Sherlock Holmes Private Guided Tour - BBC Series & Traditional Locations

Duration: 180 to 210 minutes
Destination: United Kingdom, United Kingdom, London
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  • 180 to 210 minutes
  • London
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

For all Sherlock Holmes fans! The perfect tour to take you deep into the world of the great Detective. 

If you love the traditional Conan Doyle stories, or simply prefer the new BBC series starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman this tour is for you, as it is flexible and will be tailored to your personal interests.
• All the key BBC Filming Locations 
• Locations from the original stories 
• Expert guide Who is a huge Sherlock Holmes Fan
• Arthur Conan Doyle related sites
• A private and bespoke tour at your pace
• Your guide will meet you personally at your accommodation
• Other iconic London locations included on the tour.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

The Game is afoot...

It doesn't matter if you are a die hard traditionalist or a modern BBC "Sherlock" fan. I am a nerd for everything Sherlock Holmes and have got you covered! This tour is designed to give you details on the history and locations of the original Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and important filming locations from the recent BBC series. This tour also covers some great London landmarks like St Paul's Cathedral, Trafalgar Square, The Strand, and the place where William Wallace (Braveheart) was executed.

Starting at Embankment station you will be given an overview of the traditional stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle before your guide takes you to the Sherlock Holmes Pub (a location from Hound of the Baskervilles) The upper rooms contain a recreation of Sherlock's sitting room at 221b Baker Street. Then its on to Scotland Yard and the location where Inspector's Lestrade and Hopkins work. Not that Holmes has a particularly high opinion of the Yard Detectives!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Soho, London England

Now its time to see a famous location from the BBC Sherlock series. Remember the scene where Holmes and Watson have just met and are having dinner. They spot a suspicious taxi, Watson leaves his walking stick behind, and they run through the streets trying to catch the Taxi. We will make a stop at that very restaurant!

Duration: 20 minutes

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

The site of Molly's laboratory, and the first place Holmes and Watson meet in the new BBC show, and also in the traditional books by Conan Doyle. This is also the location of the famous scene where Holmes jumps from the building after confronting Moriarty. The area also has a lot of other interesting buildings and stories which your guide will share with you.

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH England

The area of Russell square has a long association with writers. The Bloomsbury Group were based here, and so too was Arthur Conan Doyle in 1891. We will pass Sherlock's home before he moved to 221b Baker Street, and go to the spot where Mike Stamford met Dr Watson in the BBC series Sherlock. The route will also pass other filming locations from the BBC show.

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

For many people this is the highlight of the tour. The 221b Baker Street in the BBC series "Sherlock". There will be plenty of time to pose for photographs outside the house, and even enjoy a drink or snack in Speedy's Cafe. On the walls of the cafe are photos of the cast and crew from the show. from series two Sherlock and Watson often discuss a case or buy their morning coffee at Speedy's.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sherlock Holmes Statue, 4 Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5LD, UK

The meeting point for fans from all over the world. This statue was commissioned by the Abbey National building society who occupied 221 Baker Street. They received so many letters from around the world they had to employ someone to deal with the requests. Your guide usually carries a Deerstalker cap, and you will be welcome to to use it pose with your hero for a photo.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Sherlock Holmes Museum, 221B Baker Street, London NW1 6XE England

Located in Baker Street the Sherlock Holmes Museum is set out as the home Sherlock and Dr Watson share with Mrs Hudson. It matches exactly the descriptions given by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Your guide will end the tour here and leave you to enjoy the shop and museum. If you have any further questions or require any assistance for onward travel your guide will be pleased to assist.

Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions - This is mainly a walking tour, but an Oyster Card or travel card is required for the London Underground to make it easier to move between locations.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Any central London accommodation or landmark

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

180 to 210 minutes

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

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I’m a teen who loves Sherlock Holmes especially the hit B.B.C. show. The guide (I think his name was Richard) was extremely friendly and knew things that even I (a pretty big fan) didn’t know! The Tour was exactly as described, was about three and a half hours and ended at the Sherlock Holmes Museum!

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