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October 8, 2019The pub is the heart of the community and is generally a place of fond memories. In typical London style, however, some alehouses are better known for their ghouls than their continental beer and wine. Spurned lovers, corrupt clerics and debtors on the run have all found their end in some of London’s locals. The Haunted London Pub Tour takes you around the capital’s most infamous watering holes! Discover the address of Sweeney Todd, learn of public executions gone wrong and hunt out grave robbers! Of course, there’ll be time for a few swift rounds to bolster your nerves. Take care though, you never know who’s lurking in the wine cellar…More →
October 7, 2019In the autumn of 1888 a series of brutal murders in the East End of London lit a fire that sent shockwaves reverberating around the civilised world.More →
The murderer was never caught, but, at the height of the panic, a letter signed “Jack the Ripper” was received by a London news agency and the world’s greatest criminal legend was born.