A mini guide to Halloween events in and around Lancashire

PUBLISHED: 01:00 25 September 2019

Find the grey family at the East Lancs Railway this Halloween

Find the grey family at the East Lancs Railway this Halloween

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There is plenty to do in Lancashire; here is our guide to Halloween in Lancashire to ensure you don't miss a thing.

4th October-1st November

Farmaggedon

Five unique scare attractions, movie-grade special effects and over 90 monsters are in this interactive horror experience.

Farmer Ted's Farm Park, Flatmans Lane, Downholland, Ormskirk, Lancashire. L39 7HW. www.farmaggedon.co.uk

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4th October to 2nd November.

Scare Kingdom Scream Park

Forgive us for using the 'Ice-Scream' pun, but this award-winning Halloween event is located at Mrs Dowson's Farm Park, the home of Mrs. Dowson's Ice Cream.

Longsight Road, Clayton le Dale, BB2 7JA. www.scarekingdom.com/halloween

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7th October- 6th November

Home of Halloween, the Blackpool Tower Dungeon

Find yourself amidst a cast of creepy characters where you will meet Witch Finder General and mysterious witches. Discover which crime you will be accused of at the witch trails will return. The Home of Halloween will be a unique walkthrough experience, not to be missed.

The Blackpool Tower, Bank Hey St, Blackpool FY1 5BJ  https://www.thedungeons.com/blackpool/en/what-is-the-dungeon/halloween/

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11th  October to 8th November

Ghost Tours at Hoghton Tower

Silent torchbearers take you on the ghost tour through the darkened halls of the Tower, where you will encounter spectres from the past and you will be told about the ghostly happenings from across the centuries.

Included in the package is a two course meal of either Cottage Pie or Veg Cottage Pie and then for dessert, Sticky Toffee Pudding.

Hoghton, NR Preston, PR5 0SH www.hoghtontower.co.uk/event/ghost-tours-2/

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12th - 31st October

Halloween & Pumpkin Picking at Thornton Hall Country Park

Thornton Hall farm annual Halloween celebrations are back in full swing and you can expect classic activities such as scary mazes, freaky face painting and pumpkin carving.

Thornton Hall Country Park, Church Road, Thornton in Craven, nr. Skipton, BD23 3TS www.thorntonhallcountrypark.co.uk

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12th-31st October

Vampire Pleasure Beach

Gather the whole family for some spooky celebrations at Blackpool Pleasure Beach with a whole host of fun activities and events that offer something for all ages. 

Blackpool Pleasure Beach, blackpoolpleasurebeach.com

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25th - 28th October

Southport Halloween Festival

Take a trip down Trick or Treat Street, be brave as you knock on each door and find out what lis behind it.

Throughout Southport

www.visitsouthport.com/whats-on/southport-halloween-festival-p362971

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31st October - 2nd November

Halloween Ghost Trains

All aboard! The East Lancs Railway presents the Halloween Ghost Train; will you be brave enough to experience the journey? Unlike any other, the ghost train will take you through haunted stations and spooky tunnels, this is a thrilling steam train ride where fancy dress is most welcome and every child will receive a Halloween good bag.

Bolton Street Station, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EY www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk/events-activities/2019/10/halloween-ghost-trains.aspx

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27th October

Guy's "Not So Scary" Family Party

Guy's magical marquee opens on Sunday 27th October with Uncle Guy's "Not So Scary" Family Party from 11am to 5pm - with lots of fun for all the family. Guy's Trick or Treat, visit their stations, Thomas Bounce Show & his fun Circus Skills Workshop, Uncle Martin's Halloween Punch & Judy Magic Show, face painting, kiddies DJ and fairground rides/attractions.

Guy's Thatched Hamlet, Canalside, Bilsborrow, Nr Garstang, PR3 0RS www.guysthatchedhamlet.co.uk

 

 

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