London tea walk

In collaboration with the Milestone Hotel & Residences, PMD is delighted to be part of a fascinating and educational walking tour that explores London's lost tea history. The journey takes participants through significant locations associated with the city's role in the global tea trade, offering a unique perspective on how an island nation became a central player in the tea industry.

Culminating in a guided Afternoon Tea. It's a perfect blend of history, culture and gastronomy!

If you would like to be part of it, you can ENQUIRE HERE.

leadenhall market and the east india company

Starting at Leadenhall Market in the City of London, the tour delves into the origin of the East India Company and its early involvement in the tea trade with China. Highlights the historical significance of the market and its role in London's commercial trading activities, which predates the EIC back to Roman times.

mincing lane and the largest tea auction

Progressing to Mincing Lane, once home to the largest tea auction in the world, the tour discusses the area's past, including the suspension of auctions during wartime. Explore modern-day symbols that connect to the historical tea trade.

tower of london and the river thames

Passing by the historic Tower of London and heading towards the River Thames and Tower Bridge, the tour provides insights into London's connections with the tea industry. The journey includes a visit to St Katherine's Dock, once the largest tea dock and warehousing operation globally.

tea plaques and commeration

Guests reach one of London's three Tea plaques, commemorating the city's lost tea history. These plaques serve as a reminder of the significant role London played in the global tea trade.

conclude with a black cab ride and afternoon tea

Guests enjoy a black cab transfer to the Milestone Hotel and Residences providing a convenient and authentic London experience. (Sadly, we couldn't bring our PMD Lorry to London!) Upon arrival guests enjoy a guided Afternoon Tea experience that include tea recommendations, pairings and stories related to the people and places associated with the featured teas.