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“vaults tour”(8 reviews)
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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Southampton SO14 2DJ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Southampton, though more of a modern town, has links with the past and history which makes it a marvellous place to visit. Jane Austen's trail was excellent - visited the Juniper Berry, the Dophin Hotel, etc. all associated with her. City walls_ great to walk...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dr Joseph L
Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So pleased you enjoyed your visit Dr Joseph L and thank you for your review.

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Very interesting walk with guide called Martin. Large amount of information This is our second walk with see southampton.the previous one was the bargate tour both excellant

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lynwesterman
Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thank you lynewesterman for your kind comments. We are glad you enjoyed the tour and found it interesting. Martin is one of See Southampton's team of top award winning guides and his local knowledge is first class.

Reviewed 19 November 2018

Today, I went on a tour of this city with some friends and didn't know how much I didn't know! But, by the end of the well presented tour with Godfrey Collyer, we all came away with a wealth of knowledge about a place that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Hello Navigator39780630602 and thank you for your kind and generous review. We are pleased you found the walk informative and that you enjoyed it. Godfrey is one of our team of top award winning historic tour guides. Do please tell your friends about the wonderful...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took the above tour with Steve Roberts today and found it excellent. His local knowledge was first class and involved ( even down to his great grandad spending a night in Bar Gaol!) Very enjoyable and well worth the money.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ray-el-contable
Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you harrassed1 for your kind comments. We are glad you enjoyed the tour and found it excellent. Steve is one of See Southampton's team of award winning guides and his local knowledge is first class.

Reviewed 3 November 2018

There is an incredible amount of history there. I love the mix of entertainment and historical insight.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Justin P
Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for the feedback and comments Justin. Glad to hear you arrived home safely. If you are in Southampton again do look out for our usual history tour.

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Enjoyed a fantastic tour with a really knowledgable guide -Maurice - who did a great job guiding us around a city I thought I knew. Lots of really interesting anecdotal stories that brought the history of Southampton alive. In future I will look at things...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hello Martin and thank you for your very kind comments. You'll be pleased to know that Maurice is one of our team of multi award winning guides. We look forward to seeing you again one day.

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I met Katie for oustanding tour of the Walls and Vaults. It was a small group and she gave each person all the individual attention they required. I would highly recommend this walking tour as you gain alot of insight of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hello Tedd T and thank you for your very kind comments and recommendation. You will be pleased to know that Katie is one of See Southampton's team of multi award winning guides and her tours are always very popular..

Reviewed 20 October 2018

I've lived in Southampton all my life, but even I found out and saw things new. A big thank you to our guide Maurice for a very enjoyable afternoon. Although I've seen the walls and the Bargate all my life, I'd never really looked at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michelle V
Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

As a city we are blessed with a wonderful history and probably the most important medieval walls, gateways and towers in Britain. We are really pleased you enjoyed the walk. Maurice is one of a team award winning guides and an excellent guide. Thank you...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

Went on the western walls and vaults tour. Very interesting & historical. Must do for first time visitors.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

So glad you found the walk interesting SidneysWest and thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We were able to organise a private walking tour of the old town at very short notice ( 2 hours ) with Godfrey. We really enjoyed learning about some of the history and Godfrey is knowledge and helpful. He met us at our hotel as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for your very kind review Ruth. I very much enjoyed you company and am pleased you found the history of our City interesting.

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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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I'd actually message or email the business. I think this facility just asks other people who have done reviews.
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12 August 2016|
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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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