Creepy Things To Do In London

There are two types of people who live for frights. First, there are the party animals who see the 31st of October as the night for dressing up and painting the town fake-blood-red. Then, there are the ones who are here for the scares... for whom this time of year should be a national holiday. If you're the latter, check out our guide to creepy things to do in London

Last updated on 27th October 2022

The Ghost Bus Tours

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London is swarming with spooky secrets, and there's one ghost-led event that's ready to unveil them all. Set off on the all-black Boardmaster for a trip around London as The Ghost Bus Tours regale creepy facts along the way, making for one memorable night out in the city.

  London Bridge Ghost Tour

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@ Outside the Bunch of Grapes on Saturday 10th December 2022 and 52 other Saturdays

If you're after scary attractions in the UK, this experience will leave you seriously spooked. Join the London Bridge Ghost Tour and journey back in time to the world's oldest operating theatre, spirits that linger in England's oldest prison and a 17th-century pub haunted by a canine demon.

@ Outside the Entrance to Cutty Sark Tall Ship (Closest Entrance to The Gypsy Moth Pub) on Saturday 10th December 2022 and 25 other Saturdays

Be regaled with twisted tales of drunken sailors sent to "Shanghai", the Cutty Sark Curse and ghosts of jilted lovers as you embark on the Royal Maritime Greenwich Ghost Tour. Expect spooky hidden laneways, London's scariest park and a visit to Charles Dickens' favourite haunted pub.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

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Rivoli Pop up Cinema has a boatload of spooky showings with Fright Night Cinema this October. Enjoy gripping the seats while watching creepy flicks such as Carrie and The Shining in the fabulous ballroom space. If you're thirsty? Opt for a ghoulish-themed cocktail from the bar.

London Month of the Dead

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There's no more scary things to do in London the Month of The Dead's lineup of talks, walks and workshops. Learn about gory history and hellish tales across these events, which are sure to get your spine tingling in time for Halloween.

See Your City

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Covering everything from a walking tour of ghosts, ghouls and gallows to a Jack the Ripper exploration, See Your City has something for everyone with a penchant for the peculiar. Grab your closest pals for an evening of spooky antics, while you learn some fascinating historical facts.

AIM Escape

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After scary and quirky things to do in London? Yup. Get ready for a spooky experience at AIM Escape in Aldgate, where dangerous areas and creepy corners will put your puzzle-solving skills to the test, alongside the use of augmented reality to make it even scarier.


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For those creepy plans in the city, catch the best-loved vintage showgirls at The King's Head Member's Club with Gin-House Burlesque. Enjoy an evening of sultry entertainment, including burlesque, circus and live music. You won't want to miss out on this Halloween special.

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Two-One-Two

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: London on Various dates from Tuesday 6th December 2022

Alcotraz is the unique cocktail experience that'll see you get banged up for the evening. Step into your orange jumpsuit and construct a plan to smuggle booze in past the warden, before being rewarded with delicious, bespoke cocktails to enjoy in a fun atmosphere.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Outside Farringdon Station (Infront of Timpson) on Friday 27th January 2023 and 22 other Fridays

This two-hour tour of London's most ghostly locations will take you off the beaten path and into places with more than a few tales to tell. From creepy abandoned cells to seemingly harmless gin palaces, the Paranormal Activity Tour will have you communicating with the other side.

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

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@ The Silent Disco Boat on Saturday 21st January 2023 and 11 other Saturdays

Fancy a spooky silent disco this Halloween? Then all aboard the ghoulish Dutch Master, which will take you on a creepy cruise along the River Thames. Silent Sounds' boat party will see you soaking up the frights - sorry, we mean sights, as well as enjoying quality tunes and banging drinks.