Best Halloween Events Yorkshire 2021 | Things to do Half-Term

This is a round-up post for events this Halloween 2021 in Yorkshire, 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 – North Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire

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Allerthorpe Lakeland – Halloween event – To Be Confirmed for 2021 – East Riding

Info from a previous event “We’re still planning to run our half-term school holiday Halloween activities. Everything included. Pumpkin Trail. Pumpkin Carving. Spooky Art Tie Dye T-shirt or baseball cap. Craft a Bird fat ball. Price is per child for all Halloween activities. All you need is included. Must be pre-booked online with admission.”

When? TBC
Address: Melbourne Road, Pocklington, York YO42 4RL.
How much? TBC


Beetle Bank Farm – Spooktacular! – To Be Confirmed for 2021 – North Yorkshire

Info from a previous event “Join in the Fearsome Festive Fun this Halloween, with something a little different this year. Including Icky Sticky Arts and Crafts.
Petrifying Pumpkin Calving.…..and a Friendly Spectre is coming to visit! Dare you enter Frankie’s Laboratory. A Scare Room Extraordinaire. With Tricks and Treats for all ages. Enter if you Dare.”

When? TBC
Address: Moor Ln, Murton, York YO19 5XD
How much? TBC


Birchfield Ice-Cream – Pumpkin Festival – Dates confirmed – North Yorkshire

More details coming soon, info from a previous event – “This year our pumpkin festival may be a little different. We will be following government guidelines and closely watching any changes through September-October. Visit our Pumpkin patch where we grow 6 acres of pumpkins in many different colours and varieties. Grab a wheelbarrow and head to the patch to choose your perfect pumpkin! Make sure your wear your wellies or boots as you will pick from the field and it can get muddy!”

When? 2nd – 31st October. 10 am until 5 pm.
Address: Oakmount House, Birchfield Farm, Summerbridge, Harrogate HG3 4JS
Booking/how much – TBC


Bolton Abbey – Pumpkin Trail – Dates confirmed – North Yorkshire

Info to be released soon, Info from a previous event – “Enter at your own risk through the giant spooky gates at the start of Strid Wood. Follow our trail of oversized pumpkins through Strid Wood and discover the mystery boxes hidden among the trees. Inside each box is a clue to help unravel a mystery! Collect your trail sheet from outside the Cavendish Shop and let the fun commence!”

When? 23rd – 31st October.
Address: 6EX, B6160, Skipton
How much? TBC

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Boston Park Farm – Shriek Week – Tickets on sale now – South Yorkshire

Halloween Shriek Week and Pumpkin Patch. Enjoy our Halloween pumpkin hunt around the Maize Maze! Get in the spirit and purchase a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch and make your own lantern. This is a fun family event suitable for young children. Tickets include entry to the farm and all indoor and outdoor play areas. Tickets must be booked in advance, please arrive at the stated time on your ticket, you can stay until 4 pm regardless of arrival time.

When? 16th to 29th October
Address: Bawtry Rd, Hatfield Woodhouse, Old Cantley, Doncaster DN7 6DS
How much? Adult £4.50, child 3-12 £6/50, 1&2 year old £4.50

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Brimham Rocks Activity Farm – Halloween & Pumpkin Festival – To Be Confirmed – North Yorkshire

Info from a previous event – “Our Halloween plans have now been finalised! Don’t forget to book in to secure your place as we are running on a limited capacity to ensure we are following government restrictions. All activities will be run following government guidelines as everyone’s safety is our priority!”

When? TBC
Address: Fiddlers green HG3 3HB
How much? TBC


Brodsworth Hall and Gardens – Spooky Brodsworth – To Be Confirmed – South Yorkshire

Info from a previous event – “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.”

When? TBC
Address: B6422, Brodsworth DN5 7XJ
How much? TBC


Burton Agnes – Halloween Trail – Dates Confirmed – East Yorkshire

“Over October half term, join us 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.”

When? 23rd – 31st October
Address: Rudston Rd, Burton Agnes, Driffield YO25 4NB
How much? Adults £8.00 and children 4-15 £5.50. Under 4’s are free.

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Burton Constable – Halloween at the Hall – To Be Confirmed – East Yorkshire

Info from a previous event – “Crawl out of your coffins – it’s Halloween at the Hall! Spooky activities for all the family plus creepy characters. Fancy dress prizes. Frightful food & drinks at Stables Kitchen!

