Halloween Events at UK Attractions

Legoland Discovery Centre - Brick or Treat

UK Attractions really like to put on a show at Halloween. Each attraction has something different to offer with some targeting thrill-seekers whilst others offer family-friendly fun. With hundreds of Halloween events to choose from, below we have picked out some of our favourites that are included with regular admission. Please see the details below to help determine which events are most appropriate for you.

Top 10 Halloween Events at UK Attractions

This guide features some of the best Halloween events that are included with admission to some of the UK’s most popular attractions. This Top 10 listing is based on our personal experiences and extensive knowledge, check out our top picks below.

These Halloween Events often take place throughout the entire month of October and not just on the 31st of October. Please be aware that additional charges may apply so check the official websites using the links below for full details.

1 – Ascarium at SEA LIFE

Halloween Ascarium
Halloween Ascarium at SEA LIFE

Prepare to be thrilled and chilled in equal measures as you follow the immersive trail to help the witches and warlocks find their missing potion ingredients and discover some of the spookiest creatures of the sea as you explore the underwater world!

Make your way to the Witch’s lair where they will cast their spell to open the treasure chest revealing a special reward!

Is Ascarium at SEA LIFE Family Friendly?

Ascarium: Tricks & Treats is a Fa-BOO-lous Halloween event suitable for the whole family.


Visit Ascarium at your local SEA LIFE Centre:
Great Yarmouth
Loch Lomond

2 – Brick or Treat Monster Party at LEGOLAND Discovery Centres

Halloween Brick or treat
Halloween Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Discovery Centres

This October bring your little monsters to LEGOLAND® Discovery Centres in Birmingham or Manchester and get into the spirit at the ultimate Halloween party with many fang-tastic activities including access to two rides, loads of LEGO build & play zones, spooktacular soft play areas and a 4D cinema at the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground.

Watch the brand new LEGO® 4D Halloween movie ‘The Great Monster Chase!’ – Exclusive to LEGOLAND® and LEGOLAND Discovery Centres this Halloween!

Is Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Family Friendly?

With lots of fun Halloween activities offer it’s a frightfully fun day out for all the family!

Visit Brick or Treat at your local LEGOLAND Discovery Centre:

3 – Scared Shrekless at Shrek’s Adventure

Scared Shrekless!
Scared Shrekless!

It’s Halloween at Shrek’s Adventure! London and the Witch is there to surprise guests with some tricks and treats! Halloween is Shrek’s favourite holiday after all!

Featuring Shrek and his DreamWorks pals, Rumpelstiltskin, Sleeping Beauty, Muffin Man, Pinocchio and Cinderella, culminating in a meet and greet with Shrek himself. Celebrate Halloween at Shrek’s Adventure! London… but don’t get Scared Shrekless!

Is Scared Shrekless at Shrek’s Adventure Family Friendly?

This autumn half term, young guests and their families can get a fun fright on a journey through Far Far Away and maybe even snap a photo with a witch before she flies away!

Scared Shrekless

4 – HOWL’O’WEEN at Chessington World of Adventures

HOWL'O'WEEN at Chessington World of Adventures

Things are getting spooky once again at Chessington this Halloween, with a Fa-BOO-lous Halloween event for the whole family!

The mischievous Wild Witches of Adventure Point have conjured up a devilish spell this Howl’o’ween and brought back to life spooktacular characters across the Resort. With lots of tricks and plenty of treats, watch your step as you explore the park because you’ll likely encounter all kinds of delightfully ghastly creatures around every corner.

On selected dates, you can also experience Chessingtons ROARsome rides in the dark. Soar into the darkness on Vampire and spin your way into the evening on Dragons Fury.

Is HOWL’O’WEEN at Chessington World of Adventures Family Friendly?

HOWL’O’WEEN at Chessington World of Adventures is a Fa-BOO-lous Halloween event suitable for the whole family.

Chessington World of Adventures Offers
HOWL’O’WEEN Official Website

5 – Dungeons – Home of Halloween

Dungeons - Home of Halloween
Dungeons – Home of Halloween

This Halloween face your demons at your local Dungeon attraction.

Experience The Exorcism of Peter Moore at the London Dungeon.
It’s 1814, and Peter Moore isn’t the demon’s only target. Deep within the London Dungeon, an ancient and sinister force has awakened, wreaking havoc and terror upon all who dare to enter. Experience the chilling whispers of Peter’s lost soul and the unsettling echoes of centuries-old curses this Halloween.

At York Dungeon Face the Grey Lady, if you dare!
Set in York Theatre Royal, built in 1744 on the site of the medieval St Leonard’s Hospital, you will learn of the forbidden love of demure young nun Florence and her nobleman patient.

