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Halloween events 2018
Prepare for treats and tricks at our Halloween events taking place across the country.
Kids and families will have a frighteningly good time at our historic places this Halloween, with terrifying trails, spooky storytelling and creepy crafts at our castles, abbeys and houses.
And come nightfall, brave grownups can explore some of the country's eeriest castles and discover the darker side of history.Find an event
DAYS OUT FOR UNDER £20
Looking for a great visit that won't break the bank?
From castles and monastic ruins to Iron Age hillforts, here are our top picks for family days out on a budget.
Whether you conquer a Norman castle or get a glimpse of monastic life at a Benedictine monastery, a family day out in history needn't be expensive.Get inspired
FAMILY PROPERTY GUIDES
Find everything you need to know before you visit one of our historic places, with our in-depth family guides. Plan your worry-free day out at the mighty Tudor keep of Pendennis Castle, the home of Charles Darwin at Down House or the iconic ancient monument of Stonehenge.
Our family guides cover things for all ages to see and do, as well as practical advice on food and drink, parking, toilets and access.Browse our family guides