26th-31st Oct: Pumpkin Trail – Grounds 10am-5pm. £3.60 -£11.95 (under 5s FREE!) plus £2 Goodie Bag (optional)
Witches Hat Hunt – Hall. 11am-4pm (last admission 3pm) £5.45 – £11.95 (under 5s FREE!) plus £1 Goodie Bag (optional)
Ghost Stories – Hall 11am-4pm (last admission 3pm) £5.45 -£11.95 (under 5s FREE!) plus £1 Goodie Bag (optional)
Sat 31st Oct Grimm Tales with Gary Starr Pantomimes – Indoor Riding School 12, 2, 4 & 7pm £10 child £20 adult (includes Grounds admission & goodie bag!)

When? TBC
Address: Skirlaugh, Hull HU11 4LN
How much? TBC

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Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway – Wizard Express – On Sale Now – North Yorkshire

They have a variety of different themed days this October half term. Including: “The Wizard Express –

  • Wizards (one you may recognise)
  • Witches
  • Other Halloween characters
  • Trick or Treat Sweets to give away – even for adults
  • Costume competition (best child and best adult costume of the carriage)
  • Colouring in activities while on the train
  • Games while on the train
  • Wizard training

When? 26th, 30th and 31st October and the 1st November. With four daytime departures and evening scare trains
Address: 6-8 Skipton Rd, Embsay, Skipton BD23 6QQ
How much? Family tickets are £30-45. Or adults £12-17, children £6-11.


Eureka! – Halloween – Dates announced – West Yorkshire

“We’re creepy, kooky, mysterious AND Spooky. Come join the Eureka! family *click*click*”

When? 23rd to 31st October
Address: Discovery Rd, Halifax HX1 2NE
How much? Normal entrance fee of £13.95 for 3+ years, £5.95 1-2 years and free under 1.


Farmer Copleys – Pumpkin Experience – Tickets on sale – West Yorkshire

“Farmer Copleys Pumpkin Experience is back for 2021. Join us this year for our famous, family fun pumpkin picking here. We’ll have all the usual antics going on as well as some new exciting additions for 2021 and we can’t wait to welcome you once again!”

When?  We’re open on 19 dates throughout October.
Address: Ravensknowle Farm, Pontefract Road, Pontefract WF7 5AF
Booking/how much – Our Peak Tickets which are our weekend dates, sell out each year, so don’t take too much time thinking about which pumpkin you are going to pick and book today.


Filey Bird and Animal Garden – Dates announced – North Yorkshire

“During the final week of the season you can enjoy all of our usual activities, but with the addition of family-friendly Spooky Themed Areas and Halloween Treasure Hunt.  You even get a free bag of animal food if you’re wearing Full Halloween Fancy Dress!.”

When? 23rd to 31st October
Address: Scarborough Rd, Filey YO14 9PG
How much? Normal entry fee of £7.00 for an adult and £6.00 for a child aged 2-15. Other pricing options are available. You do not need to prebook.


Flamingo Land – Halloween – To Be Confirmed – North Yorkshire

Info from a previous event – “This Halloween, we have a host of spooktacular events, attractions and activities sure to thrill the whole family! From 10 am until Twilight daily. Park admission prices are as standard and include access to the firework display. Evening only tickets (from 4 pm) are available for £10 per person for the last hour of rides, to see the Riverside13 Show and to enjoy the firework display (on selected dates).”

When? TBC
Address: Kirby Misperton, Malton YO17 6UX
How much? TBC


Forbidden Corner – Halloween – On sale now – North Yorkshire

Halloween quiz running throughout the two weeks. There are prizes for finding lost bones throughout the gardens. On the 31st October there will be a fancy dress competition.

When? 16th to 31st October
Address: The Forbidden Corner, Middleham, Leyburn DL8 4TJ
How much?  Adult £13.50, child £11.50.


Humble Bee Farm – Pumpkin Patch & Halloween Trail – On Sale Now – North Yorkshire

“The event includes picking your own pumpkin (one per paid-for child) and then using your carving kit to transform it into a scary Halloween creation! Afterwards, explore our brand-new Halloween Trail in which participants must find the missing cat.”

When? From 23rd to 31st October
Address: Flixton, Scarborough,. North Yorkshire, YO11 3UJ
Booking/how much – £8 per child (with pumpkin) £5 per adult (no pumpkin), booking is recommended 


Kiplin Hall and Gardens – Crowe’s Wood Trail – Dates announced – North Yorkshire

“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. Visitors are encouraged to dress up at Kiplin Hall & Gardens this Halloween. The route isn’t accessible to most pushchairs.”

