Travel back in time to Victorian England with this Jack the Ripper tour of London's East End! One of the country's most famous criminals is brought back to life with this walking tour that takes in all the key sites implicated in this mysterious case of multiple murders.
It's 1888 in the Spitalfields area of London and what became know as the Autumn of Terror is starting to unfold. A ''Lady of the night' has been murdered by having her throat cut and the police have found dismembered body parts. The grisly discovery doesn't stop there. More bodies are found as the time goes on, yet no-one has a clue to the identity of the serial killer or even what he might look like. The media is in a frenzy over the attacker nicknamed Jack the Ripper...or The Whitechapel Murderer...or the Leather Apron.
This gruesome but gripping real-life tale has never been solved, despite hundreds of theories over the years. The story has inspired works of fiction, TV shows and films too, with some of the locations used featuring on your walk. During the fully guided tour will be privy to all the inside information on the case as you walk the streets visiting the murder sites, the dark passages and alleyways that give a fascinating insight into life in 19th century London and Jack the Ripper.
For a fun and unusual activity in the capital the Jack the Ripper tour is a great choice, with a slice of history that's steeped in intrigue and mystery. By the end of the tour you'll probably have formed your own criminal profile of the man voted 'Worst Briton in history'!
The tour will last two hours. During the tour you will visit murder sites of the unfortunates of Jack the Ripper, explore the historical background of the whitechapel murders and learn how the public's perception of the murders is portrayed in modern TV and film. This is a walking tour and group sizes are kept small to ensure all participants can see and hear the guide clearly. You will be guided by an expert tour guide throughout.
Jack the Ripper tours take place on Saturday evenings at 6.30pm throughout the year.
Tours take place in London's East End. The meeting point for this walking tour is very near to Liverpool Street Station.
There are no age restrictions for this experience. This is a walking tour so a reasonable level of fitness is required. Disabled access can be arrange if noted prior to the tour.
Spectators are not permitted however if you would like friends and family to join you on the tour simply purchase a voucher for one or more!