The Royal Arsenal Woolwich Historic Walk

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Darrell
Quality Verified Registered on March 23, 2023

Darrell Rivers is a British-American historian with an incredible breadth of knowledge, particularly around London. He works as a historical advisor for TV & film and a consultant for various historical projects around the world. He specialises in the Napoleonic Wars, Crimean War, and the American Civil War. He is an Associate Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Kentucky Colonel.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
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Tour description

Woolwich Arsenal Historic Walk

Be an armchair artillery commander for a day! Come out to see some of the most exciting pieces of British artillery and discuss the role of cannons, industry, and logistics in British military history at the most famous British military arsenal - the Royal Arsenal Woolwich! 

See the green where the men of the Royal Arsenal Woolwich first formed their football club, see the foundries and factories where the most important arms of Great Britain were produced for over a century, and see some exceptional artillery from the medieval era to the present. 

Led by historian Darrell R. Rivers.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    No 1 St, London SE18 6GH, UK
    No 1 St, London SE18 6GH, UK
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    - By the cannon in front of the Royal Brass Foundry - Look for the Victorian gentleman in the top hat!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    The Royal Brass Foundry
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Guard House
  • 3
    Outside visit
    James Clavell Square
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Wellington Park
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Dial Arch

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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 20 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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