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Monasteries, Martyrs, Murder & Meat

Greyfriars, Old Bailey, St Bartholomew's, Smithfield and Charterhouse

  • 12 British pounds
  • St Paul's tube station, Exit 2 (signed to St Paul's Cathedral)

Service Description

From St Paul's via Greyfriars & Old Bailey to Smithfield, St Bartholomew's & Charterhouse. London has a long and dark history of martyrs, public executions, body snatchers, crime and punishment - and butchery. "Fascinating and fabulous. Recommend for both London locals and visitors. Do it, you’ll love it." "Very enjoyable..., good pace, very informative, will definitely be back." "Another wonderful walk with the excellent - and highly recommended... Fantastic stuff." "Fantastic, so interesting, highly recommend these walks." "Jonathan brought the history of the City to life in an informative and entertaining way." Hear tales of hangings and burnings; grave robbers and law enforcement; and the annual fair that became so riotous it was banned after 700 years. Discover medieval monasteries, the country's oldest hospital and the City of London's oldest house. See London's most famous courthouse, on the site of its most notorious former prison. The walk lasts approximately two hours. Please be prepared for all weather conditions! Start: St Paul's tube station, Exit 2 (signed to St Paul's Cathedral) Finish: Charterhouse Square (nearest tubes: Barbican, Farringdon) Click on the 'Book Now' button and find the next available date for this walk.

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