Historic Dickens Holborn Tavern Tour

  • 16 Ratings

Visit four historic taverns in old Holborn, the area where Charles Dickens lived, worked and wrote about extensively in his novels. Follow along with an informative guide to immerse yourself in the past of this storied city.

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

What You Will Do

  • Spend more than two hours exploring the pubs and taverns of Holborn, a neighborhood with history around every corner
  • Visit four authentic and important pubs, including two Victorian gems and a tavern designed like a great medieval banqueting hall
  • Check out a low-ceilinged 18th-century tavern, which is reputedly the most difficult pub to find in London
  • See historical sights, including the oldest Catholic Church in England, a well-preserved half-timbered Tudor building, and the city's ancient Inns of Court
  • Work with an expert guide, who shares fascinating stories and historical insights into London

What's Included

  • Drinks
  • Guided tour

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

  • 16 Ratings

  • Michael J

The tours have always been informative and fun.

August 1, 2017

  • 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
Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 7HD, UK