Spooky season is simply across the nook, so it’s time to get planning what to do that October half time period. Learn on for the perfect Halloween days out I’ve noticed occurring round England.
Don’t overlook the October half time period falls otherwise for various components of the county. Some occasions will solely be on over college vacation dates particular to the attraction’s location.
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Halloween days out close to you
On this submit you’ll discover October half time period occasions and Halloween enjoyable ordered alphabetically by county or metropolis.
Be warned: a few of these days out are scarier than others! For extra details about the perfect ages for these occasions contact the organisers. Every occasion has a hyperlink to extra data and reserving particulars (if obligatory).
Discover extra days out in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Eire in my huge spherical up of 101 UK points of interest for households.
Halloween days out in Birmingham
Right here’s what’s on this October half time period in Birmingham:
Brick-or-Deal with Monster get together at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham – 30 September to five November 2023
Brick-or-Deal with returns to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre this autumn.
There will likely be a great deal of spook-tacular actions together with a scary scavenger hunt and an opportunity to see the model new LEGO® 4D Halloween film ‘The Nice Monster Chase!’ – unique to LEGOLAND®
The Brick-or-Deal with Halloween occasion is included in the usual admission value and pre-booking on-line upfront is suggested attributable to restricted capability.
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Spooktacular Stage Present at Cadbury World – all through October 2023
Freddo the Frog’s new stage present is choc-full of methods and treats this Halloween.
Count on ghoulish video games, spooky songs and a few devilish dancing. Ghouls young and old are inspired to decorate to impress for the each day fancy gown competitors, the place judges will likely be handing out prizes to probably the most haunting guests.
Plus, guests of all ages may even have the prospect to fulfill and greet the conic Cadbury characters all through the day.
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Half time period enjoyable in Cambridgeshire
Do that Halloween time out with a distinction in Cambridge:
Halloween Punt and Hunt – 21 October to 31 October 2023
Uncover Cambridge’s most haunted locations by land and boat on this Halloween scavenger hunt for all of the household.
Those that have efficiently situated all of the ghosts, witches and monsters can declare a candy deal with at Hardy’s Sweetshop.
Discover out motor about this Halloween scavenger hunt.
Halloween days out in Cornwall
Right here’s the place to move for October half time period enjoyable in Cornwall:
Halloween at Flambards – 21 to 31 October 2023
There’s a bunch of fang-tastic household enjoyable on supply at Flambards all through the October Half Time period holidays because it hosts ‘Trick or Deal with Week’!
In addition to the same old rides and points of interest you’ll be able to decide up a Pumpkin Hunt sheet and hunt for clues all through out the park. Solev the riddles and also you would possibly even win a deal with! Or deal with the Penny Dreadful quiz sheet or Thriller Trial in the Victorian village.
The favored Fireworks Spooktacular will return to the park on Wednesday 25 October 2023.
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Discover out extra about what’s on at Flambards this October half time period.
Halloween and ice skating at Eden Venture – 18 to 29 October 2023
This spooky season tackle a particular quest to guard the world’s forests, guided by the legendary Tree Giants who’ve taken up residence at Eden.
In your magical journey to turn into a forest guardian, you’ll uncover the Tree Giants’ historic knowledge, hear extraordinary tales and witness enchanting performances.
It’s also possible to get hands-on in in Wand Making Workshop and take a spin round Eden’s ice rink.
There’s a further cost and pre-booking required for ice skating and the wand workshop/ Pre-booking tickets to Eden can be really useful.
Discover out extra about what’s on at Eden Venture this Halloween.
Right here’s some extra days out in Cornwall that are perfect for this time of 12 months.
Halloween in Cumbria
Right here’s the place to seek out Halloween enjoyable in Cumbria this October:
Halloween at Muncaster Fortress – 21 to 29 October 2023
Muncaster Fortress gives a complete host of Halloween experiences this 12 months. Probably the most family-friendly occurs through the daytime when guests can participate within the Halloween competition with reveals, arts and crafts.
Then embark on a citadel tour with ‘FRANKENSTEIN’. This may take you into Dr. Frankenstein’s laboratory, the place mischief and chaos unfold.
Discover out extra on the Muncaster web site.
October half time period in Devon
Count on Halloween trails, pumpkin patches and loads of frightfully good enjoyable in our residence county of Devon this October half time period.
Discover out what’s on by testing my different weblog, Devon with Children, the place you’ll discover a full information to what’s on in Devon this Halloween.
