Discover Wapping's Maritime Legacy: In-App Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.9km
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Duration 1h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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Tour preview

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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Start the self-guided tour at St Katherine's Dock
  • Unveil the tales of pirates at The Prospect of Whitby
  • Walk through history at the Tower of London
  • See old docklands turned chic modern homes
  • Imagine smugglers' lives in Wapping village
This self-guided audio tour dives into the ancient village of Wapping, a place steeped in seafaring folklore, and the historic London Docks. Ideal for explorers with a keen interest in London's maritime past and the transformation of its iconic docks, this tour provides an immersive historical experience through the sights and sounds of a bygone era. The route begins at the lush St Katherine's Dock, transformed into a marina, and concludes at Shadwell Basin, another refurbished dockland. Along the way, listeners traverse the cobbled streets of Wapping High Street, soak up the atmosphere of age-old pubs, and glance at the innovative conversion of old warehouses into modern living spaces. The journey leads through the shadows of the Tower of London, underpasses adorned with historical art, past the serene Hermitage Basin, and culminates in the legendary Prospect of Whitby pub, once a haunt for both pirates and literary greats. Travelers can look forward to encounters with the legacies of influential figures like Charles Dickens and Samuel Pepys, tales of pirate legends, and snapshots of London's docklands reimagined. This walk unearths the area's transformation from an epicenter of rum, tobacco, and spice trade to a residential gem, blending history with contemporary charm. A sensory expedition awaits, painting a vivid picture of Wapping's transformation from maritime cornerstone to urban treasure.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
The Viewing Platform
The Prospect of Whitby

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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