Light up your pumpkins and stock up on sweet treats, trick or treaters will be a-knockin’ this evening… it’s Halloween! We’re getting into the spine-tingling spirit by shortlisting our top spooky happenings taking place this weekend; from eerie walks around haunted castles to terrifying tractor rides through enchanted woods, they’re not for the fainthearted!
Sacrewell Farm & Country Centre, Peterborough
Take a creepy tractor ride through the Enchanted Wood, where you’ll be abandoned and left to walk back through the farm on your own. Be warned – something awaits you around every corner! 31 October, 6-9pm (not suitable for children under 8 years old). call 01780 782254 to book.
Halloween at Wookey Hole
Wookey Hole Caves, Somerset
There’s all sorts going on at this thrill-filled event; watch magic happen before your eyes at the Halloween Magic Circus Show, explore the haunted fairy garden, brave the brand new 8D Dracula ride, enjoy a special tour of the world famous caves, home to the witch of Wookey Hole, plus much more! Runs until 2 November (suitable for families). Book here.
Haunted Castle Ghost Tour
Dover Castle, Kent
Are you brave enough to wander around Kent’s most haunted castle after dark? Discover the myths and legends surrounding this atmospheric English Heritage site and hear of ghostly visions from those who’ve experienced them first hand. Runs until 2 November, 10am–4pm (suitable for families). Book here.
For those of you who can’t say boo to a goose, let alone a ghoul, never fear, we’ve shared a less scary idea, too – perfect for all the family!
Piglets Adventure Farm Park, York
A top destination for outdoorsy Halloween fun, there’s loads to enjoy, including spooky storytelling, trailer rides to the pumpkin patch, hook-a-pumpkin games and an eerie-sistible barbecue. Take part in the Halloween fancy dress parade, the scariest costume wins a prize! Runs until 2 November, 10am–5.30pm.