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HMS Belfast

An iconic battleship permanently moored on the Thames ,that once served in WW2.

Nearby Attractions

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Tower of London
One of England's first Norman castles, as well as its most feared prison and the home of the Crown Jewels.
Tower Bridge
London's iconic bridge across the River Thames, with two beautiful Victorian towers.
London Bridge
One of the most important and historic landmarks in London, with a surprising history.
The Shard
The tallest building in the European Union, slicing 310 metres into the sky.
Southwark Cathedral
With over a thousand years of history, Southwark Cathedral first shows up in history in the Domesday Book of 1086.
Potter's Field Park
These fields were once the homes of potters, but are known today for having been the burial grounds for paupers.

Related Tours

Southbank and Borough Market Private Tour
For centuries, London has stood at the centre of the world’s commerce, adapting with the shifting tides of power and technology.  A former dockland and industrial slum, and now an icon of successful regeneration, London Bridge is one of London’s most historic and storied districts. 

  • Start your tour beside the river on the beautiful Bankside footpath.
  • Enjoy incredible vistas of London's finest bridges, castles, and cathedrals.
  • Explore Southwark's treasure trove of gallerieshistoric buildings, and pubs.
  • Dive into London's oldest food market. Decide what you'd like to indulge in, and enjoy. 
  • Learn about the area's strong connection with Shakespeare and Dickens.
  • See old prison walls, pauper burial grounds, and London's last surviving coaching inn. 
  • Visit Borough Market - where you tour ends - and learn the history of the historic market before enjoying its many fares. 
We begin at London Bridge, where the small trading town built by the Romans stood upon the river Thames. Hear the stories of how the Thames helped Britain take command of the oceans - from Sir Francis Drake and his journey on the Golden Hind to the HMS Belfast, the most significant surviving Royal Navy warship from the Second World War. 

Move west along the river and into the time of Shakespeare, as you pass by one of the world's most famous theatres, known for the timeless words penned by arguably the greatest playwright of all time. 

A few blocks east and several centuries later, step into the world of Southwark, which was built on industrial, smoky origins. Grand Victorian wharves, granaries, and shipyards once spanned its shores, amassing the trade and treasures of Her Majesty's Empire. Now, the area has evolved into one of London's most adored and exciting districts. The neighbourhood has arguably the best vistas across the city, its finest walk, and London's most beloved food and produces market. 
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