Sherlock Holmes Old London - Very Small Group Walking Tour

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Departs: London, London

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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The game is afoot....

For all Sherlock Holmes fans! The perfect small group tour to take you deep into the Victorian world of the great Detective and his loyal friend Dr J Watson. This tour focuses on the original stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from the 1880's - 1925. Your guide is a true 'Sherlockian' and previously worked at the Sherlock Holmes Museum in Baker Street, so you are in very safe hands!

Highlights Include:
• The places where Conan Doyle lived and wrote 'The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes'
• See where Sherlock and Watson first met 
• Buildings, Landmarks, and Streets featured in the stories
• Dr Watson's Home and Surgery after he married
• The Langham Hotel - The meeting that took place here bought Sherlock to the world!
• 221b Baker Street and Optional Visit to The Sherlock Holmes Museum
• Other iconic London locations included on the tour St Paul's, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben.

Your guide has 100% Five Star Rating on Trip Advisor.

What's Included

Professional guide

What's Not Included

Oyster Card or travel card is required for the London Underground to move between locations.

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 8 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 110

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • All UK Laws and Guidelines will be followed during the tour to ensure safety.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

You are in safe hands for this tour. Your guide is a dedicated Sherlockian and even worked in The Sherlock Holmes Museum located in Baker Street. If you are new to Sherlock Holmes or a dedicated fanatic this tour is for you.

The Game is afoot...

Lets start in Northumberland Avenue, and pause for a while outside the Sherlock Holmes Pub for an insight into the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and how the character of Sherlock Holmes came in to being.

The Sherlock Holmes Pub was formerly the Northumberland Hotel where Sir Henry Baskerville stayed when he arrived in London to seek the help of Sherlock Holmes.

Right opposite is the Turkish bath where Holmes and Watson relaxed during or after a case.

This tour also passes many of London's famous landmarks and as your personal guide it will be my pleasure to share my love for my home town, and also point out a few hidden gems on route.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Somerset House
Not exactly a Sherlock Holmes stop, but a fascinating place to walk through as a short cut to the station. The site of a Tudor Palace belonging to the Duke of Somerset, later rebuilt as a great civic building in 1775. Recently used as a filming location for 'Love Actually'

Lets walk down a 300 year old staircase and make our way Temple station.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Sherlock Holmes Museum
The tour ends at the world famous 221b Baker Street where you can either shop for Sherlock souvenirs or enter the museum which is set out as Sherlock and Watson's home that they share with their landlady Mrs Hudson.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included


Richard is Amazing!
Michelle_S, 15-10-2022
Richard was fantastic to spend an afternoon with. Not only did we get great in person Sherlock Holmes spots across London; he splashed in many other fun facts about movies and history that occurred in areas on our walking tour. He also recommended places to eat and how to make the most of visiting places with local tips. We thoroughly enjoyed our trek and would absolutely look Richard up for another tour when we’re in London again. Book with him, you will absolutely not regret it.
Great tour, lots of information
JEDADIAH_J, 20-10-2021
This was a great tour by a very knowledgeable guide. Richard went above and beyond his duties of the Sherlock information and even included other information along the way of the tour. I was super excited to do this tour after reading all of the Sherlock Holmes stories and this tour was a great denouement to that experience. I only wish I had watched the BBC series to ensure I could fully appreciate some of the sites.
The game was on foot!
Sue_S, 12-09-2021
We had a VERY small group as it was just the two of us and Richard. He was extremely knowledgeable - not just about Sherlock Holmes and the time flew by as we walked about London.
I cannot recommend strongly enough; it was fantastic!
Fantastic day out
Jordannna_M, 08-06-2021
Richard was a great tour guide took us to a lot of different spots referencing Sherlock Holmes, but he would also give us information relating to history such as the Tudor times. We experienced a private tour with him so we had time to go to extra locations such as where they filmed Sherlock for the BBC show it was really cool. Richard knew a lot and gave us so much info that we didn’t know definitely recommend.
Brilliant tour with a brilliant guide
Nick_, 06-12-2020
I really enjoyed this tour. One of the best I've been on. I know a lot about the subject matter, but learned even more from Richard who was exceptional

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