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Ripping Yarns - Jack the Ripper Tours

35 Tower Hill | Tube Station, London EC3N 4DR, England
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Fab!!

This was a fab tour! Small group (we saw lots of tours walking with huge groups) and Matt was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Brilliant!!

as someone with an almost perverse interest in serial killers, this was the tour for me. Our host... read more

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Jack the Ripper Tours with Ripping Yarns have been the leading Jack the Ripper tours in Whitechapel for over 25 years. We remain a small Company who believe that small Group Sizes and personal interaction will surpass your expectations, as opposed to the Larger Advertised Companies who now Operate in the area. The Tour is recommended in the Rick Steves Guide book to London. The cost is just £8.00, Where else could you get a great night in London for that price? But perhaps the best measure of the Tour comes from our many customers. which are a fitting testament to the level of satisfaction. All the Guides are serving Yeoman Warders (Beefeaters) at the Tower of London, so you can be assured that your Guide knows how to conduct a tour properly and "tell a tale" the content is such that it weaves the story of Jack the Ripper, the social background and the history of the area, helping to paint the most vivid mental picture of life and death in London's East End.
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Hours Today: 18:15 - 18:45
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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35 Tower Hill | Tube Station, London EC3N 4DR, England
City of London
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fab tour! Small group (we saw lots of tours walking with huge groups) and Matt was fantastic. He was knowledgeable, funny and went at the right pace for the group. You see parts of London that most tourists would normally seek out....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as someone with an almost perverse interest in serial killers, this was the tour for me. Our host, Matt, was excellent, wit te right amount of pathos for the victims, and detail aboutthe crimes. without giving the theories away, it all made sense and he...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Barney provided a very entertaining tour around the East End on a wet miserable evening - perhaps this helped with the atmosphere of the story of Jack the Ripper.More

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Ripping Yarns L, Manager at Ripping Yarns - Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ripping Yarns, Jack the Ripper Tours thanks you for your feed back, which I will pass on to Barney Our experience as Beefeaters from the Tower, means that we have an engaging and informative tour of the East End and its history, and one of...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Great walking tour on a wet and chilly evening with the well informed, funny and articulate Barney (who is also a Tower yeoman, super interesting guy). Learned a lot about life in London for the poor and struggling in late 1800s—and a vivid account of...More

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Ripping Yarns L, Manager at Ripping Yarns - Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ripping Yarns, Jack the Ripper Tours thanks you for your feed back, which I will pass on to Barney Our experience as Beefeaters from the Tower, means that we have an engaging and informative tour of the East End and its history, and one of...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We don't normally do tours as we prefer to wander around on our own but this tour was certainly worth doing. We learnt so much not only about Jack the Ripper (intriguing history and fascinating to hear our guide's theory as to who the Ripper...More

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Ripping Yarns L, Manager at Ripping Yarns - Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Ripping Yarns, Jack the Ripper Tours thanks you for your feed back, our experience as Beefeaters from the Tower, means that we have an engaging and informative tour of the East End and its history, and one of its more gruesome people Jack the Ripper...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

We chose this tour from looking at reviews and were not disappointed! Excellent tour guide and the small group made this a must do when visiting London. The guide knew exactly what he was talking about and could answer any questions people had. He was...More

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Ripping Yarns L, Manager at Ripping Yarns - Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Ripping Yarns, Jack the Ripper Tours thanks you for your feed back, We are the Longest running and chest Tour of this type in London and our experience as Beefeaters from the Tower, means that we have an engaging and informative tour of the East...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on this tour (and we usually don't like walking tours). Dave was fun, playful, enthusiastic, and very knowledgeable. He shared so much information and somehow managed to keep it all clear and engaging. We didn't just learn about a serial...More

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Ripping Yarns L, Manager at Ripping Yarns - Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Ripping Yarns, Jack the Ripper Tours thanks you for your feed back, which I will pass on to David We are a small group of Beefeaters Yeoman Warders from the Tower who love history of the East End, and Jack the Ripper is a great...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Front up, as a family, we don't often do tours. With kids in tow (ages now 12,15,17) its not always enough to keep their attention, and this being a 2+ hour tour, and in the evening when they are tired, it could have been a...More

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Ripping Yarns L, Manager at Ripping Yarns - Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Ripping Yarns, Jack the Ripper Tours thanks you for your feed back, which I will pass on to Barney, who has had a lot of very good feedback in the last few weeks We are a small group of Beefeaters Yeoman Warders from the Tower...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Decided to book this tour during a trip to London. I chose this company from the many that do this as the guides are Beefeaters from the Tower of London so felt reassured that I would be in safe hands being a lone female! Had...More

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Ripping Yarns L, Manager at Ripping Yarns - Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Ripping Yarns, Jack the Ripper Tours thanks you for your feed back, which I will pass onto Barney you are right you can book online, but also just turn up, 1830, and we depart 1840 We are a small group of Beefeaters from the Tower...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Our guide was very knowledgeable about Jack The Ripper. He kept us entertained and informed for the whole of the tour, and also pointed out other things of interest along the route. Despite having a lot of people in the group, he kept us all...More

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Ripping Yarns L, Manager at Ripping Yarns - Jack the Ripper Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Ripping Yarns, Jack the Ripper Tours thanks you for your feed back, We are the Longest running and chest Tour of this type in London.

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Tracey B
9 February 2018|
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Response from Ripping Yarns L | Property representative |
You can meet us at the exit to Tower Hill Underground Station at 1830, by the Tram, have a cup of tea while waiting.
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laura042017
30 October 2017|
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Response from Ripping Yarns L | Property representative |
You can book at our website or let me know and I will do the booking for you?
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25 October 2017|
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