LONDON'S GRIME AND PUNISHMENT

COME ON A JOURNEY INTO LONDON'S RAUCOUS AND PERILOUS PAST

Expert Local Guide

1,5 Hrs

Walking Tour

Highlights:

  • Visit the site of London’s Great Beer Flood!

  • Meander through bustling Covent Garden piazza – from nunnery to den of inequity

  • See the Grand Lodge of the Freemasons


  • Check out London’s most haunted theatre

  • Discover the truth behind some well-known expressions like “One for the road”

Summary


Come on a journey into London’s raucous and perilous past, when fun came at a deadly cost, and Londoners lived truly on the edge.

What You Can Expect


On this sleazy and spirited tour, you’ll hear of the bizarre and debauched antics of our ancestors, notorious criminals and their executions, Covent Garden’s pimp master general and the London Beer Flood! (Yes, it really did happen…) Walking in the wake of drunkards, villains and sinful nobility, you’ll hear their tales of grime and the brutal punishments meted out to them.

Stepping through the heart of the West End, passing theatres, street performers and gorgeous architecture, this tour will leave you happy to be alive in twenty-first century London, but secretly wishing you were here a few hundred years before.

Please note, although we may mention one or two spirits, this is not a ghost tour!

When


 

English every Sunday at 1:30pm;

Departure point


The meeting point is in London, outside the Dominion Theatre, by Tottenham Court Road tube station;

 

Please be sure to get there at least 15 minutes prior to tour starting time, this is very important.

Additional info

 

  • No refund will be accepted for no shows or late arrivals

 

  • Not suitable for children as it includes adult content! But please note, this is not a ghost tour

Voucher info


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

Local operator information


Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind

Cancellation Policy


If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee

Schedule and Pricing


Available in English every Sunday at 1:30pm;

 

Prices

 

Adult (18-99)   € 18,00

 

Child (0-17)   € 14,00

 

 

 

Our pricing is constantly updated to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible – we 100% guarantee it –

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LONDON'S GRIME AND PUNISHMENT

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Come on a journey into London’s raucous and perilous past, when fun came at a deadly cost, and Londoners lived truly on the edge.

On this sleazy and spirited tour, you’ll hear of the bizarre and debauched antics of our ancestors, notorious criminals and their executions, Covent Garden’s pimp master general and the London Beer Flood! (Yes, it really did happen…) Walking in the wake of drunkards, villains and sinful nobility, you’ll hear their tales of grime and the brutal punishments meted out to them.

Stepping through the heart of the West End, passing theatres, street performers and gorgeous architecture, this tour will leave you happy to be alive in twenty-first century London, but secretly wishing you were here a few hundred years before.

Please note, although we may mention one or two spirits, this is not a ghost tour!

When:

English every Sunday at 1:30pm;

Additional info:

 

  • No refund will be accepted for no shows or late arrivals

 

  • Not suitable for children as it includes adult content! But please note, this is not a ghost tour

Departure point


The meeting point is in London, outside the Dominion Theatre, by Tottenham Court Road tube station;

 

Please be sure to get there at least 15 minutes prior to tour starting time, this is very important.

Local operator information


Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind

Cancellation Policy


If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee

Schedule and Pricing


Available in English every Sunday at 1:30pm;

 

Prices

 

Adult (18-99)   € 18,00

 

Child (0-17)   € 14,00

 

 

 

Our pricing is constantly updated to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible – we 100% guarantee it –

London’s Grime & Punishment

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 8 customer ratings
(8 customer reviews)
  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    annier328

    Fun and interesting – nicely done.I was looking for a not yet again touristy tour of London. The tour guide was on time and knowledgeable. Mainly the tour was fun witty and not too long. Just loved it and laughed a lot.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    JoJet70

    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

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    jonnyelsby

    Really fun tour. My girlfriend booked this tour and I wasn’t expecting much but I had a great time hearing about the seedier parts of London and the tour guide Jess was very knowledgeable and I enjoyed hearing him passionately talk about London.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    annier328

    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.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    annier328

    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.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    621samanthaw8

    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

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    slrobson87

    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

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    akw1988

    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