There are plenty of tourist attractions you won’t want to miss if you are in London no matter what time of the year. The staples like Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace should always be on your itinerary. If you like the spookier side of history however, you should also add a few others. It’s no surprise that this city is teeming with spots to go on your next ghost adventure, and they run the gamut from the slightly tame to the super creepy. Coconut Club Vacations invites you to get scared in London this Halloween.
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum should be on your list of interesting places to visit while you are in Londontown. The life-like wax creations are so realistic it is almost hard to believe that they are not real. To experience the scary this museum has to offer purchase a ticket for Scream. It is an inner chamber located deep in the museum where you are taken to a maximum security prison that has been taken over by the inmates. It is a great scary interactive experience, and you will cross of one of the city’s top tourist attractions from your must see list.
If you like to stay at interesting and unique lodgings Clink Hostels might be just what you are looking for. This place isn’t for everybody, because as the name might lead you to believe you will be staying the night in the clink. The hostel was built inside a 19th century courthouse, and offers 7 authentic prison cells to sleep in. The cells have original features like barred windows and you can choose to stay in solitary confinement or share a cell with your favorite partner in crime. This will truly be a unique experience.
Scary London would not be complete without a Jack the Ripper Tour. He is one of the most infamous serial killers in the history of the world. Jack the Ripper killed between 5 and 11 women between 1888 and 1891. He was never caught and to this day his identity remains a mystery. You can take a Jack the Ripper walking tour and visit the places that his victims were found and here the gory details that go along with their murder. They are sure to send chills tingling down your spine.
You will never quite look at London the same once you have experienced the darker, scarier side of this proper British city. Now you can say you’ve truly experienced every aspect of this city beyond the museums and must see architectural elements. You might have stayed the night in the clink, and now know where Jack hid the bodies.