Family Filled Thrills for Halloween

Prepare to be scared as the UK’s top attractions arrange spooky activities for a month packed full of fun, thrills and frights!

Camping in October is the perfect way to make the most of the kids half term!

Looking to visit one of the UK's top theme parks which will be hosting haunting events throughout October? Alton, The Star is our campsite right next to the Alton Towers park and provides a great base for a week of adventure. Similarly our Drayton Manor site is perfectly situated to make the most of the spooky surprises popping up around the park.


Aerial extremeDiscount for Half Term at Aerial Extreme High Ropes

The biggest high rope adventure course in the South East of England is offering a great discount for the half term. Enjoy swinging, jumping and laughing through the trees as you take on the adrenaline filled course. Pick from the junior or full adventure course, strap yourself in and have fun! 

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Harry Potter Broomstick training

©Alnwick Castle

Broomstick Training in Harry Potter's Courtyard

If you’ve ever wanted to experience flying a broomstick now is your chance. Harry Potter himself learnt to fly in the courtyard of Alnwick Castle in Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone.

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MuncasterHalloween at Muncaster Castle

A whole week jam packed with activities for all ages is set to take place at Muncaster Castle over Halloween. In the ghostly grotto you find plenty of crafts for kids, there will be fire juggling, a cannon blowout, twilight owl display and a very scary maze!

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Winchester ghost walkWinchester Ghost Walk

Prepare to meet the ghosts of Winchester as you depart on a theatrical journey around the city. Find out about bloody plots of treason, horrific deaths and tales of dark deeds that took place at different locations in the area on this hour long walk.

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halloween craftsHalloween Crafts at Killhope

Fancy a trip down a spooky old mine? Killhope is the place to visit. Deep underground lays a mine that found its beginnings in 1853. The mine reopened to the public in 1996 and provides a spooky trip 500 metres down. There will be a range of crafts for kids too!

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Black country museumBlack Country Living Museum Halloween Nights

For 3 nights the museum is turning into a spook worthy location for spooks, a little bit of fear and a lot of fun for the whole family. Take in the creepy crawly display, watch birds of prey hunting in the night sky and show off your best frightening costumes.

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Thorpe Park Fright NightFright Nights at Thorpe Park

Walk along the island's deserted railroad in the latest live action scare maze. Watch out though because the disturbed souls of those that were aboard the missing railroad may still be hanging around.

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Chessington halloweenChessington Howl'o'ween

All manner of eerie creatures come out to play at Chessington once the sun sets in October. Classic rides in the dark, fancy dress, Trick or Treat Wood and the Curse of the lost tomb are all ready for you to explore. Visit if you dare.

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Scarefest alton towersScarefest Alton Towers

2016 Scarefest promises to be the scariest event at Alton Towers yet! Weird and wonderful costumed characters, your favourite rides open in the dark and amazing live shows are just a few of the Halloween specials on offer.

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Ghostly Gaslight

Ghostly Gaslight at Ironbridge

The Victorian replica streets, shops and houses are being transformed into eerie areas filled with ghosts, ghouls and monsters. The usually peaceful streets will be illuminated at night and there will be a spectacular firework display.

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Longleat at halloween

Halloween Festival at Longleat

As well as a very spooky tour of the Longleat House for those brave enough, there are a range of family friendly activities happening throughout the month. There's a Skeleton Maze, Draculas Bat Cave, Face Painting and Trick or Treat Trail to mention just a few…

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Cadbury world halloweenCadbury World Halloween Spooktacular

Spookier than usual, the tour around Cadbury World during October is full of fiendishly moreish treats along the way. Did you know Cadbury World is home to the biggest Cadbury shop in the world? It’s great for picking up a treat for the drive home!

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Drayton ManorMore Treat Than Trick at Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor is going to be full of frightful surprises this October. Thomas Land will be filled with pumpkins and spooky surprises. The Fat Controller's door is giving out tricks and treats! There’s a haunted house for the brave and the usual rides will be open for thrill seekers including the 54 metre drop tower; Apocalypse.

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