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Southampton Tourist Guides Association

South Side of the Bargate, Southampton, England
+44 7974 292414
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'Titanic Trail' walking tour of Southampton

I wanted to arrange an evening walking tour of Southampton for a number of corporate visitors from... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
MrsS91
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Excellent and informative tour of Southampton's ancient city walls and vaults

We arranged for a group of us to do the Southampton City Walls and Vaults tour. Our guide was Don... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
mary l
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton Tourist Guides Association is the longest running tour guiding organisation in Southampton, having been established since 1976. As a consortium of fully qualified tourist guides we dedicate ourselves to serving residents and visitors to the city and its surrounds in their quest to finding out what there is to know about this part of England's origins, history and culture.
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

I wanted to arrange an evening walking tour of Southampton for a number of corporate visitors from across Europe, and came across the Southampton Tourist Guides Association. Andrew offered to do the tour for us, and he was very accommodating in terms of the arrangements....More

2  Thank MrsS91
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

We arranged for a group of us to do the Southampton City Walls and Vaults tour. Our guide was Don Robertson and he was extremely knowledgeable as well as being amusing and very patient when asked a myriad of questions by members of our party....More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

We met our guide Mary Taylor at 11:00 on a Sunday morning. We were a small group of 4 adults and 2 children. Mary is very knowledgable and patient with questions and interruptions. Seeing the underground vaults, which you will not see unless on a...More

1  Thank Marilyn J
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I were fortunate enough to have Mr. Don Robertson scheduled to show us around Southampton for a 5-hour day trip. His in depth and personal knowledge of the area’s history was fascinating. Having grown up there, he was able to show us...More

1  Thank Rob R
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Due to scheduling we weren't able to take one of the scheduled walking tours but the Guides Association was helpful in arranging a private tour for us. We chose the Titanic tour and learned many things about the story. Was amazed and saddened to learn...More

1  Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

We have lived in Southampton for many years & have always meant to learn more about its history. We saw the ghost walk advertised by Southampton City Council & decided this would be a fun way to experience Southampton's history. We met Derek Callaghan at...More

Thank DoraandNigel
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Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Southampton is a very beautiful port town on the south coast of England. Excellent facilities and well maintained infrastructure have made Southampton a very popular with cruise lines. There are many different historical sites in the heart of the City.

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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Loved the tour of the walls and the guide had great suggestions on other things to see in Southampton.

Thank Les L
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

Well known as the gate way to England.Years ago Southampton was built with in the wall ,a nd the Bargate was the gate way, You can still see some of the old walls. The best way to see the history of Southampton is to take...More

1  Thank terence f
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

Having lived in Southampton for a year now, my wife and I went along to the Western Walls and vaults tour. We had Eric taking our tour and he was great - very very knowledgeable and he really made Southampton's history interesting with an infinite...More

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Wy W
20 March 2017|
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I can try and find a driver guide for you with a suitable vehicle. Where will you be flying from? Heathrow or Gatwick, or from somewhere else? Suggestions for places to visit include, the New Forest, Stonehenge and... More
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