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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Stories from London's Gruesome History

London, United KingdomPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Amy

60 minsHosted in English
Join online
Meet your host live on Zoom.
Up to 10 people
Private groups available for up to 30.

What you'll do

Do you have a penchant for the macabre? A morbid curiosity in the grim and gruesome? Then pull up a pew. For one hour only, London's Gruesome Stories Online will bring the darkened streets of London to your doorstep for a peek into the chilling history of one of the world's greatest cities.

Starting at the world-famous London Bridge, we will intrepidly cross the River Thames and explore the grisly secrets of London's North Bank, "stopping off" at key sites such as the Tower of London and the East End. Along the way, we'll unearth stories of plague, execution, torture, and brutal crimes committed by London's most notorious criminals, which we'll bring to life with photos.

Don't expect a run-of-the-mill Jack the Ripper experience. Though you'll certainly hear about the sadistic character that shook Victorian-era London, we'll introduce you to several Londoners whose twisted crimes will leave you shaken.

Throw yourself into the grim and the gory by guessing the end to stories, testing your trivia knowledge, and chatting with other guests. Dominic and Sophie LOVE talking about London's Gruesome History, so make sure to ask them questions and share your own interesting tidbits!

This experience is great for teams, students or groups of friends. We've already hosted private experiences for team building days, digital student union events and parties with a gruesome twist.
Do you have a penchant for the macabre? A morbid curiosity in the grim and gruesome? Then pull up a pew. For one hour only, London's Gruesome Stories Online will bring the darkened streets of London to your doorstep for a peek into the chilling history of one of the world's greatest cities.

Starting at the world-famous London Bridge, we will intrepidly cross the River Thames and explore the grisly secrets of London's North Bank, "stopp…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Amy can host private groups of any size, up to 30 guests. Private group rates start at $166.

Meet your host, Amy

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Dominic and Sophie are London-based actors and tour guides with a love of all things grim and grisly. Together, they host Discover London's Gruesome History, a walking tour exploring the dark and twisted history of one of the world's greatest cities which has received 400+ 5* reviews on Airbnb. Whether you're interested in pivotal moments in London's history (the Black Death, Great Fire, Gunpowder Plot, or Jack the Ripper) or want to hear lesser-known stories about London's sick and twisted characters, they have you covered.

Dominic and Sophie love their city and host tours on everything ranging from feminism and Harry Potter to London's historical pubs, so feel free to ask them questions about anything!
Dominic and Sophie are London-based actors and tour guides with a love of all things grim and grisly. Together, they host Discover London's Gruesome History, a walking tour exploring the dark and twisted history of one of the world's greatest cities which has received 400+ 5* reviews on Airbnb. Whether you're interested in pivotal moments in London's history (the Black Death, Great Fire, Gunpowder Plot, or Jack the Ripper) or want to hear lesser-known stories about London's sick and twisted char…
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About the organization: London's Gruesome Stories ONLINE EXPERIENCE



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Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 182 reviews.

Marta
May 2021
We really loved the tour and will definitely be back for more stories! Dominic is a great storyteller, very passionate about history and true crime as well (obviously). He has a great knowledge and definitely knows how to share it in a very interesting and fun way. 100% would recommend :-)
We really loved the tour and will definitely be back for more stories! Dominic is a great storyteller, very passionate about history and true crime as well (obviously). He has a gr…
Chiara
May 2021
Dominic was an excellent storyteller - engaging, fun, and very knowledgeable. We had such a good time and laughed a lot. Dominic was able to tailor the experience to the audience at hand which was excellent. Bravo! Highly recommend!
Lorelei
May 2021
A great time with an awesome story teller! I'm a huge history buff and Anglophile and the experience and information was amazing and so interesting. The host, Dominic, made it very fun and was engaging and a master storyteller! Thanks for a great time!
A great time with an awesome story teller! I'm a huge history buff and Anglophile and the experience and information was amazing and so interesting. The host, Dominic, made it very…
Julie
April 2021
Dominic was such a great storyteller. Very animated, dramatic and entertaining. Great history lessons as well. Loved it and would highly recommend the experience.
Hannah
April 2021
We had a great time learning about some absurd and fascinating true crime stories in London. Dominic is a fantastic and utterly engaging storyteller!
Lena
April 2021
Wir haben uns für diese Entdeckung entschieden, weil wir im tristen Corona-Alltag mal etwas neues erfahren wollten. Mit diesem Wunsch waren wir hier genau richtig. Es war ein spannender und auch unterhaltsamer Abend mit Dominic. Vielen lieben Dank!
Wir haben uns für diese Entdeckung entschieden, weil wir im tristen Corona-Alltag mal etwas neues erfahren wollten. Mit diesem Wunsch waren wir hier genau richtig. Es war ein spann…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.