The Cloak and Dagger Tour


2 to 3 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

Prepare yourself for this experience!

You will be met at the entrance of the George Inn by a figure from history in full costume. They will guide you and your fellow travellers on a tour that will dive into the dark, disgusting and horrible side of London’s history.

During the Tour not only will you be discovering the grim realities of the past, while being immersed in the reality of the history, as you encounter characters from the very times that you explore... Encountering the history face to face!!

Location - The George Inn Yard, 77 Borough High St, London SE1 1NH

Approx duration -  2 hours

Description

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: George, 75 Borough High St, London SE1 1NH, UK

Starting at the Beautifully hidden and historic George inn, we will begin by discovering where you are, how it began and what history has to hide about all the things we take for granted.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: London Bridge, London SE1 9DD England

While coming on this historic site we will be exploring the area around to discover how the lives of ordinary people really was, how horrible it meant and what living so close to the river could mean.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL England

While venturing through this wonderfully famous and eclectic market we will be exploring the history of what the market would really have been like going through the ages, and why you may want to pay more attention to where your standing and what's underneath!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Southwark Cathedral, 1 London Bridge Montague Close, London SE1 9DA England

We will be exploring the history of the area that surrounds the Cathedral and what mysteries it holds. What the Cathedral and its inhabitants did and how it's role in the community used to be very different in the past and how much it changed through time, be ready!

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Clink Prison Museum Soho Wharf 1 Clink Street Clink Prison Museum Soho Wharf, London SE1 9DG England

We will explore the area near by to discover many of the horrible realities of crime and more importantly and gruesomely entertaining reality of how that crime was dealt with and subsequently punished, as well as how far and wide spread was this problem and how bad did it really get...

Stop At: George, 75 Borough High St, London SE1 1NH, UK

Returning to the George Inn we will be learning about how it functioned and how it connected to all of the traumatising and horrific history you will have been discovering throughout the night.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: George, 75 Borough High St, London SE1 1NH, UK

As we enter the George you will be taken to a room that has remained almost unchanged throughout the generations, were two actors will recreate a true story of murder and revenge in the very place it happened hundreds of years ago.

Duration: 20 minutes

Inclusions

  • Guide

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for children aged 12 and under
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Operates

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Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Dion D
March 2022

Brilliant and engaging experience led by Will our informative guide and his band or merry men. Gruesome, brutal, fascinating and educational. 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

kirstymair
April 2022

A thoroughly enjoyable and informative evening! As a Londoner I learned so much about this part of town and the history of it. My 13 year old daughter found it really interesting too. Great fun with a knowledgeable tour guide - highly recommend!

Dave T
May 2022

Really enjoyed the tour and the guide was great fun and very knowledgeable. Answered all questions and had a really deep knowledge of London history. However, after we left we realised the promised enactment didn’t take place when we got back to The George Inn? Any explanation for this omission?

Rufus C
May 2022

This tour was honestly amazing, we went across Southwark and were taught about the "peasants" (common people) of the time period from 1000 AD to about the 1600s and how they lived their lives. Also it helped that the guy was piss funny. The tour was awfully morbid and vulgar, but then again so we...

zoc92
April 2022

We had such a great time on this tour. It was both fun and interesting learning about the lesser known grusome history of london. Would highly recommend to anyone who doesnt get offended easily.

Bex B
April 2022

Highly recommend! Really interesting and lots to learn about the hidden history of London. Comedic and suitable for all (if you’re ok with a bit of gruesome history & naughty language!).

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