Skip to content
Date updated: 11/10/2020

Self-guided walk

This trail will help bring Shakespeare to life, helping you understand how he lived, the people and important landmarks that contributed to his life.

Shakespeare's London: Self-guided Walk PDF (1MB)
Date submitted: 4/23/20

Follow in the footsteps of the world-renowned dramatist and discover the city he made his home.

You’ll visit the site of the original Globe theatre as well as the same building recreated and in London today, , Shakespeare’s Globe. Also on your travels, you'll see the only home he owned in London, his parish church, where he socialised, as well as places that  made an impact in his life such as St Paul’s Cathedral and Leadenhall Market. His memorial is located in Southwark Cathedral.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare, 6 April 1564 – 23 April 1616