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See Southampton

Southampton SO14 2DJ, England
+44 7770 842728
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Would Highly Recommend!

We went on the tour of Southampton with Geoff a few days ago, discovering the city's hidden secrets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
E M
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Fantastic Tour!!!

We just had a tour of Southampton led by Geoff. It was brilliant - he really brought the whole... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JackG798
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London
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We run a variety of City sightseeing walking tours, including regular historical tours,and specialist tours - for example Titanic walks. From April to the end of September, our regular walks run at 5.30 on Wednesday, and at 10.30 and 1.30 Saturday and Sunday,; from October to the end of March ay 1.30 on Saturdays and Sundays.winter. See our website for additional information and walks, or if you would like to book a guide for a group tour. Talks can also be arranged. All our Guides are Green Badge Guides and members of the Institute of Tourist Guides.
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“walking tour” (11 reviews)
“hidden history” (10 reviews)
“vaults tour” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Southampton SO14 2DJ, England
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+44 7770 842728
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the tour of Southampton with Geoff a few days ago, discovering the city's hidden secrets (he had a key to access places which the general public would not usually be able see). It was a fantastic experience, led by a fantastic tour...More

Thank E M
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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind words E M they are much appreciated. Geoff is an excellent guide and part of our award winning team.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just had a tour of Southampton led by Geoff. It was brilliant - he really brought the whole history to life in the most engaging way. Would highly recommend.

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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very kind words JackG798. We are pleased you enjoyed the walk and Geoff will be especially pleased that you enjoyed yourself as he is a dedicated guide.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After spending a lovely evening in Southampton we were all excited and looking forward to embarking our ship for a short cruise to Ireland and France. We booked the taxi and were driven to the cruise terminal. Straight away we knew something was wrong because...More

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Jack W, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I was only too pleased to help. There's always a rotten apple, and the thought of one of those giving you the wrong impression of our City made me very angry! Glad you finished with a good impression. Jack Wilson

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We were the only people on a guided walk with Geoffrey yesterday around the old town. It was fantastic. I'm amazed that others didn't know about it. We spent 90 minutes walking around parts of the old wall and hearing about the fascinating history. We...More

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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

So pleased you enjoyed your tour PatWinnie. Geoffrey is a great story teller.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Even though as locals we had been round Southampton’s walls on a number of occasions this was a fantastic time. Geoffrey our guide was friendly, accommodating and very informative. Great story teller and I loved the explanations for eaves dropping and pot to pee in!...More

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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

So glad you enjoyed the walking tour Alasdairc D. We live in a wonderful City and it is good that we can all enjoy it and get pleasure from its history.

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Had the great pleasure of taking part in the Ghastly. Grim and Gory walk/talk in May with SEE Southampton. Wonderful guide who explained so much and told us such of the history of Southampton with horrific tales, along with some fun ones. So interesting and...More

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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you for your very kind comments Caz06. I really enjoyed the company of the children yesterday all of whom were charming and asked some very good questions. I agree the content is more suited to the 8 to 12 age year old range as...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Just got home from the Mayflower and vaults tour with Jack ( I think, apologies if that isn't correct ) 1.30pm on the 27th May. It was brilliant. So informative and our guide was really friendly and approachable. We live locally but it's great to...More

Thank Andrea2978
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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you for your very kind review Andrea2978. We are pleased you found the walk so informative. We look forward to meeting you again some time in the future.

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Geoff recently joined us on the Jubilee Sailing Trust's 'Lord Nelson' for a Titanic-themed voyage. The plan was to visit each port where Titanic stopped on her maiden voyage - Southampton, Cherbourg and Cobh (formerly Queenstown) before visiting the Belfast shipyard where Titanic was built....More

Thank Andy M
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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

Thank you for your review Andy M and we are pleased that Geoff made such a positive contribution to the success of your voyage and a special thank you for returning him safely to us.

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I had already done a £5 tour of Southampton 2 years previously which was very informative but this tour celebrated the 109 years of the emancipation movement and also included an afternoon tea at the historic Dolphin hotel for £20 . The informative and engaging...More

Thank Susan B
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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you for your vey kind comments Susan B. Sandra and Jean worked very hard to put this tour together and we are so pleased you enjoyed it. I wish I had come along as I am sure I would have enjoyed the cream tea...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

I did "the western wall and vaults" tour on Sunday the 6th of May with Geoffrey Wheeler. My friend and I were excited to visit the city and wanted to start with a city tour but unfortunately we felt rather unwelcome when the guide started...More

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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Hello Elvira1987and thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear you were unhappy with your guided tour. As you will see from other reviews on Trip Advisor Geoffrey has had many excellent reviews for his tours. If you contact me via our website...More

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Joan S
16 January 2017|
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Response from Awaytogo | Property representative |
See Southampton do walking tours of Southampton but we do have contacts who can take your party on a private tour by car to the many beautiful towns and villages in the Countryside around Southampton and into deepest... More
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Response from rachysetty | Reviewed this property |
I'd actually message or email the business. I think this facility just asks other people who have done reviews.
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Phyllis W
12 August 2016|
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Response from Jack W | Property representative |
HI Can you give me some idea what sort of lodgings you are looking for ? Hotel (Modern, bijou, price range), B&B, close to docks for cruise, in town, around town (some hotels here do package deals for cruisers)
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