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Charles Dickens: Storyteller of Victorian London - Private Tour

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3 hrs


  • Learn about the life and works of the celebrated writer Charles Dickens
  • Explore the different places that often formed the bases for the writer’s stories
  • Witness the Blacking Warehouse where Dickens worked as a young worker after his father’s incarceration
  • Gather adequate information on the social contexts and norms of the Victorian Era that influenced this English writer’s life and works
  • Get a glimpse into Dickens’s personal life by visiting some of his houses across the city
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Come along on a 3 hour walk for a peek into the life of Charles Dickens- one of the most recognized writers and social critics from the Victorian era. This tour helps you to relate the various eminent characters of Dickens’s stories to the places that also were important to the essence of the plots.

Know all that is to know about the life and works of Dickens from a literature expert who will show you around and help you to understand the culture and social norms of the mid 19th century-the era in which Charles Dickens lived. Contemplate on the childhood of Dickens as a young laborer in the Blacking Warehouse which helped him to create his iconic characters of Oliver Twist and Little Dorrit.

Absorb Dickens’s connection to Covent Garden and Bloomsberry and pay a visit to his various homes across London. Thus explore the context of all of Dickens’s writings and the social context of the times in which he lived.


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  • Food & beverages
  • Hotel transfers
  • Gratuities
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Your voucher will be emailed to you within 20 minutes of purchase. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID.

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Additional Information

  • Please arrive at the venue 15-minutes prior to departure
  • You will meet your docent in front of the entrance to The Old Bell Tavern, located at 95 Fleet Street. Blackfriers and Temple are the closest tube stop (8-10 min walking).
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