Explore The Dark Underbelly Of London With Us This Friday The 13th

Jack the Ripper may be gone but his ghost lives on...


1. Jack The Ripper's Ghosts.

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In 1888, the Whitechapel area of London was the scene of five brutal murders. The killer was given the nickname 'Jack the Ripper' as almost all of the female victims were horribly mutilated. Their ghosts still haunt the places in the city where they died!

2. 50 Berkeley Square.

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This place has long been known as the most haunted house in London! Several guests of the residence were heard screaming before being found dead in their rooms. Rumor has it that these people met their deaths at the hands of a bloody skeletal figure...

3. The Screaming Lady.

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Henry VII's fifth wife Catherine is said to haunt the gallery at Hampton Court. She was accused of adultery by her husband and arrested. While on house arrest she reportedly escaped her guards and ran down the gallery in search of her husband, pleading for mercy. She was caught and dragged back screaming to her room before being executed in the Tower of London!

4. St. Bartholomew Church.

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This Norman church is considered one of the most haunted in Britain as it is located near a site where hundreds were executed. The most famous ghost associated with this church is that of a priest who was burned alive in an iron cage by King Henry VIII. His ghostly cries have been heard by several visitors.

5. The Tower Of London.

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Throughout history, the Tower has earned the reputation of being one of the most haunted places in Britain! Famous ghosts include Queen Anne Boleyn, the two young Princes Edward VI and Richard, and the White Lady. Her specter can be seen in the White Tower waving to little children from the window.

6. Westminster Abbey.

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This famous church is home to many specters. The most well-known is 'Father Benedictus', a ghostly monk, who often appears to tourists in the guise of a tour guide before disappearing through the nearest wall. Several visitors have claimed that he is extremely polite and entertaining.

7. The Phantom Coach of Enfield.

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Locals claim that this ghostly coach, drawn by four black horses, travels down Bell Lane before vanishing into thin air! It is said to belong to the evil Judge Jeffrey's who is known as 'Hanging Judge Jefrey's' due to his choice of punishment for rebels.

8. Theatre Royal Drury Lane Ghosts.

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Theater's are often prone to ghost sightings or paranormal activity and Drury Lane is no exception! The most well-known ghost is the 18th century 'Man in Grey' who walks around the Upper Circle before disappearing. Legend has it that he only appears during really spectacular shows.

9. The City Of The Dead.

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Highgate Cemetery has been the home of many satanic cults, covens and even a few Vampires! While in a period of neglect, many locals claimed to see the ghostly apparitions of people who had been buried there over the years. However, since it has been restored there have been far fewer sightings.

10. The Black Nun.

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Sarah Whitehead is said to haunt the Bank of England after her banker brother was tried and executed for forgery. She refused to accept his death and returned to the bank for the rest of her life looking for news of him! She is said to appear dressed in black with a veil covering her face.

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