October half time period occasions in Hampshire
Right here’s some Halloween actions to attempt in Hampshire this half time period:
Halloween Treasure Hunt by Canoe within the New Forest – 21 to 29 October 2023
Deal with (not trick) your little monsters to some scarily good enjoyable on the Beaulieu River this Halloween.
Head out in canoes with New Forest Actions for a two-hour hunt for devilishly scrumptious Halloween sweet alongside the riverside.
Discover out extra about this Halloween exercise on the water.
Owl-O-Ween at The Hawk Conservancy Belief – 27 to twenty-eight October 2023
This hen of prey attraction and conservation charity is internet hosting a collection of Owls by Moonlight occasions this autumn.
Guests may have the prospect to step into the nocturnal world of British owls and get an perception into a few of the conservation and analysis tasks that the Belief undertakes with flying shows and assembly owls within the Belief’s care.
Owl-O-Ween consists of particular interactive spooky reveals.
Discover out extra about Owl-O-Ween.
Halloween days out within the Isle of Wight
Right here’s what’s on within the Isle of Wight this October half time period:
Robin Hill Fiesta of the Lifeless – chosen dates from 20 October to 2 November 2023
Immerse your self in a vibrant eruption of sunshine and color impressed by the standard Mexican celebration.
Discover out extra on the Robin Hill web site.
Halloween and half-term at Carisbrooke Fortress – 28 October to five November 2023
Seize your broomsticks and prepare for a bewitchingly sensible time out. Collect spherical for tales from spooky storytellers and clear up creepy clues within the English Heritage Halloween Quest.
English Heritage members can go to without spending a dime. Non members can get cheaper in the event that they guide upfront.
Discover out extra about what’s on at Carisbrooke Fortress this half time period.
Pumpkin Competition at Tapnell Farm – chosen dates from 7 to 31 October 2023
Head to Tapnell Farm for pumpkin associated actions together with decide your personal pumpkin, axe throwing and pumpkin carving.
There may even be pumpkin themed treats, licensed bar and reside music on chosen dates. Entry to the Pumpkin Competition is free. Tickets for the farm park are offered individually.
Discover out extra and guide tickets for the Pumpkin Competition.
Halloween occasions at Blackgang Chine – chosen dates 23 October to three November 2023
Immerse your self in on this 12 months’s spooktacular Blackgang Chine Hallowenn even, Frights and Sprites!
There’s a haunted mansion, spine-tingling actions on Rumpus Garden and the prospect to conjure up your personal mystical potions within the Rumpus Laboratory.
Discover out extra on the Blackgang Chine web site.
Wizard Week on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway – 23 to 27 October 2023
There’s wickedly, fantastic enjoyable on the trains this half time period as witches, wizards and different ghouls takeover the Isle of Wight Steam Railway.
Meet the pleasant witches of Havenstreet, see a hen of prey show by Haven Falconry and head to the station yard for awful tales and mesmerising illusions.
There’s additionally a Halloween treasure hunt and a artful witch dealing out treats (perhaps a number of methods).
Guide on-line to order your unique compartment on the prepare for you and your loved ones.
Discover out extra about Wizard Week.
Right here’s some extra concepts for issues to do within the Isle of With with children.
Halloween in Kent
Right here’s what’s on in Kent this October half time period:
Halloween at Kent Life – 21 to 29 October 2023
Kent Life is being remodeled for the spooky season with pumpkin carving, a creepy nook and enjoyable farm rides. Don’t overlook to put on your finest Halloween fancy gown for the each day competitors.
Discover out extra and guide tickets on the Kent Life web site.
Electrical Medway Competition – 27 to 29 October 2023
Uncover the fusion of artwork and know-how on the Electrical Medway Competition, the place three days of cutting-edge digital experiences await.
Guests to this free occasion will be capable to immerse themselves in VR cinema, augmented actuality historical past trails and reside digital music – all set towards the backdrop of Medway’s on a regular basis areas.
Discover out extra about what’s deliberate for this 12 months’s Electrical Medway Competition.
October half time period in Lancashire
Right here’s what’s on in Lancashire this Halloween:
Reaper’s Retribution at The Blackpool Dungeon – 1 October to six November 2023
Right here’s a Halloween time out for you and the teenagers. This Halloween there’s an additional present included in The Blackpool Dungeon expertise: Reaper’s Retribution.
The Dungeon gives an journey bursting with giggles, ghouls and grisly tales as guests be taught extra about Lancashire’s murky historical past.
The 90 minute live-action expertise mixing enjoyable and laughter with some scares.
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Scarecrow Competition at Rufford Outdated Corridor – 20 October to five November 2023
The annual Scarecrow Competition will likely be happening with an array of unimaginable creations showing across the Victorian and Edwardian grounds of the Tudor corridor.
