Jack the Ripper and Haunted London Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, England, London
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  • 3 hours
  • London
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

This exciting evening tour allows you to walk in the footsteps of London’s most infamous serial killer. Prepare yourself for the gruesome tales of London’s East End in 1888, brought to life by our expert Ripperologist guide and enjoy a delicious sample of authentic fish and chips.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England

Throughout the summer of 1887, much to the consternation of the authorities, the poor and the destitute of London had been congregating in Trafalgar Square to sleep rough in the open air.

By October this was being seen in official circles as a direct challenge to the forces of law, and order and the Home Secretary, Sir Henry Matthews, tasked Sir Charles Warren, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, with ensuring that the practice was stamped out sooner rather than later.

Pass By: Fleet Street, Fleet St, London EC4A England

Sweeney Todd, "The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" first came to prominence in the mid 19th century since when he has appeared in books, plays, a musical and in films. His gruesome story caught the public imagination yet again in 2008 when Johnny Depp played him in Tim Burton's film Sweeney Todd. But who was this murderous barber, and when, if ever, did he live?

Stop At: Evan Evans Tours, Road Victoria 258 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1BS England

Evan Evans Tours is the oldest and largest sightseeing company in London and has been accompanying visitors on city tours and out-of-town excursions since 1930.

Evan Evans Tours is owned by The Travel Corporation of 25 highly successful travel and tourism companies including Trafalgar Tours, Insight Vacations, Contiki Holidays and Red Carnation Hotels. The Travel Corporation is committed to maintaining the highest standards of quality and guest service and this this follows for each individual brand.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Whitechapel Road, London England

For three months during the late 19th century, the Whitechapel area of London was enveloped in fear. During this period, a series of murders known as the 'Whitechapel Murders' took place; five women were murdered and brutally mutilated by a killer that was never caught. To this day, the identity of the killer remains a mystery, and well over a hundred theories exist today that attempt to lift the veil on the identity of one of history's most elusive murderers.

Wander the same dark, cobbled streets and alleyways as the Ripper's victims and visit the murder sites as our expert tour guide reveals the gruesome, horrific details behind their deaths and how the killer mutilated his victims in trademark fashion. Listen as our expert tour guide brings the history of 19th century Whitechapel to life and reveals an area gripped by fear and uncertainty.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Old Spitalfields Market, 16 Horner Square, London E1 6EW England

You'll also visit Spitalfields Market and the Ten Bells pub, where it is rumoured the killer visited and selected his unwitting victims from as they drank their troubles away.

Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Fish and chips sample

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Entry/Admission - Whitechapel Road
  • Entry/Admission - Old Spitalfields Market
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This is a combination coach/walking tour
  • This tour is not suitable for anyone under the age of 16 years.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 51 travelers
Departure Point

Evan Evans Tours, 258 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, Westminster, London SW1V 1BS, UK


Departure Time

7:00 PM


Return Details

Trafalgar Square, London, UK

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

3 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

adam k

30 Dec, 2019

Did this in Oct. A great cool crisp night. Perfect for this tour! John was great with lots of detailed knowledge of all the crimes Very passionate about the story. Stopping for fish and chips was a nice treat. Was a surprise for my husband who loved it as well. Would def recommend to others

Debra H

02 Oct, 2019

Our guide on this tour was John. He is extremely knowledgable and a very passionate story teller. The tour itself was very good, but John made it even better. As an added bonus, we stopped for a small serving of authentic fish and chips. We highly recommend this tour!

Jason B

23 Sep, 2019

Our driver Nicholas and our tour guide Rhys were friendly and perfectly punctual for the beginning of our tour. Rhys is very knowledgeable on all aspects of the tour, from the short bus trip past some major historical points of interest and points of interest which are key to the story of the white chapel murders. The vox box system was perfect to be able to hear our tour guide as we walked the narrow darkened streets and the fish and chips was a really brilliant extra! Nicholas’ driving through the streets must be commended also, safety was high on both of the driver and tour guides agenda. Highly recommend this tour even if your not a “ripper” fan, you will be afterwards ?

Valerie M

16 Aug, 2019

Wonderful tour. Guide really knew his material and the entire evening was delightful.Thanks to our guide, John.

Montgomery B

30 Jul, 2019

Great time with detailed knowledge of all the crimes. Nice stop for a fish and chip snack. The area has changed a lot but our guide did a great job of painting a picture with words

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Jack the Ripper Tour

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Traveling Stickman at White Chapel

Traveling Stickman at White Chapel, the center of Jack's activities.

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Traveling Stickman at the first murder site

The Traveling Stickman visits the first murder site of Jack the Ripper.

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Whitechapel

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Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

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Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

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Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

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Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

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Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

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Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

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Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

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Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

Jack the Ripper Tour and London Ghost Walk

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The final victim

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