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Drink up me hearties! Yo ho!
Lust for history and thirst for beer brings you this amazing London’s Historic Pubs walking tour. Enjoy the best ales and beers at one of the finest and oldest pubs with fascinating digs on their history and alluring sights of Greater London.
Enjoy breath-taking views of St. Paul’s Cathedral, the River Thames, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, The Clink Prison, Winchester Palace and the Golden Hind.
Visit The Centre Page, the Anchor and The Thameside Inn on this tour with complementary beer samples offered at the Thameside Inn. Bask in the great history of these breweries while getting the chance to sample a few!
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday (all year)Duration
3 hoursStart time
At the steps of St Paul's Cathedral
The Old Thameside Inn, near London Bridge rail and underground station
If you have a thirst for history and lurk to get tipsy over some fine beer, then this Walking Tour of London’s Historic Pubs is the best outdoor plan for you! Get drowned in the English experience on this guided tour as we take you on a history crawl of pubs across the old banks of London’s Bankside!
A host to iconic structures like Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and the mighty Golden Hind, the tour promises to take you around London’s three oldest standing pubs that are still famous for serving the finest ales and beers in the city. Starting from the steps of the majestic St. Paul’s Cathedral, you will head over to the first stop, The Centre Page . A 19th century built tavern also known by the names of ‘The Horn Tavern’, ‘The Horn Coffee House’ and ‘The Bugell’, this old one has references in Charles Dicken’s ‘The Pickwick Papers’ and is rumoured to be frequented by none other than Guy Fawkes himself!
Up next, cross the Millennium Bridge while taking in gorgeous views of Greater London unravelling in front of you and reach our second stop, The Anchor. It is said that Shakespeare and Dr. Samuel Johnson were amongst the literary greats who enjoyed a pint or two during their time.
Heading out, the tour walks you across the old Clink Prison , the first prison to confine women and also the remains of Palace of Winchester , an important structures of medieval London. The last pub on this walking tour is The Old Thameside Inn . Enjoy the rustic ancient brickwork surroundings with three samples of Britain’s finest beer! Learn about the history of brewing as the Thames wind blows through your hair!
A guided walking tour with three complementary beer samples, this tour is the real deal when it comes to taste the best, be it food or drinks!
And if you fear you’ll miss out on that fascinating history fact your guide will introduce you to, then fear not as handy audio headsets would be given to you for your convenience.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.
This tour is not suitable for children under the age of 18 years. Beer can only be served to adults 18 years or older.
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity upon collecting your tickets.