28 October 2013

Posted by Discount Insurance on Monday, October 28, 2013
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Looking for somewhere to take the kids this half-term? Why not explore a spooky castle or jump on board a Ghost Train on one of our frightfully-fun Halloween themed days out.

Alnwick Castle

Explore spooky Alnwick Castle in Northumberland - home to the Harry Potter movies. There’s a chance to meet some of the characters, and even participate in a broomstick lesson.
When: Now – 31st October 2013
Price: Free!

Haven: Haggerston Castle Holiday Park

Immerse yourself in one of Haven's three-night Halloween breaks available at Haggerston Castle Holiday Park. On site there’s a special Halloween show and a chance to join in the fancy dress parade, or carve a Haven character out of a pumpkin.
When: Now – 31st October 2013
Price: £245 (for a family of six)
Website: www.haven.com

At-Bristol Science Museum

Make your own fake blood at the special ‘Dissection Lab’ taking place on Halloween, at the At-Bristol Science Museum, Bristol. Or, see how science could help save your favourite fairy-tale characters at the Studio show, ‘Fairy-tale SOS’. Spooky!  
When: 31st October 2013
Times: 10am – 5pm
Price: £36.50

Longleat Safari and Adventure Park

Take the Ghost Train bound for Witches Wood at Longleat Safari and Adventure Park at Warminster, Wiltshire. There’s even a chance to meet Dracula in the bat cave. Plus, the safari park has cottages on site available for visitors to rent.
When: Now – 4th November 2013
Price: See website!

Nottinghamshire’s Old Country Gaol

Go to jail and discover the fascinating true story of Nottingham’s local Witch Finder. Actors help visitors explore Nottinghamshire’s Old Country Gaol.
When: Now – 31st October 2013
Price: £25.50
Go crazy at Beale Wildlife Park and Gardens in Berkshire and try their conversation ‘Bat Box’ building day.
When: 30th October 2013
Price: £5 a box with the Park’s Conservation Team


Enjoy a torch-lit tour around Burghley, Lincolnshire, one of the largest houses of the Elizabethan Age.
When: Now – 2nd November 2013 (except Sundays)
Times: 6.30pm from age 7 upwards, 8.30pm is aimed at adults
Price: £10 per person, adult & child

 Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Beware of vampires in Blackpool. For a limited period, the Pleasure Beach has been transformed into a Vampire Pleasure Beach with amazing rides, a special Horror Maze and a host of frightening figures lurking in the depths ready to give guests the thrill of their lives.
When: Now - 31st October 2013
Price: £23 all access wristband

Castle Howard

See a spooky wonderland at Castle Howard in Yorkshire. The ‘Chills and Thrills’ spectacular starts with a flare lit path to see the headless horseman. Or, listen to spine-chilling storytellers, before The ‘Horses of Halloween’ grand finale featuring Atkinson Action Heroes, who have appeared in productions including War Horse.
When: 30th October 2013
Times: Starts at 4.30pm
Price: £15 per adult & £10 per concession

Arundel Castle

Cheer on the Norman Knights as they storm the keep at Arundel Castle, West Sussex, at the lively Living History Group battle.
When: 30th & 31st October 2013
Price: £8

Royal Horse Guards Hotel

Treat yourself to a ghoulish Halloween-themed feast in historic Royal Horse Guards Hotel, London with a spine – tingling mini ‘trick and treats’ afternoon tea. It comes with Spiced Pumpkin Jammie Dodgers, Chocolate Coffin cake and Spooky Skull Cupcakes.
When: Now – 3rd November 2013
Price: £35 per adult & £12 per child

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Gaurav Ahluwalia

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