Sherlock Holmes London Tour

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Grab your deerstalker, as you embark on a Sherlock Holmes London Tour, 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 London Tour is a must-do walk for real fans of Holmes and Watson.

The walking tour starts at the very place where Holmes and Watson first meet at Piccadilly 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.

Some of the stories covered on tour include A Study in Scarlet, The Illustrious Client, His Last Bow, The Adventure of the Retired Colourman, The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Scandal in Bohemia and many others.

Being the most filmed character in all literature, more so that Bond, Oliver Twist, or even Jesus Christ you will also get to see numerous sites that have featured in TV and and film adaptations with Benedict Cumberbatch, Christopher Plummer, Robert Downey Jr and Jeremy Brett starring as the great detective.

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:

  • This tour is accessible for wheelchair users and for parents with prams or buggies, but please let us know so we can inform our guide
  • 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
  • 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
  • Join other fans of the great detective making it a collectively enjoyable experience
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance and lowest price guarantee
  • Max group size of 20 persons
  • Gift vouchers available with 12 months validity and free exchanges
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