|The station opened without fanfare on 1st October 1868. Today, with the Hotel, it is a Grade 1 listed icon. For the last decade it has welcomed Eurostar, Javelin and other services. The walk led by Lester Hillman will explore the rich heritage, the triumphs and tragedies. The transformation of the adjacent area will also feature including King's Place opened 1st October 2008 and celebrating a tenth birthday. Colourful personalities, drama, mythology, literature and comedy will be woven into the 90 minute walk finishing convenient for refreshments and onward journeys.