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Things to do in London for Halloween 2018
Things To Do In London -15-Oct-2018
Things to do in London for Halloween 2018
Halloween is nearly here and frightfully fun events are happening all over the capital this October! If you’re planning on visiting London for Halloween 2018, you’ve picked the right place.
From theatre shows to creepy clowns, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Remember, if you’re looking for somewhere to stay, Grange Hotels have a selection of hotels throughout Central London that’ll guarantee you a good night’s sleep, no matter the spooks you’ve endured! It’s the perfect time to take advantage of our dinner, bed and breakfast offer.
So, without further ado, here are our top picks for things to do in London this Halloween!
Visit Museums At Night
Dates across October
Museums across London are opening up their doors after dark throughout October! Experience the horror of Dickens After Dark: A Halloween Special tour of Charles Dickens’ home on the 25th October. As you work your way through all five floors, listen out for acclaimed actor and performer Dominic Gerrard performing extracts cut from many a frightening tale from The Signalman, The Monkey’s Paw and The Ghost in the Bride’s Chamber amongst many…
Or perhaps you’d be more inclined to explore a macabre collection of curios at Strawberry Hill House on 26th October. This candle-lit tour takes you through some of the strange objects in the collection, for one night only.
A portrait of an 18th century murderess, the obsidian mirror of an Elizabethan necromancer, a lock of hair from a bloody queen, and many other mysterious artifacts lie in wait.
The Tower of London is full of gruesome history and terrifying tales. In the winter months, take part in their Tower Twilight tours. Yeoman Warders lead exclusive tours of the Tower, taking in some of the gruesome sights and spooky stories which make it world famous.
Take in world famous sights such as Traitors’ Gate, the Scaffold Site and the Bloody Tower, and be appalled and amazed by tales of prisoners and past residents, of royal gossip and of the secrets kept within these ancient walls.
Where to stay:Grange Tower Bridge offers stunning views of the Tower of London, making it ideal for a spooky stay.
London Walking Tours
If you’re brave enough, follow the footsteps of one of London's most notorious villains. The Jack the Ripper Murders Tour takes you on a terrifying journey around London.
Step by blood-curdling step, you will find yourself spirited back to the mean streets of the 19th century East End where every corner turned and every step taken will lead you further in to a murder mystery that has been baffling and terrifying people for more than 125 years.
Alternatively, you could discover stories of spooky apparitions and paranormal activity on an evening ghost tour of Hampton Court Palace on Halloween night!
If you're more a music fan, unleash your inner witch with a spell at the Apollo Victoria Theatre and a performance of Wicked. This untold story of the witches of Oz will put a light-hearted spin on Halloween.
But, if you’re looking for something a little less musical and much more terrifyingly intense, The Woman in Black couldn’t be a more perfect show for Halloween! Watch the famous ghost story come to life in front of your eyes as you enjoy edge of your seat drama and illusion.
Will you escape The Covenant? Take a trip to Madam Tussaud's this Halloween and take part in a multi-sensory fright-fest, Alien: Escape.
This terrifying experience takes you deep inside the world of Alien, the iconic horror monster from the mind of H.R. Geiger, made famous by Ridley Scott's Alien movies.
Will you manage to evade the xenomorphs and survive the horror of being trapped alone with creatures from beyond our galaxy…?
Where to stay:Grange Fitzrovia is just around the corner from Regent's Park and Madam Tussaud's.
Delve into London Bridge's Haunted Tunnels
26th, 27th, 28th and 31st October
The London Bridge Experience is more twisted than ever before in 2018. This Halloween, they set new levels of shock, fear and depravity when their American cousins give you a special dose of southern hospitality. Are you brave enough to discover how this experience holds the UK's Scariest Attraction award?
Where to stay:Grange City Hotel is right on the river, just a stone's throw from London's most iconic bridge.