Creepy Things To Do In London

There's two types of people that like Halloween. Firstly, there's the party animals, the ones who see it as the perfect night for dressing up like a fool and painting the town fake-blood-red. Then there's the ones who are there for the scares, the hard nuts for whom Halloween should be a national holiday. Halloween parties are small potatoes for this particular coven; they need something spookier. With that in mind, we've rounded up some of the best alternative Halloween activities in London this year, for those of you who want to get a little more hands on.

Last updated on 11th March 2020




@ Barbican Station on Various dates from Tuesday 7th April 2020

One of the goriest walking tours in London, this trip around Smithfield and the surrounding area is showing you some of the bloodiest happenings to occur on London soil. From learning about how the city disposed of Black Death corpses to some medieval execution methods, it's one of the most unique ways to get to know the area.

AIM Escape

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Escape rooms that will leave hairs on the back of your neck? Get familiar with the unique spaces at AIM Escape where dangerous spaces and creepy corners will put you and your skills to the test.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 10th April 2020 and 17 other Fridays

This two hour tour of London's most ghostly locations will take you off the beaten path, into places with more than a few tales to tell. From abandoned gaol cells to seemingly harmless gin palaces, your guide will attempt to commune with the other side at every stop.

@ The Happy Days Fish & Chip restaurant on Various dates from Wednesday 8th April 2020

Get to grips with the story behind one of London's most brutal serial killers with this fascinating Jack The Ripper tour. Kicking off with a meal in the Happy Days restaurant, where a blood-soaked clue was found back in 1888, before you head off around the streets with a certified Ripperologist.