Heritage Visits

Walking Tours

Summer Walks

Shakespeare Walk
Saturday 22nd July 2017 11am
Wednesday 2nd August 2017 6:30pm -8pm
Sunday 13th August 2017 4:30pm

Meet William Shakespeare in the Church where his brother was buried and explore the area where he lived and worked.

Cathedral Tour
Wednesday 26th July 2017 6:30pm
Wednesday 16th August 2017 6:30pm
Wednesday 23rd August 2017 6:30pm

Explore 900 years of religious life in this one hour tour as we learn about the priory that became a church that became a Cathedral.

Cathedral Literary Tour
Wednesday 19th July 2017 6:30pm

Join this one hour tour and uncover the many literary figures, from Shakespeare to Dickens, who are associated with the Cathedral.

Southwark –Gateway to London Walking Tour
Saturday 29th July 2017 2pm

Uncovering the stories of the south side of London Bridge, we will walk around the ancient Ward of Bridge Without.  and then cross London Bridge, finishing at Monument Underground Station.

Stained Glass Tour
Wednesday 9th August 2017 6:00pm

A journey through time and colour. We will look at some of London's best examples of 20th Century stained glass and find out about the techniques used in their production.

About our Guides

Our Cathedral guides undertake extensive training to learn 900 years of cathedral history and volunteer their time to deliver tour and walks for the cathedral. Many of them also work as City of London Guides and Greenwich Guides and are very knowledgeable on a wide range of subjects that they share with those who attend their tours.

Cathedral Tours are £8 each. Walking tours are £10
They can be bought on Eventbrite (http://southwarkcathedral.eventbrite.com/) and are available in the Cathedral shop (tel. 020 7367 6734) or on the day (please phone to check that we haven’t sold out).

Please meet by the Refectory in the Millennium Courtyard at Southwark cathedral.

For more information contact cathedraltours@southwark.anglican.org