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Private Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour in London

The original, oldest and best 'Sherlock' tour/ Immerse yourself in the world of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on this private 4-hour walking tour in London. Explore central London sites made famous in the filming of the BBC adaptation ‘Sherlock’, as well as places relating to the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and some of the movies. Along the way, hear behind-the-scenes stories from the set and why locations where chosen as well as visiting some fascinating places along the way including New Scotland Yard.

We end at the real-life 221B Baker Street where you're free to visit the Sherlock Holmes House Museum or go on a Sherlock spending frenzy at the Sherlock Shop!
**We are proud to have recently been chosen by BBC Comic Relief to provide a very special Sherlock tour with special prize winners and Sherlock actors**

per adult from

$226

AUD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private guide
    • Entry/Admission - Victoria Embankment
    • Entry/Admission - Millennium Bridge
    • Entry/Admission - St Bartholomew's Hospital
    What's excluded :
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Entry/Admission - Metropolitan Police
    • Entry/Admission - St. Paul's Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Old Bailey
    • Entry/Admission - Church of St. Bartholomew the Great
    • Entry/Admission - Sherlock Holmes Museum
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Metropolitan Police, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A 2JL, UK

    Stand in front of the famous New Scotland Yard and the revolving sign. Learn a little about the home of the Metropolitan Police, the oldest professional police force in the world and hear of how Sir Arthur Conan Doyle sought advice when creating the character of Sherlock Holmes

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6PB England

    See sights used in the filming of BBC Sherlock

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Millennium Bridge, Thames Embankment, London SE1 9JE, UK

    Stand on the spot of where much of the BBC publicity shots are done. See where Sherlock finds a washed up body on the banks of the Thames and the real-life history of this spot. For fans of Irene Adler, a scene was shot near by too.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England

    As we go on the tour, we will pass by several famous sights such as St Pauls Cathedral and learn a little of its history. Of course the front steps were featured in a recent Sherlock movie.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Old Bailey, London EC4M 7EH England

    Not only were parts of a pivotal Sherlock episode filmed here but we will learn about the real life Old Bailey and the nearby sights relating to executions and other gory things!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: St Bartholomew's Hospital, W Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE, UK

    See the spot where Sherlock fell from the roof and where Watson ran into the cyclist. Some fans like to lay on the spot and have a photo taken!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: William Wallace Memorial, W Smithfield, London EC1A 7AQ, UK

    Enroute to our next spot we will see this famous place where Braveheart was executed along with others who weren't burned at the stake!

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Church of St. Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield, London EC1A 9DS England

    This was a location in a recent Sherlock movie. From the outside, we will visit this ancient spot that survived the Great Fire of London, see a Plague Pit.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Bloomsbury, London England

    This where we find the home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. We will explore the streets of literary Bloomsbury and see the spot where Sherlock lived before he moved to Baker Street.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH England

    This beautiful square is where we first meet Dr Watson in Sherlock. There are good reasons why they chose this location which you'll learn soon.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Cafe On The Square., 27 Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7JL, UK

    Visit the street with the longest history of Sherlock Holmes on the big screen. It was here that the very first 221B Baker Street was filmed almost 100 years ago and it has been used in recent movies too!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Byng Place, 1 Byng Pl, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7LE, UK

    See the place where Sherlock had his rainy night rendevous with the mysterious woman in the final season of Sherlock.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Speedy's Sandwich Bar & Cafe, 187 N Gower St, London NW1 2NJ, UK

    Visit the iconic location from Sherlock. Maybe pop inside and grab a drink and see some of the photos on the wall of where Benedict and Martin sit and eat. Next door of course is the door where they fi;m 221B in Sherlock and we'll tell you how and why they do it here.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Sherlock Holmes Statue, 4 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LD England

    Visit the only statue to Sherlock Homes in London and find out why Baker Street has its strong connections with Sherlock Holmes

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Sherlock Holmes Museum, 221B Baker Street, London NW1 6XE England

    We finish the tour outside of the actual 221B Baker Street. Here you have the chance to buy some Sherlock souvenirs or visit inside the Sherlock House Museum which is exactly as Sherlocks house would have been in Victorian days. Watch out for Professor Moriarty and that big bad Hound of the Baskervilles!

    Duration: 50 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Westminster, London SW1A 2JR, UK
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can meet you at ANY central London hotel or meet you at the starting point outside Cafe Nero by the exit of Westminster Underground Station where the tour commences.
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    221B Baker St, Marylebone, London NW1 6XE, UK
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Dress code is casual
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • We have earmarked this tour as especially safe during the Coronavirus outbreak due to generally quiet places that we visit where social distancing is generally not a problem. All of our tours are private so it is just you/your family and your guide.  To make it easier and safer for all concerned we would suggest starting this tour a little later than the usual time, perhaps around 10.30-11am which allows us all to miss rush-hour. We are happy to still come to your hotel to meet you but for the moment we would suggest meeting us at the tour starting point.  This allows you to arrive by a taxi or uber rather than public transport. Please feel free to wear masks throughout or at times during the tour.  Your guide will also have a mask with them. Please note this tour normally has 3 short tube journeys in it, these can be changed for taxis.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Your guide and yourself are welcome to wear face masks and we will keep to the UK law regarding social distancing.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Ye Olde England Tours

Activity ID: V-8607P2

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