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What you'll do

Take an expert-led tour of some of the most iconic spots in the capital that appear in well-beloved legends and tales

Take a Brit Icon Tour with a London Pass®

  • Choose from seven awesome tours led by an expert guide
  • See the city and learn about the tales inspired by famous writers and their characters
  • Some places you’ll see were even used as film locations
  • Your pass gives you access to dozens more of the city's top attractions, so make sure to check them out!

You won’t want to miss this!

Specialising in tours based around iconic British figures, Brit Icon Tours delivers unparalleled ways of getting to know London and the characters that we know you love who hail from the city.

These exciting and informative tours celebrate some of London’s most famous people and places and are delivered by expert local guides for a totally authentic experience. 

So whether you’re fascinated by the capital’s writers, its murky past, or its epic film locations, there’s guaranteed to be something for you.

Choose ONE of these fantastic tours:

Agatha Christie Tour

Known as the Queen of Crime, Dame Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist of all time with over 2 billion copies of her books sold around the world. 

Starting at Euston Square and finishing at Green Park, this 2.5-hour walking tour explores locations that inspired her and places which Christie herself visited. You will explore Mayfair, Chinatown, Theatreland, and Bloomsbury and more.

Charles Dickens Tour

Welcome to Dickensian London! This tour starts from Borough tube station, right by a prison that Dickens features in his writings. Along the river, you will pass the locations of coaching inns that feature in The Pickwick Papers.

What’s more, part of the tour involves a pleasant stroll along the Southbank, where you can find out about Pip in Great Expectations and how he practiced rowing along this stretch of the River.

Jack the Ripper Tour

Jack the Ripper, who lurked in the shadows of the Victorian Alleyways in Whitechapel over 125 years ago and whose murders still haunt the people of London to this day.

On this spooky tour, you will experience a spine-tingling journey back to the Autumn of Terror in 1888 and follow the bloodstained trail of one of the world’s most infamous serial killers.

London Ghost Tour

The London Ghost Tour will take you through the alleyways and passageways of the City of London to seek out the many places where ghosts are known to lurk including locations familiar to Charles Dickens and the people who once lived in this densely populated part of London.

Learn about some of the most recent hauntings at the locations you visit and look for evidence of the paranormal as you wind your way through the City’s most haunted hotspots...

Notting Hill Tour

Notting Hill is world-famous for its annual street carnival, Portobello Road Market, the setting of the eponymous movie with Hugh Grant and Julie Roberts, and much much more.

On the tour, you’ll get the inside track from your expert local guide on places of interest from famous Notting Hill film locations used in the area such as the ‘Blue Door’ and the travel bookshop, to celebrity homes, trendy restaurants, cool bars, quiet mews and much more.

Shakespeare London Walk

Learn all there is to know about William Shakespeare – one of the most famous names associated with English literature.

During this 2-hour walking tour through the ancient City of London, your expert guide and actor will highlight the nooks and crannies of Tudor and Medieval London that Shakespeare would have been familiar with.

Serial Killers: The Blood & Tears London Walk

Walk on the dark side of London. You'll visit parts of the city you might not normally venture to and trace the footsteps of an unsavoury collection of serial killers from London and elsewhere. A must-see for fans of true crime.

During this 2-hour walking tour through the City of London, your expert guide and author will give you all the gory details of hideous and heart-breaking crimes.

Please note: all tours are currently conducted in English only.

Know before you go

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Booking required

This attraction requires advanced booking.

Getting in: present your pass with your booking at the start of your tour.

For more information visit the Brit Icon Tours website.

Where you'll be

Business address only, 7 Bell Yard, Holborn, London, GB

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Operating hours

See the attraction website for the most up-to-date timings for the different tours.

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Free cancellation

Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated credits packages are eligible for a refund within 90 days of your purchase date.

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