Oliver Twist London walk

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. 

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.

  • Authentic different tour
  • Discover 1837 London
  • Qualified guide

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

Ticket prices:  

Adults £12 (15yrs+)

Child £8 (5-14 yrs)

Toddlers free (4 and under)


Annabel Johnson   14-Jan-2018

Rated : StarStarStarStarStarA great walk, so enjoyable and interesting and found out a lot of interesting facts afterwards. I recommend Hazel’s walking tours.

Saskia Hallam   8-Jan-2018

Rated : StarStarStarStarStarHazel is informative and fun. We followed the route of Oliver and the Artful Dodger between Angel and Faringdon learning about Sadler's Wells and Grimaldi along the way.

David Dunn   8-Jan-2018

Rated : StarStarStarStarAn extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide who educated and entertained us on a cold but bright Sunday.

Frank Kelcz   7-Jan-2018

Rated : StarStarStarStarStarThis was a great little walk through Oliver Twist's world. Highly recommend it but better on a warmer day.

Julie McHugh   19-Mar-2017

Rated : StarStarStarStarStarThis walk was great. On a cold March afternoon Hazel transported us back to Victorian London, bringing the streets and buildings to life. It was fascinating, very informative and also friendly, most of the group ended up in the pub afterwards for a drink or lunch. I really recommend it and will.look out for Hazel's walks again.

Linda Winder   18-Jul-2016

Rated : StarStarStarStarStarWe have done a few walks with Hazel now and each time she has us enthralled with her interesting stories of London. A well researched walk and will want you to read/reread Charles Dickens.

Anonymous   16-May-2016

Rated : StarStarStarStarStarAbsolutely fascinating walk. Makes you see this part of London very differently. Having a reread of Oliver Twist now. Hazel is a fabulous guide and I would highly recommend!

Paul & Mary Raikes   1-Apr-2016

Rated : StarStarStarStarStarHazel, you are a London gem and your knowledge, enthusiasm and energy is all wonderful. Thank you for a lovely tour. We'll be back for more.....

Christine & Ian Bleathman   28-Mar-2016

Rated : StarStarStarStarStarThis was another fascinating walk from Hazel on a blustery, wet Easter Sunday. She took us on a tour of the places mentioned in Oliver Twist, bringing it all to life with her descriptions of the sights, sounds & smells of Victorian London and quoting passages from the book. Highly recommended.

Tracy Sutton   21-Mar-2016

Rated : StarStarStarStarStarExcellent walk - retrace the steps of Oscar and the Artful Dodger. Hazel is very knowledgeable and brings the story to life - great to get a sense of the social history too.

Richard Taylor   18-Mar-2016

Rated : StarStarStarStarFascinating walk with knowledgeable and friendly guide. Offers an insight into life in the area in the 1830's - at times it's pretty gruesome stuff!

Mark Williams   21-Feb-2016

Rated : StarStarStarStarStarFascinating and thoroughly enjoyable. Hazel was a knowledgeable and entertaining guide.

Helen Morgan   30-Jan-2016

Rated : StarStarStarStarStarAn insightful tour of rediscovery, which through the words of Dickens himself retraces the steps of Oliver and the Artful Dodger through the sights, sounds and smells of London in 1837 as they make for Fagan's den. 

Anonymous   23-Mar-2015

Rated : StarStarStarStarA very cheerful Hazel led our walk reciting excerpts from Oliver Twist on a very chilly Saturday afternoon. Little exists of Oliver Twists London but Hazel was full of knowledge in recreating this period. A jolly jaunt ending up in the pub. Lots of her regulars on the walk is a great recommendation.

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