About Yomp and Chomp
yomp - Verb
to walk or trek: military slang. Acronym: Y(our) O(wn) M(arching) P(ace)
chomp - Verb
to chew with gusto
Yomp and Chomp your way through Southampton and its history! Are you hungry for food and culture in Southampton? Join our Food and Heritage tour of Southampton’s most delicious venues. Our four-hour Southampton Yomp and Chomp Walking Tour Experience, is led by local, entertaining people and you will have a multi sensory experience, so you can see, taste, hear, smell and touch the fabric of the past.
The Southampton Yomp and Chomp Walking Tour, Meets at the North Side of the ‘Bargates’, High Street, Southampton SO14 2DJ.
We visit six venues to taste British traditional foods and drinks, all of which add up to the equivalent of a six-course meal, so please skip the Breakfast! You will hear stories of Cnut, Pirate raids, the Pilgrim Fathers and Napoleonic prisoners. Find out about Jane Austen’s time here, and the terrible loss of the Titanic on her maiden voyage that affected so many local families. Hear about the indomitable spirit of the people following the 1940 Blitz on Southampton.