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Jack the Ripper and Haunted London Tour

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Jack the Ripper and Haunted London Tour

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Feel your spine tingle as you follow in the footsteps of violent murderers like Jack the Ripper and Sweeney Todd on a ghoulish ghost coach-and-walking tour of London. See the sinister side of the city as you creep down gas-lit alleys and secluded streets to discover London’s gory history; travel by motor coach between destinations and listen to terrifying tales told by an entertaining guide.
  • Guided coach/walking tour of Jack the Ripper's London
  • First-class coach transfer to Fleet Street, Whitechapel, and Old Spitalfields Market
  • See where Jack The Ripper's found his victims
  • Visit a traditional London pub and calm your nerves with a drink (own expense) after your ghost walk
  • A professional tour guide ensures a spine-tingling experience
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Superior Coach incl. Wifi & USB charging on board
Professional guide
Headsets to hear the guide clearly
Fish and chips sample
Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel pickup and drop off

Departure Point

258 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, London SW1V 1BS, UK

Evan Evans Tours - 258 Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1V 1BS at 6.45pm (boarding) Nearest station: Victoria

Departure Time

7:00 PM

Return Details

Trafalgar Square, London, UK

Tour ends near Trafalgar Square - a pub

Depart from a central London location and feel your heart rate quicken as you set out into the night. Pop in your technologically advanced Vox headphones and visualize Victorian London as your guide sets the sinister scene; imagine the darkened alleys of the East End and feel the paralyzing fear of locals who have just discovered a vicious serial killer is at large. 

Venture past the dim and dreadful Drury Lane to discover terrifying tales about London’s most haunted theater; see the imposing structure of the Old Bailey, an old courthouse at which countless public executions occurred; and, visit the former residence of the demonic barber Sweeney Todd on Fleet Street, whose accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, baked pies containing the flesh of his victims. 

Arrive at Whitechapel and disembark your coach to explore some the unnerving murder sites of Jack the Ripper. Hear gruesome tales of grisly murders and discuss some of the prime suspects with your guide, discovering that even Queen Victoria’s grandson was suspected. Stroll past the Ten Bell’s Pub, a favorite social spot of Jack the Ripper’s innocent victims, then conclude your tour with a calming drink (own expense) in an ambient Trafalgar Square pub.
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Trafalgar Square
Throughout the summer of 1887, much to the consternation of the authorities, the poor and the destitute of London had been congregating in Trafalgar Square to sleep rough in the open air. By October this was being seen in official circles as a direct challenge to the forces of law, and order and the Home Secretary, Sir Henry Matthews, tasked Sir Charles Warren, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, with ensuring that the practice was stamped out sooner rather than later.
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Fleet Street
Sweeney Todd, "The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" first came to prominence in the mid 19th century since when he has appeared in books, plays, a musical and in films. His gruesome story caught the public imagination yet again in 2008 when Johnny Depp played him in Tim Burton's film Sweeney Todd. But who was this murderous barber, and when, if ever, did he live?
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Evan Evans Tours
Evan Evans Tours is the oldest and largest sightseeing company in London and has been accompanying visitors on city tours and out-of-town excursions since 1930. Evan Evans Tours is owned by The Travel Corporation of 25 highly successful travel and tourism companies including Trafalgar Tours, Insight Vacations, Contiki Holidays and Red Carnation Hotels. The Travel Corporation is committed to maintaining the highest standards of quality and guest service and this this follows for each individual brand.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Whitechapel Road
For three months during the late 19th century, the Whitechapel area of London was enveloped in fear. During this period, a series of murders known as the 'Whitechapel Murders' took place; five women were murdered and brutally mutilated by a killer that was never caught. To this day, the identity of the killer remains a mystery, and well over a hundred theories exist today that attempt to lift the veil on the identity of one of history's most elusive murderers. Wander the same dark, cobbled streets and alleyways as the Ripper's victims and visit the murder sites as our expert tour guide reveals the gruesome, horrific details behind their deaths and how the killer mutilated his victims in trademark fashion. Listen as our expert tour guide brings the history of 19th century Whitechapel to life and reveals an area gripped by fear and uncertainty.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Old Spitalfields Market
You'll also visit Spitalfields Market and the Ten Bells pub, where it is rumoured the killer visited and selected his unwitting victims from as they drank their troubles away.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This is a combination coach/walking tour
  • This tour is not suitable for anyone under the age of 16 years.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 51 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Evan Evans Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Jack the Ripper and Haunted London Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the policy on sanitization during Jack the Ripper and Haunted London Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Jack the Ripper and Haunted London Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Jack the Ripper and Haunted London Tour?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • "This is an ideal tour for anyone interested in learning about not only Jack the Ripper, but life in 1880s London." See review
  • "I would recommend this tour to everyone who is interested in the dark side of London's history." See review


