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5 Spooky Places to Visit in London This Halloween

Here are the Ignite team's top recommendations for celebrating this Halloween in London!

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Chris Holding
Marketing & New Business

Here are some of the top places to visit in London this Halloween as recommended by the team here at Ignite:

Jack the Ripper Tour

Infamous serial killer Jack the Ripper terrorised East London during the late 19th Century and The Whitechapel Murders have since become one of the most enduring tales from the city’s murky history. 

Nightly tours begin outside Aldgate East Station at 7pm

The London Bridge Experience & The London Tombs

An immersive, character led journey through London’s horrible history. Plenty of scares mixed with an educational side.

Open daily from 10am

The Tower of London

Established by William the Conqueror in 1066 to ward off hostile Londoners, The Tower of London has a history drenched in blood. Royal disappearances, beheadings, the torture of Guy Fawkes and a brief stay for the Kray Twins, if those walls could talk, they’d scream!

Subterranean Scream

Scott Wood, London Fortean Society co-founder and author of London Urban Legends: The Corpse on the Tube and Other Stories, leads an exploration of the Tube’s eerie past. Keep any eye out for Ghosts eager to share their haunting tales.

The evening events are strictly for over 18’s

Highgate Cemetery

Full of crooked tombs and eerie architecture, Highgate Cemetery is London’s ghost hunting hotspot and an essential gothic attraction. The final resting place to many famous names, including Karl Marx the cemetery hosts daily tours and regular events include candle lit vigils and film screenings.

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