London SE1 community website

Discovering Historic Southwark in the Shadow of the Shard

This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.

From Roman times to the present day, learn about the history of Southwark's famous landmarks and inhabitants, its seafaring past, its literary connections and some of its dark secrets too.

Be guided through cobbled backstreets and along the River Thames to take in many historic London sights, such as the remains of Winchester Palace, the Tower of London, Southwark Cathedral and Hop Exchange, and modern architectural wonders such as the Shard - Europe's tallest building - and City Hall.

Part of Walk London's Spring into Summer weekend of free guided walks funded by Transport for London.

Related website:
  • 2.30pm (meet by mainline ticket office at top of London Bridge Street)
  • FREE

London Bridge Station
Railway Approach, London, SE1 2SW
infowhat's on @map

This belongs to

This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up