The theme for 2023 is Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales giving everybody the chance to delve into favorite childhood tales and check out native Lancashire myths and legendary tales.
The competition is included as a part of the traditional admission costs and is free for Nationwide Belief members.
Discover out extra about visiting Rufford Outdated Corridor.
Pumpkin Journey at Windmill Animal Farm – 7 to 29 October 2023
Harvest your personal pumpkin on the farm the place you’ll discover greater than 20,000 grouds.
Tickets additionally embody the Runaway Farm Prepare, Maize Monsters and all of the animal interactions and actions on the farm.
Wheelbarrows are supplied and wellies are a should!
Discover out extra and guide tickets.
Halloween Household Get together in Blackpool Tower Ballroom – 31 October 2023
This Halloween Blackpool Tower is internet hosting the final word household Halloween get together, Terror on the Tower.
That includes Russ Brown’s Monster Magic Present, a spooky dance from Hawks cheerleaders, and a spectacular UV present, there will likely be one thing for all of the household this spooky season.
Come dressed for the event as there will likely be a elaborate gown competitors.
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Halloween occasions in Lincolnshire
Right here’s an occasion to take a look at in Lincolnshire this half time period:
Spooky Excursions at Burghley Home – 18 to twenty-eight October 2023
Spooky torchlit excursions of certainly one of England’s grandest Elizabethan homes return this October with extra scary tales and haunting hidden historical past.
Led by ghostly skilled Martin Tempest and his fiendish buddies, this 12 months the guided excursions will supply the prospect for guests to courageous the creepiest corners and darkest depths of the grounds at Burghley.
Designed to be scary however enjoyable, the excursions reveal Burghley’s ghostly goings-on throughout the centuries and promise loads of historical past, as properly as scares, through the 50-minute flickering torchlight trails.
This occasion is really useful for guests aged 12 and up.
Discover out extra and guide your tour.
October half time period occasions in Liverpool
Heres’ the occasions occurring Liverpool at half time period:
River of Mild – 27 October to five November 2023
This free to go to out of doors illuminated gallery alongside Liverpool’s Waterfront options ten artworks of sunshine and sound from native, nationwide and worldwide artists.
Extra particulars about this 12 months’s occasion will likely be introduced quickly.
Discover out extra about River of Mild.
Halloween days out in London
Right here’s a few of the October half time period enjoyable occurring in London this 12 months:
Scared Shrekless at Shrek’s Journey – 21 October to five November 2023
The witch is hiding out at Shrek’s Journey in London to shock friends with some methods and treats!
All autumn half time period, younger friends and their households can get a enjoyable fright on a journey by Far Far Away and perhaps occasion snap a photograph with a witch earlier than she flies away!
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SEA LIFE London: Creepy Creatures – 22 to 31 October 2023
Crawl into SEA LIFE London Aquarium and get nearer to a world of creepy crawlies and curious critters this half time period.
Meet the Rainforest Ranger and assist bust the myths round a few of the rainforest’s creepiest creatures. Immerse your self in a world of creepy crawlies, charming crocs and curious critters. And are available simply centimetres away the UK’s greatest assortment of Piranhas!
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Disney100: The Exhibition, London – from 13 October 2023 to 22 January 2024
Much less spooky however nonetheless positive to be successful over the October half time period holidays, the Disney100 exhibition is coming to London this month.
Celebrating 100 years of The Walt Disney Firm, this iconic occasion will likely be hosted in London stuffed with characters and tales which have captured the hearts of thousands and thousands each younger and previous.
Disney 100: The Exhibition is the most important showcase from The Walt Disney Archives ever created and will likely be hitting England’s capital at ExCel London.
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October half time period in Manchester
Right here’s a few my prime picks from the occasions occurring this October:
Halloween Ghost Prepare on the East Lancashire Railway – 27 to twenty-eight October 2023
Step contained in the haunted home that’s landed at East Lancashire Railway and board the ‘scream prepare’ for a monster looking journey.
There’s additionally a spooktacular present, stuffed with much more vibrant characters, happening at common intervals and together with a disco, magic present and fancy gown competitors with prizes.
Discover out extra and guide tickets on the East Lancashire Railway web site.
Need to discover extra? Right here’s some Manchester points of interest that can have Halloween occasions on too.
Halloween days out in Norfolk
Right here’s the place to seek out treats in Norfolk this October half time period:
The Wonderful Glowing Lantern Parade at BeWILDerwood – chosen dates from 14 to 31 October 2023
Head to BeWILDerwood for its most fantastical occasion of the 12 months, the Wonderful Glowing Lantern Parade.
