River Thames Walk
Join Susan for a guided walk along the north bank of the Thames.
Explore the City’s changing river front from Blackfriars to the Tower of London.
- An enjoyable walk along the river Thames
- Hear about the famous Dick Whittington
- Meet other adventurous souls
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Embark on a fascinating journey through London’s history and discover the River Thames’s vital role in shaping the city. Join Susan, your City of London guide, for a 90-minute guided walk along the iconic Thames river.
Learn about the origins of the famous nursery rhyme ‘London Bridge is falling down’ and visit the location of medieval public toilets. Marvel at the engineering feat of London’s first bridge to be built in over a century and understand how it has transformed the city’s landscape.,/p>
Susan will share stories of the river’s importance throughout the ages, including the reigns of Queen Matilda and King Alfred, and the significance of Queenhithe as a trading port. You’ll gain a new appreciation for the river and the city that has grown around it.
Discover how the Thames continues to be a crucial part of London’s infrastructure, providing a vital transportation route for both people and goods. With Susan’s expert guidance, you’ll gain a unique insight into the history and significance of this iconic river.
- Start: Blackfriars Station
- End: Tower of London
- Suitable for all age groups.