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culture walk

Explore London With a Local

culture walk

Explore London With a Local

12 reviews
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Hosted in
English
culture walk

Explore London With a Local

culture walk

Explore London With a Local

12 reviews
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

We start the adventure at the newly redeveloped area at London Bridge where you can get stunning up-close views of Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and City Hall. From there we will take a stroll along the riverside past the HMS Belfast and the majestic Hay’s Galleria towards the rustic cobbled streets of Southwark. On the way, we’ll pass by the Golden Hinde and Clink Prison as we approach Bankside - one of the most colourful spots along our journey. Here we will encounter the iconic Globe Theatre and the Tate Modern Gallery. At this point, you may even want to take a stroll onto the Millennium Bridge and take pictures with the vast London skyline and St Paul’s Cathedral. From here it is yet more riverside walking along Oxo Wharf to the South Bank, home to the likes of ITV Studios and IBM. As we pass under Waterloo Bridge you may want to peruse the vast collection of books on sale or stop by to watch folks in the skate park do their thing. At this point, we will see the London Eye emerge suddenly as we pass Hungerford Bridge above us and the imposing Southbank Centre on the left. Finally,​ we will cross over Westminster Bridge to finish at the majestic Houses Of Parliament.

Your host

Vinayak

Vinayak

I have been brought up in London and have lived here for 18 years now so I can truly say I live and breathe this city. However, even having lived here so long I’m always in awe of the grandeur and majesty of the city when walking through it. The walk from London Bridge, alongside the Thames, to Westminster is a cultural hub which I have walked hundreds of times. It is this awe of the city and the tale it tells as I walk through the streets that I want to share.

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Where you'll be

More London Riverside: Views of Tower Bridge, Tower of London and City Hall Hay’s Galleria: Beautifully restored dock which is perfect for photos and history. Southwark: Stroll the cobbled streets past Southwark Cathedral, The Golden Hinde and Clink Prison Bankside: The Globe Theater, Tate Modern (observation deck on the top floor) and Millennium Bridge. Southbank: ITV Southbank Centre, skatepark, the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests aged 2 and up can attend.

More tips

This will be a slightly longer walk so be prepared to be on your feet for most of the time! (1.5 - 2 hours) Be ready to discover something new and keep your umbrella handy just in case!
Vinayak
Explore London With a Local
12 reviews
£16 / person
12 reviews
£16 / person