The recent demolition or cordoning off of three of the murder sites including the most famous one, Mitre Square, has left the other Ripper tours, all of whom take place in the evenings, crowding together into the same few spots at the same time. This spoils the atmosphere and enjoyment. So we decided to work out a new route. Because we take smaller numbers and have a greater knowledge of Whitechapel, we’re able to take you on a much more interesting route full of old narrow streets and scary alleys that bigger, less knowledgeable walks can’t manage. And we do it before the other tours start, during twilight, which we think is actually more eerie than full darkness. This way we get all the best spots to ourselves, and also allows us to show you a fine array of contemporary photographs that bring the streets and people of 1888 to life. We also show you where several victims lost their lives and the spot where the only clue ever found was dropped. We also see lots of things still here from those days – pubs, a night shelter, a soup kitchen and a prostitutes’ church. And you finish at just the right time to have dinner or go for a drink afterwards.
NB: You can choose to start your walk any time up to 4.30pm so we’ll be finished by the time the other tours start.