7 Spookiest Spots in London this Halloween
If you think London rush-hour is a nightmare you’ve seen nothing yet. The night of ghouls and zombies is lurking just around the corner - so we’ve put together the ultimate guide to 7 of London’s spookiest spots to visit this Halloween. From haunted streets, theme parks to London’s best party, where are you going to get your chills this October?
1) THE LONDON TOMBS
2-4 Tooley St, London SE1 2SY
The ultimate Halloween event in London - not for the faint hearted. Fortune favours the brave. Step into London’s most famed and award-winning horror attraction if you dare, offering an experience that’ll haunt your nightmares to come. That’s right, this October (21st-31st) the winner of ‘The Top Horror Attraction in the World’ is back with a vengeance at the London Tombs, housing some of the most terrifying residents in town. Take this theatrical tour through London's haunted tombs in London Bridge and learn about the city's gruesome history on the way: try to keep your eyes open...
Will you step up and face your fears? Standard entry from GBP 27.95.
Not feeling so brave? Come and settle your nerves with some great BOO-zy Halloween deals at our Belushi’s Bar lurking just around the corner!
2) THE TOWER OF LONDON
St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB
With its historic ghosts wandering the halls it’s no surprise that The Tower of London has earned the reputation of being one of the UK’s most haunted places - this is one location you won’t want to miss off our trick or treat route. Take the Tower of London Twilight Tour where you will be led through the tower at night and through spiral staircases. Hear some spooky stories and witness some greusome sights.
Fun Fact: Henry III used to keep many of his beasts in the tower, including three leopards, a polar bear and an African elephant!
3) GREENWICH FOOT TUNNEL
Greenwich Foot Tunnel, London
Running 50 feet deep and 370 metres long, the Greenwich Foot Tunnel is a spooktacular way to cross the river this Halloween. Here in the underbelly of London you’ll find an unsettling chill in the air with leaky ceilings and echoing footsteps - you won’t be the only one down there. It's really spoooooky. Whilst you’re at it why not make your way over to our Belushi’s in Greenwich! With killer Halloween deals like ours you’d be a ghoul not to!
4) JACK THE RIPPER TOUR WITH RIPPER-VISION
77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX
Voted the No.1 Ripper Tour, London’s darkest secrets just got creepier! Using the latest handheld projectors you’ll find yourself revisiting the murder sites and dissecting the suspects to uncover the truth! Have you got what it takes to solve one of the most elusive crimes in history?...
5) BACKYARD CINEMA: HALLOWEEN SCREENINGS
42 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6DR
Transport yourself into terrifying dimensions where your nightmares reside by heading to one of Backyard Cinema’s Halloween screenings - it’s their turn to run the show… Renowned for creating physical worlds with the use of live actors and music, you’ll be wishing you could wake up from this realistic nightmare! Catch some popular Halloween classics from the Addams Family, Scream and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Be fast when booking tickets - Halloween screenings will sell out fast.
Not looking forward to that cold and creepy walk back home? - Don’t worry, we’ve got your back! Our London Bridge Belushi’s Bar is waiting just around the corner!
St Christopher’s Inn & Belushi’s London Bridge: 161-165 Borough High St, London, SE1 1HR
6) THORPE PARK SCAREFEST
Chertsey, Surrey, England
And for those willing to travel that little bit further to the outskirts of London, Thorpe Park’s Scarefest won’t disappoint! With terrifying rides, harrowing escape rooms and the most heart-poundingly realistic horror scenes that’ll leave you shaking, make this your final destination this Halloween. Make sure you get your scares on Derren Brown's Ghost Train where you'll face some of your worst nightmares - and there's no escaping on this train...
7) London Belushi’s ‘Belushi Asylum'
Looking to party? We may not be spooky but we are fun! If you’re looking for an epic venue in London to celebrate this Halloween then we have got you covered. Take full advantage of our in house party planning teams, live DJs, free face painting artists and Halloween drinks specials serving up a killer mix of £1 ‘blood’ syringes and exclusive jagermeister offers for this event! For those who love to go above and beyond - go all out for the chance to win a £50 bar tab going to the best dressed!! Check out the London locations below...
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Article by Chloe Searle