Explore parts of London's East End renowned for their links with Jack the Ripper in the 1880's, and visit the rich multi-cultural areas of Whitechapel and Spitalfields.
Though few of the original locations associated with the Whitechapel murders still exist, the walk takes you to the sites where the crimes were supposedly committed.
This walk will take you through parts of the City of London and on to the East End. You will visit places such as Spitalfields market and Brick Lane in addition to seeing some of the locations linked with Jack the Ripper.
( more detailed directions are included in walk details )
Start at Liverpool Street station - Spitalfields market - Thrawl Street - Middlesex Street - Houndsditch - Aldgate High Street - Whitechapel High Street - Whitechapel Road - London Hospital - Old Montague Street - Brick Lane - Hanbury Street - Fournier Street - Ten Bells - end at Liverpool Street station
Some of the directions in this walk may be out of date as a number of road closures have been put in place to enable ongoing construction work in the area. So though you should be able to follow the general route given in the walk details, please take a detailed map with you as you may need to refer to it.
Allow 3 hours
During daylight hours, as some of the areas are not particularly well lit or busy during evenings. If you want to also visit Spitalfields market, Sunday is probably the best day to do this walk.
This walk was first published in 2002