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Doctor Who TV Locations Tour of London

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Doctor Who TV Locations Tour of London

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Delve into the action-packed world of Doctor Who on a 2.5-hour walking tour of London's TV filming locations. Stroll through areas such as the Borough Market and Southwark to visit cinematic landmarks like Shakespeare’s Globe Theater with your expert guide. Along the way, enjoy insider stories and facts about the making of the long-running series and the eccentric Doctor Who.
  • 2.5-hour Doctor Who TV locations tour in London
  • See filming sites from both recent and older episodes like Dark Water and Death in Heaven
  • Learn little-known secrets about famous Doctor Who actors such as Christopher Eccleston
  • Explore the central London neighborhoods of Westminster and the South Bank
  • Pose for photos opposite the London Eye which was used as a transmitter to communicate with the Autons

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Visit more than 15 "Doctor Who" filming locations, and learn insider trivia and stories as you explore.
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SE1 9QU , London SE1 9QU, UK

Please arrive at least 15 minutes early at your meeting point as the tour will leave promptly. The meeting point is OUTSIDE London Bridge Station, next to the sign for the Shangri-La Hotel At The Shard, 31 Saint Thomas Street, London SE1 9QU where you will find your guide waiting for you.

10:30 AM
Westminster , London SW1A 2JR, UK
Your Doctor Who adventure begins mid-morning in central London. Meet your expert guide and set off to explore some of the city’s most interesting neighborhoods including the Borough Market, Southwark and the South Bank. Learn the history of this epic sci-fi show while visiting the key filming locations in the capital city.

You’ll see more than 15 new and old landmarks throughout the tour. Visit the site where the two Dalek factions battled in Remembrance of the Daleks and stop for a photo outside of the fictitious 10 Downing Street, featured in Aliens of London. Pass Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, site of the more recent episode The Shakespeare Code, and stop on John Adams Street to see where the Prime Minister’s fictitious house stood when it was infested by Slitheens!

As you walk, enjoy little-known secrets about actors like William Hartnell, Matt Smith and Christopher Eccleston – who brought the quirky character to life – and perhaps engage in a friendly debate about who made the best Doctor Who! Test yourself with entertaining trivia about the intergalactic time lord, his cutting-edge TARDIS time machine, and other signature characters like Clara Oswald and Madam Vastra.

