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Cruise from Southampton

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CardiffEdward
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CardiffEdward
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Walking tour around the old town.

We were the only people on a guided walk with Geoffrey yesterday around the old town. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PatWinnie
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Fremantle, Australia
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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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“hidden history” (10 reviews)
“walking tour” (10 reviews)
“vaults tour” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Southampton SO14 2DJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days 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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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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

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 4 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We attended the Tour headed by Geoffrey today. It was a great experience, definitely recommend it. Geoffrey was witty, charming and very knowledgeable. The 90 minutes went every so quickly, we both really enjoyed it!

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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thank you for your very kind words GioMel.

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Many thanks for the tour today(25.02.18)We really enjoyed:).Definitely will back agine in the summer!

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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words kozarova. It was a delight to meet you both on what was a bitterly cold day. I hope you had a safe journey home and we look forward to maybe seeing you again in the future.

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Joan S
17 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
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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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