1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London

London: Historic Pubs Tour

Product ID: 202741
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Join a walk around the famous Square Mile, the City of London. Stop at no less than five unique hostelries, all of which tell a part of London's story. Markets, monuments, and much more await. See you on the streets.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a drink in five of London's most historic and unique pubs
  • Hear about the Great Fire of 1666 and the man who rebuilt London in the 17th century
  • Learn about the barbaric punishments enacted at the Tower of London
  • Visit one of London's oldest and most beautiful markets
  • Marvel at a tiny courtyard straight from the pages of Charles Dickens
Full description
London is famous for its history, political power, architecture, and pubs. Begin your journey in the shadow of the monument to the Great Fire of London. Soon you will quench your thirst in a pub within its sight, but not before marveling at a fragment of Old London Bridge. From there, move on to see the remains of a church almost entirely destroyed by bombing during the Second World War. Then, enjoy a drink in a pub named after the most gruesome of all medieval execution methods. 

Continuing the tour, hear about Britain's first railway murder, then visit the 14th-century market, as seen in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Then, step inside one of its picturesque buildings for another well-earned drink. Explore some of the City's best-preserved winding historic alleyways, including a small beautiful courtyard and a pub on the site of London's first coffee shop. Pass by one of the City's most famous and powerful buildings, the Bank of England. Finish your tour by resting your legs in a pub designed by Sir Christopher Wren himself. 
Includes
  • 3-hour walking tour
  • Knowledgeable and passionate guide who is a published author and public speaker
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks

When you get there

Meeting point

At the Fish Street Hill exit of Monument station, EC4. Your guide will be holding a 'Chronicles Tours' sign and standing opposite the exit.

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Know before you go
• You must be at least 18 years old
• You remain responsible for the safety of your personal property during a tour
• It is not possible to stop the tour for additional refreshment or toilet breaks
• It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes because the tour includes a moderate amount of walking at a leisurely pace
• The tour takes place regardless of the weather so please dress appropriately
• The tour is conducted in English