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£12 – 'Cultural icon' Shakespeare's Globe: guided tour

Shakespeare's Globe Tour
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Why We Love This Deal

You can now visit the world-famous Shakespeare's Globe, a "vital London cultural icon" and "The Bard's hallowed ground" (Time Out) for a guided tour for £12 — that's a saving of 29% on the usual price.

What's Included

  • An adult ticket* (aged 16 and over) to Shakespeare's Globe, including a 50-minute guided tour
  • A child ticket (aged 5-15) is £7 instead of £10
  • Valid Tuesday-Sunday until 31 October, 2021 — tours depart every hour between 10am-12pm Tuesday to Saturday, and 10am-11am Sunday

99%
"Interesting. Mick was knowledgeable."
Jane
5 Jun, 2021 - Newbury, UK
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Why We Love It

  • You will learn about the original Globe Theatre, which opened in 1599 — the present theatre was reconstructed in 1997 and was built using oak pegs, Tudor-style bricks, and thatch from Norfolk
  • The tour includes colourful stories and secrets of the 1599 Globe, the reconstruction process in the 1990s, and how the building now works as an imaginative theatre space
  • "Shakespeare's Globe was designed to resemble the original Globe as closely as possible, from the materials used in construction to the open-air stage that exposes viewers to London's changeable skies" — Lonely Planet
  • It is popular with Travelzoo members97% of those who reviewed the theatre on a previous visit said they loved it
No refunds or exchanges. Not valid after show date. If you decide not to visit, go to the My Account section of your Travelzoo account or contact us for a refund. Not available on 31 May; 30 August, 2021. Vouchers are limited and may therefore sell out before the stated expiry date. Shakespeare's Globe is a working theatre and tour times vary due to performance schedules and occasionally take place during rehearsals. We advise visitors arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure. Visitors need to arrive at the entrance of the Groundling Gates on Bankside, (SE1 9DT, opposite the river) where a staff member will greet you at an outdoor information pod. Covid measures: Covid-safe governmental guidelines are strictly adhered to at Shakespeare's Globe, including the use of PPE, social distancing measures, and frequent hand sanitising stations. Only contactless payments are accepted, including Apple Pay. Cash not accepted. The Shakespeare's Globe Covid-19 safeguarding policy can be found here. The tour is in English. Guided tour language sheets are available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese and Russian. *The adult ticket includes seniors (60 years and over).

Must be used by one adult (aged 16 and over) in one visit. Under 15s must be accompanied by an adult at all times whilst on site. Subject to availability. Vouchers are limited and may therefore sell out before the stated expiry date. The photos displayed are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the package. The regular value stated above is based on the maximum combined cost of the items included in this experience at the time of publication (13 May, 2021).

29% off

£12 £17

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When You Can Go

Tue-Sun until 31 Oct, 2021

How to Book

Click "Continue" to purchase your voucher(s). Print your voucher and hand it in to the theatre on arrival. No booking required.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

99%
Enjoyed This
(210 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Shakespeare's Globe Tour over the past 29 months.
4.8 Quality of Service
4.6 Quality of Activity
4.6 Value for the Money
4.7 Ease of Booking
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Enjoyed Most
Interesting. Mick was knowledgeable.
Other Comments
A bit confusing about having to book as voucher said you didn't have to
Jane 05 Jun, 2021 Newbury, UK
Enjoyed Most
We had an inspiring tour with a people friendly guide.
Other Comments
We will definitely visit again.
Brenda 03 Jun, 2021 London, UK
Enjoyed Most
very difficult to book. Lots of confusion and not added to the list for the session but I had an email confirming my booking so they let us in. The tour was well narrated and the venue is very interesting.
S 03 Jun, 2021 South Croydon, UK
Enjoyed Most
The limited amount we could see and hear.
Other Comments
Not really a tour, more sitting in different places and someone talking to you. We expected to see seating area's, the stage and behind the scenes and maybe some of the construction. Before entering the theatre we could hardly hear the guide because of the loud music coming from their own pub (11am) then when inside, guide had to speak quietly because rehearsals were going on. Not good value.
Stephen 02 Jun, 2021 Cheltenham, UK
Enjoyed Most
Last min choice to visit , staff were extremely helpful
Other Comments
Mark was a great guide
Christine 31 May, 2021 Gillingham, UK
Enjoyed Most
The lady who took our tour was very informative and funny with in .
Other Comments
The couple in the friends desk were friendly.
Christine 17 Mar, 2020 Kingston upon Thames, UK
Enjoyed Most
My husband and I planned our visit for approx 1:30 but were told we could not go on the tour as there was a play in progress. We had done all the sightseeing we wanted all day Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning, and had lunch, so the tour was the last thing we had planned before leaving London. We had to wait until 16:00 for the next tour. On buying this deal from Travelzoo, it was clearly stated on the info 'no booking required'. Consequently, we had to waste just over two hours wandering around. Pity we had already had our lunch!!! The tour was fairly interesting and the guide was very animated, which made the tour much more worthwhile. It wasn't worth any more than the £11:00 for the two of us though. Not sure I would recommend it.
Linda 15 Mar, 2020 Benfleet, UK
Enjoyed Most
Fun, interesting,
Angela 15 Mar, 2020 London, UK
Enjoyed Most
Very knowledgeable and entertaining guide. Put Shakespeare’s plays into context. Every English Literature student should experience this.
Lin 13 Mar, 2020 Chelmsford, UK
Other Comments
Extremely good and pitched it just right.
Helen 12 Mar, 2020 Cranbrook, UK

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