London writers taxi tour
Attractions & guided tours

London writers taxi tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Please see the calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore by taxi the London that housed, nurtured and influenced many writers and poets
  • Discover the places that inspired Dickens, Orwell and Shakespeare among the others
  • Get to see The Globe Theatre, Little Dorrit Church, Nancy’s Steps, Tavistock Square and much more
What to expect

Are you as passionate about Yeats as he was about the Golden Dawn? Do you have fond memories of reading JM Barrie’s Peter Pan and would like to know a little bit more about him? Are you fascinated that Virginia Woolf still made the news in 2017 with more material laying undiscovered for years coming into the public domain? Come along on this taxi tour and lose yourself in literary London!

Through the centuries London has housed, nurtured and influenced many London writers and poets and this is your chance to learn more about it firsthand. Come and explore London with your guide in this unique and informative way. You'll hop in a classic London taxi and learn about the ideals held by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and which building influenced the Ministry of Truth in George Orwell’s 1984.

So many writers have a London history and a story that needs to be told and as you drive around the capital, you'll hear all about them!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Pick-up and drop-off in central London
    • Travel in an Iconic London taxi or the new Electric taxi!
    • Taxi driver/tour guide
    What's not included
    • Any admission fees
    Where
    Meeting point:

    During checkout, you will be asked to provide the name and address of a pick-up location in central London.

    What to remember
    • Please note the price is per taxi which can accommodate up to 6 people
    • Pick-up is available from anywhere in central London. You will be asked to provide your full pick-up address during checkout
    • All taxis are wheelchair accessible and collapsible wheelchairs and child pushchairs can be stored in the front of the taxi if necessary. If you have any other accessibility requirements, please contact the local partner after booking who will sort this out (contact details provided after checkout)
    • You can also contact the partner if there is a particular sight you wish to see on your private tour!
    • If it’s a particular author or poet you're interested in like Dickens, Shakespeare even Dr. Johnson, then you can also contact the local partner to make your private tour more bespoke
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    When
    • Please see the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Visit London Taxi Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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