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Southampton Tourist Guides Association

South Side of the Bargate, Southampton, England
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A really interesting and worthwhile guided tour

Our guide Derek too our group of 10 people on a fascinating tour of medieval Southampton and a... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
MarkS1909
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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We chose to do a private tour, there were four adults and our two dogs! We started at the... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Sue S
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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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South Side of the Bargate, Southampton, England
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Our guide Derek too our group of 10 people on a fascinating tour of medieval Southampton and a couple of vaults. Everything well explained and happy to answer questions. Can't recommend this highly enough! We went on the Inside and Under Medieval the Medieval Town...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

We chose to do a private tour, there were four adults and our two dogs! We started at the Bargate and walked along the ancient city walls, visiting vaults, bridges, towers, St Michaels Square, and places I didn't know were hidden in Southampton! Our guide;...More

1  Thank Sue S
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the walk today which was all bout the titanic. Our guide was very warm and welcoming and made the walk interesting and informative. The walk was accessible to all and great value for money.

Thank Julie M
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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

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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 17 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 27 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 5 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

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Reviewed 22 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.

Thank mackiandrade
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Wy W
21 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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