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Clapham South Subterranean Shelter Tour

Balham Hill, London SW12 9EA, England
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Fascinating and unusual

This is a unique trip into the tunnels designed to protect Londoners from bombing raids in WWII... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katy G
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London, United Kingdom
Excellent

This was a well led tour and full of useful facts. The 180 stairs might be a challenge for some but... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
John B
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a unique trip into the tunnels designed to protect Londoners from bombing raids in WWII. The guides are very knowledgeable and will answer any questions. The films shown were also informative. Just being in the vast and hidden space is a thrill in...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This was a well led tour and full of useful facts. The 180 stairs might be a challenge for some but if you can cope with this, you really must put this trip on your todo list.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We did the Clapham South Subterranean Tour Screenings yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it – the screenings were very informative and included footage from back in the day. We did, however, feel as though the level of information provided was limited. Also, we would have liked...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Although a unique experience at £41.50 for just over an hour it is very expensive. There were only 7 on our tour ( limit 30 ) if the price was more realistic perhaps £10-20 the tour would have been full

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I was given this as a gift ,and it did not disappoint, a tour by the London Transport Museum Hidden London scheme. On Friday 9th February 2018,I made my way to Clapham South Station for 1150am to commence the tour. The tour started by entering...More

1  Thank chrisdodd4
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I was so excited to take my Mum on the Subterranean Screening. It was very interesting to enter the tunnels, but the staff didn´t particularly bring it to life after about a 2 minute description of the site. The films were good and I like...More

Thank Anneka G
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

The shelter itself is a bit sterile as there is physically little that reflects how it looked when first built. However it is a great experience to climb down the 180 steps (and back up later) and disappear into the dark expanse of the underground...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Knowledgeable tour presenters who were enthustic about this amazing place. Good briefing and the trip was well worthwhle.

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic visit to the Clapham South Subterranean deep level shelter. We learnt a huge amount about the history of the shelter and how it was used. Our guides Chris and Keith were very knowledge and look us on the journey through the...More

Thank katiedward
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I booked a Hidden London tour of the Deep Level Shelter at Clapham South for a cost of £35. The tour lasted about 75 mins and although very interesting, didn't really tick all the boxes I wanted. You descend about 185 steps in to the...More

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