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London's Grime & Punishment Tour

  • Delve into London’s gruesome past with the help of a guide
  • An ideal choice for visitors wanting to see a different side to the city
  • Get to know areas such as Seven Dials and Drury Lane on foot
London's Grime & Punishment Tour
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1.5 hour tour through London focusing on the Grime & Punishment of its past
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1.5 hour tour through London focusing on the Grime & Punishment of its past
From US$ 19.17
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Journey to London’s secret underworld on a walking tour that focuses on the capital’s macabre past. Perfect for visitors seeking an alternative sightseeing experience, this tour reveals London’s gruesome history and gives you an intimate glimpse into the city as you explore areas such as Seven Dials. Drury Lane, ad Covent Garden on foot.
What to Expect
The tour starts from outside the Dominion Theatre near Tottenham Court Road underground station at 1.30pm Your guide will be wearing a blue shirt or coat and carrying a Fun London Tours flag.

You will then walk through the alleyways and side roads which weave their way through the West End of London, past old churches and into the heart of Covent Garden. You will visit the famous Seven Dials, historical theatres like the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, the imposing Freemason's Hall, and finish the tour at the grandiose Somerset House, so beautiful it has been used as a frequent film location.

The focus will be on the gruesome and astonishing past but please note this is not a ghost tour.
Reviews (5)
1 - 5 of 5 reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2018
Cool and interesting information

Jess was a great host who provided an insight into the grime and punishment that was in London. We were fortunate to have a training guide and a forensic scientist, plus others that knew history to add extra information to Jess's talk. We went over...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank charmainev348
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile
Great trip and very good tour from Jess

Jess led our Grime and Punishment tour and was incredibly entertaining and informative. Learnt so much about the city’s history and would highly recommend.

1  Thank 621samanthaw
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile
Great tour with Jess, a very knowledgeable guide

Brilliant tour which is also historically accurate. I had to check the odd thing as it sounded unreal but was actually true like the beer flood also full of humour throughout. A great way to find out a bit more about some of the areas...More

1  Thank slrobson87
Reviewed 25 February 2018
A great tour with a very knowledgeable guide

A friend visiting from Canada and I (also Canadian but long-time London resident) did the tour on 11th Feb. It was a very cold day but the tour, lead by Jess, was excellent and we both really enjoyed it and learned many interesting facts about...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JoJet70
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile
Excellent tour with Jess!

Despite the snow on Sunday, our tour still went ahead and Jess did not let it dampen his spirits, he was a brilliant guide and we really enjoyed the tour! We were the only ones on the tour and were given the option to cancel...More

Thank akw1988
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