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Heretics and Horrors Private Tour

Explore the City of London’s Bloody Past
  • Hear about the real-life conditions in the past
  • Private Tour; you choose the date and time
  • Qualified London Guide
90 mins linear walk
Not step-free
Private walking tour

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Embark on this 90-minute private walking tour that explores the horrors of living through the Great plague, the Great Fire of London, and the Blitz.

Walking along the medieval street plan of the City of London our tour starts in 1666 during the Great Fire of London. How would people have lived during this chaotic time?

We will discuss how Bloody Mary earned her name, was she as bad or worse than her father Henry VIII? and why did people fear her? Were body snatchers a necessity? Did Sherlock Holmes really jump?

Learn how to avoid prison after killing your mother.

Accompanied by a professional guide, learn about the history of this area as you snap memorable photos.

Your Guide: Susan Baker
Your Guide: Hazel Baker

Qualified London Tour Guides

Blue Badge Tour Guide
City of London Tour Guide Badge
City of Westminster Guide
Clerkenwell & Islington Guide
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Camden Tour Guides Association


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