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London's Bloody Past Walking Tour - Burnings, Butchery & Black Death

Travel through a thousand years of history, meeting kings, body snatchers, Charles Dickens, an eighteenth century ghost, and William Wallace - aka Braveheart (and learn how he was in no fit state to shout "Freeeedoooommmm!" whilst being executed!)

On our guided walking tour we'll visit the areas around Smithfield, for centuries London's site of both animal and human slaughter. We'll learn about how the city disposed of the tens of thousands of Black Death corpses in the fourteenth century, the execution methods used in the Middle Ages, and how the area became a notorious slum which Dickens used as the setting for Oliver Twist.

Ticket sales are limited to ensure maximum enjoyment for everybody on the tour. Book now!

What's included?

2 hour historical walking tour around London covering about two and a half miles.


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