Historic Dickens Holborn Tavern Tour

  • 15 Ratings

Visit four historic taverns in old Holborn, in the area where Dickens lived, worked, and wrote about extensively in his novels.

Location: London
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Cancellation: 28 days in advance.

What You Will Do

  • 2.5 hour guided tour of Holborn pubs and taverns
  • Visit 4 different authentic and important pubs, including two Victorian gems, a tavern designed like a great medieval banqueting hall and a low-ceiling 18th century tavern which is reputedly the most difficult pub to find in London
  • See historical sights including the oldest Catholic Church in England, one of the best preserved half-timbered Tudor buildings still surviving in London, one of London's earliest residential squares, and one of the city's ancient Inns of Court
  • Expert guide shares stories and historical insights

What's Included

  • Drinks are included (one drink of either wine or beer in each of the 4 pubs visited) unless Non-drinkers ticket is selected

Additional Information

  • Price varies based on number of people; the more people, the cheaper the price per ticket. The tour covers a walking distance of just over one mile.

Customer Reviews

  • 15 Ratings

  • Oscar

We had a wonderful time and learned so much about the pubs!

April 22, 2017

  • Daniel

John was very personable and knowledgeable. We enjoyed the taverns and history lessons very much.

July 4, 2016

  • Lauren

Our tour guide John was very pleasant company. We didn't feel rushed at all. Learned a lot and visited some wonderful pubs!

July 3, 2016
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