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River Thames Walk

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‎£ 15

Take a walk along one of the most famous rivers in the world, and learn about its expansive history. Hear stories about some of London’s most iconic figures including Dick Whittington, Queen Matilda, King Alfred, and many more! Uncover the river’s significant past, the changes it’s had, and how even today it remains a place of utmost vitality for the city of London. 

  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Language: English

Description

On this guided walking tour of the River Thames, you’ll take a stunning walk along the lifeblood of the city of London. The Thames’ significance in not only London but the UK, is enormous. It can’t be understated just how much history is flowing through this stunning River.  You’ll learn about how the River Thames has changed, and its current ever-changing riverfront. Through the expert knowledge of a tour guide, you’ll come to understand the purpose of the River Thames and how London itself has grown around it. You’ll make stops along the way at a variety of landmarks including London’s first bridge built in 100 years. Rest assured, the bridge won’t be falling down, however, you will find out about the story of the well-known nursery rhyme ‘London Bridge is falling down’. You’ll also learn about historical characters such as Queen Matilda, King Alfred, and the role of Queenhithe. 

Higlights

Take a beautiful walk down one of the most famous river’s in the world 

Learn the history of the Thames and its role in today’s society

Get to know famous figures of the past including Dick Whittington

See some of London’s most famous landmarks

Meet other people interested in the Thames

Details

  • Activity Provider: 

    London Guided Walks

  • Includes: 

    Live Tour Guide

  • Mobile ticketing.
  • Instant confirmation.
  • 1.5 hours duration
  • Small group

Meeting Point

The tour starts outside Blackfriars Station, City of London EC4V 4DD

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  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Language: English

Description

On this guided walking tour of the River Thames, you’ll take a stunning walk along the lifeblood of the city of London. The Thames’ significance in not only London but the UK, is enormous. It can’t be understated just how much history is flowing through this stunning River.  You’ll learn about how the River Thames has changed, and its current ever-changing riverfront. Through the expert knowledge of a tour guide, you’ll come to understand the purpose of the River Thames and how London itself has grown around it. You’ll make stops along the way at a variety of landmarks including London’s first bridge built in 100 years. Rest assured, the bridge won’t be falling down, however, you will find out about the story of the well-known nursery rhyme ‘London Bridge is falling down’. You’ll also learn about historical characters such as Queen Matilda, King Alfred, and the role of Queenhithe. 

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Highlights

Take a beautiful walk down one of the most famous river’s in the world 

Learn the history of the Thames and its role in today’s society

Get to know famous figures of the past including Dick Whittington

See some of London’s most famous landmarks

Meet other people interested in the Thames

Details

  • Activity Provider: 

    London Guided Walks

  • Includes: 

    Live Tour Guide

  • Mobile ticketing.
  • Instant confirmation.
  • 1.5 hours duration
  • Small group

Meeting Point

The tour starts outside Blackfriars Station, City of London EC4V 4DD

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