Let’s Go get spooky!

Let’s Go get spooky!

Searching for spooktacular events near you this Halloween?
Then you have come to the right place!
Here is a round up of Top 17 enchanting events across the UK for you to explore this Halloween. Make magical memories with your little monsters. From pumpkin picking to wicked woodland trails, there is something for everyone…

South East

wellington country park halloween pumpkin and girl as witch

Wellington Country Park, Berkshire

Have a Hallo’welly’ween at Wellington Country Park this October half term. With slightly spooky shows, their Halloween train ride, pumpkin carving, Pop Up Play Village and much more there is plenty to keep you entertained. Only 10 minutes from the M3 and M4 and perfect for children up to the age of 8, go and join them for a ‘Spooktacular’ week!


oxford castle wizard with cauldron

Oxford Castle and Prison, Oxfordshire

Do you dare to celebrate their 10th Anniversary Ghost Fest? They have scares for all the family this year! Children will love making magical potions in the crypt with their resident wizard. Go along and dress up in your spookiest costume and join their ‘Trick or Treat’ evening.


Paradise Wildlife Park, Hertfordshire

Ready for something that will make you and the kids scream with excitement this Halloween? Visit Paradise Wildlife Park for their Halloween Spooktacular! Running from October 26th until 3rd November, Halloween promises to be scarily brilliant at Hertfordshire’s No.1 outdoor attraction!

On arrival all children receive free wolf masks. Book your tickets at www.pwpark.com or call 01992 470490


kent life girls dressed as witches with pumpkins

Kent Life, Kent

Have a spooktacular half term at Kent Life (19th-27th October)! Knock on doors for safe trick or treating, visit creepy cuddle corner, join in with daily fancy dress competitions or get crafty with some pumpkin carving. Check out Borris & Norris’s Magic Laboratory show in the Big Top too!


wildwood trust wild cat with pumpkin

Wildwood Trust, Kent

The spookiest time of the year is almost upon us and Wildwood Trust are celebrating all things wicked and ghoulish this October half-term. They have plenty of daily Halloween activities to entertain your little ones as well as their adventure play park with climbing walls, rope bridges, slides and scary drop slide PLUS they have over 50 species of native British animals from past and present in our 42 acre woodland!


Save £2.50 per day ticket for up to four people at Wildwood Trust

birdworld halloween exhibition

Birdworld, Surrey

Feel your hair stand on end and a shiver down your spine as you walk through the creepy corridors of Birdworld’s unique Halloween Grotto. As well as a wacky wizard show and a chilling train ride you can also take part in the spooky Halloween activity trail around the park.


kids with halloween pumpkin scarecrow at green dragon

Green Dragon Eco Farm, Buckinghamshire

Enjoy loads of Halloween fun this half term at wonderfully family friendly Green Dragon Eco Farm. There will be heaps of spooktastic Halloween activities, from Creepy Creatures to Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin Carving Experience as well as loads of activities and competitions, there is something for everyone.



Gambado put on the best Halloween parties in town for all ages from 3 to 12 years – book now and go along in your spookiest fancy dress. The winner will get a year’s free pass to Gambado!

The Halloween disco will have monstrous music, delicious food & party bags for all of the children. Of course, all of the centre’s facilities will open for play time too. That includes the enormous play frame with giant slides, the fantastic fairground-style carousel & the epic dodgems!


Chelsea Football Club, London

Bring the kids along for a frightfully good time, as their ghoulish guides bewitch you on a fang-tastic after-hours tour! Enjoy spooky craft stations, trick or treat with our zombie guides and hear all about the history of Stamford Bridge.

These chilling tours are hair-raisingly good fun, so make sure to book early to avoid disappointment!


South West

Cheddar Gorge & Caves

Don’t miss A Halloween Tale at Cheddar Gorge & Caves 23rd October to 3rd November. BOOK NOW!

