Bullys Acre

Come and see the historic graveyard that was situated at the site of Bully's Acre for over a thousand years - Another site your guide knows well, back from his burking days - and learn about the strange events that have happened there over the years.

- Hear the account of how General Dilks, Commander of the forces in 1760, started a battle after leveling some graves in order to build a botanic garden for the Royal Hospital.

- Listen to tales of body snatchers, including the story of how one grave robber met his end by the hands of the cemetery's watch-men.

- And discover the facts about the government-ordered closure of the place after a cholera outbreak was the cause of thousands needing to be buried.

It could be said that the dead of Bully's Acre have had a hard time trying to rest in piece.