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Actors at the London Bridge Experience entertaining the audience with a gruesome sliced open body on display.
Visitors at the London Bridge Experience looking at a wax figure sitting down at a table surrounded by books.
Visitors at the London Bridge Experience watching a theatrical performance.
Visitors at the London Bridge Experience watching a theatrical performance.

London Bridge Experience

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Please be aware of government guidelines before setting off.

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  • Delve into the infamous vaults of the 1800 London Bridge, and journey back in time to discover the gruesome history and horror of the UK’s scariest attraction.
  • Discover England’s most notorious characters, including Jack the Ripper, William Wallace, The Head Snatcher, Sir Joh Rennie, plus many more.
  • If you are visiting with younger children who would prefer a less scary experience, embark on a special tour with a guardian angel.
  • The immersive tour will reveal the secrets and stories that lie beneath the most haunted bridge in the world.
  • The London Bridge Experience has been the winner of the Best Year-Round Scare Attraction for the last 11 years in a row in the UK.

Are you looking for a truly scary destination to take your family? We’ve got just the perfect place for you! Discover London’s grisly history and tumble into the bowels of hell at the UK’s Best Scare Attraction for 11 years running. Unearth 2,000 years of history during this immersive theatrical experience. Home to the original Plague pit, the London Bridge Experience will take you through an interactive journey through the fascinating but gruesome history of this area of London.

Visitors at the London Bridge Experience in a crypt watching one of the performers.

Visitors at the London Bridge Experience watching a theatrical performance.

Immerse yourself in London Bridge’s dark past – from when it was first built in approximately 50 AD to modern day. On this guided tour, experience an interactive journey throughout the ages with rea-life actors and animation, and examine the psyche of some of the most infamous English personalities like Jack the Ripper and The Head Snatcher. Learn about the haunting stories about London bridge’s history, and discover the secrets about the shocking murders, strange executions and the devastating Great Fire of London before delving deeper into the London Tombs beneath the bridge.

Watch out for Queen Boudica and the Iceni tribe of warriors as they prepare to battle the Roman army. Step foot into The Star Inn Pub, which is notorious for its links with Jack the Ripper, and listen carefully as The Keeper of The Heads describes how he preserves the heads of the famous, including William Wallace. Experience life in the medieval era for yourself as you see, hear and smell throughout the ages.

Are you brave enough to descend into the lower vaults of London Bridge and travel through the scare maze? The Tombs are home to hundreds of spirits of the dead and plagued bodies, so be prepared to jump and scream with fright as you journey through this immersive maze. Dodge the hanging cobwebs, squeeze through the blood-soaked wall, watch out for devilish clowns, zombies and doctors.

If you have younger children under 11 who want a less scary experience, they are welcome to embark on the special Guardian Angel Tour. An entertaining immersive scare experience, they will get to soak up the interesting smells, sights and sounds of the Tombs with the frightening elements removed.

Winner of the Top Horror Attraction in the World and the Best Guided Tour, with these two-part attraction tickets for the London Bridge Experience and the London Tombs, you will experience a mix of imagined and real history in an interactive walk-through experience with live actors playing characters. Get ready to jump out of your skin!  

Recommended by Kidadlers, Gabby says, "Took my boys ages 10 and 13 to the London Bridge experience and London tombs today and it was brilliant! Too scary for younger ones, but fantastic for older kids," says Gabby.

There are loads of brilliant family attractions near to the London Bridge Experience. Take a Kidadler recommendation - Debbie says, "We went to the Golden Hinde, which was very interesting but also very short. So, we wandered down towards the Tate Modern but decided to take the Thames Clipper towards London eye and Westminster. We had a great day!"

What to know before you go

  • This ticket includes access to the London Bridge Experience and Tombs, as well as an audio guide in five different languages, including German, Spanish, French, Italian and Polish.
  • The London Bridge Experience and London Tombs tour takes approximately one hour, but due to the nature of the experience we would recommend you allow one hour and 15 minutes.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your show time.
  • The experience isn’t recommended for women in their late stages of pregnancy, or for people with nervous dispositions, heart problems, epilepsy or claustrophobia. The London Bridge Experience walk-through can be dark in places, but it is more funny and historical than scary. The Tombs is a scarier experience, and there’s is strobe lighting and a path that can be uneasy path. You will be asked if you would rather leave the show before entering the Tombs section.
  • Visit the Creams Café for an indulgent treat. The café serves a range of mouth-watering desserts including waffles, crepes, gelato, milkshakes, plus much more. Borough Market is also a short walk away and has a variety of great stalls selling delicious street food.
  • The venue is wheelchair accessible.  
  • By selecting free cancellation upon booking, you can cancel until 11.59pm on the day before your visit.
  • Changes are possible for this ticket.

Getting there

  • The nearest Tube and railway station is London Bridge, serving the Northern and Jubilee line and Thameslink, South East Trains and Southern Trains. It is just a two-minute walk away to the London Bridge Experience.
  • London bus routes 17, 43, 47, 141, 149, 343, 381, 388 and 521 stop in the area.
  • If you are coming by car, there is an NCP London Bridge car park on Kipling Street.  

Please follow the latest government guidelines if travelling by public transport.

Government Guidelines