A London Mayflower Walk. Pilgrims, Profit and Propaganda: the birthplace of America

For many Americans, US history begins with the Mayflower, which carried the Mayflower Pilgrims to America 400 years ago.

But for Londoners, it goes back much further. The landing at Plymouth in 1620 was the culmination of decades of exploration, dedication and investment.

During this two-hour walk, with your qualified London guide, you’ll follow in the footsteps of the founders of America.

Visit London’s medieval seat of government, ancient churches where colonists worshipped, a 17th-century hall where a Pilgrim leader was apprenticed and the sites of grim prisons where Edward Winslow and other Pilgrims languished.

Visit haunts of the Native American princess, Pocahontas, and the swashbuckling Captain John Smith.

Your walk ends at the famous Mayflower pub, close to where the ship set sail. See the burial place of Captain Christopher Jones, and sample a pint of the Mayflower’s special Scurvy Ale.

The Mayflower II. Credit: Joe Sohm / www.visionsofamerica.com

Where?

War Memorial in the forecourt of The Royal Exchange, London, EC3V 3LR.

Tour provider

Love London Tours

Contact

Caroline Mongan 07866 072308 caroline.mongan@ntlworld.com

Pam O’Toole 07973 511349 otoole.pam@googlemail.com

Booking details

Love London Tours: https://www.lovelondontours.co.uk/

Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pilgrims-profit-and-propaganda-the-birthplace-of-americaa-mayflower-walk-tickets-88430334511

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