Sherlock Holmes BBC Series and Traditional Locations - A Very Small Group Tour | La Vacanza Travel

Sherlock Holmes BBC Series and Traditional Locations - A Very Small Group Tour

Duration: 150 to 180 minutes
Destination: United Kingdom, England, London

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  • 150 to 180 minutes
  • London
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


For all Sherlock Holmes fans! The perfect tour to take you deep into the world of the great Detective and the loyal friend Dr Watson.

Ideal for those that love a mix of the Traditional Sherlock Holmes stories and the newer BBC series 'Sherlock' starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.

Your guide is a dedicated Sherlockian who has an in-depth knowledge of all things Holmes and Watson. The tour will take you on a journey weaving the traditional Conan Doyle stories and old London to the modern world and locations for the smash hit TV series.

Your guide has a 100% Five Star Trip Advisor review rating.

• All the key BBC Filming Locations 
• Locations from the original stories 
• Expert guide Who is a huge Sherlock Holmes Fan
• Arthur Conan Doyle related sites
• Fun and informative with relaxed pace.
• Very Small Group. Max 6. Hear and interact with your Guide easily
• Other iconic London locations included on the tour.

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Stop At: Sherlock Holmes, 10 Northumberland St, London WC2N 5DB, UK

The Game is afoot...

It doesn't matter if you are a die hard traditionalist or a modern BBC "Sherlock" fan. I am a nerd for everything Sherlock Holmes and have got you covered! This tour is designed to give you details on the history and locations of the original Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and important filming locations from the recent BBC series. This tour also covers some great London landmarks like St Paul's Cathedral, Trafalgar Square, The Strand, and the place where William Wallace (Braveheart) was executed.

Starting at Embankment station you will be given an overview of the traditional stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle before your guide takes you to the Sherlock Holmes Pub (a location from Hound of the Baskervilles) The upper rooms contain a recreation of Sherlock's sitting room at 221b Baker Street. Then its on to Scotland Yard and the location where Inspector's Lestrade and Hopkins work. Not that Holmes has a particularly high opinion of the Yard Detectives!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Soho, London England

Now its time to see a famous location from the BBC Sherlock series. Remember the scene where Holmes and Watson have just met and are having dinner. They spot a suspicious taxi, Watson leaves his walking stick behind, and they run through the streets trying to catch the Taxi. We will make a stop at that very restaurant!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St Bartholomew's Hospital, W Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE, UK

The site of Molly's laboratory, and the first place Holmes and Watson meet in the new BBC show, and also in the traditional books by Conan Doyle. This is also the location of the famous scene where Holmes jumps from the building after confronting Moriarty. The area also has a lot of other interesting buildings and stories which your guide will share with you.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH England

The area of Russell square has a long association with writers. The Bloomsbury Group were based here, and so too was Arthur Conan Doyle in 1891. We will pass Sherlock's home before he moved to 221b Baker Street, and go to the spot where Mike Stamford met Dr Watson in the BBC series Sherlock. The route will also pass other filming locations from the BBC show.

Stop At: Speedy's Sandwich Bar & Cafe, 187 N Gower St, Euston Rd., London NW1 2NJ, UK

For many people this is the highlight of the tour. The 221b Baker Street in the BBC series "Sherlock". There will be plenty of time to pose for photographs outside the house, and even enjoy a drink or snack in Speedy's Cafe. On the walls of the cafe are photos of the cast and crew from the show. from series two Sherlock and Watson often discuss a case or buy their morning coffee at Speedy's.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sherlock Holmes Statue, 4 Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5LD, UK

The meeting point for fans from all over the world. This statue was commissioned by the Abbey National building society who occupied 221 Baker Street. They received so many letters from around the world they had to employ someone to deal with the requests. Your guide usually carries a Deerstalker cap, and you will be welcome to to use it pose with your hero for a photo.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sherlock Holmes Museum, 221B Baker Street, London NW1 6XE England

Located in Baker Street the Sherlock Holmes Museum is set out as the home Sherlock and Dr Watson share with Mrs Hudson. It matches exactly the descriptions given by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Your guide will end the tour here and leave you to enjoy the shop and museum. If you have any further questions or require any assistance for onward travel your guide will be pleased to assist.

  • Professional guide

  • Oyster Card or travel card is required for the London Underground between locations.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Embankment station, Embankment Pl, London WC2N 6NS, UK

Return Details

The Sherlock Holmes Museum, 221b Baker St, London NW1 6XE, UK

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


150 to 180 minutes

User's Reviews


07 Jan, 2024

The Sherlock Holmes tour was incredibly fun and insightful. Our guide Richard was funny and informative. It was like spending time with an intelligent and charming old friend. Highly recommended !


11 Sep, 2023

The tour guide made the trip fun, informative, and memorable. Was the best part of our whole trip to London. New all about our tour and the areas we went into. HIGHLY, HIGHLY, RECOMMEND THIS TOUR!!!


31 Jul, 2023

My granddaughter is a big SH fan, especially of the BBC series. Richard was very accommodating to include things that would interest her as they pertain to the series.


25 Jul, 2023

Loved getting to see both a mix of the classic Holmes locations as well as the BBC Sherlock series’ locations. Our guide was terrific, super knowledgeable and a pleasure to walk around London with. Highly recommended for anyone who is a fan of Sherlock Holmes, books and/or film and TV!


20 Jun, 2023

Richard was an amazing tour guide. Very knowledgeable and entertaining. I’m a huge SH fan and I learned a lot of trivia I didn’t know.

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Five Stars !! Highly recommended. The game was afoot !


Great Tour for Sherlock Fans


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