Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour of London

Overview

Grab your deerstalker, as you embark on a Sherlock Holmes Tour of London, exploring places featured in the books, real sites that inspired Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as locations featured in film and TV adaptations of the detective’s great adventures.

This Sherlock Holmes walk is a must-do tour for real fans of Holmes and Watson.

The tour starts at the very place where Holmes and Watson first meet and then takes in literary sites from gentlemen’s clubs to grand hotels featured in some of the novels and short stories, as well as the London that inspired the author of the books, Arthur Conan Doyle.

You get to visit many of the film and TV locations and inspirations in the capital featured in screen adaptations starring Jeremy Brett, Benedict Cumberbatch and Robert Downey Jr.  Along the way, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to take pictures and see the locations up-close.

Feel free to dress up as the Master Sleuth himself or any other character in the series (only if you want to!). The Sherlock Holmes London tour finishes at Somerset House on The Strand – but please note that this tour does not include Baker Street as part of the itinerary.

Please also note:

  • Owing to the nature of the locations visited, this tour is not accessible for wheelchair users or for parents with prams or buggies.
  • All people under 18 (i.e. 17 years old and younger) must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 years or over) on all tours.

Highlights

  • See where John Watson first hears of Sherlock Holmes from his friend Stamford.
  • Visit locations featured in the BBC Sherlock series with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, as well as the big screen adaptation with Robert Downey Jr.
  • Find existing locations from the Conan Doyle books including The Illustrious Client, The Bruce Partington Plans, A Study in Scarlet and other Sherlock stories.

Important Information

  • Tour must be pre-booked in advance.
  • Duration of tour: 2 Hours
  • Owing to the nature of the locations visited, this tour is not accessible for wheelchair users or for parents with prams or buggies.
  • All people under 18 (i.e. 17 years old and younger) must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 years or over) on all tours.
  • This tour does not include Baker Street as part of the itinerary.
Prices & Tickets
Regular Price With Voucher
Adult (16 years +) £12.00 £9.60 Buy
Child (Under 16 years) £10.00 £8.00 Buy

Saturdays departing at 10:30am (Jan – Dec)
Wednesdays departing at 10:30am (Feb – Nov, Xmas Holidays)
Fridays departing at 10:30am (Easter & Jul – Aug)

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Prices & Tickets
Regular Price With Voucher
Adult (16 years +) £12.00 £9.60 Buy
Child (Under 16 years) £10.00 £8.00 Buy

Saturdays departing at 10:30am (Jan – Dec)
Wednesdays departing at 10:30am (Feb – Nov, Xmas Holidays)
Fridays departing at 10:30am (Easter & Jul – Aug)

What you should know
  • Tickets must be pre-booked in advance. Click buy tickets and enter promo code SMARTSAVE to receive your 20% discount.
  • Discount does not apply to group rates
  • This tour does not include Baker Street as part of the itinerary.
  • This offer is not valid in conjunction with any other offer
  • Outside the ‘Savini at Criterion’ restaurant at Piccadilly Circus
  • The tour will finish at Somerset House on The Strand
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