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Spooktacular Halloween Events

Spooktacular Halloween Events
Written by Lottie


With half term falling so close to Halloween, there’s a huge selection of exciting and spooktacular events for the family to enjoy. So it’s time to dig out your best fancy dress costumes and head along to one of these events. Beware, some are only for the brave!

sunbulletSpooky Spectacular! West Midlands Safari Park, Bawdily

1st – 31st October, 10am – 9pm

Come along for spooky shows, ghostly goings on and even a scarecrow trail! Your little dinos will love the chance to pay a visit to “Land of the Living Dinosaurs” after dark, too! Find out more.

sunbulletFrightwater Valley, Ripon
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22nd – 30th October, 10am – 4:30pm

Trick or treat your little ones to this spooktacular theme park! As well as fab rides and attractions, there will be ghoulish goings on to keep the whole family entertained! If you visit on Saturday 22nd or on Sunday 23rd, you’ll even get the chance to see a firework display to welcome in half term! Book here.

sunbulletThe London Bridge Experience
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Spooky fun for families with daring children! Ghosts and ghouls come out to play at The London Bridge Experience & London Tombs where you’re guaranteed a Spooktacular time! This Halloween Half Term, for a limited time only, a Soothsayer from 60AD is making a guest appearance at The London Bridge and Tombs. They’ll be creating a potion to defeat the Romans. Watch out for the superstitious characters you will meet on your journey—will they spot your ‘inner witch’?! Be sure not to bump into Ben Crouch he’s on the hunt for his next victim!
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sunbulletRipley’s Wicked Halloween Week
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22nd – 30th October, 10am – 12pm

Join some super scary witches at Ripley’s, who will be creating a spooky Halloween experience using some original props from West End’s very own show Wicked! for your very own treat, follow the Explorer Trail. Creative creatures will love having the chance to make their very own broomstick too! Book here.

sunbulletHalloween Spooktacular! Craigtoun Country Park, Fife

28th – 29th October, 4:30pm – 7pm

Kids go FREE to this fun-filled traditional Halloween event, which offers lots of fab games and ghoulish entertainment! There’s even a chance to hop on a ghost train (if you dare!) and show off your costume in Craigtoun Country Park’s fancy dress parade! Find out more.

sunbulletHalloween Fun Day! Traquiar House, Innerleithen

Sunday 30th October, 11am – 4pm

Come and spend Halloween at one of Scotland’s oldest houses… who knows, you may even spot a ghost! Your little monsters will have the chance to take part in some workshops, make friends with creepy crawlies and try their hand at some traditional Halloween games! Find out more.

sunbulletHalloween Afternoon Tea – Tropical Butterfly House, Sheffield

22nd – 30th October, 10am – 5pm

Climb aboard a haunted hayride that will take you to meet some super scary Halloween characters! You’ll get to see wicked witches who will entertain you with a free-flying bird show and have the chance to carve your own pumpkin creations! Find out more.

sunbulletHalloween at Holkham! Norfolk

27th October – 30th October, 10am – 5pm

Delve into Holkham’s ‘Haunted Hall’ to find hidden pumpkins for a chance to win some yummy sweet treats! Little devils will also get the chance to make friends with some creepy crawlies, as well as meet Tilly the Talespinner who will entertain you with some super spooky stories! Find out more.

sunbulletTrick and Treat Week, Gulliver’s World, Warrington

22nd – 30th October, 10am – 5pm

The whole family will love taking part in some seriously spooky activities, including a Trick or Treat Trail, ‘Scare School’ and their Wicked Costume Party! Make sure to bring your little monsters along dressed up in their scary best! Find out more.

sunbulletAn Ogre-Sized Trick or Treat this Halloween – Shrek’s Adventure, London

24th October – 1st November, 11am – 5pm

Join Shrek in his spooky swamp to try out some yucky dips, have a go at some silly tasks and see some amazing special effects with their 4D experience. There are scary surprises lurking around every corner! Your little monster will get to leave with their very own sweet treat too! Find out more.

