BLOODY LEAMINGTON SPA
In partnership with the wonderful Leamington History Group.
Join local author Adam Wood for a walk on the dark side of the streets, with true crime tales from Leamington's grim history on almost every corner.
Hear of the wife of a renowned Leamington doctor who was poisoned by their servant, why a local man just returned from military service burned his mother to death, and what happened when Scotland Yard detectives visited Leamington to question a man who had confessed to the brutal murder of a soldier in what was a nationwide tragedy. And that’s not to mention the baby farm discovered on Park Street, where desperate young women took their infants to avoid local disgrace...
The walk is one and a half miles long, with just a few steps, and starts outside the Fox & Vivian pub at 32 Clarendon Avenue. It lasts 90 minutes, and ends outside the Royal Pump Rooms.
The next scheduled dates of the Bloody Leamington Spa walking tour are shown below. Click Add to Cart and select the number of places required, or just turn up and pay on the day (letting me know in advance you intend to do so!)
Cost is £10 per person
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