Historic River Thames Walking Tour

Embark on a fascinating journey through London’s history and uncover the vital role of the River Thames in shaping the city. Join Susan, your City of London guide, for a 90-minute guided walk along the iconic Thames.

Discover the origins of the famous nursery rhyme ‘London Bridge is Falling Down’ and visit the site of medieval public toilets. Marvel at the engineering achievement of London’s first bridge built in over a century and understand how it has transformed the city’s landscape.

Susan will share captivating stories of the river’s importance throughout the ages, from the reigns of Queen Matilda and King Alfred to 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.

Learn how the Thames continues to be a crucial part of London’s infrastructure, providing an essential transportation route for both people and goods. With Susan’s expert guidance, you’ll gain unique insights into the history and significance of this iconic river.

Start: Blackfriars Station
End: Tower of London

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