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Jack the Ripper, Haunted London and Sherlock Holmes Tour

By Premium Tours
4.0/5

Features

Free cancellation available
2h 30m
Mobile voucher
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Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Highlights

  • The Sherlock Holmes pub, full of the detective's memorabilia

  • Stories & myths of London's East End & Smithfield Market

  • Legends of the Old Bailey & where Braveheart was tortured

  • Walk in footsteps of Jack the Ripper & his infamous murders

  • Vintage open-top bus ride through the dark streets of London

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of London's East End

  • What's excluded

    Food and drinks

Know Before You Book

  • This is an open top bus tour, please be prepared for the possibility of rain/wind/cold weather.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • At least 10 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • This tour ends at a pub near Trafalgar Square.

  • Due to the graphic and sometimes frightening nature of this tour, parental discretion is advised for children 13 and younger

  • Children 11 and younger are not allowed.

What you can expect

Discover the darker side of London as you learn about the terrors, mysteries, and shocks that rippled through the city during the time of Jack the Ripper. Experience legends and ghostly myths as well as gruesome true-life stories of public hangings and torture from times gone by as you explore by bus and on foot.

Hop aboard a vintage open-top bus to begin your journey through the darkened streets of London. Pass by ominous Tower Hill, where executioners once worked before bloodthirsty crowds. See the Old Bailey, the site of numerous public hangings, and the Wallace Plaque, where William Wallace was tortured. Drive past the site of Mrs. Lovett's pie shop and the barbershop behind the urban legend of the demon barber Sweeney Todd.

Leave the bus behind and set off behind your guide on foot, travelling down cobbled lanes to reach the deserted Smithfield Market. As you roam, listen for the scratching sounds of Fanny Lynes—the Cock Lane ghost—and hear about the exploits of London's most infamous body snatchers. As you move into the East End—a hotbed of crime in the 19th century—follow the paths trodden by Jack the Ripper himself, who stalked and murdered 5 victims in his mysterious 1888 reign of terror. Walk in his footsteps, inspecting the murder sites and deciphering the evidence.

Finally, gather in the warmth of The Sherlock Holmes pub for a nightcap. Check out a wide collection of the investigator's memorabilia, and consider staying on for a drink or a bite to eat.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Whitechapel
  • London

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Victoria Coach Station - Gate 0
    • 164 Buckingham Palace Road
    • London England SW1W 9TP

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