Spooky things to do for Halloween

28th September 2019

The spookiest time of the year is officially upon us as the ghosts, witches, skeletons and pumpkins pop up in shop windows and pumpkin spice lattes make their return on the high street.

This Halloween, we’re ensuring that there are tricks, treats, fancy dress, some things scary, some things magical and everything in between as you lose yourself in some spooky situations.

Get into a ghoulish spirit with these scream-worthy great activities perfect for a day out for everyone. Switch the sugar rush for an adrenaline rush as you experience some of the most thrilling attractions this Halloween and double the thrill with 2FOR1 on all these attractions when you go by train!* 

Treat yourself even more when you go by train and use your Railcard to get 1/3 off adult fares and 60% of kids’ fares. Don’t get tricked into spending more and buy your tickets now to get the best available fares.

Thorpe Park

Prepare to push your fear endurance to the limit at Thorpe Park Fright Nights 2019 and survive 8 horrifying scare attractions this October. Including two brand-new terrifying live-action horror experiences devised by FEAR itself, no phobia will be left unexplored. 2FOR1 is only valid at Thorpe Park until 17th October – don’t miss out!
Closest station: Staines then onwards by bus
When: 2FOR1 valid from 28th September – 17th October
Price: £55

The Medieval Banquet

As twilight descends across the Olde City, in the long reaching shadows of the Tower of London,  immerse yourself in a theatrical experience this Halloween with Haunted at The Medieval Banquet. Enjoy a 4 course meal, ale and wine during dinner, live entertainment and a disco until late.
Closest station: London Bridge
When: 25th, 26th, 30th October – 2nd November
Price: £50 with 2FOR1

Chessington World of Adventures Resort

Discover a Howl’o’ween beyond your wildest screams with hair-raising fun for everyone. Untangle the web of lies with brand-new attraction, Spyders, brave Chessington’s scariest attraction, Creepy Caves Unearthed and see the return of Trick or Treat Wood, the Haunted Howl’o’ween Live Show and rides in the dark.
Closest station: Chessington South
When: 12th October – 3rd November
Price: £50.50

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort

Lord Vampyre invites you and your family to the party of the century and most spook-tacular event of the year: Brick or Treat. Dig your fangs into Halloween activities including the new Creepy Cobweb Castle, Monster Rocker’s Dance Party, the return of the Brick or Treat trail, costume competition, live shows and so much more. It’s a frightfully fun day out for all the family!
Closest station: Windsor & Eton Central
When: 17th October – 2nd November
Price: £60

The London Dungeons

Every day is Halloween at The London Dungeons as the uniquely thrilling rides and live action take you back to the past’s most horrible bits. See, hear, smell and feel the city’s darkest stories as you come face-to-face with frighteningly funny characters.
Closest station: London Waterloo
When: 2FOR1 not valid 25th – 27th  and 31st October 
Price: Dependent on location, London Dungeon £30


*Whilst 2FOR1 isn’t always valid on certain attractions during half term school holidays and on Halloween, you can still make the most of the scary season by checking the exclusions