Halloween is the perfect time to bring the family together for a good old scare.

Whether you love a horror movie night or are ready for spooky bedtime tales, Halloween can be a much more fun time than you might think.

Away from the scary and the gory, there are a number of fun family-friendly activities all across London that you can enjoy.

So you aren't left looking last minute, we've rounded up the top five Halloween family activities you can enjoy in London.

5 London Halloween activities you can visit

Halloween at Haunted Hampton Court Palace

From October 21-29, Hampton Court Palace is going to become haunted as projections and creepy sound effects transform the palace.

With dark winding corridors and spooky courtyards, you'll be able to feel the infamous ghosts hiding around every corner.

Plus there are many more surprises for families to enjoy this Halloween, with more information available via the Hampton Court Palace.

The London Dungeons

Maybe one for the older kids, The London Dungeons is a staple London attraction that millions visit every year.

For a special London treat, the Dungeons is hosting a new show 'The Exorcism of Peter Moore' for Halloween.

Only for the bravest souls, the show will see darkness faced head-on with promises of nightmare galore.

You can find out more information via The London Dungeons.

Halloween at the Tower of London

Across the October half term from the 21-29, the Tower of London will be unlocking the dark sports of the landmark.

As you make you'll way through the Towers you can see the medieval queen, a Roman soldier and even the Wizard Earl.

Find out more information via the Tower of London website.

The London Bridge Experience

Learn all about London's gruesome history at the London Bridge Experience with two special Halloween shows on offer too.

For younger families, there is a family-friendly Halloween show throughout the day, plus there is also a show for older guests.

Get more information via the London Bridge Experience website.

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Halloween in Covent Garden

Covent Garden is turning spooky this year for Halloween as their famous Pumpkin Market returns.

With around 200 pumpkins expected to be on display, there will also be endless amounts of fantastic photo opportunities available.

Find out more information via the Covent Garden website.