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Walthamstow Central
Walthamstow Queen's Road

Walthamstow Central National Rail | code WHC and Underground Victoria line
Walthamstow Queen's Road National Rail | code WMW London Overground

Zone 3 (both stations)

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Walthamstow Market dates from 1885 and occupies almost all the High Street, making it the longest outdoor market in Europe. The area around the Vestry Museum and Church retains the appearance of a village, the timber-framed Ancient House is not open to the public but can be seen from the street. Walthamstow Queen's Road station is ¼ mile from Walthamstow Central and ½ mile from the Bus Station.

Vestry Museum ½ mile (¾ mile from Queen's Road)

The history of Walthamstow and the London Borough of Waltham Forest. Originally the parish workhouse, the building was later a police station and private home. Features include the locally built Bremer Car (one of the oldest petrol driven cars), a Victorian palour, costume gallery and locally made toys and games. Exhibition programme. Community Garden. Admission free.
Open WThFSSu 1000-1700.

William Morris Gallery ¾ mile (1 mile from Queen's Road)

The only public gallery devoted to the life and legacy of the Arts and Crafts designer William Morris. Housed in the Georgian villa that was his childhood home, the Gallery's collections illustrate Morris's life, work and influence. Exhibits include fabrics, carpets, wallpapers, furniture, painted tiles and stained glass. Exhibitions and events programme. Tearoom. The Gallery is in Lloyd Park. Admission free.
Open TWThFSSu 1000-1700.
You may also like to visit the Red House, his home in Bexleyheath and see the Morris & Co. interiors at Standen near East Grinstead.

For Walthamstow Wetlands see Blackhorse Road or Tottenham Hale.

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