Richard Jones has been in the London Walks business since 1982 and has, therefore, had a few years to get noticed. Over the years his tours have won favourable reviews in newspapers the world over. Below you will find a selection of those reviews.
"Walking Tours of London are now a crowded market, but Richard Jones keeps ahead of the pack with impeccable research, and having honed his performance in more than 5,000 guided tours....."
THE EVENING STANDARD
"... This is among
the most reliable of the many London Walks. Richard Jones is a committed story
teller...who shares his enthusiasm with fellow hunters in the dimly lit
alleyways, graveyards and hidden courtyards of the City ..."
"... this is an
eerie, historical site.. and, without a single prop, Richard Jones succeeds in
conjuring more potent memories out of the area than from a neighbourhood full of
"...The joy of walking about with an enthusiast such as Richard Jones is the discovery of a place you thought you knew; not re-discovery, but truly seeing it for the first time..." ANNA PUKAS. DAILY EXPRESS.
"... One woman was
so terrified after a demonstration of his "psychic" powers, that she locked
herself in the pub lavatory and refused to leave ..."
"... I have been
coming to England for many years and have done almost all the ... London Walks.
In all honesty you are truly the "BEST" ..."
Richard Jones is able to present "a detailed and perfect account of the more historical complex theories... I doubt whether any other guide in London ...could have done this. The tours that Richard Jones leads are excellent..." MARTIN FIDO. CO-AUTHOR. JACK THE RIPPER A - Z
"...Richard Jones is London's best tour guide and provides enthusiasts with a thrilling journey on his "Original London Ghost Walk..." Henry P. Gravelle. Fort Providence Watch.
"... Richard Jones,
a delightfully animated guide, takes his captivated audience past some parts of
London it's a sure bet they would never see otherwise. It's hard not to shiver a
few times, but it certainly adds an eerie, realistic air to the adventure ..."
THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
Jones has been researching "ghostly things" for some years now and he's pretty
much ahead of the game, with a very winning set of anecdotes and a good sense of
".. the object of this letter is to thank you for a really marvellous night... the guide Mr Richard Jones was par excellence. His knowledge, humour and personality made history a fascinating experience and I'm sure all the participants that night would agree that Mr Jones is a gem..." TOUR PARTICIPANT
...if you have an interest in history, or just love good fun, this is the tour for you...two hours of excellent storytelling, where even the strongest and stoutest laugh nervously..." THE MANDATORY TRAVELOGUE.
"... of all
London's ghost walks this really was the spookiest. Richard's delivery was
superbly sinister and I, for one, found myself looking constantly over my
shoulder. Whether you are a visitor or a Londoner, do yourself a favour and take
"... Our guide
looked like he'd stepped straight from the pages of a Dickens novel.."
"... Robert De Niro eat
your heart out this guy terrified us..."
several companies offer walking tours.. we found these to be the best thought
and best presented of them all ..."