Great Fire of London walk for families (Nov 2018)

Address:
The City, London

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
11th and 24th November 2018
11 AM to 11.45 AM
Tickets & Cost:
See museumoflondon.org.uk

Getting to The City

Parking:
Find car parks close to The City
Taxis:
Find minicab firms close to The City
Buses:
4, 8, 11, 15, 21, 23, 25, 26, 42, 43, 47, 48, 76, 78, 100, 133, 141, 149, 242, RV1
London bus tickets
Trains:
Bank CNT DLR NRN W&C, Cannon Street CRC DSC, Mansion House CRC DSC, Monument CRC DSC, Moorgate CRC H&C MET NRN
The closest station to The City is Bank
London train tickets
  London Oyster prices
  London travelcard prices
  London contactless prices

This event has already passed

The Museum of London will be putting on a family-friendly walk around the sites associated with the Great Fire of London.

You'll find out how the Great Fire started, how it spread, what they did to tackle the blaze, and how they finally put it out.

Was the baker in Pudding Lane really to blame?
And what did Samuel Pepys bury in his back-garden?

Along the way you'll take part in some fun mini challenges.

 

Talk about this event

Craig’s review of The City – “I thought I'd just hang around The City today, the so-called "Square Mile". That's the bit inside the old city walls where all the big banks and financial institutions live. If you want to make some new friends then try catching the tube from Waterloo to Bank at half-8 in the morning -- when all the bleary-eyed businessmen and women are bustling off to work.… continued”

Read Craig’s review of The City

Other events you might like

Somerset House Historical Highlights – Every Thu and Sat – This tour has tales about Tudor intrigues and the extravagant entertainments laid on during Georgian times

Guided walk around Charles Dickens’ London – Every Fri – This guided walk will take you around some of the most memorable streets and locations that Charles Dickens used in his novels.

11 — London’s cheapest sightseeing bus – Every day – If you don't fancy spending 25-30 pounds on an open-top sightseeing bus, then there's a much cheaper alternative — the No 11 bus.

City Highlights: The Top 10 sights – Every Mon, Wed and Sun – A two-hour guided walk around the Square Mile, showing you some of the most famous historical sites and buildings in the City of London.

Mansion House: The Lord Mayor’s Residence – Every Tue – Look inside the Lord Mayor of London's official residence at Mansion House and see the interior courtyard and famous Egyptian Hall.

Guided tour of Wren’s best churches – Every Tue and Thu – This guided walk will look at the outside of St Pauls Cathedral and at a selection of Christopher Wren's finest City churches

Guided walk around Roman Londinium – Every Wed and Sat – Walk through the streets of Roman Londinium and see what remains of the old city walls, military fort and amphitheatre

You’ll find more guided tours this month in our guide to sightseeing tours

You’ll find more children’s events this month in our guide to family-friendly events

If you enjoy The City then you might like to visit Bank of England (you can walk it in less than 2 mins), Guildhall (you can walk it in 6 mins), Mansion House (you can walk there in less than 1 min), Royal Exchange (you can walk there in less than 1 min) and St. Paul’s Cathedral (you can walk it 10 mins)

Disclaimer: Event details can change at short notice and you should reconfirm everything before making plans

Copyright © 2019 London Drum · Contact us · Cookies / Privacy policy · Search / Site map