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George Orwell's London - A Walking Tour

George Orwell's London - A Walking Tour
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Nov 13, 2018
“Orwell tour is excellent!”
May 8, 2018
“If you think, you know Orwell.”
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Our tour begins at Great Portland Street Tube Station and takes us through well-known parts of the West End, before finishing at Rathbone Place (close to Oxford Street). The tour lasts approximately two and a half hours, and includes a free copy of...more
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Great Portland Street, London W1W 5PW, England
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

The tour was a perfect pace of walking, listening, and learning about Orwell and his life in London. Diarmaid pointed out little known facts about Orwell and took us to a wide variety of places around central London. He related each piece of the tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

I'm not one for participating in organised events with people I don't know, so I was slightly dragged along to this guided walk by my more enthusiastic wife and daughter - it was just the three of us plus our guide, David. However, as soon...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Roy B
Reviewed December 10, 2017

I certainly recommend this tour to anyone interested in George Orwell. You will see some of Orwell's favorite places to visit in London while learning about everything from his political views to his taste in food. I went with my mom on a private tour...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting tour, with many segues about life in London, the best pubs, the lives of artists, architecture, London's civic life and British politics. A great way to learn about the heart of London, as well as the English language's finest writer

Date of experience: September 2017
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David P, Tour Guide at George Orwell's London - A Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2017

Thanks Jon. I enjoyed meeting up :-)

Reviewed September 3, 2017

This tour had good information, a friendly and enthusiastic tour guide with a sense of humor, lovely sites in central London and it was fun. Would recommend

Date of experience: August 2017
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David P, guide at George Orwell's London - A Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2017

Thanks :-)

Reviewed August 21, 2017

We made a spur of the moment decision to go on the tour and we couldn't have been more pleasantly surprised! David is a fantastic, friendly guide and a true Orwell expert. The walk was paired with Orwell readings at each stop, and you could...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Will P
David P, Guide at George Orwell's London - A Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2017

thanks :-)

Reviewed August 11, 2017

David gave an informative, yet friendly tour of a number of Orwell's spots, along with paired readings by Orwell. In addition, he emailed us an article that directly related to my interest in Orwell. As a local politician, he also had a unique perspective on...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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David P, Guide at George Orwell's London - A Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2017

thanks :-)

Reviewed July 11, 2017

Thus was a very informative and enjoyable tour. David is a friendly and knowledgeable guide and along with the interesting information about Orwell, we learnt a lot about the areas of London we passed through. We also now have lots of ideas for further reading...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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David P, Guide at George Orwell's London - A Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2017

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Reviewed March 6, 2017

Our walk with David added to our interest in and knowledge of George Orwell and took us to many places related to this great author.

Date of experience: March 2017
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David P, Guide at George Orwell's London - A Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2017

thanks :-)

Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

You will learn so much about Orwell's essays and novels and the beautiful city of London! Would do again!

Date of experience: March 2017
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