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Small-Group Tour: Historical Pub Walking Tour of London

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Overview
Get a local's perspective of London on a guided walking tour that introduces you to several of the city's most historic alehouses. Try local brews (own expense), see city sights, and hear stories of the legendary figures who were known to enjoy a few pints in the very same spots. The group is limited to 14 people for an intimate experience.
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Highlights
  • Visit centuries-old pubs of cultural significance in a walking tour of London
  • Hear tales of the famous personalities who frequented these spots
  • Get insider tips and recommendations from your guide
  • Small group size ensures personalized attention
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group in Central London. Admire such attractions as St. Paul's Cathedral and a one-time Shakespearian playhouse while walking toward your first stop. Order a pint (own expense) in Blackfriars, one of London's oldest pubs, frequented by many members of London's banking industry who work nearby. Listen as your guide recounts tales of the local neighborhood. Then, head to Fleet Street, famously the center of Britain's journalism industry, for a drink at a local boozer. Afterward, slip down a side street into a 17th-century pub. Choose from a wide selection of ales and ciders on tap (own expense) and hear tales of the literary greats who frequented that very space—Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, and Alfred Tennyson, to name just a few. End your tour at the edged of Covent Garden with plenty of time (and inside tips) to continue the fun at another local pub.
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Important Information
Departure Point
30 Newgate St, London EC1A 7HL, UK
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Holborn Station, Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B 6AA, UK
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Pets are welcome
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gabriela E wrote a review Yesterday
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This tour was one of the highlights of our trip! We were a group of four and our guide, Kevin was super knowledgeable, fun, and all around amazing. Like one of our friends said, it's as if we had just paid a friend to show us around London for a few hours. We went to four
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Date of experience: November 2019
Clod230412 wrote a review Yesterday
24 contributions12 helpful votes
Great tour with lovely pubs. Places you go by every day in London and you would not think they pack so much history. They are also very pretty and cosy places. Mark was a great guide. Very easy going, approachable and of course knowledge. Would suggest this tour to anyone
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Date of experience: December 2019
PHJedi wrote a review Yesterday
141 contributions46 helpful votes
I have worked in central London for 30yrs and visited a few pubs in my time. Nonetheless, I found the tour to be new and novel with many interesting features and history pointed out. Dave the guide was witty, informative and friendly. His delivery covered more than can be
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Response from LiquidHistoryTours, Owner at Small-Group Tour: Historical Pub Walking Tour of London
Responded 2 days ago
Designed by locals with a local insight to delight and amuse even the most battle-hardened Londoner. Glad we added a few new layers to this wonderful city, and thank you for taking the time to share such a tip-top review. Cheers!
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Jill S wrote a review 7 Dec
17 contributions4 helpful votes
We had a blast on our pub tour and I will definitely recommend this to friends visiting (or living in) London. Dave was funny and even tailored a few quick detours to guests after listening to their interests (Harry Potter is a wig stop anyone?) We learned a bit of history, had
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swigit wrote a review 6 Dec
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Did a pub tour with Mark earlier today. Excellent. Very informative and not just about pubs. Great evening out.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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