London's: Spice Traders, Pirates and Playwrights (Private)

Magpie ID: TYGOXK
Reservation System:
API Provider: Rezdy
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Location: London
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 3.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size:
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/New_York
Highlights Enjoy the incredible vistas of London's
Explore the treasure trove that is Southwark
Dive into London's oldest food market
Learn about the area's strong literary connections
See old prison walls and the last surviving coaching inn
Summary
Beloved for its rich history, prized cultural sites and dazzling riverside prestige
Description

For centuries, London has stood at the centre of the world’s commerce, adapting with the shifting tides of power and technology. A former dockland and industrial slum, and now an icon of successful regeneration, London Bridge is one of London’s most historic and storied districts.

We begin at London Bridge, where the small trading town built by the Romans stood upon the river Thames. Hear the stories of how the Thames helped Britain take command of the oceans - from Sir Francis Drake and his journey on the Golden Hind, to the HMS Belfast, the most significant surviving Royal Navy warship from the Second World War.

Move west along the river and into the time of Shakespeare, as you pass by one of the world's most famous theatres, known for the timeless words penned by arguably the greatest playwright of all time.

A few blocks east and several centuries later, step into the world of Southwark, which was built on industrial, smoky origins. Grand Victorian wharves, granaries and shipyards once spanned its shores, amassing the trade and treasures of Her Majesty's Empire. Now, the area has evolved into one of London's most adored and exciting districts. The neighbourhood has arguably the best vistas across the city, its finest walk and London's most beloved food and produce market.

Included A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
Excluded Cost of hotel pick up/drop off. Your guide will accompany you in a taxi or by public transport
Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend snacks along the way
Know before you book Please bring comfortable walking shoes
Should you require a specific pick up location, additional fees may apply and are payable locally
Minimum age for this activity is 4 years
Know before you go Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the tour start time
Please bring waterproof clothing in case it rains
Additional Information Not wheelchair accessible
Health Items Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 48 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 10 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Fixed Times

Season:

All year: From 01-01-2020 To 12-31-2020
Sunday 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00
Monday 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00
Tuesday 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00
Wednesday 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00
Thursday 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00
Friday 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00
Saturday 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 51.5073509, -0.1277583
Address: Shangri-la Hotel, 31 St Thomas St, London, England, SE1, GB
Notes: Shangri-la Hotel, Ground Floor Main Entrance (31 St Thomas St, London SE1)
Start Location Notes Shangri-la Hotel, 31 St Thomas St, London, England, SE1, GB
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 40.7025714, -73.99056
Address: 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Notes:
Start Location Notes Shangri-la Hotel, 31 St Thomas St, London, England, SE1, GB
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

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