London walk

London of Karamzin, Batiushkov, Goncharov, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Herzen and Tolstoy

Explore Russian things around you with our interactive guide

Celebrate the new year with a stroll round one of the city’s most vibrant areas, visiting well-known landmarks and hidden gems

A stroll through watery Rotherhithe and Bermondsey takes you past a few more Russia-related sights…

The last chance to see an extraordinary exhibition of work by the Soviet artist Erik Bulatov provides a great excuse to wander between Green Park and Oxford Street and see what else is going on…

This varied route takes you on another loop through lovely Hyde Park to enjoy the early autumn colour along with some Russia-related sights

A behind-the-scenes look at the work of a theatrical Russian who did his greatest work in London.

Phoebe Taplin investigates another Russian route in London

Chekhov's Seagull and Russian pies occupied London this summer

Follow the footsteps of Alexander Herzen and Grand Duchess Xenia

Take a tour of London's mosaics of Russian artist

With cherry blossom, daffodils, birdsong and spring sunshine, this is the perfect time of year to stroll through London’s central parks. Here is a lovely route with two very different Russian cafes at each end in case of April showers.

The British Museum is always a great place to wander, for a few minutes or a few days. Seeking out the Russian connections takes you past many of the most popular exhibits.

To celebrate the start of spring, this walk starts with a park, ends at a bookshop, where you’ll find Boris Akunin on February 12th, and takes in some Russia-related sights along the way.


To coincide with a wealth of Russian art at the Saatchi Gallery, here is a brisk wintry walk through some varied neigbourhoods, taking in pop art and ballet dancing, literature, football and religion.

To celebrate his birthday on December 14th, here is a tour of some of Lubetkin's London landmarks.


To complement the current exhibition of Russian Avant-Garde Theatre at the Victoria and Albert Museum, we are dedicating this month's London walks blog to the V&A's permanent collection. 

How to make the most of Russian Art Week in a day. The fun part about it? It's all within a 1.5 mile radius so you can fit it in with Christmas shopping, in between meetings, or even as a pre-dinner walk. 

This Halloween walk follows further ghostly footsteps through the streets of Whitechapel.

Explore the Russian Jewish heritage of London’s East End.