The Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, known the world over as the ‘Old Bailey’, is opening its doors to the public for guided tours this summer.
It is the most famous court house in the world but from the 1100s it was a prison, the notorious Newgate, and a place of execution. The last public hanging there was in 1868 and the last one behind its firmly closed doors in 1902.
The iconic ‘Old Bailey’ is packed with secrets, history, famous trials, unexpected artworks and is also a busy, working building. Come and explore it after hours with a professional City of London Guide.
For full details and booking, visit the City of London Guides website.