A journey through Dickens London

Charles Dickens was born 1812 in Landport, Hampshire

Charles Dickens is considered to be one of the greatest English novelists and social commentators of the Victorian period. He was a champion of the poor, as his novels brought to attention the appalling poverty of the poorer citizens of London.

Dickens's career as a writer of fiction started in 1833 when his short stories and essays appeared in periodicals. His Sketches By Boz and The Pickwick Papers were published in 1836.In the same year he married the daughter of his friend George Hogarth, Catherine Hogarth.

These walks will take you to the haunts and famous landmarks of this truly great novelist.


Charles Dickens Biography. London walk with Dickens.
This brief Charles Dickens Biography will enhance your enjoyment of our London Walks in which the writer features. It traces Dickens life from his happy early childhood in kent, follows him through his traumatic teenage years in London, highlights his successes and follows him through to his final days back amongst the kent countryside he knew and loved as a child.
 
Dickens London. Inexpensive Tours of London.
Dickens London, a walk that takes you through a part of London that has hardley changed since Victorian times. It also features Charles Dickens Biography.
 
Life of Charles Dickens.
These free London walks continue with a a journey through Charles Dickens London. This section ncludes details of the life of Charles Dickens.
 
Charles Dickens Biography. London walks.
The tour of Charles Dickens London continues with a visit to Barnard's Inn where Pip was living in Great Expectations. It ends with a little biography of Charles Dickens.
 
Walks in Charles Dickens London.
The Charles Dickens London Walk continues with a visit to Lincoln's Inn. It features quotations from Bleak House and discusses several other Charles Dickens Books. This is one of our original Lonodn Walks.
 
Guided Walks In Dickens' London
The Guided Walks in Dickens London continue through the streets that he knew and wrote about and features a visit to the facinating Sir John Soane Museum.
 
Dickens London A Walk
The Guide To Dickens London continues with a visit to the house of Charles Dickens great Friend, John Forster. It also visits Ye Olde Curiosity Shop.
 
Dickens London walk that takes you to Temple Bar. A Tale of Two Cities. Sweeney Todd.
Your Dickens London walk continues around

Lincoln's Inn Fields and goes by way of Bell Yard to Fellet Street where we view a building that features in A Tale of Two Cities. We also touch upon the grisly tale of Sweeney Todd.
 
Dickens London walk. Great Expectations
Your tour of Charles Dickens London walks into the wonderful and Magical Temple of which Dickens wrote 'you can read on its gates 'who eneters here leaves noise behind.'
 
Temple Church. Knights Templar.
The journey through Dickens London continues with a visit to the Temple Church, which was built in 1195 by the Knights Templar.
 
Oliver Goldsmith Boz Prince henry's Room Dickens First Story
This section of the Charles Dickens London Walk includes a visit to Oliver Goldsmith's Grave, Prince Henry's Room and visits the courtyard where Dickens's first story was published.
 
Dr Johnson's House. First English Dictionary.
Your Dickens walk around old London continues with a visit to Dr Johnson's House. It discusses the first English Dictionary.
 
Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese. Dickens London. Oliver Twist.
We continue our look at the London that Charles Dickens knew by visiting Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, a pub that he knew very well.
 
The London Dickens Knew. Pickwick Papers. Thomas Coram.
Leaving Holborn Viaduct your Dickens Walking Tour visits St Andrew's Church Holborn, before moving on to see the site of Furnivl's Inn where Dickens was living when he had his first success with Pickwick Papers.
 
The London That Charles Dickens Knew.
Your Walk through the London that Charles Dickens knew arrives in Gray's Inn to see the offices where Dickens worked as a young boy.
 
The Charles Dickens Museum
Your Dickens London Walk ends with a visit to The Charles Dickens Museum to which the author moved with his family in 1837 and where he finished Pickwick Papers; wrote Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby and started work on Barnaby Rudge. It wa also here that his sister-in-law Mary Hogarth died and created a vacuum in his life that Dickens strove to fill.

 

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