Private Guided Walking Tour of Bloomsbury, London

Private Guided Walking Tour of Bloomsbury, London

Bloomsbury sits in the heart of London, and has always attracted the great thinkers, writers, artists, and scientists of the world. Now you can walk in their footsteps, as your private expert guide shows you around this historic and elegant neighbourhood! Discover secrets about royals seeking aid from the great physicians of the time, hear moving stories of charitable work to protect the children of the growing metropolis, and imagine the iconic characters of the area working and playing in these idyllic streets. From Virginia Woolf and Charles Dickens to Vladimir Lenin and Bob Marley, you won’t believe the stories that Bloomsbury has to share.
* Duration: 2 hours
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Bloomsbury sits in the heart of London, and has always attracted the great thinkers, writers, artists, and scientists of the world. Now you can walk in their footsteps, as your private expert guide shows you around this historic and elegant neighbourhood! Discover secrets about royals seeking aid from the great physicians of the time, hear moving stories of charitable work to protect the children of the growing metropolis, and imagine the iconic characters of the area working and playing in these idyllic streets. From Virginia Woolf and Charles Dickens to Vladimir Lenin and Bob Marley, you won’t believe the stories that Bloomsbury has to share.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Red Lion Square Gardens, Princeton St., London England

Discover the early history of this fascinating neighbourhood, as your private expert guide introduces you to the beautiful gardens and violent history hidden beneath its elegant surface.

Pass By: Lambs Conduit Street, Camden, London, Lambs Conduit Street, London England

Stroll along this beautiful and historic shopping street, learning the history of Elizabethan traders and feminist publishers from your private expert guide.

Pass By: Great Ormond Street, Great Ormond St, London, UK

Hear the story of the world-famous children’s hospital with a surprising connection to a classic work of literature. Then discover the touching and remarkable story of how one of England’s most famous monarchs was privately treated in the adjoining square, giving the neighbourhood a rich medicinal heritage.

Pass By: Coram’s Fields, Corams Fields 93 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1DN England

Your private expert guide will show you where the Foundling Hospital was created, and share stories with you about how the plight of poor abandoned children moved hearts across England, from illustrious composers to renowned writers.

Pass By: The Brunswick Centre, 1 Byng Place, London WC1E 7LE England

Take a break from stunning Georgian architecture and explore the imposing and unique Brunswick Centre, a milestone of post-war urban planning in London and one of the more contentious developments in this historic neighbourhood.

Pass By: Tavistock Square, London England

Bloomsbury is famous for its writers, thinkers, and artists, but Tavistock Square has a more specific dedication – explore the monuments throughout this tranquil square, and learn how it has links to some of the bloodiest conflicts in history.

Pass By: Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH England

Marvel at Senate House, the imposing structure that marks the home of the University of London, and discover how members of the elite and artistic Bloomsbury Group made their homes in and around this square.

Pass By: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG England

Discover the story of one of the most famous museums in the world, and how it came to represent empire, status, and exploration, as you enjoy exterior views of this iconic domed building.

Please note: an interior tour of the Museum is not included, but can be added to your tour.