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Golden Hinde

St. Mary Overies Dock Cathedral Street | Cathedral St., London SE1 9DE, England
+44 20 7403 0123
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Visit this living-history museum and find out what it was like to sail the mighty seas aboard an Elizabethan galleon during the adventurous days of the 16th century.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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St. Mary Overies Dock Cathedral Street | Cathedral St., London SE1 9DE, England
Southwark
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Oh.... you get to imagine what it was like to travel in this tiny ship across everywhere. Stumbled on this going from point A to Tate Modern. if near GO

Thank SeekADeal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a magnificent replica of an historically important ship. Free guided tours in the day too. Located on The Thames it’s a beautiful walk, where you are close to many many very important landmarks: for example Shakespeare’s The Globe. Well worth a look as...More

Thank Kirsten M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This full sized replica of Drake's famous ship is situated in St. Mary's Overies Dock. It's hard to beleve that he circumnavigated the globe on such a small vessel! The replica was built in Devon and has itself sailed over 100,000 miles! We would have...More

Thank DiamondDiva771
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well preserved replica of the Golden Hinde. A very reasonable priced entry and info sheet included in the price! Excellent volunteer staff on hand to aid your visit in understanding the boat and how it operated and how many modern sayings come from the...More

Thank SparkLeicestershire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I remember seeing this wonderful replica when I was a child and I'm still amazed by it. Not the best of days and being Christmas it was very busy in the area but still lovely.

1  Thank TeaWithQ
Roddy C, Owner at Golden Hinde, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear TeaWithQ It's wonderful to hear The Golden Hinde is still able to amaze you as an adult! She is quite unforgettable. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is so interesting but to ensure the best from your visit it’s best to do your homework. Not a lot, but enough to understand in advance the power of Sir Francis Drake and his seamanship. But remember it is a replica, not the real...More

1  Thank Alan F
Roddy C, Owner at Golden Hinde, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Alan, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We certainly agree the history of Sir Francis Drake and his circumnavigation is fascinating, having prior knowledge can enhance your experience when visiting. However, visitors that don't have the time to research before...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017

A beautiful old (a replica,though) placed on Thames bank in a dry(at this moment) dock.It seem to be in a rehabilitation process.I intended to visit it but at that time(it was about 16:30) it seemed to be occupied by a private event.There were a lot...More

Thank zuv
Roddy C, Owner at Golden Hinde, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Dear zuv Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're sorry to hear you weren't able to look around the ship on your visit yesterday as a child's birthday party was taking place. We are currently looking at developing our current website...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Fairly priced attraction, kids loved it. Very friendly and knowledgeable guide/staff. A few levels with steep steps for the kids to enjoy and climb. Some treasure chests about which they loved to look in. Cannons proved a hit as they loved to climb over them...More

Thank 3WildThings
Roddy C, Owner at Golden Hinde, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for your review and recommendation. The Golden Hinde is a fantastic historical attraction for kids and adults. It's great to hear your family enjoyed their visit with us. Look out for our upcoming events on our Facebook page. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

A fun old ship to see with great history but a lot of kids around the area. Multiple school tours here. Unless I missed it, I couldn’t figure out what there was to do besides walk by. I had figured I could go into the...More

Thank TravelBrianCO
Roddy C, Owner at Golden Hinde, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review The Golden Hinde. Apologies it wasn't clear that you can come aboard for a visit and learn about her history. We are currently carrying out important refit work but she is still open to the public. It...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Thank you for a very interesting guided tour! And also for the storytelling! Grandmother and granddaughter enjoyed it a lot.

Thank Irma U
Roddy C, Owner at Golden Hinde, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear you both enjoyed the tour and storytelling. We hope to see you again in the future as we have other events on the ship planned. Please find us on Facebook for more information.

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momies2boys
4 January 2018|
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Response from Roddy C | Property representative |
Hello. Thank you for getting in touch. The prices are: £5 Adults £3 Children/Concessions £10 Family of 3 £12 Family of 4 We are open from 10am - 5pm during winter. Apologies for the lack of information on the internet, we... More
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Raymond S
15 January 2015|
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Response from 588Dawn | Reviewed this property |
Trust me, you wouldnt want to stay there for more than one night!
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