In Times of Trouble- City of London, Small Group Guided Tour
Take a walk on the dark side with this guided adventure through London’s less salubrious past- not for the faint of heart.
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Maximum of 10 people in your group
Take in a darker part of London’s history in the oldest part of the city with a guided small group tour
Saunter past St Paul’s cathedral, Smithfield’s market, St Bartholomew’s church and a whole host of other extraordinary sites to hear the stories you rarely find in the guidebooks
Enjoy a beverage in a grade II listed gin palace with a murky past
Available as a Private Tour.
The 2000 year old City of London has seen plenty of glory over the years, framed by exquisite architecture from the splendour of St Paul’s Cathedral to the grandiose surrounds of the Guildhall.
However, with every tale of triumph in an ancient city comes its fair share of horrible happenings and London is no different. Pestilence and persecution, crime and punishment, war and fire, plots and body snatchers- with your expert guide and small group, wander the winding streets of the old city hearing of a past some have hard tried to forget, before settling your nerves with a drink at an old gin tavern.
On this tour you will find no tall tales or alleged hauntings. Every detail you will hear is, some might say unfortunately, all too true.
Small-group guided tour of the City of London.
English Speaking local expert guide
A drink in an old tavern
What's Not Included
Food & drink not specified above
Hotel pick-up & drop-off
100% secure payment
Mobile voucher accepted
Meet our guide outside Bank underground station. Please follow the signs for Exit 3, and then take the stairs up to street level.
The group will be meeting by the Duke of Wellington statue)
Free cancellation up to 72 hours prior to the tour. Learn More
The Important Stuff
Please arrive fifteen minutes before the start time on your voucher
Though the ground is mostly flat, we cover quite a lot of it so please wear comfortable shoes and always carry water.