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Public Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour of London

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Follow in the footsteps of the world's first and greatest consulting detective Mr Sherlock Holmes. Visit locations that inspired and appeared in the original stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and learn how Sherlock Holmes became one of the greatest literary figures of all time.

Led by a true Sherlockian super-fan, this tour is not to be missed as our guides are all huge geeks who love the subject of Sherlock Holmes as much as you do. Not only will you get to spend time with people who are as excited about the elementary elements of the Conan Doyle stories, but you will also be able to see some of London's most amazing landmarks too!

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Stop At: Westminster, Victoria Street at Parliament Square, London SW1P 3PA England


Stop At: Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6PB England

On the walk down Victoria Embankment our guide will tell you all about the old (and new) New Scotland Yard, which is home to the Metropolitan Police.

Stop At: Downing Street, London SW1A 2AL England

As we stop at Downing Street you will learn about Sherlock's links to the British Government and how Sherlock's brother Mycroft is an important part of the British establishment.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Great Scotland Yard, London SW1, UK

Learn about the original home of the Metropolitan Police service and how the 'Met' still have an unusual presence here.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sherlock Holmes, 10 Northumberland St, London WC2N 5DB, UK

Learn how this pub got its name and how nearby locations inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: A Conversation with Oscar Wilde, London England

What does Oscar Wilde have to do with Sherlock Holmes? The answers may surprise you!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Duke of York's Theatre, 104 St. Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4BG England

The very first stage play of Sherlock Holmes "Sherlock Holmes: A Play in Four Parts" started the career of one of the 20th century's most famous film faces... but can you figure out who it is???

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England

Learn about how Trafalgar Square has been used in two very different, but very popular TV adaptations of the classic Sherlock stories.

Stop At: Admiralty Arch The Mall Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, London SW1A 2WH England

Why did the British Government call on Sherlock Holmes? Find out at Admiralty Arch which might even be a clue to the case in question.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Athenaeum, 107 Pall Mall, St. James's, London SW1Y 5ER, UK

The Athenaeum Club was the club of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which partially inspired the fictional Diogenes Club.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The London Library, 14 St. James's Square, London SW1Y 4LG England

The London Library is possibly the second most important library in London. Find out how its founder Sir Thomas Carlyle changed the way that libraries operated and how this beautiful mecca for lovers of books sneaks into an illustrious Sherlock story.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Granaio Piccadilly - Italian Restaurant, 224 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9HP, UK

Whilst outside this enticing Italian restaurant you will discover how Dr. John Watson came to meet Mr. Sherlock Holmes

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • Guide fees

  • Gratuities

3 hours

Return Details
Piccadilly Circus, London W1B, UK

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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.