Des De Moor’s London brewery heritage walk: Porters, peers and pilgrims

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 17/06/2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location
Old Street Underground Ticket Hall


A fascinating regular walking tour of London’s brewery heritage and numerous other historic sites. View the surviving Victorian splendour of Whitbread and the original Truman’s, discover where porter was first perfected, cross iconic Tower Bridge with views of Courage’s Anchor Brewhouse, see where brewers got rich beyond the dreams of avarice on the former site of Shakespeare’s Globe, and end with a pint at the Borough’s last coaching inn, near London Bridge and numerous other beer venues. Celebrate London’s beer renaissance by reminded yourself of its illustrious brewing past.

A leisurely walk of approximately five miles (8 km) taking about three hours through easy territory with plenty of stops along the way, with a medium-sized group of up to 30 people. This is a public walk open to individuals, couples or groups: just book the required number of tickets. Older children are welcome so long as they’re able to walk the distance though do be aware that the content is largely about pubs and beer. Note this walk visits heritage sites, not working breweries, and no drinks are included.

Ticket: £10 per person + booking fee. Book online at Design My Night.

Meet at Old Street Underground/National Rail station (downstairs by ticket hall), London EC1Y 1BE.