A Notorious Tour of London
It may be nearly March, Halloween may be over eight months away, but if you are a fan of all things frightening then these spooky hotspots are for you! Take part on a tour and follow in the footsteps of some of the country’s most notorious criminals from Jack the Ripper to the Kray Twins, walking around their most famous locations that hold a lot of history many years later. Gain great insight into the minds of some of England’s most notorious figures.
Jack the Ripper Tour
We’ll start with one of the most frightening entries, one that offers great historical facts as well as mass hysteria. Why not walk in the footsteps of one of England’s most notorious killers, Jack the Ripper. Visit some of the locations and alleyways the mysterious killer took, and see the areas which he struck, which have changed very little since he appeared in the late 1800’s.
Whilst taking the tour, you will get to witness historical buildings, the doorway in which it was believed that Jack the Ripper may have scrawled a sinister message and visit the location of which the only piece of evidence on the killer was found.
For more information on this historical fright of a tour, check out this site.
The Kray Twins Tour
The Kray Twins were notorious British Gangsters that wreaked havoc on the streets of London in the 1950’s and 60’s. The tour takes you around some of the pair’s most notorious hideouts and locations, ranging from Fort Vallance aka the base of the brother’s empire. You can also visit The Blind Beggar pub, the location where their empire started to unravel before their arrest.
For more information on the walk, visit this site
The Ghost Bus Tour
Take a ride around the city’s most famous ghost hotspots on The Ghost Bus Tour. If you aren’t squeamish, then the tour is for you. It offers insight into some of London’s dark past as a city notorious for executions, murder and hauntings. Journey around some of the most eerie parts of London on a bus that has a sinister past of its own.
If you dare take the spooky tour, you can find more information on their site.
So if you’re willing to take a tour of some of the most notorious locations, these hotspots are for you. Keep an eye out for future events in London on our Blog page.