Spooky Halloween Trails For You to Discover This Autumn

Looking for an outdoor Halloween adventure thats not too spooky or scary for the children, have you considered a Halloween Trail?

Not sure if there are any Halloween Trails near me, then check out these suggestions.

Lots of the Halloween Castle events are offering Halloween Trails to explore, but there are also lots taking place at Halls and Gardens throughout the Uk, so check out

Is There A Halloween Trail Near Me ?

American Museum and Gardens

Location : Claverton Manor, Bath BA2 7BD

Join them for a truly American Halloween celebration at the American Museum & Gardens throughout October half-term week, from 23 to 31 October.

The American Museum & Gardens will be offering plenty of spooktacular fun for visiting children and their families and friends over half-term, while celebrating the incredible autumnal colours throughout the grounds.

Explore the gardens, parkland and children’s play area and visit the Halloween craft activities on your way. Collect stamps as you go and pick up your sweets at the trick or treat station.

Dress up in your very best costumes and join them for an American style fancy dress parade (at 11am or 3pm on Saturdays 23&30 and Sundays 24&31). The most fantastic costume will win a prize!

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Arley Hall Gardens

Location : Arley, Northwich CW9 6NA

Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience will make its debut in the beautiful woodland at Arley Hall & Gardens, Cheshire, U.K. As evening falls, mesmerising lights will transform the landscape into a magical outdoor trail for families to enjoy. As visitors make their way through the woodland, and follow the illuminated path, they will discover wonderful surprises, some of their most favourite moments from the Forbidden Forest, and encounter mystical creatures such as Hippogriffs, centaurs, unicorns, Nifflers – and many more.

Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience is suitable for the whole family to enjoy and provides a huge amount for fans of all ages to see and do, giving them the opportunity to experience the magic of the wizarding world in a brand-new way. From discovering the wondrous and beautiful forest come to life, enjoying a wide range of delicious food and drinks at a lively and seasonally themed village; to perusing the on-site shop for Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts merchandise to take home – it promises to be a special evening to remember!

The outdoor experience has been created by Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment in partnership with award-winning theatrical designers and experiential creators, Thinkwell and their partners Unify and leading entertainment discovery platform Fever.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Audley End Halloween Trail

Location : Audley End Rd, Audley End, Saffron Walden CB11 4JF

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Head to Audley End House and Gardens for a fantastical day out this Halloween half-term.

Explore the gardens on our brand-new adventure trail inspired by Cressida Cowell’s bestselling Wizards of Once series. Will you find the ingredients for the Spell to get rid of Witches and uncover the location of the Cup of Second Chances? Come along in frightful fancy dress to enter our competition and maybe win a prize. It’s going to be a really wizard day out!

Don’t forget to also meet the enigmatic Professor Hyll to be briefed on your exciting monster hunter training. Join the professor to learn all about the amazing artefacts he has gathered on his many wondrous and terrifying travels and then explore the grounds of Audley End to take part in activities with his monster hunting team. Complete your training and become a monster hunter yourself!

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Blenheim Palace

Location : Woodstock OX20 1PP

A spooky, fun-filled trail for all the family this half term. As Halloween creeps closer and the days shorten, a mysterious mist falls across the gardens at Blenheim Palace. Join with family and friends to wander from dusk into darkness between one ghostly space to another… if you dare!

Watch out for flickering flames in a fiendish fire garden, daring fire artists and grinning pumpkins aglow. Wind your way through the illuminated haunted woods filled with creepy neon cobwebs, ghastly ghouls, wicked witches, larger-than life spiders and beastly bats. Then discover the Secret Garden filled with more hidden surprises. Could it be a trick of the light or do things really go “bump in the night”?

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Bolton Abbey Pumpkin Halloween Trail

Location : Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD236EX

Who dare enter Strid Wood through the giant spooky gates?!

The Pumpkin Trail is back! Join them and navigate your way through Strid Wood using the map and the giant pumpkins! Keep your eyes peeled for clues hidden in the mystery boxes along the way. These will help to unveil clues to solve the puzzle!

