Best Halloween Events North East 2021 | Things to do Half-Term

We’ve found events in all of the counties in the North East and there are plenty of ideas to keep you busy during October half-term 2021.

Things to do October Half Term – Halloween – County Durham – Tyne and Wear

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Adventure Valley – Pumpkin Festival – Tickets on sale now – County Durham

FREE PUMPKIN WITH ENTRY – for every full paying child aged 2 and over. Treat the kids to an amazing autumn adventure!

Head over to the Pumpkin Barn and collect your pumpkin from our Pumpkin Patch, get creative with Pumpkin Carving (until 31st October), enjoy smashing fun with our Corn Cob Catapult, watch daily shows, and much more!

Adventure valley

Address: Union Hall Farm, The Bungalows Finchale Abbey F, Durham DH1 5SG

When? 16th-17th and 23rd-31st October

How much? Some of these are limited activities so make sure you book online in advance. Adult ticket £13.95, Child with free pumpkin £13.95. Other pricing options are available.


Belsay Hall Castle and Gardens – Spooky Belsay – To Be Confirmed – Tyne & Wear

Info from a previous event – Gather your little monsters for a ghoulishly good day out at Belsay Hall this half term. Follow the trail to solve creepy clues and gather round to listen to spooky stories. There’s a frighteningly fun fancy dress competition every day – just come in your scariest outfits to be in with a chance of winning.

English Heritage

Address: B6309, Newcastle upon Tyne NE20 0DX

When? TBC

How much? TBC


Hall Hill Farm – Spooky Half-Term – Tickets on sale soon – County Durham

Are you brave enough to come to Hall Hill Farm for a ghoulishly-good time?    There are lots of extra activities- including giant scarecrows, haunted Sheep Race, Mini Monster Maze, Trick or Treat treasure hunt,  choose your pumpkin from the pumpkin patch,  carve your lantern, and the Spooky Spider Barrel Train. 

There are small additional charges for pumpkins,  and the Barrel Train (£1). 

Hall hill farm

Address: Hall Hill Farm, Lanchester, Durham DH7 0TA

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? Adult ticket £9.45, £8.50 for a child age 2-15. Under 2’s are free. Other pricing options are available. Prebook your tickets online in advance.

Best Halloween Events North East 2020 | Things to do Half-Term

Halloween Events North East 2021

Raby Castle – Halloween Half Term Trail – Dates confirmed – County Durham

This half term join us at Raby Castle for a spooktacular Halloween trail in our Walled Gardens. Collect an activity sheet from our creepy Coach Yard and see what hidden creatures you can find. Steer clear of the Witch’s cauldron and brave our scary spiders to find all of the clues and complete the puzzle.

More spooky details to follow . . .

Address: Staindrop, Darlington DL2 3AH

When? 25th to 31st October

How much? Park and gardens adult ticket £8, £4 for children age 5-15. Other pricing options are available. Visits to the castle require a higher-priced ticket. Tickets must be prebooked online.


Whitehouse Farm Centre – Halloween Spooktacular – Tickets on sale now – Tyne & Wear

Entry is strictly by Pre-Booked Tickets Only. Every day in the Ghostly Grim Grotto budding witches & wizards can watch Magic Merlins Spooktacular Show. Your little beasties can come in Fancy Dress and enter the Fancy Dress Competition & you could win a prize for best costume!

You may also bump into some odd characters as the staff get dressed up too.!!.  
Take your pick of the pumpkins in our Spooktacular Pumpkin Patch. We are offering one FREE PUMPKIN for each FULL paying child, extras can be purchased for those not covered by the free pumpkin offer. (While stocks last) Pumpkin Patch will be the perfect backdrop for your Spooky Family Memories with lots of photo opportunities.

Whitehouse farm

Address: Whitehouse Farm Centre, Morpeth NE61 6AW

When? 16th, 17th and 23rd to 31st October

How much? Adult ticket £11.75, child 2-16 £10.50 (plus a small booking fee on each ticket) Under 2s are free. Other pricing options are available. All tickets must be prebooked online.

Best Halloween Events North East 2020 | Things to do Half-Term

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