Play Charles Dickens' Outdoor Game: A Literary Adventure

Charles Dickens' London: The Writer's Journey

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What to expect

🕰️ Immerse yourself in a city game where you trace the steps of Charles Dickens, exploring his transformative journey from poverty to literary icon.
Discover the real-life locations that sparked the settings and characters of his beloved novels.


⚬ Explore Dickens’s dramatic life story, from his humble beginnings to becoming a celebrated author.
⚬ Wander the gritty streets of Clerkenwell and the stately courts of Holborn where Dickens’s own life experiences blended into his writings.
⚬ Visit the shadowy taverns and inns that hosted the mix of lowlifes and lawyers who inspired some of literature's most memorable characters.


You're a budding author in London, struggling with writer's block and sleepless nights.
On a calming walk, you spot a striking figure resembling Charles Dickens, your Victorian muse.

Though Dickens passed long ago, this mysterious figure in a black top hat and coat seems to be the key to overcoming your creative drought.
Compelled to follow him, you embark on a journey through the city that might just restore your inspiration.

Important information

⚬ This adventure is entirely self-guided via the app.
⚬ No on-site staff or actors; enjoy the game with just your smartphone.

⚠️ Children under 9 may find the puzzles challenging but are welcome to join.

🇬🇧 Available in English.


48-49 Doughty St, Holborn, London WC1N 2LX, UK

Starting Point

Charles Dickens Museum

Cancellation policy

For experiences that require a selected date and time:
Cancellations are accepted up to 48 hours in advance.

For undated experiences:
Cancellations are possible at any time before voucher redemption.

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