Not just a tour -- an experience! This 'Mary Poppins London' tour has been running since 2013!
You are planning a trip to London and looking for a “Mary Poppins” walking tour. Look no further…. Spend the day celebrating everyone’s favourite singing nanny! Mary Poppins is the magical creation of Australian author PL Travers. Her books were very popular and her life was quite interesting. In 1964, Mary Poppins jumped from page to the silver screen with the help of Walt Disney.
Book this tour to once again discover the Practically Perfect world of the most famous British nanny! Warm up your vocal chords and step in time as we sing and dance, learning about chimney sweeps, spoons full of sugar, and all things being SUPER! Sing to the birds on the steps of St. Paul’s Cathedral, explore the rooftops where the chimney sweeps hang out, and protest for the rights for women’s votes.
This tour has it all! Whether or not you’ve read the books, seen the film or just want to revisit your childhood, you will want come along and reconnect with this lovable British nanny. Singing optional, but always encouraged! This walk has been inspired by the life and books by PL Travers, the Disney film, and the music of the Sherman brothers. With the new release of the sequel "Mary Poppins Returns", a whole new generation of fans will emerge. This tour takes you back to the creation of this literary character, so this tour is NOT a "film location tour" but more of a "character creation experience"!
Come along and learn about the London known to the Banks family. The tour begins when you meet your Qualified City of London Guide who will take you on an outing in The City. Explore places and spaces that gave inspiration to PL Travers and her famous books about that lovable British nanny Mary Poppins. Learn a little about the author's life, about the struggle to get Mary from the page to the screen, as well as behind the scenes gossip about the Walt Disney movie and Julie Andrews too! Join in as we walk and sing our way through the streets and onto rooftops. A great walk for adults, children, and those looking for a fun way to explore!
The tour is fully accessible for wheelchairs, strollers or other mobility devices. Content of the tour is written by the guide and is of no affiliation to the film. Suitable for adults and children of all ages. Available for private hire upon request. Please book your space in advance, as walk up spaces are not be available.