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    Updated on Oct 25, 2019. Posted on Oct 24, 2019

    9 Low-Key Things You Didn't Know You Could Do In London This Halloween

    Costumes entirely optional.

    1. Eat tacos, play mini golf, and sip on luxuriously-themed cocktails at at Swingers, City and West End.


    Mini golf may not scream spooky to you, but for those who are looking to have a fun-filled evening with a nice nod to Halloween, Swingers is your place. Both branches have intricate courses, incredible street food from vendors like Breddos Tacos, and many lush cocktail bars (City has a gin terrace!).

    Dressing up on the 31st Oct and Nov 1st as a classic horror character earns you a free Pumpkin Punch cocktail and both venues which are normally famed for their charming 1920s vibe, will be transformed into "haunts of the supernatural".

    Tickets for one round of mini golf start at £10pp with locations in City and West End.

    2. Visit the 18th-century by exploring Dennis Sever's house, Liverpool St.

    3. Brave a ghost tour at Hampton Court Palace, Hampton Court.

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    Let me start by saying I went here last year and it was creepy AF. I love Hampton Court Palace, it's super interesting and absolutely beautiful, but late at night it is pretty damn creepy. The tour is super interesting if you like your history dark, and you'll get to see the exact place where the reported ghost that haunts the castle likes to linger (see video). The bedrooms are the scariest bit though, and there's even a part of the tour where you have walk down a very dark corridor alone, so it's not for the faint-hearted!

    Tours run on selected dates (including Oct 31st) till February and you can get more info and tickets here.

    4. Visit the Viktor Wind Museum of Curiosities in Hackney.

    5. Test your smarts with the "School of Witchcraft and Wizardry" escape room at Enigma Quests in Liverpool Street.

    Hands down one of the best escape rooms in London, the "School of Witchcraft and Wizardry" is a magical hour where Harry Potter knowledge isn't even necessary. Telling you about it would give it away, but let's just says that the set is great, the puzzles are interesting, and the surprises are bloody cool! A very satisfying activity that will make you feel like you actually did something productive, if that's your bag.

    Tickets cost £30pp and you must have a team of minimum three players.

    6. Have a Halloween-themed afternoon tea on a bus with Bridget's Bakery Afternoon Tea Bus London Bus Tour.

    7. Indulge in pizza, bottomless prosecco, and one of the best movies of all time at Lost Boys Pizza, Camden.

    Lost Boys Pizza

    This spooky-all-year-round pizzeria takes it up a notch for Halloween but is still low-key AF. For £35 you'll get a spooky pizza (black charcoal crust OoOoooO), bottomless beer or prosecco, and a screening of "The Lost Boys".

    The event runs 28th Oct - 2nd Nov and you can purchase tickets here. If you're looking for something a bit more party party, then they're also hosting, well, parties.

    8. Go see The Woman in Black at The Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden.

    9. And if you can't be bothered to do any of that and just want a few drinks down the pub, then at least go to a one with a very spooky history like the The Ten Bells in Spitalfields.

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