When? 16th – 31st October.
Address: Richmond DL10 6AT
How much? £12.00 for an adult and £6.00 for a child. Under 5’s are free. There is no need to pre-book.


Kemps Farm at Horsforth – Pick Your Own – Dates to be confirmed – West Yorkshire

Info from a previous year “Pumpkin picking will be available from 16th October 2020 right through to Halloween – online booking is essential. We have planted over 37,000 pumpkins this year, made up of 10 different varieties from mini munchkins to jumbo-sized and warty, white, striped and of course orange ones.  How will you carve yours?

On site facilities, subject to change due to COVID restrictions – wheelbarrow hire, straw bale mini-maze, pumpkin carving area (carving kits available to purchase) refreshments, tractor and trailer rides. Sorry, no toilet facilities. Contactless payment is preferred but cash is accepted. Wellies and sensible outdoor clothing recommended.”

When? TBC
Address: W End Ln, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5ES
Booking/how much – TBC


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Lightwater Valley – Spooky Half Term – Tickets on sale now – North Yorkshire

“Lightwater Valley will be hosting a hocus pocus half term full of activities to keep young families eerily entertained in-between rides. Younger visitors will love taking a trip down Trick or Treat Street for the chance to get some sweet treats and practise their aim on the Ghoul Shoot targets.

Take a teeth-chattering walk through our eerie woods to see if you believe in black magic! Keep an eye out for our hidden witchery voodoo dolls lurking around the park. Find all thirteen and you could be in with a chance to win four park tickets for the 2022 season. .”

When? 23rd to 31st October
Address: Water Ln, North Stainley, Ripon HG4 3HT
How much? £18.50 per person, tickets must be prebooked.

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Lotherton Hall – Spooky Skeleton Trail – To Be Confirmed – West Yorkshire

Info from a previous event – “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 download or pick up when you visit, along with downloadable Halloween craft activities to do at home and share with us on social media. Our new visitor route through the servants quarters and historic rooms will be dressed to impress for Halloween.”

When? TBC
Address: Off Collier Lane, Aberford, Leeds LS25 3EB
How much? TBC


Mother Shipton’s Cave – Halloween – Tickets on sale now – North Yorkshire

“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. Suitable for all ages, watch out for witches, ghosts, and creepy skeletons around every corner! There’s frightful fun to be had with photo opportunities and fancy dress competitions.”

When? 23rd to 31st October
Address: Prophecy House, Harrogate Rd, High Bridge, Knaresborough HG5 8DD
How much? They are still charging their by car prices. A car of up to 5 people is £31 and additional people are £10 each. Pedestrian tickets are £10 and they do not allow large vehicles (they don’t fit through the entrance). Prebooking is essential.

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Newby Hall and Gardens – Spooky Halloween – To be confirmed – North Yorkshire

Info from a previous year – “Join us for Halloween Fun at Newby Hall this Autumn. As well as Newby’s visitor favourites, such as the Adventure Playground and the beautiful gardens, the miniature railway will become a ‘Ghost Train’ complete with spooky surprises along the route! If you dare, head out into the Wicked Woodland Walk and follow our chilling trail.”

When? TBC
Address: Newby Hall, Skelton-on-Ure, Ripon HG4 5AE
How much? TBC


Piglets Adventure Farm – Pumpkin Festival – Tickets on sale now – North Yorkshire

“Kids will get a pumpkin included in their ticket which they can pick from the pumpkin patch. They can then get carving in the carving tent. There is a maize maze with ghosts hiding inside. The Magic Hatter is also back”

When? 23rd to 31st October
Address: Towthorpe Grange, Towthorpe Moor Ln, Towthorpe, York YO32 9ST
How much? A child ticket is £12.95 which includes a pumpkin, an adult ticket is £10.95. Other pricings are available. Online bookings only.


Sledmere House – Spooky Maize Maze & Petrifying Pumpkin Hunt – To be confirmed – North Yorkshire

Info from a previous event – “Join us for a half-term of Halloween fun with our Petrifying Pumpkin Hunt, Beastly Broom Search and explore the Spooky Maize Maze to find the ghastly ghosts.