Be prepared to crack the conundrum as you discover all in Gough’s Cave. Marvel you might but Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster and Bill Sikes are hidden within the chambers and they may have some answers that will help you solve the case.

This exciting Halloween experience is included with your Day Ticket…


Get 15% off tickets for entrance to Cheddar Gorge & Caves in Somerset when booked online

West Somerset Railway, Somerset

In a puff of steam it’s wickedly wonderful Halloween fun during Half-Term week at the West Somerset Railway!

During the evenings of 29th to 31st October they will be hosting a walk-through ghost train experience at Watchet Station. There will be the opportunity to dare to enter a specially created series of ghostly carriages where you will be greeted by hilarious haunters, giggling ghosts and ghouls galore!


Save a further 15% off tickets booked in advance for West Somerset Railway with code LGC2019

hestercombe gardens halloween event

Hestercombe Gardens, Somerset

Join Hestercombe for some spooky October Half Term and Halloween activities!

For the first time ever, both adults and children can take part in ‘The Curious Case of Mildred Hester’ – Victorian themed detective and murder mystery trails around the gardens. You can also take part in Victorian dressing up, Victorian crafts, spell making workshops, and meet the creepy crawlies with Exmoor Zoo!





West Midland Safari Park, Worcestershire

Visit West Midland Safari Park from 19th October – 3rd November for Spooky Spectacular! The park will be brimming with Halloween decorations, hundreds of pumpkins and new witch and wizard characters! Full of Halloween fun for the whole family, it’s the perfect way to brighten up the spookiest of seasons!


Twinlakes, Leicestershire

Twinlakes Park award winning Family Scream Park is a family friendly fangtastic blend of Halloween fun! There are so many activities to see and do including: Meet & greet with Marty the friendly monster, Fruity the Witches not so spooky trick or treat experience, free pumpkins to carve or paint and Halloween themed circus.


Use code LG19 for 10% off any day ticket


wheelgate theme park pumpkin field

Wheelgate Family Theme Park, Nottinghamshire

From October 18th to 31st get involved with fabulous Halloween activities during Lil’ Park of Horrors at Wheelgate. Free pumpkin carving for every paying child, available from 11.30am – 3.30pm, no pre booking required. only 1 pumpkin per child. Don’t forget to check out what else they have on offer during the Halloween season, there is a full spooky theme park day out to be had!


Use code LG19 for 10% off when you book online!

sundown adventureland, pumpkin an scarecrow hay display

Sundown Adventureland, Nottinghamshire

Have loads of spooky fun this Halloween at Sundown Adventureland. No need to worry about the little ones as it’s only ever spooky but never scary. Their spooky trail will take you and the family on a hunt for clues around the park. Enjoy exploring the park and the fun family rides together.


The Blackpool Tower Dungeon, Lancashire

Until 3rd November, Blackpool Tower Dungeon is the ‘Home of Halloween’ this spook-tacular season with their brand new 90 minute live action experience blending fun and laughter with some scares. Expect family Halloween fun for everyone. An adventure bursting with giggles, ghouls and grisly tales as visitors learn more about Lancashire’s murky history in an entertaining way.


Blackpool Sea Life, Lancashire

Until 3rd November, explore the ocean depths to discover the spooky creatures that lurk beneath the waves at SEA LIFE Blackpool’s Ascarium! This Halloween, Zara has brought her magic to SEA LIFE, but she has a problem. If you help her, she will even share the treasure inside! Grab a trail leaflet and prepare to navigate the Ascarium! Follow the trail and discover some of the spookiest creatures of the sea…


Looking for more inspiration? Explore our round up of enchanting events below. They are situated throughout the UK so there is something for everyone!

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Coronavirus Notice

Stay safe. Coronavirus advice is being updated regularly. Some attractions are starting to reopen with social distancing measures in place. Enjoy browsing the site for trips and please check directly with the venue before visiting.  Let’s Go with the Children is here to help and support families with ideas and information on what attractions are re-opening.