Theatre Sites


National Theatre

  Shakespeare's Globe

  former Southwark Playhouse


A linear route from London Bridge (Mainline or Underground) to the National Theatre (closed most Sundays)
Travelcard zone 1
In the Tudor period when theatres were considered 'low' Southwark provided a location that was easy to access but beyond the jurisdiction of the City. The South Bank is now noted for the reconstructed Globe and the National Theatre.

There are numerous refreshment places along the route including at some of the sites featured

The walk is up to 2 miles.
All pavement walking
Besides the well known theatres, including the Old & Young Vics, this walk includes some smaller venues as well as a number of Elizabethan sites. There is a companion walk around Blackfriars. [Route & what to see]

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[Blackfriars walk]

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