London witch experience
London witch experience
London witch experience
London witch experience

Witches & History Magical Walking Tour


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Are you ready to learn historical facts? Are you ready to be thoroughly entertained? Join your characterful witch guide and hear the true historical tales of suspected London witches across the ages. Witness into fascinating pieces of London history along the way too; hear secrets of Southwark Cathedral, The Golden Hinde, The Globe Theatre, Millennium Bridge and so very much more await on this character led walking tour.

Starting by the infamous London Bridge your friendly costumed witch guide will lead you across Southwark’s Southbank’s cobbles, seamlessly weaving history with vibrant storytelling. Widen your eyes to the tales of London’s real witches as you uncover the truth about the likes of Nicholas Culpepper – people’s herbalist or bad boy herb doctor? Was Elizabeth Barton really that gifted? What about Jinny Bingham, did she deserve the nickname “Mother Damnable”? And did Old Joan Butts get off Scot-Free? You make your own mind up on this magical educational journey to the past.

You will wind your way down Winchester Walk, bob around the edges of Borough Market, clatter your way down Clink Street and buzz down Bankside. An intriguing Tudor ship and ruined Winchester Palace cannot be missed along the way. Your faithful guide will happily point out a certain Elizabethan dramatic playhouse as well as the breathtakingly iconic landmarks across the river including the majestic St. Paul’s Cathedral of course…

In an experience that brings together true stories, history, and a wisdom that we can learn from our terrible ways of the past, you are sure to fall in love with this historic small part of the city and be enthralled by London’s witchy chronicles. You may even see some famous filming locations from Harry Potter along the way!

Don’t miss the chance to join London’s wonderful Witches & History Magical Walking Tour and see things as you never have before…

Not suitable for:

  • Children under 5
  • Certain mobility impairments


  • 16 euro per person


Included / Not Included


  • Professional character guide

Further information

Minimum age : 5

Address : 

  • Starting point / Meeting Point: You’ll find your guide at the Southwark Viewpoint, opposite Southwark Cathedral (in the square by the river).
    Southwark Viewpoint, London, SE1 9DF
  • Finish : Peter’s Hill, across Millennium bridge (opposite St. Paul’s Cathedral).
    Peter’s Hill, Carter Lane, London, EC4V 5EY

Duration: 70 – 75 minutes

Hours : 

  • 16:00
  • 18:00

Number of participants: min 1

Language: English

Good to know:

  • The tour runs whatever the weather so please dress accordingly.
  • Please arrive 5 – 10 minutes early to check in. “No shows” will not be refunded.
  • Due to operational reasons the tour must start on time, if you are running late, please contact us asap.
  • The route is step-free, but the streets can be uneven and cobbled in parts. Please contact us ahead of a tour if you have any mobility impairments.

Please note this is an outdoor walking tour so dress for the weather


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