Tales from the Thames Riverbank: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Departs: London, London

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Navigate the riverbanks that linked London to the world on this affordable self-guided walking tour.

• See the 450 year-old pub, The Grapes, that houses the staff that actor Sir Ian McKellan, who is also part-owner of the pub, used when he played Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings trilogy
• Hear from producer Steve Matthews who’s been sharing his passion for London’s history through guided tours since 2010
• Do it all in 90 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before and after your booking date
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions and works offline.

What's Included

Lifetime access to this self-guided tour in English

Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

VoiceMap App for Android and iOS

What's Not Included

Food and drinks

Smarphone and headphones

Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 6 - 99

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What To Expect

Thames River
The tour follows the Thames River, passing through several neighbourhoods and uncovering the history of London's ancient docks.

• Admission Ticket Free

The tour passes by The Grapes pub. You'll hear about the charming 450-year-old pub while you walk including how it's part-owned by Sir Ian McKellan.

• Admission Ticket Free


Lovely day along the Thames
theonlyrealdiddy, 20-04-2022
This is a great tour along the historical trading heart of London. Some great pubs with terraces overlooking the river - we had lovely weather. The history and ingenuity of industry and Londoners is always fascinating

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