The Mall took on its current form as a royal processional route around 1912. The palace approach was widened, and Admiralty Arch was built at one end and the Victoria Memorial at the other
This area was created in the reign of Charles II for him and his friends to play ‘paille-maille’, a large-scale version of croquet.
This is where the marathon and cycling road race will begin & end. For Brits, this is where they hope countryman Mark Cavendish grabs gold.
Watch out for cars (or horses) when taking photos on the street!
Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon runners will stride down The Mall towards the 5 mile marker after passing under the Admiralty Arch. Surely one of the most picturesque half marathons there is.
Visiting London from abroad? Make sure you turn off data roaming on your phone so you don’t end up with an expensive bill when you get home.
Have a ride with fren =D