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Shakespeare Walking Tour in London

Graham Bleasdale t/a Greenwich Royal Tours

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Learn more about how Shakespeare lived, worked and spent his time in London. Your fun and informative guide will take you to the places where the great bard drank, prayed and acted. Visit Southwark Cathedral, Borough Market as well as Sam Wanamaker's wonderful Globe Theatre for their interesting in-house tour.  Tour includes admission to the official Globe Theatre tour. Each tour guest receives a copy of some of the Bard's famous expressions/sayings.

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Stop At: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT England

The original Globe existed a short two blocks away from Sam Wanamaker's wonderful replica. Your guide will take you to the original site as well as escort you into the Globe where you will enjoy the official in-house tour of the Globe. Fascinating!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Golden Hinde, St. Mary Overies Dock Cathedral Street Cathedral St., London SE1 9DE England

This is a life-size model of the original Golden Hinde that Sir Francis Drake sailed around the world in 1577. He was commissioned by Queen Elizabeth who was both Drake's and Shakespeare's queen.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: South Bank, Lambeth Bridge to Blackfriars Bridge south to St George's Circus, London SE1 England

Our tour takes place in what Londoners call SOUTH BANK. In Shakespeare's time this was the " Las Vegas " of London where activities such as bull-baiting and theatre could legally take place, unlike in the CITY of London on the other side of the Thames, where the puritan city fathers considered theatre to be the " work of the devil".

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Winchester Palace, Clink Street, London SE1 9DG England

The ruins are here and it was the Bishop of Winchester who was the owner of all the land on South Bank at the time, including the pubs, the brothels and the theatres as well.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Southwark Cathedral, 1 London Bridge Montague Close, London SE1 9DA England

Will Shakespeare and his brother Edmond ( who is buried here ) both would have worshipped here. Today, the Cathedral has a very active Church of England congregation and is where many community concerts, etc. take place. Your guide will how you the Harvard University chapel as well as the beautiful Shakespeare stained-glass window.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL England

Our guide will take you into London's famous Borough Market, which goes back to Elizabethan times and is a place that Shakespeare would undoubtedly have been familiar with, as for may years he lived in the area. Today, you will find everything from gourmet coffee to organic vegetables to tasty takeaways.

Duration: 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • This tour is very safe in terms of COVID-19. Two reasons: this is a small group walking tour with max 6 pax. Also - we are outside most of the time with lots of social distancing.
  • Guide
  • Globe Theatre in-house tour included
  • Entry/Admission - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

  • Food and drinks

Departure Point
Shakespeare's Globe, 21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT, UK

Departure Time
9:00 AM

3 hours 15 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.