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Ten Spook-tastic Halloween Events in Shropshire and North Wales

Ten Spook-tastic Halloween Events

If you are staying at one of our parks this October, why not visit a local Halloween event? 

Here we have selected ten events, all within 30 miles of at least one of our parks, to keep you busy this spooky season! Please note, some of these may require advance booking, so always check the attraction's website before making your journey.


Shrewsbury Ghost Tours

As one of the most haunted towns in the country, Shrewsbury is the perfect place to brave a ghost tour and learn all about its rich and spooky history!

Starting from the 6th October and running through to the 3rd November, the tours are hosted by Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, and tickets need to be booked in advance. 

Close to: Oxon Hall Touring Park, Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Town Centre

Hawkstone Park Follies Trails and Terrible Tales

Explore caves, gullies, and bridges as you traverse the natural sandstone hills of The Follies, and look out for spooky twists and turns along the way this October.

With a family-friendly trail to travel and live characters to meet, their Halloween event runs throughout half term (22nd October to 30th October) and is included in the standard ticket admission.

Close to: Oxon Hall Touring Park, Shrewsbury

Hawkstone Follies

Stokesay Castle Halloween Half Term

Built in the 13th Century and carefully preserved by English Heritage, Stokesay Castle is brimming with history and medieval architecture.

From 22nd October to 30th October, you can experience their Halloween activities, from a family quest around the grounds to hearing strange and spooky tales from costumed performers, making this a great choice for families.

Close to: Ludlow Touring Park, South Shropshire 

Severn Valley Railway Ghost Train

Starting at Kidderminster and weaving through to Bridgnorth, you can experience heritage steam train travel with the Severn Valley Railway.

With three Halloween events scheduled, you will be spoilt for choice this spooky season. From their Ghost Train perfect for the little ones, to the Scream Train for the more fearless travellers, they are also hosting a Halloween Photography Workshop.

Close to: Stanmore Hall Touring Park, Bridgnorth

Severn Valley Railway

Park Hall the Countryside Experience Pumpkinfest

You will find pumpkins galore at Park Hall this October! Choose a pumpkin and carve out a design, or follow the giant scarecrow trail and enter the Little Scary House to see what you might discover.

After all the pumpkin fun, you will have the opportunity to meet Park Hall's animals and find plenty of indoor and outdoor fun for the little ones. 

Pumpkinfest is available on select dates, starting from 14th October.

Close to: Oxon Hall Touring Park, Shrewsbury

West Midlands:

Black Country Living Museum Halloween Nights

Set over 26 acres, the Black Country Living Museum tells the story of the industrial age through live museum exhibitions, demonstrations, and entertainment. 

Fun for all the family, their Halloween Nights feature trick or treat stations, creepy creatures, and a Monster Bash, as well as the opportunity to take part in their costume parade.

An evening event starting at 6:30 pm, the Halloween Nights will be running from Wednesday 26th October to Saturday 29th October.

Close to: Stanmore Hall Touring Park, Bridgnorth

North Wales:

Zipworld Ffear Fforest

For the thrill-seekers out there, Zipworld Fforest has a range of activities for those brave enough. From Treetop Nets to zip lines, traverse the beautiful Snowdonia woodland from a unique point of view.

For an even more thrilling experience, why not try out their Ffear Fforest event Between 17th October and 1st November, you can whizz along the alpine Cursed Coaster, or tackle The Nets - all whilst avoiding any clowns that may be lurking along the way.

Close to: Riverside Touring Park, Betws-y-Coed

Gwrych Castle

Known for being a more recent home to the popular TV show "I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here", Gwrych Castle is a Grade I listed country house set within 250 acres of grounds.

Built in the 1800s, the castle has a rich history and plenty of stories of ghostly encounters. Take part in their Ghost Hunt, available on select dates from September to November, and maybe you too will experience the supernatural! There will also be a Haunted Castle and Spooktacular Funfair with plenty of spooky activities for all the family.

Close to: Riverside Touring Park, Betws-y-Coed

Welsh Mountain Zoo Fright Week

From penguins to tigers, meerkats to lemurs, take a walk on the wild side at Welsh Mountain Zoo and learn all about their fascinating animals and conservation efforts.

Running from 29th October to 6th November, visitors can take part in various spooky-themed activities perfect for all the family, such as boo boxes, a pumpkin hunt, and creepy crafts.

Close to: Llanberis Touring Park, Snowdonia

Greenwood Family Park Spookwood

Find an array of family activities at Greenwood, from the Green Dragon Roller Coaster to the 91-metre-long spiral tube chute of the Solar Splash.

For those feeling brave, why not try their Spookwood activities, available on select dates from 8th October. Find your way out of the Scare Maze, explore the Ghostly wood, or take a break at the Pumpkin patch!

Close to: Llanberis Touring Park, Snowdonia

There is plenty to see and do around in and around our parks this autumn, so why not book your Halloween stay with us today at one of our award-winning luxury caravan parks?

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