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“vaults tour”(6 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 2 days ago

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

Thank Michelle V
Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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 1 week ago

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

Thank SydneysWest
Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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

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.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I booked a private tour with Lance (Bradders77) for Sun. September 2. Richard was our driver & very accommodating. We left from our Days Inn Rownhams hotel at 8:00am & went to Stonehenge, Bath & Salisbury. It was very enjoyable & great...More

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Jack W, See Southampton Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi pc1029. We're very pleased you enjoyed your day out, but we can't claim any credit for your trip - pity to lose it really, seeing as it's a five-star one! Your review should really go to Southampton White Taxi Excursions. We do however work...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

The history that is hidden in the walls and Vaults of Southampton is simply fascinating and the See Southampton is the perfect tour to understand this history, because in 90 minutes, walking around the city, I learned a lot, not only about the city, but...More

Thank Elizabeth F
Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you Elizabeth F for your very kind words. We are pleased you found the walk fascinating and that Katie was an excellent guide. She is one of our triple award winning guides all of whom work hard to provide the best walking tour possible...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018

Fascinating Vaults tour with stories from olden times right up to WW2, followed by delicious wine tasting with cheeses to compliment at the Dancing Man Brewery. We were joined by the Mayor of Southampton and the Lady Mayoress!

Thank Excursion811626
Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you for your generous review Excursion811626. It was an enjoyable evening for us guides too with some very interesting companions. Both Katie and I are pleased you enjoyed the evening.

Reviewed 10 September 2018

We meet at the bar gate for a tour of the old wall. It was a last minute decision and we are so glad we decided to take the tour. Geoffrey Wheeler led the group of about 10 people and he was so informative, but...More

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

We are so glad that you enjoyed the tour jcannon121672 and thank you for your very kind words. Geoffrey is one of our very popular award winning guides with a unique style of his own and I know he will be flattered by your comments.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Six of us arranged for the 90 minute historic Southampton tour. We met Katie, our knowledgeable guide, at the Bargate and walked through 500 years of history ending with a wonderful lunch at her recommendation at the Dancing Man Brewery. When in Southampton this tour...More

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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words. I am pleased you enjoyed your walk with Katie. All of our guides put a great deal of effort and energy into their walking tours such that we have received three awards for our tours in the...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Today we have attended a walking tour led by lovely Katie. We did not realise what incredible history Southampton has! We were blown away. Presentation was extremely interesting and very well presented. Good sense of humour and high level of professionalism. Enjoyed every second of...More

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Awaytogo, Tour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words Fantastic!!!. We are glad you had a great time. Katie is one of our very good team of guides and has a bubbly personality.

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great time with a passion guide Katie that brings past time to life!!! She made us travelling through 10 centuries history with thousands stories/anecdotes!! And we were in the company of so many kings, queens, marchands, sailors, solders, ships and famous people (Shakespeare, Jane Austin,...More

Thank Natali S
Awaytogo, Tiour Guide at See Southampton, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words Natali S. We are glad you had a great time. Katie is one of our very good team of guides and has a bubbly personality.

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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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Phyllis W
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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