The trail will begin at the Cavendish Shop and lead you up to the Strid. Families are encouraged to follow a different route back to the car park to avoid the green trail becoming overcrowded. Activity sheets will be issued from the car park kiosks on arrival. Tickets must be pre-booked. To attend the event they recommend booking the Riverside car park to join the trail at the beginning.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Location : B6422, Brodsworth DN5 7XJ

As the days shorten and the evenings grow darker, join our ghost-hunting storytellers on a family friendly walk through the shadows of Brodsworth’s grounds. With well-told tales full of spooky and strange goings-on, this Halloween walk is sure to get you into the spirit of the season.

This is an outdoor early evening tour lasting around 45 minutes. Please wear suitable clothes and shoes. Ideal for those looking for a more light hearted event this Halloween including families with children aged 5-12.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Burton Agnes Halloween Trail

Location : Rudston Rd, Burton Agnes, Driffield YO25 4NB

Over October half term, join Burton Agnes in a hunt around the peaceful yet eerily atmospheric woodland, finding a frightfully fun series of handcrafted scenes. Each dramatic scene asks a single question and bears a freaky fact. Decipher the full trail of spooky clues and enjoy your eerie treat!

There’s a hunt for Spooky Sacks in the woodland garden, and each child will enjoy a bumper trail sheet with activities to complete.

Alongside the Halloween Trail, romp in the spine-tingling woodland adventure playground with its nine fabulous swings, tower with corkscrew slide and double zip wire and enjoy refreshments in the stableyard.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Burton Constable Pumpkin Trail

Location : Skirlaugh, East Yorkshire, HU11 4LN

Explore the gruesome Grounds and search high and low for the pumpkin patches, but be wary of witches, werewolves or any other horrid Halloween monsters protecting their pumpkins! At each pumpkin patch you will uncover a secret letter. Make a note of it on your task sheet to spell out a spooky word and unlock the spell.

If you manage to spell the secret word, you can celebrate with some of the surprises in your Halloween goodie bag!

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Burghley House Halloween Trail

Location : Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY

The Burghley Halloween Trail ghosts will be haunting the Sculpture Garden from Saturday 16th October – Sunday 31st October.

Great fun for the kids, dress up in your scariest Halloween costume and tread through the crispy Autumn leaves to find the Sculpture Garden ghosts and solve the hidden clues!

To enter the Halloween Trail, all you need to do is book a Gardens time slot of your choosing and make sure to have a valid House & Gardens or Gardens Only admission ticket.

The Garden Shed will be open daily, warm up with a delicious hot chocolate or cup of coffee!

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Forbidden Corner

Location : Middleham, Leyburn DL8 4TJ

Do your little monsters want something fun to do this Halloween? The Forbidden Corner will come to life on the 16th October with all manner of spooky creatures and happenings to explore.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Hatfield House Halloween Trail

Location : Great North Rd, Hatfield AL9 5HX

Sneaky Experience presents Half Term Halloween at Hatfield House. Join them for a jam-packed day of family fun at the historic Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, this Halloween.

You’ll follow a fun-filled trail where surprise awaits around every corner. Prepare to bump into a collection of creepy characters along the way, who’ll invite you to get involved as they tell scary stories, sing spooky songs and even teach you how to move to your favourite Halloween grooves in our Halloween Disco.

Once you’re back, the fun continues with our pimp-a-pumpkin workshop where you can get crafty, get creative and get carving!

👻 Halloween Theatrical Trail
👻 Pimp a Pumpkin in our Crafty Tent
👻 Show us your monster moves at our Spooktacular disco!
👻 Prize for the best fancy dress

So, make sure you don’t miss out on the ultimate half-term experience. Be there or be scared! The experience will be suitable for children of ages 2-10 years.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Hawkstone Park Follies

Location : Weston-under-Redcastle, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5JY

Join for some family Halloween fun throughout October Half Term. Activities and trails to be confirmed soon

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : 23rd October 2021 ‐ 31st October 2021 further details TBC shortly HERE

Kentwell Hall Halloweenies

Location : High Street, Long Melford, Sudbury CO10 9BA

Kentwell’s School for Sorcery – spooky, safe half-term fun for your little monsters!

Bring your family to enter a magical halloween world. Explore the spooky zones around Kentwell’s Buildings, Gardens and Grounds for immersive Halloween fun, challenges and activities aimed at children from 3 to 14 years of age, and their families.

