Take a plunge into the murky waters of London's maritime history with this unique walking tour that combines history, pubs and immersive theatre. Starting in one of Wapping’s former dens of iniquity, you and your friends will travel under the wing of an expert guide who will share tales of dark deeds in days gone by and grant you safe passage across the narrow bridges of the London docks to four stunning riverside pubs all with fascinating links to Britains seafaring past. Along the way keep your eyes open as you encounter an assortment of colourful characters including marauding pirates, ladies of the night and even royalty, all of whom will give you insights into the now vanished world of London docklands, once the largest and most notorious Port in the world… Tour lasts approx 3 hours, finishing at London bridge, 10 mins walk from station for northern & Jubilee tube lines and mainline rail services Drinks NOT included in ticket price
Starting in wapping in one of London's oldest pubs, we will explore London's historic docklands and their associations with crime and piracy. We will then take a stroll along the Thames, stopping for another pint or two along the way before crossing Tower bridge and a spectacular view of the tower of London, finishing in a tradtional dockside pub. The tour includes an immersive theatre aspect, so expect a few surprises along the way.
Dark side of Docklands