The Wrong Side of the River: Historic Bankside Walk

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Southwark Cathedral

Southwark Cathedral, London, SE1 9DA

Wednesday 17 July de 10:00 à 11:30


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Led by our experienced and knowledgeable Cathedral Guides, this is an opportunity to explore Southwark at a leisurely pace

Bankside, the area surrounding Southwark Cathedral, has a rich and colourful history. Sometimes referred to as the “side of the undesirables”, this walking tour uncovers the time when bishops, bards, and prostitutes lived and worked alongside each other.

This walk includes a palace ruin, the site of the famous Clink prison, St Mary Overy Dock, and the many sites associated with Shakespeare.

Duration : 90 minutes

Start: Southwark Cathedral Courtyard, SE1 9DA

Finish: Southwark Cathedral Courtyard, SE1 9DA

Meeting point: Southwark Cathedral Courtyard located on the north side of the Cathedral opposite the River Thames.

Please ensure you wear sensible footwear for this walk and be prepared for all weather conditions. We also recommend you bring a small bottle of water with you.

Maximum of 15 people per walk. If on the day you are unable to attend please do let us know so we can offer the space to someone else.

Please contact if you have any access requirements you'd like to discuss.