London Witches and History Walking Tour

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Discover the wicked history of London. Explore famous sights and hidden gems with your bewitching guide on this alternative walking tour. Are you ready to learn historical facts? Are you ready to be thoroughly entertained? Your costumed witch-guide will enchant you on this journey into the past. Lend your ears to tales of the unexpected, stories of London’s real-life witches & the great injustices that befell them. Scuttle across the cobbles as you uncover the truth about Joan Peterson, "The Witch of Wapping”, innocent or guilty? you decide. What of Jinny Bingham, did she deserve the nickname “Mother Damnable”...? and who was the real “Last Witch”? In a tour that brings together history, magic, and a sense that we can learn from the past, you are sure to fall in love with this historic part of the city, its hidden gems, and its fascinating (sometimes chilling) history. You may even visit some famous filming locations from Harry Potter along the way!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Witches & History Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Southwark Cathedral

Meet your Witch-Guide on the banks of the Thames in this lesser-known quiet space behind Southwark Catherdral. Meet your coven, discover the theme of your adventure and hear your first Witch related story.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Borough Market

Pass by the iconic Borough Market and soak in the atmosphere as you continue your expedition of the spooky and strange.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Golden Hinde

Marvel and the grandeur of this famous ship and hear more tales of the unexpected with this dramatic backdrop.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Winchester Palace

Onwards over the cobbles, these palace ruins take you by surprise. The perfect backdrop for more stories from the past.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Clink Prison Museum

Head down the infamous and once dreaded Clink Street past the Old Prison. Learn of the witches who may have spent time behind bars in the City of London.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This reconstruction will take your breath away, as you soak up the atmosphere and discover more about the witch that inspired a play and other fascinating facts.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Millennium Bridge

Take in some of the best views of London as you traverse the Thames. You may recognise some filming locations from Harry Potter as you head towards the stunning St Paul's Catherdral.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Paul's Cathedral

We wind up in the shadows of this epic structure, reflect on the incredible journey of discovery and what you have learned before heading off the explore the area on your own, or onwards to your next adventure.

Duration: 10 minutes
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