Why should Halloween be the only time of year for spooky thrills, gore and ghouls? With many people having an unusual fascination with unusual goings on and blood-curdling frights, it’s only natural to have a few attractions in the big smoke that will appeal to these people.
One of the Travelodge hotels in central London can be your home for a day or two and a perfect base for a spooktacular time. With a myriad of options to satiate your need for bloodthirsty shenanigans, you can guarantee a couple of days full of macabre fun.
The London Dungeons
One of the top attractions in the city, the London Dungeon is full of thrills and scares. From delving into the dark past of our capital to daring the thrilling rides, it’s an experience not to be missed!
The London Bridge Experience
As part of this experience, the London Tombs are an absolute must-visit. While you have to book your slot in advance, the foresight is well worth it, as you are treated to Halloween, every day of the year.
From confined spaces and dripping walls to ghosts and ghouls at every turn, you will need a strong stomach but it’s totally worth it!
The Clink Prison Museum
Built upon the original Clink Prison, this superb museum takes you back in time through the course of the prison’s existence, from the early 12th century beginnings until the late 18th century demise.
The museum aims to recreate the conditions of the original prison, with original artifacts and torture devices being available to handle and explore.
Ghost Walks & Bus Tours
For a journey through London like no other, why not spend a couple of hours enjoying the ghastly stories of the city whilst walking the eerie cobbled streets? With three chilling tours to choose from, the Original London Ghost Walk has something for everyone.
Explore London’s darker history with the help of a guide who specializes in the paranormal. Prepare to be scared.
Alternatively, if you want to give your legs a rest, you can enjoy the awesome Ghost Bus Tours that run at both 7:30pm and 9pm. Departing from outside the Grand Hotel, just off Trafalgar Square, this chilling tour will tell you more about London’s past, with the help of on-board actors and technical effects.
Jack the Ripper Tour
Whatever the day of the week you’re visiting, the Jack the Ripper tour will surely spellbind you. With the real suspect never to have been caught, Jack tormented the streets of Victorian London with his acts of unspeakable violence.
As one of the most notorious serial killers to have lurked in the shadows, Jack is the subject of many tours and theories, and this one covers all the major sights with some stories along the way.
Feel the chills and succumb to the goose bumps this summer with some of these superb scary attractions – perfect for an alternative family trip to the capital.