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Mayhem & Mayfair

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Davies Street

Davies Street

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Mayfair is an elegant part of London with a dark history.

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On this walking tour you will hear how an area of pasture, orchard and marsh ('The Hundred Acre') became one of the most desirable and expensive districts in the world. The walk begins on the road that went all the way to Oxford, passed the most notorious execution site in London.

You will learn the origins of one of the richest aristocratic families in the UK and their importance to Mayfair. There are many street named after the original 18th century developers, and how the residents of these famous thoroughfares turned former farmlands into one of the most fashionable in the world.

There will be plenty of tales of the local aristocrats and how they lived their lives, and how their servants played their part in shaping modern Mayfair. There will be stories of rock and baroque stars, kings and queens, presidents and generals. The area has had more than its share of colourful characters, and their lives shall be recounted.

You will see fabulous architecture, splendid hotels and grand squares, but also boutique shops. The tour will include in one of the many lovely pubs this area has to offer.

Whisper boxes provided and social distancing observed.

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