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Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour in London

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Highlights

Spend the morning hot on the heels of Sherlock Holmes in London, learning about the popular Victorian detective while seeing countless filming locations and literary haunts. The 2-hour tour is led by a film-expert guide, who’ll introduce you to sites like Somerset House, the fictional Diogenes Club and more, used in adaptations like Guy Ritchie’s 2009 film ‘Sherlock Holmes,’ as well as the 1979 thriller ‘Murder by Decree.’ So, book now! As the man himself would say: ‘It’s elementary, my dear Watson.’

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Somerset House, The Strand, London WC2R 1LA England

The tour ends at Somerset House, to see the site that was used as Pentonville Prison in the 2009 film. While the grand Neo-Classical façade of the building couldn’t be more different to the real-life prison, your guide will bring scenes from the film to life with tales of the baddie who was held there – Lord Blackwood.

When your Sherlock Holmes tour of London is over, finish your tour here overlooking the River Thames - the artery that runs through the city of Sherlock Holmes.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Piccadilly Circus, London W1J 9HS England

Meet your guide at Piccadilly Circus in central London, and then set off on your walking tour, hearing about Sherlock Holmes – the fictional sleuth from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s late 19th-century stories. The escapades of the deerstalker-clad detective were so popular that film adaptations followed the books, and filming sites are now scattered around the capital.

See the place where the eccentric Sherlock Holmes first met Dr Watson – his loyal friend and adviser – and hear trivia about the 1979 thriller

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House Piccadilly Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD England

Murder by Decree, which featured the pair. Visit the Royal Academy building, which was used in the film, and stroll around some of the pubs and grand hotels that were mentioned in the books.

Your guide will entertain you with insider gossip about different iterations of Sherlock Holmes productions including Guy Ritchie’s 2009 film

Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Downey Junior, followed by a walk to the Diogenes Club as seen in

BBC Sherlock – a fictional gentleman’s club where a strict no-talking rule was imposed. After stopping for photos outside, you'll see numerous locations linked with the famous detective.

Duration: 15 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
Inclusions
  • Professional guide


Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


Departure Point
Granaio Piccadilly - Italian Restaurant, 224 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9HP, UK


Departure Time
10:30 AM

Duration
2 hours

Return Details
151 Strand, London WC2R 1HL, UK


Voucher Info
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14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.