London Dragon Walk

 
 

Date: St George's Day 2019,Tuesday 23rd April 2019, 7pm

The City of London is surrounded by dragons. On this walk we explore the city of London in search of these elusive beasts.

Although dragons occur in many legends around the world, different cultures have varying stories about monsters that have been grouped together under the dragon label. Some dragons are said to breathe fire or to be poisonous, such as in the Old English poem Beowulf. Which dragons will we find?

Start: London Bridge Station, Tooley Street exit across the road. Keep an eye open for our Dragon Walk sign.

Finish: Tower of London

Tour Duration: c.90 mins. No step-free access

Topics include: the Romans, Great Fire of London, Dick Whittington, T.S. Eliot, Harry Potter, Tower of London and England's patron Saint George.

Start: London Bridge

Finish: Tower of London

Duration: 90 mins


Related blog post:

A City Surrounded by dragons

 
 
 
 

What people have said about City of London Dragon Walk:

Fun and educational London Dragon walk

Reviewed 1 November 2015

Hazel is an excellent guide. Lots of interesting and fun facts about the City of London and its dragons. She is very enthusiastic and happy to answer questions. I really enjoyed all the literary links too.


City Dragons

Reviewed 1 November 2015

Excellent walk. Lovely day the sun was shining. the 90 minutes flew past 
Very knowledgeable guide
A definite to tell friends 
Definitely would go on another walk.

DRAGON WALK REVIEWS

“Fun Dragon Walk” 

Our small party of three adults joined this friendly guided tour. Hazel was well researched about the fascinating history of dragons in the City of London and further afield. The group wasn't too big like other guided tours, which meant we could all hear our guide and keep together as we walked about.

We liked how Hazel created a relaxed and sociable environment, whilst educating us about the history of dragons and pointing out new places we could visit another time. There is an option to go to the pub afterwards, which is a nice idea if a person has come on their own.

“There Be Dragons!” 
Had a fantastic Dragon walk in honour of St George's Day. Very fun and informative. I'm still just getting to know the city and I now know some really interesting anecdotes and history, from The Great Fire to Old Tom. Knowledgeable and friendly guide. Would definitely recommend it and will be joining in on a treasure hunt in the near future. 

“Fun and educational London Dragon walk” 
Hazel is an excellent guide. Lots of interesting and fun facts about the City of London and its dragons. She is very enthusiastic and happy to answer questions. I really enjoyed all the literary links too. 

 

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