southfields
Wimbledon is most famous for its association with the Wimbledon tennis championships. Unsurprisingly there are loads of tennis courts in Wimbledon Park. There is also a bowling green, a lake and a golf course.
I leave the park and walk up Elsenham Street before arriving at Southfields tube station.
Southfields to East Putney
I walk through some residential areas on Sutherland Grove and Keswick Road.
At the end of Keswick Road I turn left and get to East Putney tube station.
East Putney to Putney Bridge
Upper Richmond Road and Putney High Street are major shopping areas.
I walk over Putney Bridge which takes me across the River Thames.
Down a small street is Putney Bridge tube station.
Putney Bridge to Parsons Green
I head towards Kings Road.
I pass the triangular area of grass that gives Parsons Green its name before arriving at Parsons Green underground station.
Parsons Green to Fulham Broadway
On Parsons Green Lane are some large red brick buildings. On Fulham Road are shops and restaurants.
Just after Fulham Broadway is Fulham Broadway tube station.
Fulham Broadway to West Brompton
Walking along Fulham Road the most noticable building is Chelsea Football Club, owned by Russian oil billionaire Roman Abramovich.
After passing the stadium, known as Stamford Bridge I head into Brompton Cemetery which is one of the most famous cemetaries in London.
I leave the cenetery turn left and get to West Brompton tube station.
West Brompton to Earl’s Court
I walk past the south side of the Earl’s Court Exhibition building and then walk through Eardley Crescent.
At the end of Eardley Crescent I arrive at the west entrance to Earl’s Court tube station.
District Line Walk – Day 5 Summary
This part of the District line tube walk took close to two and a half hours.