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Charles Dickens Group Tour

Charles Dickens Group Tour

Charles Dickens Group Tour

See the world through the eyes of Charles Dickens. Explore his roots and what inspired him and even meet some of his most famous characters on the way! His novels' themes of social reform and the vulnerability of women and children reflect Dickens' real concerns about divisions in Victorian society. This tour is a fascinating journey through Charles Dickens' England. 

Tour Highlights

  • Dickens' London, where so many of his great novels take place and the Dickens House Museum.
  • The Kent countryside which inspired him.
  • Historic Rochester, his home town, where Oliver Twist's Nancy gives us a guided tour of the many locations famous in his novels. Including Rochester Cathedral, a place of Christian worship since AD604.
  • 'The Making of Mr Dickens' in Rochester Guildhall Museum. Enjoy an exciting and immersive journey through Dickens’ life in Medway.
  • Eastgate House with Dickens' Swiss Chalet in the grounds.
  • Cooling marshes, setting for Great Expectations.
  • Gadshill, where he lived until he died.
  • Chatham, his childhood home.
  • Cobham with the historic Leather Bottle Pub, where Dickens is said to have written The Pickwick Papers and Cobham Hall.
  • Medieval Canterbury.
  • Broadstairs and Bleak House, his holiday home where he wrote many of his works. See his study and the smuggling museum.
  • An overnight stay in a hotel used by Dickens.
  • Lunches at traditional country pubs frequented by Dickens, which appeared in his novels
  • Dickensian Christmas or Summer Festival in Rochester. 
  • Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum in Portsmouth.

What Our Clients Say

I was very fortunate to be on their 70th and 75th D-Day celebration tours. The service and attention to details was exceptional. It was very moving to go back.

As a Jane Austen enthusiast, this tour was perfect - and the Jane Austen Festival in Bath was just fabulous to see!

Words fail me...The Downton Abbey was a perfectly wonderful travel experience! We did not know we would be the ONLY guests at the Abbey. When we realised how truly exclusive our tour was we were speechless! Surreal being there and actually meeting Lady Carnarvon.