We can’t quite believe that summer is over, but it’s time to embrace the autumn and experience the spooky side to London! If you are being bombarded with pumpkin and spider-related merchandise in your local supermarket, it can only mean one thing… Halloween 2021 is upon us, and London is making up for lost time!
Take a ride on the dark side with the Ghost Bus Tours and enjoy a hilarious horror show whilst you explore some of London’s most iconic attractions. Be prepared to hear tales of haunting and execution and sinister secrets that will make the hairs on your arms stand on end. If that’s not enough for you, retrace the infamous murderer’s footsteps with Jack the Ripper Ghost Walks.
Fancy adding a touch of liquid to your ghost tour? The Haunted London Pub Tour has your name on it! Explore some of London’s creepiest pubs and the stories behind the locals that used to drink there.
Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio – Dark Arts:
Back by popular demand, The Dark Arts will focus on the symbol of Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters as the Dark Mark is projected throughout the Studio Tour for you to follow during your visit. Witness 100 floating pumpkins in the spectacular great hall and learn the moves behind some of the most famous wand combat scenes! Not to be missed!
Halloween at Hampton Court Palace:
In the darkest nooks and spookiest corners of the palace, for many years, tales of ghosts and hauntings have captivated the minds of inhabitants and visitors. Stumble across palace ghosts and ghouls in a brand new self-guided trail, uncovering the tales of Catherine Howard (Henry VIII’s 5th wife) in her chambers, a grey cloaked lady named Sybil Penn, haunted portraits of the damned, and many more…
Halloween Screenings at Backyard Cinema Wandsworth:
Experience a mystical journey to far away lands at Wandsworth’s Backyard Cinema and enjoy your favourite scary movie like you’ve never seen before. From Hocus Pocus to Scream, there is something for everyone!
If you’re open to venturing slightly out of London, Crockford Bridge Farm occupies around 80 acres of green belt land in West Surrey and is the perfect spot for picturesque pumpkin picking. Each year it hosts a dedicated Pumpkin Festival, featuring pumpkin carving, seasonal art displays and activities for little ones.