Virtual Tours

Big Ben, the Tower, Buck House, St Paul’s, the Eye, Westminster Abbey, the gates of No. 10, Covent Garden, the building where they chopped off Charles’ I’s head – all those landmark London locations you wanted to see in one day. Can it be done? Yes! and no waiting around on stuffy coaches in a never-ending traffic jam – We can take you via our Virtual Tours. Now from the comfort of your own home or armchair, you can experience London in all her glory – her stories and culture, with our virtual tours.

Join Ed Glinert, editor of Penguin Classics Holmes canon, Manchester tour guide & historian, and 32 years experience as a journalist for a virtual tour around London starting with Samuel Pepys on Christmas Morning, then Charles Dickens on Boxing day and finally the great detective himself, Sherlock Holmes on the 27th December.

See below for our current London tours.

 

Samuel Pepys Christmas Morning 1660 Virtual Tour

Samuel Pepys Christmas Morning 1660 Virtual Tour

Join leading London historian Ed Glinert, author of Penguin’s London Compendium, cruise ships speaker, and one of the most prolific tour guides in the country, on this festive Zoom tour-talk he invented around the great diarist’s London haunts.

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Charles Dickens at Christmas virtual tour

Charles Dickens at Christmas virtual tour

Join leading London historian Ed Glinert, author of Penguin’s Literary Guide to London, cruise ships speaker and one of the most prolific tour guides in the country, on this original festive Zoom tour-talk around the great author’s London haunts.

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Sherlock Holmes at Christmas – virtual tour

Sherlock Holmes at Christmas – virtual tour

I called on my friend Sherlock Holmes on the 2nd morning after Christmas with the intention of wishing him the compliments of the season…
So begins the classic Conan Doyle 1892 Christmas short story mystery “The Blue Carbuncle”.

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The Official Jack the Ripper tour on ZOOM

The Official Jack the Ripper tour on ZOOM

The Official Jack the Ripper Tour   Who was it and how did he get away with it? Those are the wrong questions to be asking about the greatest murder mystery in London history. Who was it and how did he get away with it? If those are the questions you’re asking...

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The Crown Official Walks: the Princess Diana Years

The Crown Official Walks: the Princess Diana Years

The Crown: The Princess Diana Years   You've seen The Crown: this is the real-life walk, taking in Princess Diana's Kensington haunts, followed by a quick trip to Westminster. They called her the People’s Princess and the Queen of Hearts yet she was just a shy...

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