Spooky Hallowe'en adventures

You’ll find all the ingredients for a scary Hallowe’en adventure at the places we look after. Discover creaking staircases and secret doorways, go in search of ghoulish gargoyles and historical legends, or explore mystifying mazes and magical woods.

Here are some of our top events for little monsters:

A girl enjoying Halloween

Cotehele, Cornwall

Family Fright Night, 31 October, 5.30pm – 7.30pm 

Wander around atmospheric Cotehele House by torchlight on Hallowe’en night for an eerie evening of fun. Explore the gothic mansion in the dark and experience the spooky side of this Tudor house. Bring your own torch and prepare to be scared silly.

Children helping with a pumpkin crop

Rowallane Garden, County Down

Ghosts and Gourds Spooktacular, 22 & 23 October, 11am – 5pm 

Rowallane Garden will come alive this Hallowe’en with a terrifying ghost trail, spooky stories and sinister characters. Behead, scoop out and carve your very own pumpkin to take home and ward away the evil spirits. There'll be face painting to transform little ones into fearsome creatures.

Children enjoying Halloween

Dunstable Downs, Bedfordshire

Broomstick making, 29 October, 11am – 3pm 

Get ready for Hallowe'en by making your very own broomstick at Dunstable Downs. Get your broomstick license and head out for a race across these beautiful hills we care for.

The south front at Attingham Park, Shropshire

Attingham Park, Shropshire

The Murderous Mansion: Spooky Encounters, 28 - 30 October, 10am - 4pm  

Dress up in your Hallowe’en finery to meet the Master of this murderous mansion. Keep your eyes peeled (or tightly closed!) as you look out for ghostly surprises. Who knows what may be lurking in the basement and cellar.

Children enjoying Halloween

Find a Hallowe'en event near you 

We've pulled together a list of all the Hallowe'en events happening at our places. Take a look and find out what's going on near you


Real life ghost stories - Treasurer's House, York

Hear some of the real life ghost stories from some of Britain's most haunted houses. This film shows the Treasurer's House, York, the scene of a bloody duel and home to a legion of ghostly Roman soldiers.


Real life ghost stories - Ham House, London

This film tells the spooky tale of Ham House in Richmond, the former home of Elizabeth, Countess Dysart, whose presence still lingers...