This is a round-up post for events this Halloween 2021 in the North West, for the October half-term. We’ve found events in all of the counties and there are plenty of ideas to keep you busy.
Things to do October Half Term – Halloween – Cheshire – Cumbria – Greater Manchester – Lancashire – Merseyside
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Arley Hall Gardens – Harry Potter a Forbidden Forest Experience – Tickets on sale now – Cheshire
A nighttime woodland trail experience filled with magical creatures and wizarding wonders from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films. Explore after dark the sounds, lights, and special effects that bring the magic of the Wizarding World to life. Guests will also be able to enjoy a wide range of delicious food and drinks at the village!
Set in the beautiful woodland at Arley Hall & Gardens, this nighttime trail experience has been created by award-winning theatrical designers and experiential creators.
Address: Arley, Northwich CW9 6NA
When? 18th October until the 28th November
How much? Adult £39, child £29.
Beeston Castle – Spooky Castle – To Be Confirmed – Cheshire
Gather your little monsters for a ghoulishly good day out at Beeston Castle. 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: Chapel Ln, Tarporley CW6 9TX
How much? TBC
Cockfields Farm – Pumpkin Festival – Tickets on sale now – Greater Manchester
Join us this October for our World Famous Pumppkin Festival 2021. Grab a wheelbarrow and head out to the Pumpkin Patch to choose that special Pumpkin. Join the Monster Mashup DiscoTractor & Trailer Ride around the Farm. We have lots of other things going on all day, including: Cuddle the Bunnies & Guinea Pigs. Meet the Snakes & Lizards, Hand Feed the Barn Animals. Unlimited Rides on the Fairground Carousel. Bounce on our outdoor giant bouncy pillow; and lots more.Cockfields Farm
Address: Lees Rd, Oldham, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 8AR
When? Weekends and school holidays in October
How much? Tickets are £17 per person. Under 1’s £8.
Farmer Teds – Pumpkin Festival – Tickets on sale now – Lancashire
Farmer Ted’s Pumpkin Patch includes 1 free pumpkin per paying child. (additional Pumpkins available to purchase). Splat those spooky ghouls on the Farmer Ted’s Ghost Hunter’s paintball experience. There are loads of spooky activities planned to help keep your little terrors entertained. Children must be 5yrs+ to ride on the “Ghost Hunter Express” – £6/seat for 5yrs to 95yrs. Plus lots moreFarmer Teds
Address: Worrall House Farm Larder, Flatman’s Ln, Ormskirk L39 7HW
When? Selected dates in October.
How much? Adult tickets are £11.50 each, children 2 years and above £15.50. Children under 2 are free. Other pricing options are available. Tickets are selling fast, prebooking online is essential.
Halloween Events North West 2021
Gullivers World Resort – Fright Fiesta – Tickets on sale now – Cheshire
Join our festival-style Halloween that’s bursting with colour, costumes and music. Fright Fiesta is nine days of fabulous family activities, frights and theme park fun. Come together and celebrate the spookiest season of the year at Gulliver’s. Showcase your fancy dress costume in our spine-tingling street parade or delve deep into the theme park and discover our spooktacular rides
Address: Shackleton Cl, Old Hall, Warrington WA5 9YZ
When? 23rd to 31st October
How much? Use special offer code GWFIESTA for £13 Halloween tickets. Offer ends midnight 10th October 2021.
Muncaster Castle – Halloween Week – Tickets on sale now – Cumbria
There will be oodles of fun and Halloween entertainment again to make this a “must-do” time of year to visit Muncaster! Activities will include the Scary Maze, fire juggling shows, axe throwing*, kids crafts, lantern parades, rag tag arts, spooky science sessions and a Zombie Shootout! Please book your place in advance.
Address: Ravenglass CA18 1RQ
When? 23rd to 31st October
How much? Adults £12.60, children £6.30, under 5s are free.
Smithills Open Farm – Halloween 2021 – Tickets on sale now – Greater Manchester
Come and join us for our Pumpkin Picking extravaganza.
• Spooky sweet hunt
• Farm staff in fancy dress
• Farm decoratedfor Halloween
• Children’s fancy dress competition
£5 per pumpkin. (must also prebook)Smithills Farm
Address: Smithills Dean Rd, Bolton BL1 7NS
When? 16th & 17th and 23rd to 31st October
How much? Adult tickets are £8.50 each, £7.50 for children age 2-16. Under 2’s are free. Other pricing options are available and tickets must be prebooked online.
Tatton Park Farm – The Pumpkin Patch – Tickets on sale soon – Cheshire
Come down to the Farm to meet all your Farm yard favourites and then it’s off in search of the perfect pumpkin. You’ll choose your own pumpkin, from our field, so prepare to get your hands dirty! We’d love to see your spooky Halloween lantern designs, so don’t forget to share your pictures with us on social media once you get home! Tickets for pumpkins are only valid along with valid Farm entry tickets, both of which must be presented at the Farm entrance. To ensure there are plenty of pumpkins for our visitors – you will only be able to choose pumpkins from the patch that you have pre-paid for.Tatton Park
Address: Tatton Park Gardens, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6SG
When? 23rd to 31st October
How much? Normal Farm entry applies plus £4 per pumpkin. Farm tickets are £8 per adult, £7 per child, National trust members can save 50%. You also have to pay to park. Prebooking both is essential.
Walby Farm Park – Pumpkin Picking – Tickets on sale now – Cumbria
We can’t wait for you to join us for Pumpkin Picking 2021 this October at Walby Farm Park! We’ve got lots of fang-tastic activities for you to enjoy and some spooky specials at The Cowshed Café.All Hallo-queens and Pump-kings welcome with a FREE pumpkin for every paying child!Included:-Walby Farm Park
FREE Pumpkin for every paying child
Indoor & Outdoor Adventure Play
Meet Adorable Animals
Plus so much more!All the extra Halloween fun is included in entry, online booking is essential!
Address: Crosby-on-Eden, Carlisle, Cumbria CA6 4QL
When? 11th to 31st October
How much? Adult tickets £11.95. Children from £14.45 (includes a pumpkin). It is essential that you prebook online.
If you’re looking for North West England Christmas events please check out Best Christmas Events North West 2021 – Meet Santa and More