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Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour

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Put your deerstalkers on and walk the mysterious streets of London this unique Sherlock Holmes walking tour!


  • Mix and mingle with fellow Sherlock Holmes fans at the designated meeting point
  • Visit the Criterion Restaurant, the place where Holmes and Watson first met
  • Walk past iconic landmarks in London that inspired authors like Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Find locations from The Illustrious Client, The Bruce Partington Plans, and others
  • Visit some of the filming locations where Robert Downey Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch shot scenes
  • All the while, be ushered by Sherlock Holmes-themed facts and stories from your guide


  • Expert English-speaking tour guide
  • 2-hr walking tour


  • Hotel transfers

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Cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled

your experience

Begin your tour by meeting your tour group, composed of fellow Sherlock Holmes fans and your expert tour guide. Your tour commences at the Criterion Restaurant, the place where Holmes and Watson first meet. Walk past gentlemen’s’ clubs and grand hotels, all places featured in some of the novels and short stories, and take a look at the landmarks that inspired the authors, including Arthur Conan Doyle himself.

Visit TV and film locations featured on the big and small screens by famous actors like Robert Downey Jr., Benedict Cumberbatch, and Jeremy Brett! Quiz your tour guide on Holmes and Watson while taking in the iconic sights.

know before you go

Important Information

  • Your tour will end at Somerset House on The Strand
  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking, so please wear comfortable clothing and footwear

Discounted Tickets

Ages 0-2yrs go free. Ages 3-15yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID)


Wed, Fri & Sat from 10:30 AM- 12:30 PM

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  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID to your tour guide
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs
  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays

Meeting Point

  • Meet your tour guide at the Criterion Restuarant (224 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9HP, United Kingdom)
  • This is right next to the Criterion Theatre, and easy to locate
  • It is also right across the street from the Picadilly Circus Station

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Getting There

  • Closest train station is Picadilly Circus Station, a 1-minute walk to the meeting point
  • Closest bus stop is Picadilly Circus, a 2-minute walk to the meeting point


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