Your 2.5-hour tour ends at Westminster Station.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Pass by the iconic theatre featured in the David Tennant episode 'The Shakespeare Code'.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: All travelers will need to purchase an Oyster card or travel card for short bus ride- Zone 1
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Brit Movie Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Doctor Who TV Locations Tour of London?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
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What is the social distancing policy during Doctor Who TV Locations Tour of London?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Doctor Who TV Locations Tour of London?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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star-5
Brilliant Tour guide.
Paul_W
, Jun 2022
Fantastic Tour guide. Jolly, effervescent, and knew the subject inside out. Many little snippets of information.
star-5
passionated Doctor Who-Guide
Laura_H
, Apr 2022
It was so great how passionated the guide was!❤️ I could feel how much he was into the Doctor WHO- World him self.
star-5
Great Tour : interesting, funny, inspiring, simply FANTASTIC!
Katharina_B
, Jul 2018
Fiona was a great guide as she is just as big as a fan as we were. The Tour was very interesting and held lots of inside- and behind the scenes facts, but also Facts about the actors and writers of the show. The length of the tour was fine, as time just flew by and I could have gone on all day! Because it was a very hot day, Fiona made sure to alsways find a space in the shade for us to stand in while she was doing her presentations. Definitely worth the price.
star-4
Really enjoyed the tour, our tour...
Mike C
, Apr 2018
Really enjoyed the tour, our tour guide was quite funny, and very informative. I even learned some things about Doctor Who I didn't know, so that was a bonus. I'm glad I did this tour with a friend, and I would recommend it to any DW fan.
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star-5
The tour guide was a total Dr. Who...
Ronald H
, Feb 2018
The tour guide was a total Dr. Who NERD!! Highest possible compliment there was a movie being filmed but he was able to move us around and give us a few insights into how things are filmed. Definitely a spring or summer day tour but the guide was fantastic!! Since Dr. Who isn't really filmed in London there are only a few spots to really visit but once again the guide still made it interesting.
star-5
Our tour guide Jass is great! He is...
Wing Shan C
, Dec 2017
Our tour guide Jass is great! He is ture Doctor Who Fan. The tour not only visit DW's filming location but also London famous attractions. It is great to join this tour as I have more understanding about the history of the attraction and how it's related to DW. Love it!
star-4
Very nice tour but I was expecting...
Firma.lamda
, Oct 2017
Very nice tour but I was expecting the Tower of London to be on the itinerary, instead it was pointed out to us from the London bridge.
star-5
It was cool to visit some of the...
zoektn
, Oct 2017
It was cool to visit some of the places where they shot the scenes, it was a large group so you have to stand closer to be able to hear. Not too much walking. Overall I will recommend to Whovians.
star-5
Craig our Tour Guide was AMAZING! He...
Kelly D
, Aug 2017
Craig our Tour Guide was AMAZING! He had so much information not only about Dr. Who but about the London area. I am glad we took this tour early in out trip to London because we had people travel in to meet us later and I kept saying to them, I learned that on our Dr. Who tour. It became a running joke but I will definitely consider this company for future tours on our return trips! THANK YOU!!
star-5
If youre a Dr Who fan you will love...
Charles_G
, Feb 2017
If youre a Dr Who fan you will love this tour. Dewi, our tour guide, was clearly a devoted fan and it showed in his attitude. He was entertaining and passionate in taking us through the different places in London where the series was filmed. Even if youre not a Dr Who fan I still would recommend this tour as you get to see a lot of places around London and Dewi also had a good knowledge of the general history of the areas covered.
star-4
Dewi is a good humoured and pleasant...
Kathleen W
, Jan 2017
Dewi is a good humoured and pleasant guide - knowledgeable and thoughtful.
star-5
The tour company Zook good care of...
Michele D
, Nov 2016
The tour company Zook good care of me when I went to the wrong meeting point. I'm glad I caught up to the group because I saw some interesting parts of London that are part of Doctor Who lore. The stories were great and the photos from the episodes really helped highlight the connection to the show
star-4
It was a good length, but I really...
Kyrsten C
, Sep 2016
It was a good length, but I really don't care for old Doctor Who and I believe half was about that so that was a let down. The tour guide was really great.
star-5
Great tour! Dewi was VERY...
Catherine P
, Sep 2016
Great tour! Dewi was VERY knowledgeable! A great behind-the-scenes look at London and Dr. Who! Highly recommend.
star-5
I thought I knew everything there...
Robert B
, Sep 2016
I thought I knew everything there was to know about Doctor Who, but I was so wrong - David was a fountain of knowledge. I learned so much on this trip, and it was a blast sharing my love for Doctor Who with fellow fans from around the world in the city that made it all happen more than 50 years ago! Definitely worth every penny. Thank you David!
star-5
Excellent tour. Very knowledgeable...
William_d
, Aug 2016
Excellent tour. Very knowledgeable guide. Recommended.
star-5
David was great -- funny...
Brian K
, Jul 2016
David was great -- funny, knowledgeable, and engaging. It was a beautiful walk through several neighborhoods and along the river, and we really got to geek out about Doctor Who and its connections to other shows (Sherlock, etc). We definitely recommend it!
star-5
Very well done tour. Informative and...
Theodore A
, Jul 2016
Very well done tour. Informative and the guide did well keeping everyone together. Ask for a water or restroom stop if you need it, otherwise it's about a 3 hour tour including stopping and talking. Recommend sunscreen and a hat.
star-5
Took our grandson who is a big HP...
clare s
, Jun 2016
Took our grandson who is a big HP fan. He loved the tour and what made it so exciting was our guide, Nicola. She was so enthusiastic and told us some little known facts which made the tour so much more. Interesting. In fact because of her enthusiasm, our walking tour of Dr. Who didn't have the excitement that she gave the HP tour. And because it was a bus tour, we got to see lots of different sight and areas of the city.
star-5
This was a wonderful Doctor Who...
Craig H
, Jun 2016
This was a wonderful Doctor Who tour. There are some of the new series sites, but most are of the old series. Great for the old series fans.

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