The best ways to get your spook on this October

Tuesday 2 October 2018 by Lydia Achard

We didn’t have to search too far to find a frightful line up of Spooktacular events to entertain the whole family this October…

The Alnwick Garden – Daybreak (27th October – 31st October 11:am – 5:30pm) 

The Spooky Trail – If you like a good spook, come and take a look. Immerse yourself in a Halloween trail around the garden.

The Spook Zone – There will be gruesome sights of corpses to behold. Enter the Labyrinth and be brave and bold.

Halloween Crafts – Double double toil and trouble, fire burns and cauldrons bubble. Get crafty with the budding artist team and make magical wands, stink bags and potions.

The Alnwick Garden – Dead of Night (27th October – 31st October 6:30pm – 8:30pm)

The Scare Garden Spooky Walk – As the darkness of the night crawled over The Garden a change in the air starts to happen. A once beautiful and enchanted place changes into a hideous zombie infested realm. Are you brave enough to venture through The Garden at night?

The Scare Zone – This Halloween you will see the Bamboo Labrinth like never before and once seen, it will never be unseen. Are you brave enough to enter the scare zone?

Woodhorn Museum (27th October – 4th November 10:00am – 4:00pm) 

Pumpkin Trail – Can you find all the pumpkins that are hiding in the shadowy corners of the Woodhorn Museum? If you manage to find them all, you will receive a Halloween treat.

Ghost Stories – Join professional storyteller Stephen Skelton and enjoy some spine-chilling tales about Woodhorn Museum. These special ghost stories are all based on spooky encounters experienced by staff and visitors. Wednesday 31st October – 11:30am, 12:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm.

Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre – Creatures of the Night (29th October & 31st October 7:00pm – 9:00pm)

Join the team for a walk after dark this Halloween in search of the creatures that call the reserve home. Learn all about bats and listen to their calls through the bat detector.

Where to stay:

Lemmington Lodge, Keepers Cottage, Teal House