Jack the Ripper Walking Tour

Quick Details
Availability: Daily (Jan – Dec)
Ages: Adult Only
Duration: 2 hours
Tour Type: Public and Private Tour
Starting Location: Outside the entrance of the City of London police station, 182 Bishopsgate London EC2M 4NP
End Location: Aldgate

Jack the Ripper Walking Tour

Delve into the haunting mysteries of Victorian London by embarking on a chilling Jack the Ripper walking tour. Walk the shadowy streets where the infamous serial killer roamed, uncovering the dark secrets and gripping tales that still captivate the world today. Experience the spine-tingling thrill of retracing history's most enigmatic unsolved crimes.

Tour Highlights

  • Walk through the dark Victorian Alleyways, where Jack the Ripper once hid in the shadows
  • Tour the murder sites, where the victim’s mutilated bodies were found
  • Learn about myths, theories, fiction and fact about Britain’s most famous murderer
  • Go through photos and letter, that document the evidence of the cold blooded murders
  • Be terrified by the brutal details and gruesome stories

What’s Included

  • 2-hour walking tour of London’s Spitalfields, Aldgate and Whitechapel
  • Led by a Ripper experet
  • Convenient tour starting point near to Liverpool Street Station
  • Ends near Aldgate Station

What’s Excluded

  • Food & drink
  • Gratuities
  • British Sign Language interpreter not included

What To Bring

  • Consider layers of clothing
  • Camera
  • Comfortable shoes for a leisurely walking tour

Good To Know

  • English language tour
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the tour
  • This guided tour is not accessible for wheelchair users or for parents with prams or buggies
  • Adults who are 18 years and older must accompany anyone who is 17 years or younger on all tours

Immerse yourself in the haunting atmosphere of Victorian London and embark on a gripping Jack the Ripper walking tour. Step back in time to the late 1800s, a period marred by fear and fascination with the notorious serial killer.

Your Jack the Ripper tour offers a unique opportunity to delve into one of history’s most infamous unsolved cases. The Whitechapel Murders, attributed to Jack the Ripper, shocked London and captivated the world. On this tour, you can walk in the footsteps of both the victims and the killer, retracing the dark alleyways and cobblestone streets where these gruesome crimes took place. It’s a chance to connect with history and gain a deeper understanding of the fear and uncertainty that gripped the city during that time.

Furthermore, the Jack the Ripper tour provides a fascinating insight into the social and cultural backdrop of Victorian London. As you explore the East End, you’ll learn about the harsh living conditions, poverty, and social inequality that plagued the area. Our expert guides, well-versed in the history of the era, share stories about the lives of the victims and the struggles of the working class. It’s a window into a bygone era, allowing you to comprehend the stark realities faced by many in Victorian society.

The Jack the Ripper tour also appeals to those with an interest in true crime and forensic history. Engage with the theories and evidence surrounding the case as your guide narrates the details of the murders and the investigation that followed. You’ll explore the various suspects, the police procedures of the time, and the challenges faced by investigators in their quest to catch the killer. It’s an opportunity to put your detective skills to the test and perhaps even form your own conclusions about the identity of Jack the Ripper.

Beyond the historical and crime aspects, this Jack the Ripper tour is an exhilarating and spine-tingling experience. The dark, atmospheric streets of Whitechapel, accompanied by stories of horror and mystery, create an immersive environment that transports you back in time. Whether it’s the narrow passages, or the sense of unease, the tour is designed to evoke a sense of the era and the fear that permeated the community.

So, if you’re intrigued by historical mysteries, fascinated by true crime, or simply seeking a thrilling and immersive adventure, this Jack the Ripper tour is an experience you won’t want to miss.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

  • The tour is not suitable for a wheelchair due to the pavements and uneven surfaces on the route. British Sign Language is not provided on the tour.

Do children need to be accompanied?

  • All people under 18 (i.e. 17 years old and younger) must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 years or over) on all tour

Is the tour suitable for children?

  • There are some adult themes discussed on tour so it as the discretion of parents
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Public Tour
Adult£17
Private Tour
1 - 10 persons£170
Additional persons£15pp

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