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Talks, tours and seminars centering on two of the country’s most iconic courts: Central Criminal Court known as the Old Bailey, the most famous criminal court in the world, and the Royal Courts of Justice, where judgements that shape the nation are...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
20 Grove Close, London SE23 1AS, England
City of London
+44 1206 751671
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At just £12 each (£10 for concessions) this is a snip. Tour guide Tim Wood uses his extensive knowledge and experience, gained over 30 years as a Court reporter, to provide a wealth of facts and insightful anecdotes. The Royal Courts of Justice building is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Spent a fascinating day learning about the English legal system. Did the Legal London Combined tour, which included both the Old Bailey and the Royal Courts of Justice. Great tour in the morning. In the afternoon sat in on a trial at the Old Bailey.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We found Tim through one of our local friends and were able to go on his tour of the RCJ and the Old Bailey. As a journalist for many years, Tim was VERY informative and knew how to tell an interesting (and often funny) story....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

What a wonderful snapshot of the English legal system. Tim is an excellent guide - informative, jovial and caring, with great personal anecdotes from his time as a legal reporter ... and he has superb projection, vital in a Guide, but rare! History and current...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Tim was great. Very organized, thorough, and informative tour. He had real world knowledge and experience with all the locations. Would definitely recommend this as a fun, affordable, and educational London experience! He even made time for a drink with us after the tour which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mary C
Reviewed September 14, 2018

My husband and I and several more adult family members recently truly enjoyed the "Old Bailey Insight & Legal London Tour" guided by Mr. Tim Wood. We toured the Royal Courts of Justice, walked through the Inns of Court area and then stopped at the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Tim was great! Very informative and friendly. Would definitely recommend him to others. He showed us where to put our things for the Old Bailey court afterwards, which was very helpful.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brianna S
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Thank you for a wonderful tour Tim, great insight into the history and current runnings of the Toyal Courts and The Old Bailey. Well worth the price, loved seeing the Inns of Court and also the old cells in The Viaduct pub. It was incredibly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sarah P
Reviewed July 12, 2018

I’ve visited the Old Bailey several times to watch trials, but this was so much more. I had never been to the Royal Courts of Justice (legal costume exhibit is an added attraction there), and i learned so much about the English legal system.Very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Tim met us at The Royal Courts of Justice and gave us a guided tour with lots of interesting facts, we sat in on an appeal hearing which we found fascinating, then through the Inns of Court and to The Old Bailey where he left...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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