The Life and Literature of Charles Dickens: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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See where Charles Dickens lived, worked and found so much inspiration on this self-guided walking tour of London.

• Find out why the author called London his “magic lantern”, and visit locations connected to both his daily life and novels like Oliver Twist and Little Dorrit
• Hear from producer Lucinda Hawksley, a biographer and Londoner who is also Dickens’ great great great granddaughter
• Do it all in an hour or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

Additional Info

Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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See where Charles Dickens lived, worked and found so much inspiration on this self-guided walking tour of London.

• Find out why the author called London his “magic lantern”, and visit locations connected to both his daily life and novels like Oliver Twist and Little Dorrit
• Hear from producer Lucinda Hawksley, a biographer and Londoner who is also Dickens’ great great great granddaughter
• Do it all in an hour or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

Itinerary
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Pass By: De Vere Holborn Bars, 138-142 Holborn, London EC1N 2SW, UK

The tour passes the Prudential Building – it stands on the site of what was once Furnival’s Inn where Charles Dickens once lived.

Pass By: Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8SQ England

The tour passes Hatton Garden street, it is famous as the centre of the diamond and jewellery trade in London.

Pass By: Bleeding Heart Yard, London EC1N, UK

The tour passes by the Bleeding Heart Yard which Dicken’s wrote about in Little Dorrit

Pass By: Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AB, UK

The tour passes the Goodenough College which used to be the Foundling Hospital. Dicken’s used the story of the hospital as inspiration for Oliver Twist

Pass By: Charles Dickens Museum 48 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LX England

The tour ends at the Charles Dickens Museum.



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