An adventure awaits…
London wears many hats; from a centuries-old city haunted by the ghosts of its past, to a fascinating filming location where pages of fiction are brought to life. However you see it, there’s always something new to discover around every corner. Whether you’ve binged BBC’s Ghosts and are looking to make some ethereal friends, are a Potterhead hoping to follow in the footsteps of the famous boy wizard, or just simply fancy brushing up on some morbid history, these city exploration games tick all the boxes for an entertainingly intriguing day out.
With the long dark nights of winter our spooky senses are on high alert. It may be a creaking door swinging open while home alone or the faint caress of a cold breeze standing your hairs on end, we all get that feeling there’s something ghostly lurking among us. This London walking tour puts the control in your hands, with a mobile app that takes on the role of your personal guide. The interactive journey will send you to all sorts of spooky sites, drenched in a dark history and laden with sinister secrets. To find out these terrible tales you must solve clues so be sure to round up the brightest minds you know. If you dare to discover you can find tickets here.
Put yourself in the shoes of a 17th-century Londoner as you learn about the grim history of The Great Plague and its devastating effect on the city. This enlightening tour tasks you with a series of clues and challenges, each one leading to a new place and revealing an eye-opening local story. The deadly pandemic had the city in its clutches for quite some time and has left its mark in the form of ruined churches and overgrown graveyards. As well as visiting historic sites you’ll find out about the courageous efforts of the physicians who battled it and the outrageous remedies Londoners used to avoid getting infected. Find tickets here.
Fall under the spell of the city as you visit the various spots Harry Potter was filmed. No need for wands or marauder’s maps here, but you might need to grab any Hermione-like friends to help solve the clues and find out the next magical place on the agenda. Over the course of 64 minutes you’ll see the Horse Guards Parade, Trafalgar Square, the Palace Theater, Cecil Court and much more. There may also be a chance for a tipple at Charles Dicken’s favourite pub and time to peek down the alley that inspired J.K. Rowling’s writing. To immerse yourself in the world of witchcraft and wizardry, grab tickets here.
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