Extra particulars will likely be out there quickly.
Test the BeWILDerwood web site for extra data.
Halloween days out in Nottinghamshire
Discover fiendishly good half time period enjoyable in Nottinghamshire:
Halloween at Belvoir Fortress – 16 to 31 October 2023
Belvoir Fortress is internet hosting a Halloween exercise path with extra treats than methods this half time period.
Gown up in your finest costume and get into the spirit of the spooky season with enjoyable mysteries to resolve and prizes to win alongside the way in which.
Discover out extra on the Belvoir Fortress web site.
Bought time to see extra? Take a look at my submit about issues to do within the East Midlands.
October half time period in Oxfordshire
There will likely be loads of Halloween enjoyable at this half time period occasion in Oxfordshire:
Halloween at Blenheim Palace – 20 to 29 October 2023
There’s a chill within the air at Blenheim Palace the place ghosts, ghouls and witches are on the point of ship a complete host of methods and treats alongside a spooktacular path.
Wander from nightfall into darkness and thru the spooky spider tunnel to be shocked by improbable fireplace performers as you be careful for the headless horseman rising from the mist.
Uncover scary scarecrows, take heed to the werewolves’ howl and dodge the grinning pumpkins as you strategy the Vampires crypt.
Discover out extra and guide tickets for the Halloween path at Blenheim Palace.
Moon Witch’s Halloween Journey at Tumblestone Hole – 18 to 29 October 2023
Comply with the clues across the mysterious world of Tumblestone Hole and the Gardens at Stonor to win a particular deal with.
Folks of Tumblestone Hole may even be studying tales from ‘The Moon Witch and The Thief’ and freely giving spooky momentary transfers. There will likely be pumpkins galore and ghoulish surprises.
Discover out extra and guide tickets on the Stonor web site.
Need to discover extra? Right here’s some issues to do in Oxford.
What’s on in Shropshire this Halloween
Right here’s the place to seek out seasonal enjoyable in Shropshire:
Alderford at Halloween – 21 to 29 October 2023
Household-friendly thrills and frights will be anticipated at Alderford this Halloween with a number of occasions for all ages.
For ghouls underneath 10 there’s Witchcraft Woods (21 to 22 and 26 to 27 October ) the place they may start their expertise choosing a wand and creating their very personal animal companion to affix them on an journey stuffed with video games and battles to turn into the perfect scholar within the class.
Barely older mini trolls (8 to 13-years-old) can take pleasure in Spooky Island (from 27 to 29 October ) which incorporates a maze stuffed with twists and turns to thrill reasonably than fright.
Discover out extra on the Alderford web site.
Halloween days out in Staffordshire
Right here’s what’s on in Staffordshire this Halloween:
Scarefest at Alton Towers
There’s loads of family-friendly frights occurring all through October at Alton Towers. Gown up for the Monsters Ball at CBeebies Land, go to Trick O’ Deal with City and dance together with the Alton Ancestors.
Discover out extra concerning the much less horrifying aspect of Scarefest at Alton Towers.
Gandy’s Circus at Trentham Property, Stoke-on-Trent – 13 to 29 October 2023
Gandeys Circus returns to Trentham with a brand-new action-packed Halloween Spooktacular Large High present for all of the household.
A specifically chosen worldwide forged of skeletons, vampires, Jack o’lanterns and never forgetting Circus Artistes, have been introduced collectively for this 12 months’s sensational extravaganza.
From the fun acts to the massive manufacturing numbers Gandeys are well-known for, it’s all right here and you’ll be on the sting of your seat with pleasure, rolling within the aisles with laughter, and hiding underneath your coats from the spooky thrills.
Discover out extra about what’s on at Trentham this October.
October half time period days out in Suffolk
Right here’s the place to seek out Halloween enjoyable in Suffolk:
Halloweenies at Kentwell Corridor – 23 to 29 October 2023
Take your little witches and wizards to a magical Halloween world at Kentwell Corridor’s Halloweenies Faculty for Sorcery, close to Bury St Edmunds.
Discover the spooky out of doors zones across the buildings and 30 acres of gardens and grounds for immersive Halloween enjoyable, challenges and actions geared toward youngsters from three to 14 years of age and their households.
Come wearing your favorite Halloween outfit however as that is an outside occasion guarantee you’re wrapped up warmly beneath.
The home is closed to guests throughout this occasion and advance reserving is required as numbers restricted.
For extra data and to guide go to the Kentwell web site.
