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Halloween 2017

Fearless souls are required for thrilling family adventures. Grab your cloak, dust off your broomstick and steady your nerves as you come face to face with the spooky side of history.

Are you brave enough to explore a haunted castle? Do you have what it takes to descend into a tunnel of terror and face your fears? Discover our eerie events and make this Halloween one to remember.

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Top 10 Places to Visit this Halloween

Uncover the eerie side of history this October with a visit to our historic castles and abbeys. From the dark crypts of Warkworth Castle to Whitby's gothic ruins, let your imagination run wild as you delve into England's spooky past.

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Make Your Own Beastly Halloween Mask

This Halloween, explore an eerie house or creepy castle with your own Halloween mask inspired by mythical beasts and heraldry.

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  • Okehampton Castle

    Spooky Stories

    With tales of bloody battles, gruesome executions and paranormal phenomena, you might need a strong stomach to visit any of these historic sites…

  • Carving Turnips

    History of Halloween

    Did you know that most of the activities associated with Halloween are actually rooted in European folklore and tradition?

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    History's Greatest Goths

    The history of gothic architecture and gothic literature is well documented, but is it possible to trace goth subculture across the centuries too?

  • Pendennis Castle

    Holiday Cottages

    Stay in one of our 19 spectacular cottages this Halloween with a castle, abandoned abbey or ruined mansion as a backdrop.

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