The 4 Best London by Night Tours to Try on Your Next Stay


During your stay in London, there will no doubt be plenty of great sights you can’t wait to see. If you’re feeling short of time or simply want to experience the city in a new way, these four night tours will provide all the originality you’ve been looking for…

london night tour

Jack the Ripper Tour

Certainly not one for the faint of heart, the Jack the Ripper Tour takes an in-depth night-time look at one of Britain’s most notorious serial killers – and a London legend. Perfect for intrepid adults, the Jack the Ripper tour explores a very dark side of the city, taking visitors on a journey through the areas of Whitechapel where this Victorian murderer once preyed on his victims.

This particular tour has been running for more than 30 years, first getting started in 1982. It remains one of the city’s most popular after dark tours, keeping an intimate feel by limiting the number of guests. Booking in advance is essential to ensure you can enjoy this experience while making the most of our luxury London hotel deals.

Royal Maritime Greenwich Ghost Tour


On top of everything else London has to offer, the city is also reputed to be filled with ghosts. This tour tells some of the most famous tales while providing you with a leisurely 90-minute stroll around the Greenwich World Heritage Site. Departing outside the entrance to the notorious Cutty Sark Tall Ship, the tour includes a visit to the favourite pub of Charles Dickens, considered to be one of the most haunted in all of London. You’ll also take a spooky trip down some lesser-known lanes and stroll to London’s oldest park, as well as discovering some creepy Royal secrets. This tour is ideal for a unique night out while staying at a luxury hotel in London.

Thames River Evening Bike Tour


If you don’t feel like enjoying a night tour on foot, why not try on a bike? This tour is touted as a fantastic way to meet new people, and you’re apt to see the city in a whole new light as you pedal past the River Thames after dark. The tour provides a riverside experience like no other, passing by two of London’s most famous markets, Borough and Leadenhall, as well as providing a quick re-fuel stop at a local pub along the way.

See London by Night Tour

London Night tour

This tour takes in some of the city’s most famous sights after dark, via an open top bus. The tour is popular with visitors from all over the world precisely because it covers so many of London’s major hotspots, including the Tower of London, Big Ben, the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament and St. Paul’s Cathedral. You’ll even breeze through Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square, getting a great view of all these famed destinations from a unique vantage point. This is one of those tours where taking a camera is essential as you’ll certainly want to share the snaps with everyone back home!