The spookiest time of year is creeping ever closer, and 2018 is full of spine-tinglingly scary attractions and Halloween events up and down the UK.
From haunted dungeons and castles to shockingly spooky scare events at some of the country’s top theme parks, this guide is packed with horrifying attractions that will leave you howling for more!
Fright Nights at Thorpe Park
After more than 15 years of scaring, Thorpe Park’s Fright Nights are some of the most talked-about Halloween events in the UK.
Set in the eerie woodlands of the theme park, you’ll get to explore a variety of terrifying attractions, such as The Walking Dead: Living Nightmare, where all your most petrifying nightmares will come to life; The Big Top: Showtime, a creepy carnival of magic and mayhem; and Platform 15, a live action scare maze on the last known route of the notorious Sleeper Express.
Think you can handle it?
The Home of Halloween at York Dungeons
Halloween just wouldn’t be Halloween without a visit to one of the UK’s most grisly attractions – York Dungeons.
During the Halloween season, you can play a haunting game of Hide and Shriek, set sail on a late-night Ghost Cruise and witness spine-tingling live shows. York Dungeons truly is the home of Halloween!
The Haunted Castle at Warwick Castle
This year, Warwick Castle is giving you a glimpse of its haunted side with spooktacular shows, wicked witches and a Haunted Hollows Trail with creepy characters lurking at every turn.
Warwick’s Haunted Castle is scarily good fun for all the family and a must for all Halloween fanatics!
London Ghost Bus Tour
See England’s capital as you’ve never seen it before on a chilling tour of the city.
Your creepy conductor will provide a hair-raising commentary as you travel around London on this mysterious double-decker bus where nothing is quite as it seems.
The London Ghost Bus Tour is fun for all the family – a spooky and theatrical experience that you’ll never forget.
Jack The Ripper, Ghosts & Sinister London Tour
Explore London’s dark side on the Jack The Ripper, Ghosts and Sinister Tour. Discover the capital’s past on this fascinating coach and walking tour, from the haunted Drury Lane Theatre to the spooky Old Bailey – site of numerous public hangings.
You’ll even get to visit the Fleet Street home of the demon barber, Sweeney Todd.
You’ll leave the warmth of the coach to follow the bloody trail of Jack the Ripper and inspect the murder sites of those unsolved cases in the East End.
This chilling attraction is an absolute must for history fans.
Scarefest at Alton Towers
This Halloween, get ready for frights, spooks and thrills at Alton Towers’ fangtastic Scarefest event.
Enjoy your favourite rides in the dark and, for the first time ever, experience the flames of the Wicker Man illuminating the night sky!
Younger visitors can watch spookily good shows whilst older thrill-seekers can get lost in the frighteningly exciting House of Monsters Maze.
You’ll need your wits about you… don’t say we didn’t warn you!