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The Portland hospital

Book a tour

Having a tour of where you will be giving birth is a real opportunity to understand what will happen on the day and where you will need to go, it also gives you an opportunity to ask questions and talk to the teams who will be looking after you.  

All our maternity tours last approximately 30-40 minutes and each tour group caters for up to three couples and children are welcome to attend.

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Your tour will start from the reception area of the main building at 205-209 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5AH.

If you’re interested in taking a tour we always advise

  • You book at least 48 hours in advance of when you would like to attend
  • Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to your tour and report your arrival at the main reception desk
  • Viewings of delivery suites and postnatal rooms are subject to availability on the day
  • Tours are conducted by our team of midwives, who share their experiences with you
  • This is a free service


Visitors have the option of using two car parks, which are close to the hospital; the NCP in Carburton Street or Union Carparks in Devonshire Row Mews. There is also meter parking in the surrounding streets. The forecourt of the hospital is available for arrival and collection of patients only.

Cancellations and Changing your tour date

If you are unable to attend your maternity tour, or would like to change the date of your booking please contact the Maternity Services Advisor between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday on 020 7390 6068.

If you need to cancel a Sunday tour on the day please contact the hospital’s main reception on 020 3627 1534.

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