Finding Fitzrovia (Private Tour)

Magpie ID: IQSGCT
Reservation System:
API Provider: Rezdy
Instant Confirmation
Location: London
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 2.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size:
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/New_York
Highlights Hear stories of Charles Dickens, Bob Dylan, Virginia Woolf
Visit the fascinating place of Fitzrovia
See the gracious houses of Fitzroy Square
Learn more about  Fitzrovia and its stories
Take centre stage with your guide
Summary
Delve into the subculture of Fitzrovia and its many famous inhabitants through the years
Description
On this neighborhood walking tour uncover the stellar cast of characters who have lived, worked and enjoyed more than their fair share of tipples.

Hear stories of Charles Dickens, Bob Dylan, Virginia Woolf and Marie Stopes.

Enjoy tales of anarchists, bad behaviour, inspiring developments in medicine and science, scandalous behaviour and hard work and maybe even find a pub or two!

Fitzrovia has been a hub for immigrants throughout the years, it has attracted revolutionaries and artists, workers and authors and artists. Its pubs have numerous stories of the larger than life characters who have shared copious pints between their four walls. Throughout its history and through today it has served as the centre of medical work, from the grim Cleveland Street Workhouse and its pioneering doctor to the cutting edge technology of the research currently being done there. From the gracious houses of Fitzroy Square, to the surviving workers houses and one of London’s most visible landmarks and the new building projects it is a place with a wealth of stories and discoveries that remains a community where people live, work and play. Come with us and find it.

Included Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
A friendly, professional guide with first-hand knowledge of the area
Excluded Cost of hotel pick up/drop off. Your guide will accompany you in a taxi or by public transport
Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend snacks along the way
Know before you book Please bring comfortable walking shoes
Should you require a specific pick up location, additional fees may apply and are payable locally
Kids under 4 are free
Know before you go Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the tour start time
Please bring waterproof clothing in case it rains
Additional Information
Not wheelchair accessible
Health Items Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 48 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 15 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Fixed Times

Season:

All year: From 01-01-2020 To 12-31-2020
Sunday 10:00, 14:00
Monday 10:00, 14:00
Tuesday 10:00, 14:00
Wednesday 10:00, 14:00
Thursday 10:00, 14:00
Friday 10:00, 14:00
Saturday 10:00, 14:00

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 51.52365, -0.138423
Address: Warren Street Station, Bloomsbury, London, England, NW1 3AA
Notes: outside Warren Street Station
Start Location Notes Warren Street Station, Bloomsbury, London, England, NW1 3AA
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217
Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 40.7025714, -73.99056
Address: 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217
Notes:
Start Location Notes Warren Street Station, Bloomsbury, London, England, NW1 3AA
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

Pricing

Other Information

Confirmation necessary? No