Halloween Events 2018
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.
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.
Fright Night, Bolsover
Have you got what it takes to brave the castle after dark? Discover dastardly deeds and freaky fun around every corner!
Torch Light Tours, Carlisle CastleMon 29 Oct - Fri 2 Nov 2018
Guided by torchlight our team will bring to life some of the creepy, gruesome and surprising tales of the most besieged castle in the country.
Murder Mystery, Dover Castle, KentThu 25 - Sat 27 Oct 2018
Take a seat at the dining table of our grand banquet hall in Constable's Tower, for an exclusive three course dinner with your fellow guests.
Illuminated Abbey, Whitby AbbeyThu 25 - Wed 31 Oct 2018
See Bram Stoker's inspiration in a new light as Whitby Abbey is bathed in dramatic illuminations once again.
Haunted Castle, Dover Castle, KentSat 20 - Sun 28 Oct 2018
Take on Kent’s most haunted castle this autumn half-term as a frighteningly fun day out awaits you.
Tricks & Tonics, Pendennis, CornwallMon 22 - Fri 26 Oct 2018
Thrilling tricks and tasty tonics await at creepy Pendennis Castle this half term!
Pumpkin Carving, Down House,Mon 22 - Sun 28 Oct 2018
Get creepy this halloween as you carve your own pumpkins at deadly Down House!
Spooky Stories, FramlinghamMon 22 - Sun 28 Oct 2018
Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as you come face to face with the dark side of children's tales.
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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.