London Walks - London Stories
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London Walks - London Stories

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London Walks is the award-winning original walking tour company. Written by the expert and knowledgeable guides who lead the walks, London Stories is the perfect way to discover the rich history of London and its hidden gems, including: Sinister London - haunted London and Jack the Ripper. Literary London - from Shakespeare to Dickens. Public Houses - the old pubs of Soho. Mystery and Secrets - the city's hidden past. A Tale of Two Cities - Westminster and the Square Mile. Perfect for tourists who want to experience London life beyond Trafalgar Square as well as for Londoners keen to step off the Circle Line and discover the secrets on their own doorstep, London Stories offers a fascinating glimpse into the capital's rich history. With photos, maps and illustrations to bring the stories to life, London Stories is for those who love London, written by those who know it best.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 22mm | 281.23g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 12 maps, 11 line drawings, 11 maps
  • 0753515059
  • 9780753515051
  • 64,333

About David Tucker

The London Walks team are the best walking tour guides in London, several of them having won the London Tourist Board's Guide of the Year Award. All of them are specialists in their area, and each has a distinctive and inimitable voice that makes London Walks tours the most popular in the city. They include broadcasters, actors, historians, writers, and a distinguished crime historian who is the internationally recognised leading authority on Jack the Ripper.show more

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"London's best guided walks" Time Outshow more

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On the surface a buzzing twenty-first century metropolis, London is a city bursting with history, heritage and culture. Look beyond the black cabs and blue plaques, and the myriad irresistible and surprising stories that have shaped London suddenly come to life. London Walks is the award-winning original walking tour company. Written by the expert and knowledgeable guides who lead the walks, London Walks, London Stories is the perfect way to discover the city's rich history and hidden gems. Explore London's literary life, from Shakespeare to Dickens. Tread cautiously through dark alleyways to Jack the Ripper's haunts, and uncover London's more sinister secrets. Enjoy a pint in a Soho pub, and prop up the bar with Dylan Thomas or Karl Marx. Take a trip down London's historic Thames - from Westminster to Greenwich, the home of time itself. London Walks, London Stories offers a fascinating glimpse of the capital's rich history - for those who love London, by those who know it best.show more

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"London's best guided walks"show more
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