260 Reviews

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, Dec 2020
John was easily one of the best tour guides I ever had (and I went to a million tours) so that must tell you something about him. Don't know how he did it, but I really felt like being in 1888. One of the best tours in London honestly. You shouldn't miss it really.
Ok not great
, Mar 2020
Reception was frosty - the. Our guide John was a little condescending and robotic . Loved the information and locations and the fish and chips was delicious .
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our services. We are sorry to hear that you only had an 'OK' experience, as our goal is to 'Wow' all of our customers. We have passed your feedback on to the team managing our guides in order to address this issue. If you do have any further inforamtion then please do get in touch at Thank you again for the time you have taken to write us a review and we hope that should you choose to travel with us again that you have an exceptional experience. Best wishes, Evan Evans Team
, Dec 2019
Did this in Oct. A great cool crisp night. Perfect for this tour! John was great with lots of detailed knowledge of all the crimes Very passionate about the story. Stopping for fish and chips was a nice treat. Was a surprise for my husband who loved it as well. Would def recommend to others
Great Tour!
, Oct 2019
Our guide on this tour was John. He is extremely knowledgable and a very passionate story teller. The tour itself was very good, but John made it even better. As an added bonus, we stopped for a small serving of authentic fish and chips. We highly recommend this tour!
Absolutely fantastic
, Sep 2019
Our driver Nicholas and our tour guide Rhys were friendly and perfectly punctual for the beginning of our tour. Rhys is very knowledgeable on all aspects of the tour, from the short bus trip past some major historical points of interest and points of interest which are key to the story of the white chapel murders. The vox box system was perfect to be able to hear our tour guide as we walked the narrow darkened streets and the fish and chips was a really brilliant extra! Nicholas’ driving through the streets must be commended also, safety was high on both of the driver and tour guides agenda. Highly recommend this tour even if your not a “ripper” fan, you will be afterwards 😜
Jack the Ripper
, Aug 2019
Wonderful tour. Guide really knew his material and the entire evening was delightful.Thanks to our guide, John.
Super knowledgeable tour guide.
, Jul 2019
Great time with detailed knowledge of all the crimes. Nice stop for a fish and chip snack. The area has changed a lot but our guide did a great job of painting a picture with words
Jack the Ripper and Haunted London Tour
, Jul 2019
We had such a great time! Our tour guide, John, was so very knowledgeable as well as entertaining. We also had a fish and chips sample while walking through White Chapel. Highly recommend this tour!
One Heck of a Storyteller
, Jul 2019
This is an ideal tour for anyone interested in learning about not only Jack the Ripper, but life in 1880s London. As fans of the show Ripper Street, this was a must for us and the tour guide delivered! John was an incredible storyteller who made the past come alive through his detailed reconstruction of Jack's crimes. Highly recommend the tour company Evan Evans, the bus and John the guide!
Excellent tour
, Jul 2019
Excellent guide and bus driver Gave an informative an entertaining tour. Would highly recommend this tour

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