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Private Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour in London

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    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 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, Kings Cross, 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
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Westminster Station, 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 Details
    221B Baker St, Marylebone, London NW1 6XE, UK
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private guide
    • Entry/Admission - Victoria Embankment
    • Entry/Admission - Millennium Bridge
    • Entry/Admission - St Bartholomew's Hospital
    • 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
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Dress code is casual
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will 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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    Reviewed 24 July 2019

    We toured many interesting sites that were used in the BBC productions with guide Dewi Evans. Dewi has a very deep knowledge of interesting details regarding the local historical sites and many aspects of the various Sherlock Holmes productions and books. I would highly recommend...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank rlease2
    Reviewed 20 July 2019 via mobile

    Ryan was our tour guide. We love Sherlock and especially the BBC version with Benedict Cumberbatch. He is also a tour guide at the Sherlock Holmes museum. He knew a ton. Then when we went to 221 B Baker, he knew everyone so we were...More

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    Reviewed 28 May 2019

    Our tour guide, Dewi, was very informative and fun. The Sherlock fans in our group loved all the locations and details of each given. For the not so much Sherlock fans, he was great about pointing out other sites, giving information and answering all of...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank jkoerth
    Stephen L, Owner at Ye Olde England Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2019

    We're so glad that you enjoyed your Sherlock tour. Dewi is a great guide and what he doesn't know about Sherlock. isn't worth knowing! And yes, it does take you all around London! Thanks so much for your nice review.

    Reviewed 2 April 2019

    This was an absolutely wonderful tour. Our tour guide, Stephen, was passionate and kind throughout - always keeping us interested along the way and happy to provide additional facts where they popped up. He knew the material extremely well and seem to have lots of...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank portobello14
    Reviewed 30 August 2018

    Kevin took my 14 year old daughter and I on a fabulous tour to see filming locations from the TV series. A trip to Speedy's was the highlight - especially the chance to meet the owner and have a quick lunch. We also visited some...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Jodles
    Stephen L, Owner at Ye Olde England Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2019

    We're so glad that you enjoyed our Sherlock tour. It's one of our favourite tours too as you get to see various parts of London. You can never go wrong with a quick lunch at Speedy's either. Thanks so much for your kind review.

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