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Southampton’s History Guided Tours

Southampton’s tour guiding associations, See Southampton and the Southampton Tourist Guides Association, are working in partnership to deliver an exciting programme of Southampton History Walks, supported by GO! Southampton/Visit Southampton. 

Days: Saturdays and Sundays from Saturday 2 April up to and including Sunday 25 September, after which a winter timetable will take effect

Times: 10:30am and 1.30pm

Location: Meet at the Lions on the north side of the Bargate (SO14 2DJ)

Cost: £7.00 per adult, accompanied children free. Payment by cash or card.

Southampton Tourist Guides Association’s walks can be booked in advance at their website below.


    About See Southampton

    See Southampton offer entertaining guided walking tours by freelance, qualified guides who are committed to promoting the culture, history and heritage of Southampton. We are instantly recognisable in our red jackets, and by our See Southampton badges. We have won awards from Trip Advisor and Tourism South East. Our tours last 90 minutes, and visit the medieval walls, and vaults.

    Southampton is rich in history, with the third longest medieval walls in England, and with more medieval wine vaults than any other town or city. The Romans, Saxons and Normans are all associated with the City, and it has always been the point of departure for English and British Armies. The Docks in Southampton are linked with the great transatlantic liners and modern cruising, but also played a major and important part in the preparations and embarkation for Normandy on D-Day. Jane Austen lived in the city when was a spa resort. One of the most important events was the sailing of the Mayflower and Speedwell in August 1620.

    Before attending you may wish to visit our Facebook page, where we announce late changes. You can also contact us at or call 07770 842728 to arrange group tours and other enquiries.

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    Contact Details


    Bargate lions, Southampton City Centre, Southampton, SO14 2DJ


    07770 842728


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    Opening Hours

    Saturday: 10:30am and 1.30pm

    Sunday: 10:30am and 1.30pm

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