Explore three of London's oldest pubs on this fascinating afternoon walking tour of historic Bankside. Hear the stories and myths behind the ale houses of Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare, as your expert guide brings the incredible history to life.
- Visit three of London's oldest pubs
- Walking tour with expert guide
- Included beer' flight' (three small taster of British beer)
- VOX audio technology throughout the tour ensures you never miss a word of your guide’s live commentary.
Your adventure begins at The Centre Page; partially destroyed by The Great Fire of London this beautiful pub was famously referenced in Charles Dickens’ The Pickwick Papers and was rumoured to be where Guy Fawkes held Gun Powder Plot meetings.
Then it’s on to the Anchor Bankside, once a favourite with river pirates and smugglers, it was also from where Samuel Pepys watched the Great Fire of London and where Doctor Johnston wrote part of his dictionary.
Your final stop is the Old Thameside Inn; an old spice warehouse located by the remains of Cardinal Wolsey’s Winchester Palace and proud neighbour to the full-scale replica of Sir Francis Drake’s ship; The Golden Hind.
- Walking Tour
- English Speaking Guide
- Beer tasting at The Old Thameside Inn
- Personal Audio Headset
- Pick up and Drop off at your Hotel
3.00pm, at the steps of St Paul's Cathedral
Tour Finishes: approx 6.00pm, at The Old Thameside Inn, near London Bridge rail and underground station
This tour is not suitable for children under the age of 18 years. Beer can only be served to adults 18 years or older.