Halloweenies is now in its ninth year and this year, like all years, you will find something new and exciting to join in with.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Kiplin Hall and Gardens Crowes Wood Halloween Trail

Location : Richmond DL10 6AT

Scary spooks, witches hats, men in black and frightening cats! People lurking in the brambles – ‘enjoy’ your haunted, spooky amble!

For nearly 400 years Kiplin Hall & Gardens has been a place of entertainment, creativity, and theatricals. Visitors are invited to step into a world of frighteningly good fun and fantasy this Halloween on a trail that explores the historic Crowe’s Wood at Kiplin. Starting off in the Walled Garden brave visitors set forth through the pumpkin patch, into the Garden Museum, and beyond into the ancient woodland where the brave-hearted will encounter spooky characters from the past lurking in the undergrowth.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Leonardslee Gardens

Location : Brighton Rd, Lower Beeding, Horsham RH13 6PP

Enjoy a hauntingly great day out at Leonardslee this Halloween!
Calling all ghouls and boys, You’re invited to a spooktacular day out filled with joy. For some ghoulish fun, come and spend the day in the sun.

Halloween Pumpkin Trail – We have a spooktacular pumpkin trail waiting for you during October half-term! Can you find all the fun activities along the way

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Lotherton Hall Spooky Skeletons Trail

Location : Off Collier Lane, Aberford, Leeds LS25 3EB

Visit Lotherton this October half term and follow the spooky skeletons trail around the estate and into the haunted house!

Dress up in your best Halloween costume and prepare to be scared as you explore the woods and seek out all of the skeletons who have made Lotherton their home.

A trail will be available to pick up when you visit, along with lots of autumnal and Halloween-inspired crafts.

Don’t miss the Nocturnal House in Wildlife World to see our bats in action!

Bring your little ones along for a great day out during the school holidays with plenty of spooky surprises along the way.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Mother Shiptons Cave

Location : Prophecy House, Harrogate Rd, High Bridge, Knaresborough HG5 8DD

Are you ready to be bewitched at Mother Shipton’s this Halloween? You’re in for a treat!

It’s the Witching Hour, and deep in the spooky forest where a world-famous Prophetess was said to have been born during a terrifying thunderstorm, the spirits are flying high. You may hear the cackle of old souls wandering the ancient woodland or feel a shiver down your spine as you step into the Haunted Halloween Village.

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Riverhill Himalayan Gardens Pumpkin Trail

Location : Riverhill, Sevenoaks TN15 0RR

Pumpkin hunting around the gardens (9:00 – 4:00) Collect a sheet from the ticket office and see if you can find all the pumpkins. Then claim your sweet reward from the ticket office.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Rufford Abbey Country Park

Location : Rufford Abbey Country Park, Ollerton Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF

An outdoor family-friendly Halloween Trail. Totally Spooky is suitable for all ages – it’s fun and spooky but not scary. Enjoy a 1km trail through the woods, find the answer to the puzzles as you go. It’s super fun without having anyone jump out at you. With fun to be had at either the daytime trail or illuminated night-time trail.

Available every weekend and the last 2 weeks of October.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Sledmere House Spooky Barn Halloween Adventure

Location : Sledmere, Driffield, Yorkshire, YO25 3XG

​Join Sledmere for their brand new Spooktacular event held under cover in Home Farm Barns
​Brand new for 2021 they have a fantastic Spooky Barn Halloween Adventure!
Join in with creepy crafts, have a go on the grewsome go kart track, explore the spooky barn, have a boogie in the Halloween disco and meet some creepy crawly new friends with the Reptile Roadshow who will be joining from 11am until 12pm everyday! There will also be sorcery in the air with master class of trickery from ‘Mad Magic’ at 1pm until 2pm daily.
Don’t forget to visit the walled garden to take part in the petrifying pumpkin hunt and search the stables and farm park to find the secret spell the giant spiders are casting.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Stockeld Park Skeleton Trail

Location : Wetherby Rd, Wetherby LS22 4AN

Join them for spooky adventures when Stockeld Park comes alive for the Autumn Half Term!

You’ll find some brand new Halloween surprises in the Enchanted Forest!. The witches will be there to guide you as you follow the new skeleton trail! Every paying child will also get to pick a free pumpkin from our pumpkin patch!

