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Small-Group Tour: Historical Pub Walking Tour of London

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Highlights
  • Visit centuries-old pubs of cultural significance in a walking tour of London
  • Hear tales of the famous personalities who frequented these spots
  • Get insider tips and recommendations from your guide
  • Small group size ensures personalized attention
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Get a local's perspective of London on a guided walking tour that introduces you to several of the city's most historic alehouses. Try local brews (own expense), see city sights, and hear stories of the legendary figures who were known to enjoy a few pints in the very same spots. The group is limited to 14 people for an intimate experience.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group in Central London. Admire such attractions as St. Paul's Cathedral and a one-time Shakespearian playhouse while walking toward your first stop.
Order a pint (own expense) in Blackfriars, one of London's oldest pubs, frequented by many members of London's banking industry who work nearby. Listen as your guide recounts tales of the local neighborhood.
Then, head to Fleet Street, famously the center of Britain's journalism industry, for a drink at a local boozer.
Afterward, slip down a side street into a 17th-century pub. Choose from a wide selection of ales and ciders on tap (own expense) and hear tales of the literary greats who frequented that very space—Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, and Alfred Tennyson, to name just a few.
End your tour at the edged of Covent Garden with plenty of time (and inside tips) to continue the fun at another local pub.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friend and I took this tour while we were traveling though the UK and found the best pubs of our trip through this tour! Dave was our tour guide and he really knew his stuff and was very happy to talk and give recommendations....More

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Will was an amazing tour guide! Knew so much about the bars and about London in general and also was really easy to get along with. We had a great time chatting with him about music and his time in his band. I also took...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this tour. Of course Dave our guide was the highlight. I cannot recommend this tour enough. A great way to learn about London while meeting new & interesting people who are also visiting the city. C&Jwere great fun to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on pub crawl on 9 Jul with our guide Freddy. Absolutely amazing time. Even better than reviews had said. Went solo and met some great people and had some amazing beers. Hats off to Feddy for an unforgettable trip.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a fab relaxed afternoon learning some London history and taking in some great pubs. Frankie, our guide, was funny and entertaining!! Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Skippy737 | Reviewed this property |
About 10-15 minutes of city walking between each pub. Sometimes stopping for a couple of minutes for a quick history lesson of a point of interest or the surrounding area. Pints were anywhere from £3-£5 depending on what... More
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About 4.5 hours. Leisurely pace. Wonderful history.
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Response from Skippy737 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My girlfriend isn't a big beer drinker but she was able to get mixed drinks at every pub (with the occasional beer) and still had a wonderful time.
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