Montcalm’s London guide for horror fans


You’ll find thrills, chills and ghoulish secrets all over the historic city of London and its backstreets. For centuries London has harboured a darker side that not many people get a chance to see when they visit the city. From infamous killers and crooks to ghostly sites, horror fans will find plenty to give them goosebumps on their London break. If this sounds like your dream weekend, you’ll just need to know the right places to look.

If you’re hoping to get around the city easily, our Hotels Near Shoreditch Station will put you at the heart of the public transport system. So if you’re in search of ghosts or ghouls, you’ll never be too far from the dark attractions of London. This Montcalm Shoreditch guide will highlight some of the best places to visit so you can make the most of your time in the city.


London Dungeon

This is one of London’s most popular attractions and has become a must-see spot for thrill seekers and horror fans. Take a trip into the dungeon and journey through 1000 years of history as you witness re-enactments of London’s most gruesome events. The interactive experience features actors that will bring you into the dark underbelly of London. The dungeon is known for holding the city’s most notorious criminals and now you can interact with them as they regale you with gory tales of their past lives.

Woman in Black

The West End theatres in London are known for showing the best performances in the world. A trip to London wouldn’t be complete without visiting the famous theatrical district. Horror fans are in for a treat this season with the critically acclaimed Woman in Black. The show has been performed on West End stages for over 25 years and still remains one of the most popular performances to this day. Be sure to book your tickets when you organise your stay at the Montcalm Shoreditch.

Hampton Court Palace

Ghost hunters beware, this gorgeous Royal Palace is believed to be the home of numerous ghostly characters. Known to locals as one of London’s most haunted places, Hampton Court Palace has become a hotspot for horror fans. It is said to be the home of lingering spirits such as Catherin Howard, Henry VIII’s fourth wife who was taken from the gallery and put to death at Tower of London. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, this is a great place to visit if you’re looking for something different.

Jack the Ripper Tour

There’s nothing quite as chilling as walking in the footsteps of the most notorious killer in London’s history. Jack the Ripper is known for his horrific crime spree that left city London locals living in fear for years. Talk a walk through the back streets and side alleys of London where some of the gruesome attacks took place. Get inside the mind of the infamous killer as you hear about the history of this ghoulish character from historical experts. If you’re a horror fan, you won’t want to miss out on this experience during your stay in London.