Hideous Horrors walk


This exciting treasure hunt for children takes you back to the horrible practices of the 17th century. A great idea for a children's party! Or a fun family idea for the weekend.

The Hideous Horrors walk comprises four booklets with four different characters. Allocate the roles and experience an unforgettable journey through Leiden. Take Marie de Slegte, for example: a cold-blooded murderess from the 17th century, or Cornelis de Groot, a stern and merciless policeman. They and the other characters tell the story of crime and justice in Leiden. Answer exciting questions and complete the activities and it will soon be clear that severe punishments were nothing unusual in the 17th century. Beheadings, hangings and drownings were an almost everyday occurrence… Do you dare to join in this walk?

The Hideous H…

This exciting treasure hunt for children takes you back to the horrible practices of the 17th century. A great idea for a children's party! Or a fun family idea for the weekend.

The Hideous Horrors walk comprises four booklets with four different characters. Allocate the roles and experience an unforgettable journey through Leiden. Take Marie de Slegte, for example: a cold-blooded murderess from the 17th century, or Cornelis de Groot, a stern and merciless policeman. They and the other characters tell the story of crime and justice in Leiden. Answer exciting questions and complete the activities and it will soon be clear that severe punishments were nothing unusual in the 17th century. Beheadings, hangings and drownings were an almost everyday occurrence… Do you dare to join in this walk?

The Hideous Horrors walk is suitable for children in the top years of primary school, accompanied by an adult. A package for four children is available for €7.50 from the VVV Leiden Tourist Information Office or via the webshop.

Sights on this route

1

VVV Leiden

VVV Leiden
Stationsweg 26
2312 AV LEIDEN
VVV Leiden
2

Academy Building

Academiegebouw
Rapenburg 73
2311 GJ LEIDEN
Academy Building
3

Pieterskerk

Pieterskerk
Kloksteeg 16
2311 SL LEIDEN
Pieterskerk
4

Morspoort

Morsstraat
2312 BN LEIDEN
Morspoort
5

VVV Leiden

VVV Leiden
Stationsweg 26
2312 AV LEIDEN
VVV Leiden