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“Highly recommended!!”

Jack the Ripper Tours
Ranked #41 of 727 Tours in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Ripping Yarns have been the leading Jack the Ripper tour into Whitechapel for over 25 years. We remain a small Company who believe that small Group Sizes and personal interaction will surpass your expectations, as opposed to the Larger Advertised Companies who now Operate in the area. The Tour is recommended in the Rick Steves Guide book to London. The cost is just £8.00, Where else could you get a great night in London for that price? But perhaps the best measure of the Tour comes from our many customers. which are a fitting testament to the level of satisfaction. All the Guides are serving Yeoman Warders (Beefeaters) at the Tower of London, so you can be assured that your Guide knows how to conduct a tour properly and "tell a tale" the content is such that it weaves the story of Jack the Ripper, the social background and the history of the area, helping to paint the most vivid mental picture of life and death in London's East End, this is backed up by Crime Scene Photographs, Letters and Evidence, you will not just get some "off pat script" or gimmicks but an up close and personal story.
Reviewed August 12, 2013

This trip was great, our tour guide Dickie, had a great sense of humour and a wealth of knowledge, would recommend this to anyone interested in Jack the Ripper. The small fee is paid that the end of the tour, which gives you the opportunity if you're not enjoying it to slope off, but everyone in our group was more than happy to pay as we all had a great time!!

5  Thank Samantha H
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

Our group of 6 wasn't super impressed. The beef eater who gave the tour was a very good story teller. However, there simply isn't a lot to see on the tour itself. The majority of the places have been torn down and don't exist anymore so you don't really experience anything more taking the tour than you would reading about Jack the Ripper. This is true of all the Jack the Ripper Tours in London. If you want to take a Jack the Ripper tour, I think this is a good one. He had pictures and was very carismatic. However, we all wished we skipped the tour and spent the evening hanging out in a pub.

Thank ILMomof2
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

Great tour and wonderfully brought by our tour guide Dickie !
Will pass the word of mouth.

Definitely quality over quantity.

5  Thank janverhelst
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Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

What a brilliant evening! Our tour guide was Chris who is a Beefeater and Master of the Ravens at the Tower of London and he was superb! The tour lasted for nearly two and a half hours and cost £8 per person - talk about value for money! The weather was vile - torrential rain, thunder and lightning - but this just added to the atmosphere. We chose this tour solely on Trip Advisor comments and thank goodness we did! - While on our tour we saw several other "Ripper Walkers" but the tours looked contrived, for-profit, and the tourers were clearly not having as much fun as us! Their guides had clearly learnt the script whereas Chris just did his talk off the cuff - he clearly lived and breathed Jack and what he didn't know wasn't worth knowing! - I've read an awful lot on the subject and he put my knowledge to shame. He also had a brilliant sense of humour which really added to the fun! Thanks for a GREAT night Chris! - I cannot recommend your tour highly enough!

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

6 of us from work decided to do the tour, we work locally in Tower Hill and all of this goes on around us without us knowing to much about it. Glad we bit the bullet and done it, very interesting tale and great to see where it all happened. Our guide Ken was fab, a Beefeater by day, Jack the Ripper tour guide by night. Very interesting person, he was dramatic and added great comedy and knowledge to the tour. I loved the round up of information and clues at the end to find out who was Jack the Ripper. Would definitely recommend this to others. Might try it next time at night for the full effect!

1  Thank Karencollier
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