HERETICS AND HORRORS TOUR
It's time to take off your rose-tinted spectacles as we explore the daily horrors of living through key years of London history including the Great Plague, the Great Fire of London and the Blitz.
Walk along the medieval street plan of the City of London. How would people have lived during the Great Plague? What did they do to try and avoid this deadly disease? Why were cats and dogs no longer safe on the streets? What were Watchmen paid to watch?
We will discuss how Bloody Mary earned her name, was she as bad or worse than her father Henry VIII? and why did people fear her? Were body snatchers a necessity? To what lengths did people go to to stop their bodies from being stolen?Did Sherlock Holmes really jump?
- Authentic different tour
- Meet other adventurous souls
- Uncover London's gruesome past
Start: St Paul's Station | Finish: Smithfields
Duration: 90 mins | Step-free access
What is a walking tour?
This is your chance to walk around the City of of London exploring different themes such as social history, art and literature or architecture and the built environment.
My walking tours often start and end at a London Tube or Overground station.
Suitable for all age groups. Please note all children must be accompanied by an adult.
All tours are non-smoking.
How to join a walking tour:
1. Buy your ticket online
2. Meet Hazel, your London Tour guide at the designated meeting place detailed on your ticket.
See you soon!
HERETICS AND HORRORSTOUR REVIEWS
Hazel did an amazing job protecting us from the elements and providing us with fun and interesting information. She was on time, polite, informative, funny and very accommodating. Will definitely take another tour with her when I visit London again! Karaline, Athens
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