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London: Comedy Horror Ghost Tour on a Bus

1. London: Comedy Horror Ghost Tour on a Bus

All aboard the omnibus for a ride around the dark side of London. Rising from the ashes of a factory fire, the Necrobus is here to creep you out. See London's historic places and famous sites on this unique tour. On-board actors and technical trickery are combined to create the scariest tour in town. A creepy conductor provides the commentary for this sinister sightseeing show, revealing haunted palaces, unmarked burial grounds, and old skeletons in the capital’s closet. The Ghost Bus Tour takes you around the city, to West End, and even south of the river. See some of the oldest and most historic places in London and learn spooky facts about the most famous sights including Westminster Abbey, Fleet Street, The Tower of London, and London Bridge.

London: Ghost Walk and Spooky River Thames Boat Ride

2. London: Ghost Walk and Spooky River Thames Boat Ride

Feel shivers down your spine on a ghost walk around the haunted and historic sights of London. Follow the shadows to some of the darkest corners of the city on a 2-hour walking tour and boat ride. Cruise in luxury along the River Thames aboard a boat with an on-board bar. See London's legendary attractions illuminated for the evening against the black night sky. Discover the site of the most haunted house and creep through parks rich with horrific history.  End the night at the royal castle and former prison of the Tower of London.  

London Bridge Experience and Tombs Entrance Ticket

3. London Bridge Experience and Tombs Entrance Ticket

Discover The London Bridge Experience set in the deep historical vaults of the world-famous London Bridge. Experience the dark history of London Bridge first-hand as it is brought to life right in front of your eyes on this interactive character lead adventure. Move through history and meet some of London Bridges' most gruesome characters from its bloody past, including William Wallace and Jack the Ripper. See, hear and even smell what London Bridge was really like through its 2,000-year history. Then for that brave enough, laugh, scream and possibly cry whilst braving the passages of the London Tombs. With live actors in the tombs playing zombies and jumping out and scaring you as much as possible, this is experience is not for the faint-hearted. For those with younger guests, the Guardian Angel tour allows the zombies to be kept at bay as you explore.

London: Jack The Ripper and Sherlock Holmes Bus Tour

4. London: Jack The Ripper and Sherlock Holmes Bus Tour

Step aboard a vintage open top bus, and journey through the haunted streets of London after dark. Along the way, hear stories about the legends buried at Westminster Abbey, and see the banqueting house where Charles I was beheaded. A guide will explain how the public executioner would often raise a severed head to the crowd to show it still twitching for several seconds after the brutal blows! Continue to the Old Bailey, where numerous public hangings once took place. Pass the Royal London Hospital where the “Elephant Man” once lived. Be spooked by tales of Mrs Lovett’s pie fillings, which she sold from her shop next to a butcherous barber! Then, walk through a deserted Smithfield Market, looking for the William Wallace plaque where Braveheart was tortured. Learn about the 19th-century body snatchers that dug up local cemeteries “in the interests of science.” Listen out for the scratching of the Cock Lane ghost, Fanny Lynes, and hear her story of sex, loan sharks, arsenic poisoning, and séances. As the shadows lengthen, drive into London's East End, a hotbed of crime and vice in the 19th century. Relive the days of Jack the Ripper, when he came out of the fog and dimly lit alleys to stalk and butcher 5 victims. Stroll the path of his death trail to the murder sites, deciphering the evidence of the still unsolved crimes. End in the warmth of the Sherlock Holmes Pub, where a wide collection of Holmes memorabilia is on display. The pub also serves an extensive menu of food, including a traditional fish and chip supper, which you can order from the bar.

Haunted London and Jack The Ripper Tour with Fish and Chips

5. Haunted London and Jack The Ripper Tour with Fish and Chips

Discover the dark side of London on this combined 3-hour coach and walking tour and learn about some of the capital’s most notorious murder cases. Starting from the Theatre Drury Lane, you will learn why it is considered London’s most haunted theater. Drive past site of numerous public hangings at the Old Bailey, and continue past the former home of Sweeny Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street. Hear how his accomplice, Mrs Lovatt, was said to have baked pies from the flesh of his victims, before selling them to unsuspecting customers. As the shadows get long, head to London's East End, a hotbed of crime and vice in the 19th-Century. Learn how, during the autumn of 1888, terror struck when Jack the Ripper came out of the fog and dimly lit alleys, to stalk and butcher his 5 victims. Walk along his death trail, inspecting the murder sites, deciphering the evidence, and discussing the suspects in the case that has never been solved. Among the highlights is a visit to the 10 Bells Pub, where many of Jack the Ripper's victims were said to have drunk.

