Video games, movies on demand, takeaway food at the touch of a button – the creature comforts we have available in the modern world give you little reason to leave the house.
Well, today we’ve found you seven.
If you’re looking for something to get you off the sofa and away from your screens, these immersive experiences provide you with a great chance to bond with friends and experience something truly unique. We’ve carefully picked the best experiences in the city, some of which are singular events that you simply won’t find anywhere else.
Let’s take a look at some of the best immersive experiences in London.
The Lost Lagoon
This bizarre and unique experience brought to you by Captain Morgan’s rum is like something out of a dream. Delve deep under the streets of Bermondsey to discover the world’s largest underground boating lake. You’ll enter a mysterious pirate world and participate in an exciting adventure. Assemble your crew, board your vessel and head towards the treasure.
Secret Cinema: Casino Royale
Secret Cinema is the king of London’s immersive experiences. Jump into your favorite movies with a live theatre experience and join the crowd to see the moments you love on the big screen. This year, the crew are staging the James Bond classic, Casino Royale. Make sure to wear your smartest tuxedo and order yourself a vodka martini.
If you’re looking for a great social experience that’s not going to put a dent in your wallet, London’s ecape rooms are an excellent way to go. You’ll find these fun puzzle adventures dotted all over the city, each one with its own unique setting and twist.
London Dungeon Lates
Blending storytelling, live performance, special effects and some of the UK’s most gruesome history, the late performances at the London Dungeons are the place to go for those with a penchant for the macabre. These adults-only tours come with two free cocktails. And it’s a good thing, too. You’re going to need a stiff drink after this one…
Virtual Reality Gaming
DNAVR is London’s first virtual reality arcade. Join up with friends and dive into mystical realms to battle dragons, fight ninjas and shoot lasers in space. If you’ve never experienced a truly immersive VR game before, you’re in for a treat.
The Crystal Maze Live
Get together your most capable buddies and get ready for one of the capital’s most challenging immersive games. The Crystal Maze is a UK TV cult classic and the nostalgia factor only adds to the fun. Work together to solve a series of puzzles and reach the grand finale as a team.
The Downton Abbey Experience
This is a must-see for fans of the international hit TV show. Hop on a luxury coach and spend a day immersed in the world of Downton Abbey. You’ll be treated to a special dinner, along with an original story set in the aristocratic world of the Crawley family.