6 Scary Events and Attractions to Visit This Halloween… If You Dare!

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Thorpe Park Fright Night
Looking for some fiendishly good fun this Halloween? Read on to find out how to get tickets to some of the scariest attractions in the UK.

The spookiest time of year is creeping ever closer, and 2021 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

Scaring guests for twenty years, 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 scare mazes, which have previously including the likes of 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.

You'll also be able to ride your favourite, most-thrilling coasters in the dead of night too...

Think you can handle it?


The Haunted Castle at Warwick Castle

This year, Warwick Castle will be giving you a glimpse of its haunted side, with appearances from the famous Witches of Warwick and gruesome history truths in the Horrible Histories Maze. 

Navigate the Haunted Hollows and explore the spooky mansion too, as you witness spell-binding shows and other events.

Warwick’s Haunted Castle is scarily good fun for all the family and a must for all Halloween fanatics!



Jack The Ripper Tour

Explore London’s dark side on the Jack The Ripper Walking Tour. Discover the capital’s past on this fascinating walking tour, discovering the shadowy trail left behind by Jack the Ripper in Whitechapel in East London. 

Learn more about the victims, suspects and story behind the unidentified killer on this ominous and entertaining tour.

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 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 mazes.

You’ll need your wits about you… don’t say we didn’t warn you!


Howl’o’ween at Chessington World of Adventures

Brave the Chessington World of Adventures rides in the dark, and expect a range of tricks and treats from resident ghosts and ghouls.

This year, we're hoping for the return of the eerie Forgotten Forest, as well as the popular Creepy Caves - a twisted journey into deep, dark caverns. 



Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Windsor 

Fantastic family-friendly Halloween fun at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, Brick or Treat is returning this year to the park. 

Look forward to a truly spooktacular celebration, including lots of photo opportunities, events, and LEGO-inspired things to do throughout the resort. 


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