Great Fire of London Walking Tour with Kids

Great Fire of London Walking Tour with Kids, London, England (B)

The Great Fire of London was a monumental event in London’s history. The blaze in 1666 destroyed thousands of homes and left St Paul’s Cathedral a smouldering ruin. Rebuilding the city gave rise to some of the best-known architecture to be seen in London today. Its importance means the Great Fire of London is a topic studied in many UK schools, particularly in year 2 (KS1).

After questions from my daughter, querying: ‘where is the great fire of London’ and ‘can you visit the great fire of London?’, we decided to retrace its pathway. We took a family trip to London to see the Great Fire of London locations on a self-guided walk. Read on for details of our Great Fire of London free family walking tour, information about the Great fire with facts for kids and climbing Monument with children.

The Great Fire of London started in at a bakery in Pudding Lane, an unassuming street in the heart of the City of London. The King’s baker, Thomas Farrier, lived and worked at the Pudding Lane bakery. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Great Fire of London Walking Tour with Kids
Guide Location: England » London
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Callaghan
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Pudding Lane
  • St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Fire sculpture
  • Monument
  • The Shard
  • Gherkin
  • The River Thames
  • Tower Bridge
  • Leadenhall Market
  • Guildhall
  • Art gallery
  • St Mary-le-Bow
  • One New Change
  • Millennium Bridge

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