Bring your history books to life in this ‘Characters of the City’ walking tour as you follow in the footsteps of legends such as Shakespeare, Drake, Wellington, Wren, Whittington and even the darling of the silent screen Charlie Chaplin. Be entertained and amused by their stories, astounded by their passion, ambition, hopes and dreams.
Starting at Borough Market we swap the iron arches for the gothic towers of Southwark Cathedral and then catch sight of the magnificent mast of Drakes ship, the Golden Hinde, moored at St Mary Overie Dock.
After passing Winchester Palace, we approach the Globe Theatre where we will learn more about the Great ‘Bard’ himself and this unique thespian playhouse before arriving at St Paul’s Cathedral via the Millennium Bridge and exploring some secrets of the ‘square mile’.
This walk will start at London Bridge Station and finish at Christchurch Greyfriers next to St Paul’s Station, Duration 2 hours.