Free Sherlock Holmes & the Art of Deduction Tour
Where: Piccadilly Circus
Time: 11am or 15.30
Duration: 2 hours
Few characters in literature are as intrinsically linked to a city as Sherlock Holmes is to London. Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories and the many TV and film adaptations are love letters to this city, the foggy back alleys and low-lives of London as important and distinctive as Holmes himself, so grab your deer stalker hat and join the Free Sherlock Holmes & the Art of Deduction Tour to explore many locations visited by the famous detective!
Stop at famous hotels, gentlemen’s clubs and even London’s only Sherlock Holmes Pub. The tour will be a treat for any Holmes fan, as you’ll visit places mentioned in the original stories; The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Scandal in Bohemia, The Adventure of the Illustrious Client and many more. Don’t worry if you haven’t read the books as you will see places frequented by Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downie Jr, Christopher Plummer and Jeremy Brett in their screen appearances as the great sleuth.
On the Free Sherlock Holmes & the Art of Deduction Tour you will delve a little into Conan Doyle’s life, including his friendship with Oscar Wilde and his belief in the paranormal, among many more surprises that will leave you amazed to the core!
Meeting Point: Piccadilly Circus
The London Library
The Reform Club
Great Scotland Yard
The Sherlock Holmes Pub
The Adelphi Theatre
The Lyceum Theatre
By the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain in the centre of Piccadilly Circus. (See map).
The Free Sherlock Holmes & the Art of Deduction Tour runs on Sat at 11.00 from the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain in the centre of Piccadilly Circus. No tours on the 24/12, 25/12, 26/12, 31/12 & 01/01.
The Free Sherlock Holmes & the Art of Deduction Tour ends somewhere around the Lyceum Theatre.
The Free Sherlock Holmes & the Art of Deduction Tour lasts for around 2 hours.
Yes! As this is England, if tours were cancelled on rainy days they would hardly depart at all. Just make sure to have suitable clothing and consider bringing an umbrella if necessary.
Go to the meeting point and look for the guide carrying a red umbrella.
Due to the high demand of the tours you can only join if you have made a reservation. So please make one; it takes a minute and it's absolutely free. Please note that we can't take groups of 6 people or more on the regular tours; for a larger group, please get in contact previously.
All the tours are free. That means that at the end of the tour, you can choose to reward the guide if you wish so, according to your enjoyment and your possibilities. A part of that goes towards covering the marketing and operational costs. This system ensures great quality in the tours, extremely high client satisfaction, and last but not least, that absolutely everyone can join regardless of their budget.