Paddington Bear Walking Tour

Activity code: PBL

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Duration Approx. 2.5 Hours
Meeting Point Outside the Paddington Shop
Start Time 10:30am

Highlights

  • Fun, fascinating and friendly Paddington Bear tour across his adopted home town of London
  • Visit and explore the sites of the Paddington Bear books and discover more about the locations
  • See the filming locations of the blockbuster Paddington films
  • Have the chance to adventure through picturesque parts of London where Paddington visits in the stories
  • Your exciting Paddington exploration across London will be led by a professional guide throughout

Description

Have the extra special chance to discover more about everyone’s favourite marmalade-eating bear – Paddington! Led by an expert guide, you’ll take a delightful walking tour through Paddington’s London and discover suitcases worth of stories about this famous bear’s journey to the capital from ‘darkest Peru’!

From his humble beginnings in London when the kind-hearted Mr and Mrs Brown took him into their home and cared for him to his incredible escapades in the city, you will get to learn it all. Starting at the iconic location of Paddington station where you will get to see the wonderful Paddington statue before following in the (large) footsteps of the blue-coated bear.

Visit the famous filming locations of the Paddington movies and explore the city’s locations that have been mentioned in over 20 books in the Paddington series. Learn how the movies were made and have the chance to test how much of a Paddington super fan you really are!

During the walking tour, you’ll also get to stop at the famous antiques shop, Mr Gruber’s, go to the hustle and bustle of Portobello Market and visit the Paddington Shop, home to a huge selection of Paddington memorabilia – unmissable fun for all of the family!
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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour


  • Professional guide

What's Excluded in the tour


  • Gratuities (optional)
Please Note:
  • As part of the walking tour, there will be a short bus journey on public transport, so each member of your party will need either an Oystercard or a Travelcard valid to travel on the day of the tour in Zones 1-2.
  • Owing to the nature of the locations visited, this tour is not accessible for wheelchair users.
  • There should be at least 1 responsible adult aged 18 or over as the lead traveller for the booking.
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours in advance.
  • Max group size of 20 persons.
Schedule

Day of operation: Saturdays departing at 10:30am

Tuesdays on School Holidays (26th October and 21st and 28th December 2021) departing at 10:30am

Please arrive by 10:15am

Meeting Point: Outside the Paddington Shop inside Paddington Railway Station where a guide will be waiting for you.

Return Point: Portobello Road (short walk from Notting Hill Gate tube station)

Duration: 2-2.5 Hours

*School Holiday (additional dates)

  • 5, 12, 19 and 26 July 2022
  • 2, 9, 16 and 23 August 2022
  • 25 October 2022