London: Ghastly Ghosts 2-Hour Walking Tour

6. London: Ghastly Ghosts 2-Hour Walking Tour

Go off the beaten path on a 2-hour after dark walking tour of London, and learn about the city’s ghastly ghosts and ghouls. Meet your guide at All Hallows by-the-Tower, one of the oldest churches in London, with a Saxon arch and recycled Roman tiles. Surrounded by the City of London’s skyscrapers and trendy restaurants, it’s hard to imagine the full extent of London's haunted past, but as you sneak down the dark streets of "the world's best city," your guide will regale you with tales of ghouls, ghosts, and specters. Feel the chills down your spine as London’s dark history is brought to life. Hear stories of unspeakable suffering, blood-curdling crime, and horrid murders. London is full to the brim with terrible tales of midnight monsters and devilish demons. Dare to walk in the footsteps of the unexplained, and experience a terrifying walk through the historic City of London, starting at the Tower of London and ending at St Paul's Cathedral.

London: Murder Mystery Cruise With 3-Course Dinner

7. London: Murder Mystery Cruise With 3-Course Dinner

Join a murder mystery cruise on the River Thames. This interactive experience will require you to take on the role of the detective as you solve clues or simply sit back and enjoy the show as you savor a 3-course meal that’s included as a part of the experience. Embark at Tower Pier and prepare yourself for what awaits. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine or a soft drink as you’re welcomed on board. Later, dine on a 3-course meal as you try to figure out who did it. Pass iconic London landmarks such as HMS Belfast, Tower Bridge, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the London Eye, and Houses of Parliament. You’ll then loop around towards Canary Wharf and back to the starting point having solved the mystery.

London: Haunted Exploration Game and Tour

8. London: Haunted Exploration Game and Tour

There are few places in the world more mysterious and full of strange events than London. Prepare to enter the land of the inexplicable to discover its frightening stories on this haunted exploration game. Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions, so you won’t need a map or GPS. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. You won’t need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point and you’re ready to go on a city exploration adventure. After you buy the quest, receive a code that grants you access to the quest in the app (the app is free to download). The quest can be played at any hour. It will take you from 1 to 2 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit, so you can finish it at your own pace. The total length is about 2 miles (3 km). For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphones. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own ticket. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end.

London: Spy & Espionage Small-Group Tour

9. London: Spy & Espionage Small-Group Tour

Explore the shadowy world and gain a new perspective of London that few know or ever hear about - a tale of treachery, tragedy, and subterfuge. Learn about Britain's top intelligence agencies and the different roles they play in protecting the country. See the home of MI6- famously featured in several James Bond movies - the headquarters of MI5 and visit the public 'dead drop' sites where spies exchanged top-secret information. Discover the locations used by Intelligence Services to recruit their agents, and be shaken and stirred by the stories of some of Britain's most infamous traitors and double agents.

London: 2-Hour Farringdon Paranormal Activity Tour

10. London: 2-Hour Farringdon Paranormal Activity Tour

Meet your guide and group of fellow participants in Farringdon, central London, for an evening walk through the city’s ghoulish and ghastly history. Hear tales of the mounds of bodies lying in rest below London's streets, visit the city’s largest execution site, and listen as your guide regales you with spine-tingling tales, including that of the infamous Scratching Fanny of Cock Lane! Learn about the grisly end of William Wallace and see the abandoned jail cell that once housed the world’s worst serial killer. At each stop, your guide will attempt to make contact with ghosts and spirits on the other side. See them at work as they use authentic Ouija boards, K2 meters, and dowsing roads to summon the ghouls. You will also have the chance to visit a traditional London Gin Palace, home to an entirely different kind of spirit, before you finish your tour.

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Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 2,341 reviews

The tour was extremely thorough, interesting, and gave great insight into both the case of Jack the Ripper and the history of the area. Our tour guide, Tom, was fantastic, and you could tell he knew the topic inside and out. I would strongly recommend this tour to anyone looking for something to do in the city at night, especially true crime buffs or those interested in unsolved mysteries. Thanks for a great night!!

It was great! Exciting, scary and entertaining. Our German guide (unfortunately I don't remember the name but it was a lady from Hamburg) was great! Not recommended for small children, but otherwise for everyone!

The tour guide (Tom) was amazing! He kept the tour lively and really knew what he was talking about. I would definitely recommend this tour to friends.

I loved the tour, in all due to the passion that the guide managed to convey with his story!! Amazing

George was awesome! The way he guided us and shared the ghost stories was one of kind exceptional!