sunbulletBoo at the Zoo – ZSL Zoo, London

22nd – 30th October, 10am – 5pm

Come along to ZSL Zoo to meet some super scary creepy crawlies, have a go at some hands on crafts and see some fascinating animal shows. There’s even the chance to feed some cute animals too! Find out more.

sunbulletScary Fun! KidZania, London

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15th – 30th October, 10am – 8pm

Pay KidZania a visit for a chance to have a go at their Tricky Treasure Trail! There’s lots of super spooky activities for your little monsters to get stuck into, including making fang-tactic jewellery and milkshakes. There’s even a ghoulish ghost tour for those after more scarily good fun! Find out more.

sunbulletThe Home of Halloween! Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch

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22nd – 30th October, 10:30am

Are you ready for Adventure Wonderland’s “Shocktober”? Bring the family along for some seriously spooky fun, with rides, fangtastic shows in their Hippodrome Theatre and a scary maze! Find out more.

sunbulletBoo at the Zoo, Marwell Zoo, Winchester

22nd – 30th October, 10am – 5pm

Join Marwell Zoo for some creepy storytelling, pumpkin carving and even a chance to try your hand at broomstick flying! Little monsters wearing their best Halloween costumes even get a free cookie treat! Find out more.

sunbulletHalloween! Farmer Palmer’s, Poole

24th – 28th October, 10am – 5pm

Head to Farmer Palmer’s for some freaky fun at the farm! Your little monsters will love spending the day getting stuck into lots of activities, dancing, face painting, monster hunting and so much more. Be sure to check their calendar as there’s lots of ghostly goings on over half term! Find out more.

sunbulletHalloween Witch Hunt, Puzzlewood, Coleford

** Get £2 Off a Family Ticket with a Days Out Card! **

22nd – 30th October, 10am – 3:30pm

A coven of witches are waiting to greet you this Halloween… all you have to do is find them first! Your little Halloween explorers will need to follow a trail of clues to identify the most wicked witch of them all! Find out more.

sunbulletThe Halloween Ghost Trains, Aberystwyth

27th October, 6 – 9pm

All aboard! The fun you’ll have on this super scary Halloween ghost train is off the rails! You’ll journey on to Devil’s Bridge whilst enjoying a fang-tastic feast along the way. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for any ghastly goings on! Find out more.

sunbulletHalloween! Steam and Scream, The Talyllyn Railway, Tywyn

28th – 31st October

This spooky steam train will have you screaming with joy! Venture into the woods whilst keeping an eye out for ghostly goings on. Little devils will also get a free goody bag filled with lots of tricks and treats! Have a look on their website for departure times during half term. Find out more.

sunbulletAutumn Pumpkinfest, Castle Ward, Downpatrick

22nd – 23rd October, 12 – 5pm

Come along to this wonderful autumnal event, where you and your little ones can have a go at pumpkin carving and a Halloween trail in search of creepy clues! There’ll be lots of spooky stalls offering an array of local food, drink and craft, and little monsters can also bring along their own scarecrow creations for a Castle Ward judging competition! Find out more.

sunbulletHalloween Fest, Florence Court, Enniskillen

30th October, 12 – 6pm

Are you brave enough to take a tour of this spooky house? You never know who, or what, might be lurking around its creepy corners! Be sure to keep an eye on their events schedule for lots of freaky family fun this half term. Find out more.

sunbulletHalloween Fun! Mount Stewart House Garden and Temple of the Winds, Newtownards

29th October – 1st November, 11am – 4pm

There’s lots of fun for all of the family to delve into and love this half term to celebrate Halloween. You’ll find crafts, a terrifying trail and stories all about the magical ink pot everyday! Find out more.

Have we missed your favourite Halloween event taking place this half term? Let us know… and don’t forget to share your devilish days out with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! 😀




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