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A mini guide to Halloween events in and around Lancashire

PUBLISHED: 01:00 25 September 2018 | UPDATED: 12:18 17 October 2018

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.

5th-31st October

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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5th October to 4th 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  www.thedungeons.com/blackpool/en/plan-your-visit/halloween.aspx

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12th  October to 9th 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 Chili Con Carne, or Veg Chili, both with rice, and then for dessert, Sticky Toffee Pudding.

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

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13th – 31st October

Halloween & Pumpkin Picking at Thornton Hall Country Park

Spooky activities at the Farm this Halloween - come along if you dare to our school of Wizards & Witches! Complete the activities (included in your admission) to pass your 'Witch & Wizard' exams!

Halloween by Night at Thornton Hall Country Park for people aged 12+ will also run from 18th -31st October

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

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25th – 28th October

Spookport

Southport becomes Spookport for Hallowe’en with a big parade in the town centre on Saturday October 21st. There will be ,pnster petting trails, freak shows and firewalking

Throughout Southport

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

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26th, 27th, 31st October

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/2017/10/halloween-ghost-trains-.aspx

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24th – 31st October

Halloween Spooktacular in Morecambe

Pumpkin carving, ghost hunt with prizes (from 24th -31st October), haunted house and pumpkin parade.

Festival Market, Central Drive, Morecambe Lancashire LA4 4DW www.lancaster.gov.uk/sport-and-leisure/markets/festival-market

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28th October

Guy's "Not So Scary" Family Party

Guy's magical marquee opens on Sunday 28 October with Uncle Guy's "Not So Scary" Family Party from 12noon 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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