Halloween Events 2017
Prepare to be tricked and treated this Halloween.
Dress the kids in their Halloween finest to explore spooky castles and hear gruesome tales from history. Then, when the sun goes down it's the adults' turn to brave the unknown.
Young or young at heart, beware the shadows and let your imagination run riot at our Halloween events, if you dare.
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Featured Halloween Events
Are you brave enough to explore a creepy castle or meet a goulish character from the past? Find an event near you with our pick of the top Halloween events for kids and adults this season.
Haunted Castle, Dover Castle - KentSat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017
Feeling brave enough to take on Kent's most haunted castle? Prepare to be scared this autumn half term with a frighteningly fun day out.
Haunted Abbey, 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield - East SussexSat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017
Visit the haunted abbey ruins of Battle Abbey beside the grounds of the infamous 1066 battle. This spooky adventure is great for families who dare.
Gruesome Goings On, Audley End House and Gardens - EssexMon 23 - Sun 29 Oct 2017
Uncover the terrifying torture of days gone by. Travel back in time and discover the painful punishments your history teacher hasn't told you about.
Pumpkin Week, Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens - NorthumberlandSat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017
Join us for freaky fun this October half term with a spooky trail around Belsay Hall and have a go at some creepy crafts.
Haunted Half Term, Pendennis Castle - CornwallMon 23 - Fri 27 Oct 2017
Discover terrifying tales of Pendennis's past, with some frightfully good fun this Halloween Half Term!
Illuminated Abbey, Whitby Abbey - North Yorkshire
Cast light on a dark history. See Bram Stoker's inspiration in a new light as Whitby Abbey is bathed in dramatic illuminations.
Fright Nights, Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden - WarwickshireThu 26 - Sat 28 Oct 2017
Join us for an eerie evening after-hours visit. Meet our storytellers and discover tales of ghostly apparitions and ghoulish goings-on as you explore the castle.
Fright Fest, Bolsover Castle - DerbyshireSun 22 Oct - Tues 31 Oct 2017
All new scare experience, expect the unexpected. Adults only.
Halloween Podcast: The darker side of history
Take a tour of Dover Castle to discover the gruesome stories and rumoured hauntings of this immense fortress in our first Halloween special. Then, in episode two, join Property Supervisor Katy to examine some unexplained sights and sounds reported at Audley End House in recent years.Listen Now
Which medieval beast are you?
Gruesome griffin or monstrous manticore? Wicked wyvern or blood-curdling baselisk? Take our beastly Halloween quiz to find out which medieval fantasy creature you would be.