This Halloween at Edinburgh Dungeon: Will you escape The Death Cell?
Take yourself back 100 Years as you find yourself in October 1923, as the last prisoner was hung in Edinburgh’s notorious Carlton Jail.

This great imposing fortress had some of the worst conditions ever encountered in prisons and the bodies of ten souls are still to this day buried under the stones of what is now a car park.

Are the Dungeon Attractions Family Friendly?

The Dungeons are recommended for guests aged 13 years or older.

London Dungeon
York Dungeon
Edinburgh Dungeon

6 – Halloween at The Forbidden Corner

The Forbidden Corner Tunnel
The Forbidden Corner

Pay a visit to The Forbidden Corner between the 21st October and 5th November when ghosts, ghouls, skeletons and all manner of monsters will be taking over the unique attraction.

Find the missing skeleton bones to receive a spooky prize, complete the Halloween quiz for even more prizes and why not take part in the fancy dress competition on the 31st October for even more prizes.

Is Halloween at Forbidden Corner Family Friendly?

Experience a Forbidden Corner Halloween event that’s all about families, joy and celebration. Halloween at The Forbidden Corner is ideal for families with children.

The Forbidden Corner Official Website

7 – The Halloween Adventure at Stockeld Park

Halloween at Stockeld Park
Halloween at Stockeld Park

This Halloween, Stockeld Park have a host of spooktacular events, attractions and activities, sure to thrill the whole family. In addition to the fantastic enchanted forest and magical maze, there are a whole host of themed tricks and treats for you to enjoy.

Explore the Enchanted Forest and encounter the Woodland Witches or test your adventurous spirit in the mummy maze. With so many fun activities on offer, don’t forget to visit the pumpkin patch and select your perfect pumpkin. Remember to dress up in your spookiest attire as the best dressed will win a prize,

Is Halloween at Stockeld Park Family Friendly?

Families will be fine to visit Stockeld Park and will have a great time enjoying the Halloween entertainment.

Stockeld Park Official Website

8 – Boo at The Zoo

ZSL London Zoo - Asiatic Lion
ZSL London Zoo – Asiatic Lion

There are Spooky Happenings this Halloween at ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. Whether you’re looking for traditional Halloween crafts, hair-raising animal facts, or a session in sorcery, they have got you covered. Join them during the October half-term for a day out full of activities to keep all members of the family eerily entertained.

Is Boo at the Zoo Family Friendly?

Boo at the Zoo is hairy but not too scary Halloween fun. It’s the perfect family day out this Halloween.

Boo at the Zoo:
ZSL London Zoo
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Enjoy Big Savings on your Family Day Out at London Zoo and Whipsnade Zoo
£3 Entry to London Zoo
£3 Entry to Whipsnade Zoo

9 – Freddo’s Circus Spectacular at Cadbury World

Cadbury World - Characters
Cadbury World – Characters

The spookiest circus in town is coming to Cadbury World!

You’ll be ‘howling with laughter’ as you meet the Fangtastic Freddo, astounded by the ‘spookiest spells’ of the Great Fredeedo and amazed by the ‘frightfully fun’ skills of Daredevil Freddo!

You’d be a ghoul to miss out!

Is Freddo’s Circus Spectacular Family Friendly?

Perfect for all the family, Freddo’s Circus Spectacular at Cadbury World is one of the friendliest most frightful Halloween fun fests in the UK.

Freddo’s Circus Spectacular

10 – Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND® Windsor

Brick or Treat at Legoland Windsor
Brick or Treat at Legoland Windsor

This October Half Term, Lord Vampyre invites all little monsters and their families to Brick or Treat at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort for his favourite time of the year, Halloween!

He will be throwing the ultimate Halloween party, transforming the Resort into a pumpkin-filled wonderland making Brick or Treat the most spook-tacular event of the year!

Is Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND® Windsor Family Friendly?

There are lots of fun Halloween activities for you to dig your fangs into, including the Haunted House Monster Party Ride, Lord Vampyre’s Creepy Crypt Trail, Monster Rocker’s fang-tastic Pumpkin Trail, costume competitions and so much more – plus all of the rides including LEGO MYTHICA: World of Mythical Creatures, live shows and attractions, it’s a frightfully fun day out for all the family!

LEGOLAND® Windsor Offers
Brick or Treat Official Website

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Halloween Events at UK Attractions was last modified: October 29th, 2023 by Dan

Author: Dan

I am passionate about Theme Parks and Attractions. I love riding roller coasters and thrill rides. With two young boys I understand how expensive family days out can be and this was one of the main driving forces behind Attractions Near me. My aim is to help you and your friends enjoy some great days out without costing the earth. Thanks for reading and have a great time - Regards Dan

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