See Southampton Heritage Guides – Sightseeing tours and tour guides

 Welcome to See Southampton Heritage Guides 

 See Southampton Heritage Guides

More history than you ever imagined!

See Southampton Heritage Guides is a team of qualified local heritage experts and tour guides, delivering an entertaining programme of walks and talks for visitors, cruise ship passengers and local residents.

Southampton’s History Guided Tours 2023/24

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  • Days: Saturdays and Sundays from 1 October 2023  – 31 March 2024 (please note no walks will be staged on 24 or 31 Dec)*
  • Time: 1.30pm
  • Location: Meet at the Lions on the north side of the Bargate (SO14 2DJ)
  • Cost: £7.00 per adult, accompanied children free. Payment by cash or card.
  • Spring and summer walks will depart the Bargate commencing at both 10.30am and 1.30pm from Sat 6 April 2024.

The team from See Southampton Heritage Guides will be delivering walks in October, December 2023 and February 2024, and our colleagues from the STGA during November 2023, January and March 2024.

* Southampton’s tour guiding associations, See Southampton Heritage Guides and the Southampton Tourist Guides Association are working in partnership in 2023/24 to deliver an exciting programme of Southampton History Walks, supported by Go! Southampton.  Click here to view brochure PDF

Hidden History

Let us reveal the hidden history of your city! Southampton history walks depart the Lions by the Bargate at  1.30pm on weekends between Sun 1 October 2023 and Sun 31 March 2024, after which a spring and summer 2024 timetable will take effect. History walks are being staged by See Southampton and Southampton Tourist Guides Association, supported by Go! Southampton. 

Celebrate Southampton’s 60th year of City status with our walk on Sat 24 Feb – though all our walks in 2024 will mark this significant milestone!


Group Walks

We also arrange walks for groups or private parties.

Click here for more details

Beautiful South Award

See Southampton has won a prestigious accolade at the Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2023.

Read the full article in the Southern Daily Echo

“From Parks to Port”
Accessible Trail

Map and Tour - "From Parks to Port"