To confirm its position as the Home of Halloween, the York Dungeon has launched a brand new spine-chilling show, Body Snatchers. This new hair-raising show will see one of the most intimidating, ghoulish, characters ever introduced. Equipped with his prize possession, his shovel, John will be looking for those that can fall victim to his deadly digging ways!
All manner of creepy ghouls and beasties lurk within the Valley, so make sure you tread scarefully! You can choose from and experience a whole host of Mini, Mega and Ultimate scares but remember... the darker the night, the scarier the fright!
Have some frightful family fun this Halloween at Ripley Castle. On October 29th, 30th & 31st younger children aged 5 to 8 years will be thrilled to meet Ripley Castle's very own Kind Witch and listen to her storytelling in the castle's spooky Tower Room.
At Richmondshire Museum, design a pumpkin, puzzles, colouring, book-making, spot the Halloween silhouettes and much more . . . with the chance to win a family season ticket and ghoulish gift.
NYMR are working with the exceptional team from Make A Wish Entertainment again this spooky Halloween with three fangtastic Halloween Story Trains on Friday 30th & Saturday 31st October. Each Story Train will depart from Pickering Station with live characters on-board bringing our unique Story Trains to life.
The origins or York Maze Hallowscream lie in a Victorian circus with a dark secret, a crazed clown, a troubled inventor and a farmer seeking a terrible revenge. For nine nights only, York Maze becomes your worst nightmare. Hallowscream is an advance ticket only night time event for teenagers and adults who should really know better!!
Join York's Chocolate Story for spook-tacular shock-olate tasting sessions. Courageous visitors can test their nerve by taking part in the tastiest trick or treat challenge ever. Guests will test their luck by spinning the ‘wheel of fortune' to receive either a deliciously tasty treat or a revolting rotten trick chocolate.
Are you feeling brave? Dress in your scariest outfit and join us for an harrowing ghost tour of Bolton Castle revealing stories of the spooky sightings within the castle walls which will send shivers down your spine! With live musical entertainment from Josh Westwood and band.
A delightfully gruesome trail of ghosts, ghouls, monsters and body parts, taking you off into the woods!! Not for the faint-hearted!
From witches to warlocks, faeries to trolls, wandering through Mother Shipton's Cave this Halloween Half Term truly is full of wonder and surprise! After the roaring success of last years Halloween Half Term event, Mother Shipton's are ramping up the spooky factor this year, ensuring that every visitor has a petrifying visit!
Haunted maze, Freaky face painting, Haunted barn, Fancy dress, Lamb feeding with Farmer Dracula! Pumpkin carving & much more! Special daily activities!
Get the whole family into the spirit of Halloween by heading to The Garden Rooms, for a week of daily Halloween activities that will include ‘Dress your own Pumpkin' (for which there will be a daily prize), Mask Making, Decorating Cupcakes and so much more. With a room transformed into a spooky delight there will be plenty to keep all ages entertained. Fancy Dress is highly encouraged.
Cast light on a dark history! See Bram Stoker's inspiration in a new light as Whitby Abbey is bathed in dramatic illuminations. As you explore its gothic splendour, our costumed characters will introduce the darker side of the past with tales of grave robbing and witch trials. New for this year, you can also experience a live performance of Dracula to complete your visit.
Throughout Half Term, families are invited to follow the Pumpkin Trail around the gardens and parkland, solving a puzzle as they go. On Friday 30th October, 11am - 3pm, Pumpkin carving and Halloween lantern-making will take place in the Conservatory. Children and parents are invited to create the scariest pumpkins they can muster! On Saturday 31st October, families are invited to join Scampston's resident Wicked Witch in the Walled Garden at 3pm. She has some tales to tell which will send a shiver down your spine! Tasty treats will be offered for the scariest costumes.
This October half term, visit Murton Park and meet their very own celebrity witch, none other than Minerva Lune, Witch to the Stars. Minerva will be on site on Wednesday and Thursday and has graciously agreed to share a tale or two with visitors at 11:00 am, and 2:30 pm on both days!
Reserve a cottage or The Lake House between 24th - 31st October and book one of our Dracula Butlers. Dracula Butlers will decorate your cottage or The Lake House in gothic & Halloween style memorabilia. Once they've helped you in, then treat yourself to a Bloody MAry cocktail & a Halloween Afternoon Tea!
The Bram Stoker International Film Festival, working in association with the Whitby Dracula Society 1897, will be hosting a series of special events to mark this auspicious occasion. The Annual Bram Stoker International Film Festival (now in its 7th year) featuring five days of films, music and entertainment, including the now world famous Vampires Ball. A unique event that consistently attracts fans from around the globe.
Come along to this FREE Halloween event at Coppergate Shopping Centre! With events taking place throughout the day this is something you don't want to miss! They'll be Face painting (12-4pm), Stilt walkers (12-3pm) and a Magician (1-5pm) plus there will also be a live graffiti artist throughout the day creating a spooky piece of art for all to enjoy in front of what will be the new Primark.