Get off the beaten track on this Bermondsey walking tour. Explore one of London’s most surprising neighbourhoods, hearing stories of rebellion and inspiring public service.
Starting as an Ancient religious site, Bermondsey has transformed over the years from a stinking industrial area to one of the most desirable places to live in London.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Look Up London’s tours are always excitingly eclectic and this tour is no exception: There cannot be many walks that include a Buddhist Temple, the remains of a hidden 14 Century Abbey and a brightly painted T-34 tank. Go check out this great new tour: you won’t be disappointed.” – Tripadvisor Review, February 2020
See the unusual remnants of Bermondsey’s fascinating past and experience a vibrant new community in London, ending with the foodie delight of Maltby Street Market.
The walk lasts just under 2 hours and starts from Bermondsey Station. Expect stories of 20th century rebels, eye-watering industrial jobs and pioneering social reformers.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “A fascinating insight into the history of the area and uncovering some of its quirky stories. Katie’s knowledge and enthusiasm for her subject makes for a a really enjoyable way to explore areas of the city.” – Tripadvisor Review, February 2020
All Look Up London tours focus on the hidden stories, trying to spot the details above your eye line that are often missed by passersby. There’s a lot of information in an architectural detail, a crest or a sculpture that tells you about the history of the area! See all the walks here.