List Of Haunted Places In London

St. Pancras Railway Station, London
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The capital of England is packed full of historic buildings and practically every street is hiding a dark secret or has a story to tell. When you take into account Greater London too, the region has a darker past than any other region in the UK, including a history a murder, plague, fire and conflict.
  • 50 Berkeley Square, London

    The building, believed to be the oldest unaltered building in London, has been in the hands of antique book dealers, Maggs Bros since the 30s, but was once the private home of Prime Minister George Canning, who claimed to have heard strange noises and have experienced psychic phenomenon.

  • Absolute Radio, London

    Absolute Radio, which was originally Virgin Radio has had its studios in the basement of No.

  • Adelphi Theatre, London

    Located on The Stand, the Adelphi is one of London's most famous theatres but the theatre's stage door is at the back on the building on the much quieter Maiden Lane.

  • Aldwych Underground Station, London

    Aldwych Sttion was originally opened in 1907, it acted as an off-shoot of the Piccadilly Line to Holborn.

  • British Museum, London

    You may not know that in Holborn there was once a London Underground station known as British Museum which served the Central line, it's been abandoned since the 1930s and has a spooky history of its own.

  • Cane Hill Asylum, Croydon

    The infamous Cane Hill Hospital opened in 1883 as a mental asylum.

  • Capital FM, London

    Stff at the radio station's studios at 28 Leicester Square often blame technical problems and strange sounds on hauntings but few realise the building's horrifying past that inspired Robert Louis Stvenson's story of Jekyll and Hyde.

  • City Of London Cemetery And Crematorium, London

    The reports of hauntings at this Grade I listed landscape in Wanstead date back to the 1970s.

  • Clink Prison, London

    The Clink is the oldest prison in England, dating back to 1144 and as well as being a tourist attraction, it's also said to be home to a shadowy figure that has been witnessed in the Bishop's Room.

  • Coliseum, London

    London's iconic Coliseum is one of the cities largest theatres, welcoming 2,500 people to watch each performance, but for a time the theatre was also visited by a spooky being.

  • Coronet Cinema, London

    The large building started its life as a theatre, but in 1923 become a cinema which operated up until 2014. Since then its current owners have worked to restore the building to its former glory and returned it to work as a theatre.

  • Covent Garden Underground Station, London

    Covent Garden Underground is one of the busiest stations for tourists visiting London, but the station is also said to have been visited by spirits from beyond the grave.

  • Elephant & Castle Underground Station, London

    South of the river on the Northern and Bakerloo lines is Elephant & Castle station, opened in 1890 and the site of numerous reports of spooky goings on.

  • Enfield Poltergeist House, Enfield

    The UK's most famous haunted house, 284 Green Street, Enfield. A case which centred on the Hodgson family. The paranormal activity occurred with stark regularity between August 1977 and October 1978.

  • Epping Forest, London

    A forest near London, with a history of burials, ghosts, and unexplained lights.

  • Green Park, London

    One of Central London's parks, a welcome piece of tranquility in the heart of the West End and a great place to head for a restful afternoon in the sun but not all of the parkland is as welcoming.

  • Greenwich Foot Tunnel, London

    Connecting Greenwich and the Isle of Dogs is one of the oldest tunnels under the River Thames, an eerie, 370 metre long pedestrian tunnel.

  • Ham House, Richmon-upon-Thames

    Ham House is a Grade I listed house on the River Thames in Ham, south of Richmond in London.

  • Hampton Court Palace, London

    One of the royal palace in Richmond-upon-Thames' most famous spooks is the Grey Lady of Hampton Court, it's said she was once a servant at the house, Prince Edward's nurse and the carer of Queen Elizabeth I.

  • Heathrow Airport, London

    When you think of potentially haunted buildings, the last place that springs to mind is the bustling airport on the outskirts of London, but it is said to be one of the city's paranormal hotspots.

  • Highgate Cemetery, London

    One of London's biggest cemeteries and a location which is said to have hosted occult rituals, witnessed witchcraft and secret meetings of Satanic cults.

  • King's Cross Station, London

    One of the busiest stations in London, thousands of commuters pass through it a day but on occasion some of those rushing through the station have reported seeing the ghost of a woman.

  • Langham Hotel, London

    The purpose built Langham Hotel in Marylebone opened in 1865 and is said to be haunted by at least five different ghosts.

  • Liverpool Street Station, London

    Liverpool Steet Sttion is Central London is said to be haunted by a man in overalls who is said to patrol the dark platforms in the dead of night.

  • London Tombs, London

    The London Tombs are part of The London Bridge Experience, a tourist attraction on Tooley Steet, in vaults below the southern end of London Bridge, built on the site of what was once a plague pit.

  • Lyceum Theatre, London

    The Lyceum theatre in London's West End, currently home to the 'Lion King' and the sighting of a terrifying sighting of a severed head.

  • Queen's House, London

    The Queen's House in Greenwich is a former royal residence and is now home to an internationally renowned art collection and is a free museum.

  • Ragged School, London

    Today the building is a museum but 150 years ago it was used to educate the poorest children in the area.

  • Senate House Library, London

    Senate House Library is part of the University of London and the eighth floor is the place where famous paranormal investigator, Harry Price's collection of magical literature are store, a total of almost 13,000 books and papers on the subject of magic and the paranormal.

  • St. Dunstan's Church, Sutton

    The first church on our list dates back to 1864 but there has been a church on the site from Saxon times.

  • St. James's Park, London

    St James's Park, the oldest of the eight Royal Parks in London.

  • St. Pancras Railway Station, London

    London's St Pancras serves that capital with trains to Sheffield, Nottingham and Kent, as well as services to Europe via the Eurostar.

  • The Flask, London

    The Flask is one of London's oldest pubs and has plenty of stories to tell.

  • The Grenadier, London

    The Grenadier is said to be London's most haunted pub and despite its small size, it boasts plenty of ghosts stories and even has a small crucifix on the wall in the cellar to scare away evil spirits.

  • The Savoy, London

    The world famous, luxury hotel on The Stand in Central London is said to be one of the most haunted hotels in the capital, especially on the fifth floor.

  • The Spaniards Inn, London

    The Spaniard's Inn is a historic pub on Spaniards Road between Hampstead and Highgate.

  • The Ten Bells, London

    The Ten Bells on Commercial Steet has been serving Londoners pints since at least the 1740s.

  • The Tower Of London, London

    Millions of tourists flock to London every year to uncover its history and one of the city's busiest and most famous attractions is the Tower Of London, it's regarded as one of the most haunted buildings in London and with a history of over 900 years of torture and execution, it's no surprise.

  • Theatre Royal, London

    The Theatre Royal on Drury Lane is London's oldest working theatre, there's been a theatre on this site since 1663 and as you'd expect, the building has its fair share of resident ghosts.

  • University College, London

    There are stories that this Central London university is haunted by a girl named Emma Louise.

  • West Norwood Cemetery Catacombs, London

    By far the creepiest cemetery on our list, probably thanks to the eerie catacombs which lie beneath it.


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