Oliver Twist Walk

Experience Victorian literature come to life...

Victorian London was a dangerous place especially after dark, with highwaymen and other scoundrel’s waiting to pounce on anyone crossing their path. 

  • Authentic different tour
  • Discover 1837 London
  • Qualified London tour guide

This walk follows the footsteps of Oliver Twist and the Artful Dodger on their final leg of their journey through London to reach Fagin’s lair as described in Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist.

We follow in the footsteps of Oliver and the Artful Dodger as they scurry along 1837 London at night. Learn what they would have seen, heard and smelt as they headed into the depths of a London slum, to Fagin's lair. Stealth is a skill necessary for survival in London's underworld.

Suitable for all age groups. Please note all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Start: Angel Tube Station | End: Farringdon Station

Duration: 90 mins | Step-free access: yes

Oliver Twist London walk

Oliver Twist Walk Reviews

"A delightful and informative walk with Ace Guide Hazel. So many insights into Victorian society and attitudes towards the poor, good and evil in people, how it compares to our behaviour today. I can dine out on these stories and anecdotes for months! The tour ended at The One Tun pub, described by Dickens as the haunt of Bill Sykes, now the purveyor of good beer and delicious food. Yes reader, I tried it out!" Jan Knight

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