London Southwark: Pirates of the Thames

4.7 (115 ratings)
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This London adventure game takes you between Millennium Bridge and Tower Bridge leading you to iconic landmarks and spectacular stories, many of which come from the sinful sites of what was a pirates paradise South of the Thames!

Follow the clues on this astonishing river walk of amazing architectural, cultural and historical heritage. You’ll discover how the once-forgotten port district of Southwark became todays vibrant and flourishing favourite neighbourhood of many Londoners and its visitors.


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages

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  • Navigate your way to historic pirate taverns and the famous Borough Market.

  • Discover Southwark’s urban treasures of hidden wharfs, forgotten cemeteries, ruined palaces and abandoned hospitals.

  • Explore the sinful pirate paradise area of Liberty of the Clink - and hear of the Bishop who ruled it!


You are Etta Redlocks – once feared Pirate Queen in these parts.

Tricked by an old enemy, you were sentenced to a 300-year dreamless sleep at the bottom of the sea after opening the cursed chest containing a priceless treasure.

Back in London - and mad as hell! – you seek vengeance on your old enemy, still alive as long as he keeps hold of the Cup of Life. The very treasure he stole from you.

Blood shall be spilled, and revenge shall be tasted…and a bottle of rum would wash that all down nicely.

Experience's route

Starting point The Ferryman's Seat
London SE1 9DS, UK
Finish point Tower Bridge
48 Shad Thames, London SE1 2AA, UK

Places you will visit


It will take you

90-120 mins

You will walk

5650 steps

Total distance

4.3 km

  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families
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Nicola Friel

11 May 2024

Daniela Emanuela Majerová

25 Apr 2024
very interesting, educational and fun way of exploring the part of city where we as tourists wouldn't go if we haven't tried this game. really enjoyed it :)


24 Mar 2024


17 Mar 2024

Daniel Taplin

15 Mar 2024

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