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Chatham Historic Dockyard: Call the Midwife Tour

1. Chatham Historic Dockyard: Call the Midwife Tour

Discover film location sites from the award-winning TV adaptation of Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth. Join a guided walking tour of the Chatham Historic Dockyard, led by a costumed guide to bring the world of a midwife to life! Get a sneak peak behind the scenes as you hear fascinating anecdotes about the filming of the show. Designed to represent the impoverished East End of London in the 1950s and 60s, the dockyards also have a fascinating history of their own. Walk along streets that were used to represent the slums of Poplar Dock, and walk in the footsteps of some of Miranda Hart and Jenny Agutter's most memorable scenes. Enjoy full access to Chatham Historic Dockyard throughout the day, and discover other memorable exhibits, including historic warships and an old Victorian rope factory.

London: Hidden Powers Walking Tour

2. London: Hidden Powers Walking Tour

Learn about Britain's cultural and economic influence on the rest of the world on a walking tour of London. Discover how Britain influences the world and why English has become an international language, and find out about the British institutions that shape the global balance of power. Meet your guide at the Banqueting House on Whitehall and walk to the British Council. Continue to Chatham House and hear about the secret political rule. See the high council of Freemasonry and discover the history of the symbol they use.  Visit the place that was the Ministry of Information during WWII and New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service. Go to 10 Downing Street, where Prime Ministers had lived since 1732.  Take the tube to Bracken House, where your guide will explain to you why Winston Churchill's face features on its clock. Enjoy walking through the City of London, the oldest part of London, before your guide takes you to the London Stock Exchange, where your tour will end. 

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What people are saying about Chatham

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 82 reviews

I have never watched the programme Call the Midwife Was just there to company my wife who loves the programme Yet I found the tour interesting mainly because our guide,,Irene was excellent at portraying the programme and making it enjoyable 10 / 10

The tour was very informative, to Relate to the show was excellent. Tour guide was brilliant! Highly recommended for fans of the show!

Guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Free parking and access to whole dockyard in ticket price. Good restaurant facilities.

Throughly enjoyed this tour.Just make sure you have comfy shoes on! The Dockyard is a great place to visit.

Absolutely fantastic day out and Heather our tour guide was blooming fab.