London Literary Private Walking Tour Of Bloomsbury

London, England (3)


%20&%20The%20Strand%20 If you're looking for a literary private walking tour of Bloomsbury and The Strand, look no further than London Literary Private Walking Tours! Our experienced and knowledgeable guides will take you on a fascinating journey through some of London's most famous literary districts, sharing stories and anecdotes along the way. Whether you're a fan of literature or just want to learn more about the city's rich history, a London Literary Private Walking Tour is the perfect way to spend a day.


Tour Duration: 180 min

London Literary Private Walking Tour Of Bloomsbury

In this walking tour we will explore the beautiful world-famous squares of Bloomsbury.  With its unmatched heritage of writers and big names in the London literary world from Charles Dickens to Virginia Woolf, Beatrix Potter to George Orwell, W.B. Yeats to Gandhi and plenty more. It has a quiet cultural atmosphere that still resonates to this day and you might be inspired to write a best-seller yourself. Even if you don't know the writers, this is the part of town that everyone imagines London to be with tree lined streets, beautiful garden squares and black iron railings and so offers something for everyone.

What's included

Below are items that the provider has stated are included with London Literary Private Walking Tour Of Bloomsbury at no additional cost

  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off by foot / London Underground

What's NOT included

Below are items that the tour provider of London Literary Private Walking Tour Of Bloomsbury has stated that may cost an additional fee if desired.

  • Transportation to/from attractions

Points Of Interest

  • 180 minutes: We will explore the gardens, squares and streets of literary Bloomsbury.
  • 25 minutes: This picturesque square was once the home to the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood as well as having connections to other later important figures such as Beatrix Potter. We will walk through the streets and see sights relating to 1984, Charles Darwin and other big names.
  • 15 minutes: Home of the influential Bloomsbury Group amongst many others
  • 15 minutes: Visit Londons Peace garden with its strong literary links
  • 10 minutes: Visit the outside of the home of Irish writer WB Yeats
  • 10 minutes: Learn about this influential sailor who set the tone fo the philanthropic nature of Bloomsbury
  • 10 minutes: We visit the outside of Charles Dickens house in Bloomsbury. Nearby are the homes of less famous but perhaps even more important writers
  • 15 minutes: The largest and most famous square in Bloomsbury, once the home of Orson Welles amongst others and nearby we will pass a home belonging to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle of Sherlock Holmes fame.
  • 15 minutes: In the narrow streets opposite The British Museum, we will learn about one of the infamous Bloomsbury writers, Aleister Crawley and his belief in the blackest of black magic.
  • 10 minutes: We finish off at the second of our spots relating to the Suffragette movement of votes for women.

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • We have earmarked this tour as especially safe during the Coronavirus outbreak due to generally quiet places that we visit where social distancing is generally not a problem. All of our tours are private so it is just you/your family and your guide.  To make it easier and safer for all concerned we would suggest starting this tour a little later than the usual time, perhaps around 10.30-11am which allows us all to miss rush-hour. We are happy to still come to your hotel to meet you but for the moment we would suggest meeting us at the tour starting point.  This allows you to arrive by a taxi or uber rather than public transport. Please feel free to wear masks throughout or at times during the tour.  Your guide will also have a mask with them.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Your guide and yourself are welcome to wear face masks and we will keep to the UK law regarding social distancing.