Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Walk

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Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Walk marker

The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Walk is a 7-mile (11 km) long circular walking trail in London dedicated to the memory of Diana, Princess of Wales. It goes between Kensington Gardens, Green Park, Hyde Park and St. James's Park in a figure-eight pattern, passing five sites that are associated with her life: Kensington Palace, Spencer House, Buckingham Palace, St. James's Palace, and Clarence House. It is marked with ninety individual plaques, each of which has a heraldic rose etched in the centre made of aluminium. Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who was the Chairman of the Diana, Princess of Wales, Memorial Committee was quoted as saying it is 'one of the most magnificent urban parkland walks in the world.' The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Walk is in London, and celebrates the life of the Princess of Wales who died in a car accident on 31 August 1997 in Paris.

The walk was constructed at a cost of £1.3 million. No members of the Royal Family were present at its opening.[1]

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  1. ^ "Royals shun Diana memorial". BBC. 30 June 2000. Retrieved 2008-01-08. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Corby, Tom; Trench, Lucy (2001). A Walk for Diana: The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Walk. Norman Hudson & Co. ISBN 0-9531426-6-3. 

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Coordinates: 51°30′18″N 0°09′34″W / 51.5050°N 0.1594°W / 51.5050; -0.1594