Gunpowder Plot Tour

 

In 1605 a group of conspirators plotted to blow up Parliament and kill King James. They were discovered at the very last minute and the date is celebrated to this day on November 5th ….Guy Fawkes night.

 

Many of the conspirators came from the Heart of England and many of the sites associated with this important piece of English history can be visited today.  On this one-day tour:

 

  • Get a glimpse of the intrigues that tried to kill a king
  • Find out where the plotters came from and why they were driven to such extremes
  • Visit the places frequented by those involved in the conspiracy
  • Learn where these are referenced in Shakespeare’s works

 

 

 

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