UK.London

Charles Dickens' London: The Writer's Journey

Created by
Annemarie Lopez
Play a city game where you walk in the footsteps of one of Britain’s greatest writers, Charles Dickens.
 
You will learn about Dickens’s rags to riches life story and discover the locations that inspired his stories, from pickpockets’ lairs, prisons and courts, to historic pubs and hidden alleyways.
 
Are you ready for an adventure in Dickens’ London?
4.99
per person
Participants
Total
9.98
Availability
24/7
Cancellation
Cancel anytime
Languages
English

Places you will visit

12

It will take you

48-78 mins

You will walk

5250 steps

Total distance

4 km

Highlights

Learn about Dickens’s extraordinary life, from child labourer to celebrated writer.

Explore the once brutal and crime-ridden streets of Clerkenwell and the stately legal district of Holborn where Dickens studied and worked.

Discover the darkened bars and inns where lawyers once jostled with scoundrels and Dickens met the colourful characters that would crowd his novels.

Game route

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Finish point Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
145 Fleet St, London EC4A 2BU, UK

Know before you go

    Quest available in English

    This quest has 12 challenges

    Best during the day

    Instagrammable

    Kid friendly

    Best for couples

    Recommended activity for families

Storyline

You are an aspiring writer in London. Since you have been here, you haven’t been able to write or sleep. You go for a walk to calm your mind and see an intense young man in a black top hat and coat. He resembles Charles Dickens, the famous Victorian writer who first inspired you to write. You know Dickens is long dead, but you become convinced that this man holds the key to breaking your spell of writer’s block. You decide to follow him.
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Discover new places

As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.

Solve puzzles, crack riddles

You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

Learn fun history

Each place comes with its own bit of history that you’ll discover as you walk.

Role-play

Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.

Reviews

4.58

12 reviews

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4 Stars
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All reviews (12)

Karin Biber

Nov 2021

lucas

Oct 2021
Great ! Very captivating and fascinating, it took 2:30 😅 but we didn’t realize that time was running !

holly

Sep 2021

Questo

Jul 2021

Itteshad

Jul 2021

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