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Small-Group Tour: Historical Pub Walking Tour of London

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$32.81

Discover ancient ale houses and literary drinking dens on a 3-hour afternoon pub tour of London. Centered on the area in and around the City of London, the tour visits at least four of London’s finest historical pubs, your guide will recommend different ales in each (not included). Hear the history of the pubs, learn the differences between Elizabethan coaching inns and Victorian gin palaces, and visit the watering holes frequented by legendary British novelist Charles Dickens. Numbers are limited to 14 on this small-group pub tour, ensuring you’ll enjoy personalized attention from your guide.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum age is 18 years
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers

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Itinerary
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Pass By: St. Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England

Enjoy fine views and quirky history

Stop At: Blackfriars Bridge, London England

Visit London's finest art nouveau pub

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8AU England

Hear the tale of the "wedding cake" church

Pass By: Fleet Street, Fleet St, London EC4A England

Explore the "street of shame" and visit a number of historic pubs

Pass By: Dr. Johnson's House, 17 Gough Square, London EC4A 3DE England

See the home of the famous wordsmith and meet his favourite cat Mr Hodge

Pass By: Prince Henry's Room, 17 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1AA England

See a building dating to 1610 and gateway to the Knight's Templar

Stop At: The Old Bank of England Pub, 194 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2LT England

See London's finest banking hall, and now pub

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London WC2A 2LL England

Listen to the legal tales enjoy the majestic architecture

Pass By: Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3TL England

See London's oldest tailor and traverse the heart of legal London

Pass By: Sir John Soane's Museum, 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields Holborn, London WC2A 3BP England

Be inspired to return to this exquisite collection

Stop At: Princess Louise, Wc1 208 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EP England

We sometimes stop for a drink in this fine Victorian gin palace style watering hole

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD England

We finish our walk on the edge of Covent Garden with more pubs and restaurants a short walk away

Departure:

Departure point:

30 Newgate St, London EC1A 7HL, UK

Departure time:

2:00 PM

Duration:

3 hours 30 minutes

Inclusions:

Exclusions:

Terms and Conditions:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Reviews:

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Cynthia M

Loved this wonderful pub tour with colorful history and anecdotes! Our guide, Chris, took us to four charming and very different bars that included the oldest pub in London to the ornate Black Friars! Chris was so knowledgeable about breweries and each of the bars and his funny, quirky anecdotes and history along our route were just the best! We loved this tour and had so much fun—even had dinner with some fellow tour mates at the last pub. Would highly recommend and would do again next time!

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Roxanne P

Chris was amazing! So thorough in his fantastic knowledge of beer and ciders. He made the walk interesting with history along the way!

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Kayhan E

Dave was So great that he knows the best pubs. Beside the pubs, he gave so much info while we were walking around in london.

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michael h

Great tour of some historic pubs in London. Our guide, Eileen, was charming, engaging, and genuine. It was great doing a small group tour, we were able to meet people from different parts of the world and enjoy a few pints along the way. The tour also included some sites along the way in between stops that added some interesting history. Would definitely do again next time I am in London.

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Ann L

Myself and 5 friends did this tour which was excellent. Kevin was our guide who made it very interesting not only talking about the pubs but history in the area as well. I would recommend it to anyone even if you don't drink beer.

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Katherine B

We took our tour on a Friday afternoon after arriving in London that morning. Dave was super friendly, easy-going, and really helped kick off our trip on the best foot. We had such an enjoyable time and it was one of the best activities that we did on our whole trip! We would recommend this trip to anyone visiting London for looking for a fun afternoon and a different way to explore the city!

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Rebecca M

David gave us an informed comedy driven tour of London'sbest pub. I would have never found them on my own. His hilarious descriptions made the tour so much fun. Thank you for bringing London to life, Fawn Alpharetta, GA

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Stephen V

My wife and I took this tour on the recommendation of a friend. We did look forward to it, but did not let expectations get to high. Our group had 10 members and the guide. We started out at 2pm. The guide gave us historical observations about each pub we visited and places we crossed walking to each pub. We had a good group and there was a lot of socializing. The guide was friendly, personable and a good guide. The pubs were fun and the beer good. several members of our group stayed together for other pubs after the tour ended.

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PAIGE

Kevin was a great guide on our historical pub walking tour!! Great tour...even if you don't like beer, there's many other options. So much history! We visited 5 pubs and met some great people from all over! Highly recommend.

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Maureen G

Fully recommend this tour with the very informative and fun Freddy a must do on your London visit not only a tour of old pubs but an excellent history tour as well😄


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Small-Group Tour: Historical Pub Walking Tour of London
Overview:

Discover ancient ale houses and literary drinking dens on a 3-hour afternoon pub tour of London. Centered on the area in and around the City of London, the tour visits at least four of London’s finest historical pubs, your guide will recommend different ales in each (not included). Hear the history of the pubs, learn the differences between Elizabethan coaching inns and Victorian gin palaces, and visit the watering holes frequented by legendary British novelist Charles Dickens. Numbers are limited to 14 on this small-group pub tour, ensuring you’ll enjoy personalized attention from your guide.

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$32.81

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