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Tales of Plague Walking Tour

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Join us on this entertaining guided walk - London's original gory story - alongside views of some of the best sights the city has to offer. Come and hear how the capital survived the Black Death of 1349 and the Great Plague of 1665 in the company of...more
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Trinity Square | Tower Hill Underground Station, London EC3N 4DJ, England
City of London
+44 7583 000223
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All reviews two hours tower hill hit london subject matter great afternoon death alfie parts history insight information humour absorbing narrative school visitors talks
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

I wasn't sure what to expect but it was fascinating. The two guides, Jonathan and Marianne, were excellent. Marianne was particularly good and made it interesting and Jonathan provided light relief! The two hours flew by. Would not recommend for young children as they would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LJCP2018
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly recommend this alternative, interesting and entertaining tour by this duo. The perfect fusion of fact and comedy.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Victor C
Reviewed November 14, 2018

We had a great time discovering new neighbourhoods and history lessons through this tour! A nice option for a visitor to London, or for anyone who has spent lots of time in the city but wants to learn about something different. Great value for money!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

We really enjoyed the Plague Tour, the guides were fab, so informative and interesting. It was 2 hours very well spent, so glad we decided to take the tour gave a real insight into this grim part of history.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank graham198
Reviewed October 22, 2018

I went on this tour after reading some of the other reviews on Tripadvisor and was not disappointed. The tour was informative, fun, and fascinating. It was well-paced and we saw a range of sights and hidden plauge-related landmarks that I'd never have seen otherwise....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank principalvaliant
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Great tour, well narrated and brilliantly choreographed thanks for an excellent 2 hours You are both masters of your trade

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Our family with teenagers enjoyed this two hour walking tour through parts of London affected by outbreaks of plague, starting near the Roman wall at Tower Hill. Jonathan and Marianne are a great team at providing information and bringing to life how people felt as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We chose this based on the reviews and were not disappointed. The tour is very I formative interspersed with fun drama along the way which really brings the history alive. The group size is small which makes it easy to hear the talks at the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank vjsue
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We are a U3A group based in Edenbridge Kent and took the plague tour Yesterday 22/06/2018 Jonathan and Marianne were fantastic and provided a very informative yet entertaining tour that lasted just over 2 hours our party of 20 all thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank whibly
Reviewed June 3, 2018

We joined the walk yesterday. What an interesting, informative and entertaining couple of hours. We would thoroughly recommend it.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Karen K | Reviewed this property |
It takes place on Saturdays at 14:00, until the end of November. Tickets are GBP10, which is very competitive compared to other walks. It starts just outside Tower Hill station, and ends close to Monument station... More