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Spitalfields and the City Walking Tour

Secret Stories by OS

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Explore Secret Stories Spitalfields and the City Tour , a self-guided interactive walking tour to enjoy whenever you want.

This audio tour is part of an Ordnance Survey series of bite-sized, tongue-in-cheek stories. Expect nutty nature, smelly smugglers, raucous royals… you get the idea.

This tour takes us from the hipster haven of Spitalfields to the heart of the City of London.

On the way we'll discover the diverse history of Brick Lane, meet a famous dead poet, and visit the iconic market that doubled as Diagon Alley in the Harry Potter films.

Total length: 2.4 miles; Suggested age range: 11+

Purchase this Tour (and more) in the Secret Stories App, available for free download from Android Play and Apple App store.

You'll find more details of the tour and what it contains in the app!

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