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London Criminals and Legends Evening Guided Walking Tour

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Discover some of the most historical sites in London! Listen to interesting tales and myths about crime, violence, mysterious hauntings and hidden locations that most locals don't know about. Learn about the remnants of the Newgate prison wall and the hidden prison cells inside a Victorian pub.

  • Learn about London's dark past as you walk along its streets at night
  • Hear stories about crimes, executions and recurring hauntings that the city has witnessed
  • Come to a vintage pub where the remnants of the Newgate prison's wall and small prison cells can be found
  • Discover the ghosts of famous people such as Charles Dickens and the Grey lady of St. Bartholomew's Hospital
  • Use convenient audio headsets to help you hear your guide at all times


Explore London during the evening along with a knowledgeable guide who will gladly introduce you to some of the most famous myths and stories that will either entertain or spook you.

Start off the tour by walking along the streets of the London. By day, these streets cater to everyone in the financial and business capital of London, but by night, they become the pathways of ghostly figures who you will learn about from your guide.

As you go along, learn the history and the past lives of the hauntings and the ghosts of the streets respectively. Learn about the ghost of Charles Dickens, a beloved British author, the ghost of a woman who haunts the Bank of England, and the ghosts of two beautiful queens who can be seen fighting in the evening.

Hear about the past robberies that had occurred in those streets as well as the cruel witchcraft trials and executions that have claimed hundreds of lives. Walk over ancient burial pits and find out the harsh public executions that have been carried out such as hanging, boiling, burning, roasting alive and many others to mention.

Discover the lives and crimes of many notorious criminals including Jack the Ripper. Visit an old Victorian pub that was built on an old prison site. Walks through the cellars and see the smallest prison cells in London which are haunted by a poltergeist.

Stop at the Smithfield's Market where you will learn all about Bloody Mary and the Grey Lady who haunts St. Bartholomew's Hospital.


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  • English-speaking guide
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London Criminals and Legends Evening Guided Walking Tour

Duration: 2:30 hour(s)
Available: Mon and Thu
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Headset / English-speaking guide
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  • 18:45

    Meet Your Guide at Bank Tube Station - Exit 3

  • 19:00

    Dark Secrets of the City of London

    During the day, this area serves as London’s financial and business capital. However, the City of London is also one of the most ancient areas in the region. It is home to 2,000 years of haunting history; just waiting to be resurrected for you.

  • Bank of England

    Hear the story of the ethereal female figure who haunts the Bank of England. Hear the tale of two beautiful but murderous queens, who sometimes cross phantom paths and have supposedly been seen fighting one another in the evening’s inky darkness.

  • Grave Robberies, Witchcraft Trials and Public Executions

    Hanged, burned, boiled and roasted alive, these were just a few of the forsaken fates some unfortunate people have met here in the ancient alleys and original buildings that comprise the City of London.

  • Jack the Ripper

    Visit a Victorian pub with a secret even most locals do not know: it was built upon an old prison and many of the former jail cells now serve as cellars. But beware, employees of this age-old pub say it is plagued by a poltergeist to this day.

  • Smithfield’s Market

    Listen to the sinful stories of Bloody Mary and the ghost of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, known as the ‘Grey Lady’. This is an evening of thrills and chills as only your local guide can provide. Historical, fascinating and frightening, it is the perfect way to wrap up your day.

  • 21:00

    Tour Ends at Viaduct Tavern

  • (For Check-In) Bank Tube Station Time: 18:45:00

  • (For Check-Out) Viaduct Tavern (The Viaduct Tavern, Newgate Street, London, United Kingdom) Time: 21:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Bank Tube Station Time: 18:45:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Viaduct Tavern (The Viaduct Tavern, Newgate Street, London, United Kingdom) Time: 21:00:00

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  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

  • Strollers are not allowed

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  • Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 19:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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