Enjoy the Fascinating Shakespearean Legacy in London

Experience the Shakespeare Walking Tour in London’s South Bank, tracing the footsteps of the legendary playwright William Shakespeare. Led by expert guides, delve into 

Shakespearean London’s history, from the original Globe Theatre to the Rose Theatre, and visit the iconic Shakespeare-stained glass window at Southwark Cathedral. An immersive three-hour journey awaits.

The following are a few of the tour highlights during your Shakespeare London Walk:

  • On this Shakespeare walk, you will explore London with your knowledgeable guide and hear readings from the Bard’s works. 
  • Explore a massive yet hidden monument that was inspired by one of his most well-known speeches. 
  • An excellent method to discover London as well as the gifted, internationally-recognized dramatist! 
  • Find the location where we believe Othello, Macbeth, and King Lear were written.

Date and travellers

Plan your Shakespeare Walking Tour in London by choosing your preferred date and checking availability. Groups of all sizes can travel, and advanced booking is advised to avoid disappointment. Accessibility options are provided for all participants’ enjoyment.

Tour description

In London most of the admirers of Shakespeare prefer this tour in London so that they can discover almost everything that they read about William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare, was no doubt, a well-known figure both in the UK as well as the language of this country which is known to all world. People consider him one of the best writers and poets in English literature. Even though he passed away more than 400 years ago, our Shakespeare London Walk still has a lot of references to Shakespeare’s London if you have the correct guide.

Your knowledgeable tour guide and actor will point out the hidden gems of Tudor and medieval London that Shakespeare would have known about during this two-hour walking tour through the historic City of London. 

As you are shown obscure or little-known memorials to William Shakespeare, such as statues, plaques, busts, and even a totem pole, you will feel as though you are walking in his footsteps!

Shakespeare’s two known London homes, secret courtyards, churches, the location of the Blackfriars Theatre (the Globe’s sister theatre), and much more will be covered!

You will learn about Shakespeare’s personal life, which was convoluted and confusing. Entire sections cover his sexual orientation, religion, and lexicon.
Shakespeare’s brilliant speeches will be interspersed throughout the trip by your guide, a former professional actor, which is the “icing on the cake” to all of this. 

The meeting place for “Shakespeare in the City Walk” is the Blackfriars Underground Station. At the Barbican subterranean station, the Shakespeare London Walk comes to an end. 

What is included in the tour?

Experience the Shakespeare Walking Tour in London with a professional guide and an immersive visit to the Globe Theatre. Led by experts, explore Shakespeare’s world along the South Bank. 

Highlighted by the legendary Globe Theatre visit, delve into its history and architecture. Visitors must note that no food or beverages will be served during the tour, so they must either bring their own or visit any nearby restaurants. People have rated this tour with 4-to-5-star ratings, which means the opinions are varied.