• Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)
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Tangle with the macabre on a 1-hour ghost bus tour through London! With your ghoulish guide, visit notorious local haunts (so to speak) of restless spirits, and pass chilling sites of murder, execution and torture such as St Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London and the little-known Cross Bones Graveyard. Hear fascinating facts about the London’s gruesome past and make key stops at the city’s eeriest landmarks. 

Highlights

  • 1-hour ghost bus tour of London, led by an entertaining guide
  • See some of the capital’s most haunted and grizzly sites
  • Pass by top London attractions including Tower Bridge and the Tower of London
  • Visit Cross Bones Graveyard, a mass burial ground that dates back to medieval times
  • Be entertained by spooky tales, chilling legends and tales of London’s dark past
  • Travel around the city in a classic 1960s Routemaster with a Gothic twist

What You Can Expect

London Ghost Tour by Vintage Bus

Discover London's dark past on this bus tour

Choose a convenient evening start time and meet your guide near Trafalgar Square for a 1-hour journey through the city’s gruesome history. Board the ghost bus – a 1960s Routemaster with its own dark history – grab a seat in the shadowy lower or upper deck, and peek out the window as your coach winds through the sinister streets of the capital city.  

With such a long and bloody history, many of London’s most esteemed landmarks – such as Houses of Parliament, St Paul’s Cathedral and London Bridge – come with a side of infamy and mystery. Pass the Tower of London, where many tyrants (and the occasional innocent) met their death by ax, and Westminster Abbey to learn about the ancient royal tombs that were discovered there. 

As you ride, hear chilling tales of London’s most prolific hauntings, deadliest diseases and most depraved characters. Keep your wits as your guide recounts the Whitehall Mystery, a grisly murder case from the 19th century where neither the victim nor the killer were ever identified. Hear chilling tales of the black dog of Newgate Prison and of Sweeney Todd, the demon barber (and butcher!) of Fleet Street. End with a stop at the Cross Bones Graveyard, a pauper burial ground that became ‘overcharged with dead’ before being closed in 1853.  

Your tour returns to the departure point with plenty of time to grab food or drink to warm your chilled soul!

Customer Reviews

brendajbirnie

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed this trip the conductor was absolutely hysterical great way to have a laugh in London with a bit of history added in would recommend this trip

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

A little hokey but so much fun! What a fun and entertaining way to see some of the seedier parts of the city!

John B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

A short review. Myself and my wife both loved this fun tour. My 8 year old granddaughter enjoyed it because there were a couple of other kids onboard her age who she sat with, had she been seated just with us I'm not quite sure she would have enjoyed it so much. There is only one time you exit the bus for a short walk, other than that you are on the bus the whole time. I recommend it, very fun.

John Michael M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

This was Blindingly Good!!! The tour guide was Creepy and funny and the stories told as you passed each landmark in the bus were eerie and fun.Also there are things going on inside the bus as well throughout your journey that I will not share so that it does not spoil the fun.Overall this was well worth the time and money and I would suggest you add it to you things to do list in London.

Julia M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2017

This is a fun way to learn some of London and #39;s history. Me and my sister really enjoyed it. I def recommend this if you are even a little bit interested!

Jacqui W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

This was a thoroughly entertaining evening. Our Bus Conductor an ex Classroom Assistant was so funny and talented.
The trip is informative as well. We defintely recommend !

Janice S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

Had a brilliant time on this tour, loads of fun as well as very educational. it was brilliant travelling around London at night. Our guide was great, loads of interesting facts and information about the past. Would definitely recommend this to anyone going to London.

Teresita L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

The story was a little bit scary, but, they added a skit to the trip which made it memorable and lots of fun. Highly recommended and a great experience as well.

Shaun D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Great informative tour with a good ammount of comedy thrown in. Great value for money!

Tracy M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Fun night event!

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