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Thorp Perrow Halloween Trail

Location : Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bedale DL8 2PS

Spooky season is nearly upon the Arboretum, marking the start of the Halloween trail which kicks-off on the 9th October and runs daily until 2nd November.
The trail is designed to take you and your family around the Arboretum in search of spooky creatures. You’ll stumble across tombs and skeletons and many more Halloween frights…..
The team has been busy thinking up lots of new ways to keep everyone on their toes and looking over their shoulders!!

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Waddesdon Manor halloween Trails

Location : Waddesdon, Aylesbury HP18 0JH

The Cryptid Safari Halloween trail – Head down Miss Alice’s Drive and encounter magical beasts from myths and fairy tales along the way in this fantastical safari experience. Can you spot all of the creatures that live in the woods?

If you’re really lucky you might even come across the Safari Rangers, who are out and about tending to the beasts and keeping those pesky fairies at bay.

Complete the trail and claim your prize at the end!

Twilight Cryptid Safari trail – As darkness falls over Waddesdon, venture on a safari into the woods and discover beasts rarely seen in this world.

From the smallest imps to the mighty dragon, trolls climbing trees and fae folk flying up high, it’s time to get your map out and explorer’s hat on to spot them all. On your adventure, Safari Rangers will be there to answer questions and if you’re very lucky, you may even get a close encounter with one of the fantastical creatures themselves.

The performance continues after the trail in the Stables courtyard.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Wellington Country Park Hallowellyween 

Location : Odiham Road, Riseley, Berkshire, RG7 1SP

Join them at Welly Park from Saturday 23rd – Sunday 31st October for a spooktacular Hallo’welly’ween family fun week! It includes Hallo’welly’ween Family Shows, The Pumpkin Patch, The Pop Up Play Village, Spooktacular Halloween Train Ride, Haybale Hunt, Halloween Crafts and ZooLab Animal Encounters.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

West Stow Country Park Ring Quest Trail

Location : Icklingham Road, West Stow, Bury Saint Edmunds IP28 6HG

The Lord of the Rings themed family challenge is back at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village and Country Park. The popular Lord of the Rings themed family challenge is back for October half term, bigger than ever, celebrating 20 years since ‘The Fellowship of the Ring’ hit the big screen!

As well as the Ring Quest trail, there are the huge spiders of Mirkwood and a dragon guarding its treasure to see. Complete the Ring Quest and find the rings and runes to save Middle Earth.

See the small exhibition on Ring Quest, visit the Hobbit Hole and Mirkwood, meet Halbarad the Ranger of the North, and try your hand at archery.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Williams Den Wicked Woodland Trail

Location : Castle Farm, Wold Hill HU15 2LS

Come along and have some wicked Halloween fun at the Den in October Half Term week, dare to scare the team with your best halloween costumes and and enjoy some halloween happenings. They’ve even been growing the most cool pumpkins ever at the PYO Pumpkin patch! PYO Pumpkins is a separate event.

Your William’s Wicked Halloween Ticket includes all-day play in the Indoor Den, Outdoor Adventure Play plus The Wicked Woodland trail. You can arrive anytime from 10 am onwards & stay to play all day until close.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Witley Court Gardens Spooky Trail

Location : Worcester Road, Great Witley, Worcestershire, WR6 6JT

As the days shorten and the evenings grow darker, join our ghost-hunting storytellers on a family-friendly walk through the shadows of Witley Court. With well-told tales full of spooky and strange goings-on, this Halloween walk is sure to get you into the spirit of the season.

This is an outdoor early evening tour lasting around 45 minutes. Please wear suitable clothes and shoes. Ideal for those looking for a more light-hearted event this Halloween including families with children aged 5-12

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Wrest Park Halloween Trail

Location : Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4HR

Head to Wrest Park for a fantastical day out this Halloween half-term. Explore the gardens on our brand-new adventure trail inspired by Cressida Cowell’s bestselling Wizards of Once series. Will you find the ingredients for the Spell to get rid of Witches and uncover the location of the Cup of Second Chances? Come along in frightful fancy dress to enter our competition and maybe win a prize. It’s going to be a really wizard day out!

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : For further information CLICK HERE

Which Halloween trail will you choose?

Looking for other Halloween Events check out Halloween Castles, Halloween farm parks, Halloween Scare Events, Ultimate Pumpkin Patch, Halloween at Theme Parks, Halloween Mazes and Halloween Trains

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