Ghosts of London: Haunting Stories & Legends

4.24 (326 ratings)
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There's a reason why London has long been considered a hotspot of bloody history and head-scratching mystery! London has so much to offer behind its iconic landmarks and beautiful green spaces – you’d be hard-pressed to experience even half of it in a one-week stay, and that’s just for the standard tourist-y stuff!

The charmingly aged streets of London harbour outstanding stories behind each and every corner. Some will warm your heart, but the best of them will make you shiver! It goes without saying, then, that few haunted places around the world can compare to London! Enter: one of our very best London Ghost Tours!

So, if you're looking for something different from your average day out shopping or ghost hunting in your local graveyard, this is for you!

Our unconventional self-guided London ghost tour will reveal fascinating tidbits about the places you’ll visit, plus more information about each place as you walk (or run) around the city, following curious clues and solving intricate puzzles in your surroundings. In doing so, you'll discover the legends and lesser-known haunting stories of London.

You won't need any prior knowledge or special skills to play our game, and anyone can join in on the fun! It's as simple as downloading our award-winning app and exploring cherry-picked haunted parts of town at your own pace.

Do you prefer adventures without the tag-alongs? Good! You’ll have complete freedom and privacy to explore as you wish, there aren’t any guides involved in our haunted London tour!

Ready for a break? Take one! You can have a coffee or an ice cream break whenever you want with no pressure to keep going if you need a moment to relax. Ready to continue playing after your break? Just pick up where you left off and get right back into it!

Playing our best London ghost tour has never been this much fun!

Availability:

  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages
    German, English, French

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Highlights

  • Embark on our best London ghost tour, visiting the most infamous sites in town.

  • Explore the Mayfair area of London from a different perspective

  • Discover one of the most haunted houses in the city

  • Visit truly haunted landmarks such as Green Park, Queen's Chapel and more!

Storyline

London has so many stories buried in history. Statues, paintings, characters trapped between words, all speechless—their stories long since lost to time. But you are a passionate historian, so the stories you uncover all come to life inside your head. Literally.

You can sense their spirits now, guiding you on a journey to find The Quill—their salvation. These spirits are the quiet ones, never before seen nor heard by anyone still living, or indeed anyone at all. Their lips were sealed forever, but you must be their voice. 

While you’re out and about on our best London ghost tour, you’ll be sure to get swept up in this gripping story brought to life by our top-notch writers!

Experience's route

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Starting point The Cathedral of the Holy Family in Exile
6 Weighhouse St, London W1K, UK
Finish point Marlborough Road
Marlborough Rd, London SW1A 1BG, UK

Places you will visit

11

It will take you

40-70 mins

You will walk

3810 steps

Total distance

2.9 km

  • Don't play in the night
  • Don’t enter the places, not part of the experience
  • If parents/guardians, filter the content for kids
  • Kids under 12 should be guided by their parents
  • Game ends in another place than it starts
  • Cross the street carefully
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Ratings and Reviews

4.24

326 ratings

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Brennan Parker

30 Jun 2024

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08 Jun 2024

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02 May 2024

Daniela Emanuela Majerová

28 Apr 2024
it was a great date night! we played it during twilight and it was spooky and interesting at the same time 🤗

Yoji Nakamura

16 Apr 2024

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