Southwark Private Tour
- Follow in the footsteps of Keats, Shakespeare, and Pepys
- Soak up the atmosphere of Borough Market and Bankside
- Private tour with qualified guide
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The area of Southwark is popular with foodies and film-makers alike but it was once a mecca for miscreants who enjoyed its taverns and theatres, brothels and bear-baiting.
Hear remarkable true accounts from Roman Britain all the way up to modern day, whilst exploring familiar territory for world-famous writers such as Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and Chaucer.
Accompanied by a professional guide, learn about the history of this area as you snap memorable photos.
Come and visit the eclectic area of Southwark with us!
Southwark was once a mecca for miscreants who enjoyed its taverns and theatres, brothels, and bear-baiting. Our tour will take you on an adventure through the streets of this historic area to discover what life was like in the past. You’ll hear tales of murder, mayhem, merriment, mystery and more as we guide you around some of London’s most famous landmarks including St Saviour’s Dock where pirates were hanged at low tide; The Clink Prison Museum; The Globe Theatre; Winchester Palace (now part of the Imperial War Museum); Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre; Borough Market – one of London’s oldest markets which has been trading since Roman times.
- Start: London Bridge Post Office
- End: Globe Theatre