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When: Every Day

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Where: Tower Hill Station

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Time: 18:00 & 20:00

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Duration: 2 hours

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Price: Free

Important: Starting on January 6th 2020, the Free Jack the Ripper Tour will run every day at 17:30 & 19:00.

Discover one of London’s darkest chapters: the shocking murders of Jack the Ripper. This walking tour promises chills and frights as we visit the locations of the Whitechapel Murders. Discover more about the victims and the gruesome details of their killings, and explore the conspiracy theories surrounding the identity of the killer. 

Join us as we delve into mysterious facts behind London’s most infamous murders. Throughout the tour you’ll learn more about the possible suspects who are believed to be behind the murders and about Jack The Ripper’s five known victims: Mary Nichols, Annie Chapman, Elizabeth Stride, Catherine Eddowes and Mary Kelly.

Some of the many famous Ripper-related sites covered in our tour include Gunthorpe Street, the Frying Pan Pub, and The Ten Bells Pub, a site where many of Jack’s victims were spotted before they were slaughtered. We also take a stroll past the Goulston Street doorway, now home to the ironically-titled Happy Days Fish and Chip Shop; the only location where police found a clue related to the unfortunate deaths.

So come and immerse yourself in Victorian London with your Sherlock hat on, follow the traces and clues, listen to all the theories and then maybe come up with one of your own whodunnit murder mystery tales! 

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Free Jack the Ripper Tour Highlights

  • Learn about the dark side of Victorian Britain, and the grueling living conditions of those who were pushed out to the East End of London.
  • Walk through what was known as the “Doors to Hell” while you unravel the mysteries of the 5 most infamous murders in London’s history. 
  • Hear about all the suspects and theories to try to solve the puzzle.

Price: Free

Meeting Point: Tower Hill Station

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Free Jack the Ripper Tour Features

iconStarting Point: Tower Hill Underground Station

Tower Hill Underground Station by the coffee stand called "Tower Hill Tram", next to Trinity Square gardens.

iconEnd Point: Spitalfields Market

The Free Jack the Ripper Tour ends around Spitalfields Market.

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Jack the Ripper Tour

5/5 stars

We decided on a whim to do the tour. So grateful we did! JJ was a fantastic tour guide! He was really enthusiastic and did an excellent job of keeping everyone interested. I really liked how he made sure we got every detail. He also threw in a couple of other hints and tips of being in London, which was really nice. I would recommend anyone to do this tour when in London. Thanks so much!

- Nelmari S

June, 2016

Funny, Informative and Captivating

5/5 stars

My friends and I went on the Jack the Ripper tour and we had Ben as our tour guide. The tour itself was very interesting: we learned about Jack the Ripper, his victims and their stories, the locations of the killings and other important places in London that are relevant to the story, and theories of Jack the Ripper's identity. As for our tour guide, Ben, we LOVED him! He was knowledgeable about the tour and was willing to answer any questions about it or just England in general. He was also so friendly and funny; having him as our tour guide made the tour one of the best things we did while we were in London.

- Bethany Elaine

June, 2016

Starting Point

Starting Point: Tower Hill Underground Station

Tower Hill Underground Station by the coffee stand called "Tower Hill Tram", next to Trinity Square gardens. (See map).

FAQ

The Free Jack the Ripper Tour runs everyday from Tower Hill Underground Station by the coffee stand called "Tower Hill Tram", next to Trinity Square gardens: Nov to Mar: 17:30 & 19:00 Jun to Aug: 18:30 & 20:00 Apr to May & Sep to Oct: 18:00 & 20:00 No tours on the 25/12, 26/12 & 31/12.

The Free Jack the Ripper Tour ends around Spitalfields Market.

The Free Jack the Ripper Tour lasts for around 2 hours.

Yes! As this is England, if we didn’t run the tour on rainy days it would hardly operate at all. Just make sure to have suitable clothing and consider bringing an umbrella if necessary.

Go to the meeting point and look for our guide carrying a Strawberry Umbrella.

Due to the high demand of our tours you can only join the tour if you have made a reservation. So please make a reservation: it is absolutely free, it takes less than one minute, and it helps us make sure that we have enough guides there to cover the demand. Help us make your Strawberry Tour experience unforgettable! Please note that we can't take groups of 8 people or more on our regular tours, instead, please get in touch with us here to enquire about a private tour.

All our tours are free. That means that at the end of the tour, you can choose to reward the guide if you wish so, according to your enjoyment and your possibilities. A part of that goes towards covering our marketing and operational costs. This system ensures great quality in the tours, extremely high client satisfaction, and last but not least, that absolutely everyone can come on our tours, regardless of their budget.

Interested in a Private Tour?

If you want more flexibility with your own guide you can book this as a private tour for just £135.

We are then able to set the start time to whatever suits you and make the experience more personal. This is also a great option for groups of 8 people or more that are unable to join our free tours together

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Meeting Point: Tower Hill Station

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