Walk 8 - Fun for all the family

Meet at Tower Hill Tube Station exit, by the black painted telephone box in front of Trinity Square Gardens.
Please see maps below.

 

An ideal walk for children 6 years and upwards. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. On this walk you'll see a life sized statue of a Roman Emperor in military uniform. You'll experience what it was like to live in a walled city, and find out why so many people died in the Great Plague. You'll also visit Pudding Lane and see the spot where the Great Fire started. Together we'll be able to do the quiz along the way. This walk only takes place during the school holidays.

The Dragons in The City

A quick guide to using the maps

The map on the left shows Tower Hill Tube Station in street view and on the right is a Google Map. If you are not familiar with these maps, then here are some tips:

  • In street view, click the navigation circle on the left to change direction.
  • Use the plus/minus symbols to zoom in/out, or click the corner for full screen: Expand Street View to Full Screen and see a wealth of other information including photos in full screen, click photos.
  • In street view, hover your mouse over the image, it changes to a circle or square. Click to move to that spot.
  • On the right map, you can use similar controls to street view. You can also select the type of map by clicking on one of the white viewing boxes at the top.
  • If you get lost, then refresh this page to reset the maps and start again.
  • Your browser needs Flash to work with Street View. Apologies if you are using an iPhone or iPad.

 

Quiz Question

You will be entertained by a great many historical tales and interesting facts on this walk.
Pull back the curtains of history to reveal the answer to the following question:

 

"What was the name of the City's Most Famous Lord Mayor?"

 

The answer to the question is:
Dick Whittington.
The Lord Mayor's residence today is The Mansion House.

To discover hidden London, contact:

Jane Buxton
Official London Tour Guide
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