Half time period days out in Surrey
Right here’s right here to seek out an illuminating occasion occurring in Surrey this October:
Howl’o’ween at Chessington World of Adventures – chosen dates 7 to 30 October 2023
Issues are getting spooky at Chessington on October weekends and through half time period. There will likely be leisure for all ages, rides at nightfall, Halloween fancy gown competitions and a model new trick or deal with expertise, Enchanted Hole.
Meet the charming animal residents of Enchanted Hole, as you and your loved ones wander by the not too long ago unearthed underground city full with Mayor’s home, submit workplace and candy store.
Enchanted Hole is an non-compulsory additional and will be purchased in a package deal alongside a Howl’o’ween day ticket.
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October half time period in East Sussex
Deal with your mini ghouls to this time out in East Sussex:
Halloween Shriek Week at Drusillas Park, East Sussex – 21 to 29 October 2023
It’s reside motion galore at Drusillas Park this Halloween with loads of immersive experiences and roaming actors.
Children can check their nerve in Haunted Heights, Drusillas’ very personal haunted mansion, the place they may meet Hocus and Pocus, the resident witches. There may even be Mummy Mayhem, a child-friendly terror maze that can take guests again to historic Egypt the place they need to escape the curse of the useless.
All through the park there will likely be Halloween decorations providing households picture alternatives in addition to tasty treats.
Discover out extra on the Drusillas web site.
October half time period and Halloween occasions in West Sussex
Right here’s the place to seek out Halloween enjoyable in West Sussex this half time period:
Halloween at Leonardslee Gardens – 22 to 31 October 2023
Dragons, knights and honest maidens are being invited to find the legend of St. Leonards Dragon this half time period.
Comply with the pumpkin path, enter a woodland stuffed with medieval historical past, and uncover the journey that historic St Leonard took to slay our fearful dragon (or did he?).
This Halloween time out is ideal for all knights and honest maidens huge or small. Craft your very personal crown or defend in our Courtyard Café to take in your quest.
Discover out extra about Halloween at Leonardslee Gardens.
Hanging out in Sussex this half time period? Take a look at my information to issues to do in Sussex with children.
Halloween enjoyable in Warwickshire
Right here’s the place to move for October half time period enjoyable this 12 months:
Halloween at Warwick Fortress – 1 to 31 October 2023
Enterprise by The Haunted Hollows, meet the Witches of Warwick, and discover the citadel grounds spooky décor and pumpkins as a part of the Halloween festivities at Warwick Fortress.
Over October half time period there will likely be a spread of interactive experiences within the Haunted Fortress together with particular Halloween colleges and spooky performances on the Lifeless Centre Stage.
For these feeling slightly braver, The Fortress After Darkish expertise (22 to 31 October) will spook guests with fearful frights and haunted spirits.
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Wiltshire Halloween occasions
Gown up in your best Halloween costumes for this occasion in Wiltshire:
Cholderton Scare Breeds Farm – 21 to 31 October 2023
Participate within the interactive spooky path to seek out freaky buddies and benefit from picture alternatives.
There may even be broom making workshops and a Household Halloween Get together (28 October) the place monsters huge and small can bust a transfer to spooky classics.
Fancy gown is inspired and those that have gone to the trouble will obtain a free little one return ticket to go to the farm within the new 12 months and a free bag of animal feed.
Discover out extra on the Cholderton web site.
Issues to do that October half time period in Yorkshire
Right here’s a few of the the Halloween occasions in Yorkshire this half time period:
Frightwater Valley at Lightwater Valley – 28 October to five November 2023
One thing spooky is coming to Lightwater Valley this half time period with actions to maintain younger households eerily entertained in-between rides.
Knock on the trick or deal with doorways, meet ghastly ghouls or bothersome beasties and get misplaced within the scare maze.
Discover out extra about what’s on at Lightwater Valley.
Mild Spectacular at North Yorkshirre Moors Railway – chosen dates from 27 October to 12 November 2023
Because the darker nights attract, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is getting ready for its annual October Mild Spectacular Occasion which can depart from Pickering station each night throughout October half time period.
Tickets for the vastly in style audio and visible sensory journey adorned with 17,000 LEDs are £30 per individual, and embody an hour-long illuminated expertise from Pickering to Levisham station.
To search out out extra and guide tickets for the Mild Spectacular.
Illuminated Abbey at Whitby Abbey – 21 to 31 October 2023
Whitby Abbey will as soon as once more be illuminated after darkish with the prospect to expertise the story of Dracula dropped at life.
This 12 months is the 126th anniversary of the publication of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, so the place higher to have fun Halloween than at its inspirational gothic backdrop.
Discover out extra concerning the illuminations at this English Heritage web site.
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