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 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 edited by Scarlett Welch

Last updated on 22nd April 2024

London Bridge Ghost Tour

@ Outside the Bunch of Grapes on Saturday 22nd June 2024 and 28 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.

Cabinet Sinistro: Black Mass

@ The Bedford on Wed, 4th Sep 2024 @ 19:30 - 23:00

Cabaret doesn't get much spookier than Cabinet Sinistro: Black Mass, taking place at The Bedford in Balham this September. Expect both seasoned and up-and-coming new burlesque artists creating a sinister story throughout the show, performing as eerie misfits, cryptids and more. Even better? Tickets start from as little as £12 per person, promising a free shot of unholy water on arrival.

Royal Maritime Greenwich Ghost Tour

@ Outside the Entrance to Cutty Sark Tall Ship (Closest Entrance to The Gypsy Moth Pub) on Saturday 22nd June 2024 and 11 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.

AIM Escape

After scary and quirky things to do in London? Yup. Get ready for a spooky experience at Aldgate's AIM Escape, 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 more spine-tingling.

Alcotraz London: Cell Block Two-One-Two

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: London on Various dates from Tuesday 18th June 2024

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

@ Outside Farringdon Station (Infront of Timpson) on Friday 28th June 2024 and 12 other Fridays

This two-hour tour of the capital'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.