Your Spooky Maize Maze and Grounds ticket includes:Entry into the Spooky Maize Maze and your activity card for the Ghastly Ghost Hunt:
A Pumpkin to choose from the Pumpkin patch and take home.
Games and activities in the play paddocks such as gruesome mini-golf, freaky foot pool and frightful footgolf.
A Beastly Broom Search in the Walled Garden.
The Petrifying Pumpkin Hunt in the Rare Breed Farm Park.
Access to the adventure play area, grounds and gardens.”

When? TBC
Address: Sledmere, Driffield YO25 3XG
How much? TBC

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Spilman’s – Pumpkin Festival – Tickets on sale soon – North Yorkshire

Info from a previous event – “As part of your ticket purchase, they are giving you £10 credit to spend anywhere* on the farm during your visit. *Please note the fairground rides are cash only and not included in the credit system. Things to do include pick your pumpkin & carve it . PYO Sunflower & potatoes (first 2 weekends only). Rainbow Maize Maze. Blast the Corn Cannon. Tractor Rides and climb on the Bale Mountain.”

When? Selected dates from the 2nd until the 31st of October
Address: Church Farm, Thirsk YO7 3NB
Booking/how much – TBC


Stockeld Park – Halloween Adventure – Tickets on sale now – North Yorkshire

“Join us 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 here 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!”

When? 23rd to 31st October
Address: Wetherby Rd, Wetherby LS22 4AN
How much? TBC. Tickets must be pre-booked online in advance.


Thornton Hall Country Park – Spooky Fields – Tickets on sale now – North Yorkshire

“This Halloween, it’s time to get scary as we transform Thornton Hall Farm into a spooktastic family fun festival, A day jam-packed with Halloween adventures, great for the little ones, and fun for the whole family.  

  • Haunted House  
  • Ghost Busting Academy 
  • Merlins Magic Show 
  • Spooky Street Theatre 
  • Pumpkin Picking (additional ticket required)

Come in Fancy Dress for a chance to win an amazing prize on the day.”

When? Various dates in October.
Address: Thornton-in-Craven, Skipton BD23 3TS
How much? £12.95 per child, £9.95 per adult plus a small booking fee


Thorp Perrow – Halloween Trail – To Be Confirmed – North Yorkshire

Info from a previous event – “Spooky season is nearly upon us in the Arboretum marking the start of our Halloween trail which opens on the 10th October and runs daily until 1st 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. Our team has been busy thinking up lots of new ways to keep everyone on their toes and looking over their shoulders! There will also be hourly flying displays at the bird of prey and mammal centre, along with the chance to see the baby meerkats.”

When? TBC
Address: Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bedale DL8 2PS
How much? TBC


Whistlestop Valley – Wizard Express – Tickets on sale – West Yorkshire

“This October half term, join the Fun Cast Character Company’s Masters & Mistresses of Wizarding Mayhem on The Wizard Express, a spectacular steam train express that will transport you Wizarding Class at Shelley Station.” PLUS there will be a Halloween Ghost train running as a separate event.

When? The Wizard Express will take place on Monday 25th, Tuesday 26th, Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th and Friday 29th October 2021. 
Address: Park Mill Way, Clayton West, Huddersfield HD8 9XJ
How much? An adult or child ticket costs £9.95 each. Under 2’s are free. Plus all bookings attract a £1.80 booking fee + a £1.50 postage fee. Prebooking is essential and their events usually sell out.”


William’s Den – William’s Pumpkins – Tickets on sale soon – East Yorkshire

Dare to visit William’s Den this Halloween Half Term! 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. Plus PYO pumpkins – Please choose your arrival time to pick your own pumpkins. Pumpkin prices are kept low and range from £1 up to £15 for ginormous ones.

When? Selected dates in October
Address: Castle Farm, Wold Hill HU15 2LS
How much? Adults £11.95, children 3-18 £11.95, other pricing options are available. PYO tickets from £1-4.


York Maze – Hallowtween – Tickets on sale soon – North Yorkshire

“Calling all fearless 10-15-year-olds, and adults of a more nervous disposition…Venture into a new dimension of spine tingling fun this Halloween, as we invite you to explore 4 of our farm’s most mysterious buildings, each with its own twisted history you will discover for yourself once you step inside… 

Hallowtween takes place within the grounds of the legendary former Dunnington Lodge, here at York Maze, one of the most haunted sites in the whole of Yorkshire. Nothing is what it seems and you will need to keep your wits about you as you experience all the shocks and thrills of Corny’s Cornevil, Barnaggedon 3D, The Singularity and The Flesh Pot – our 4 terrifying haunted houses!

When? 26th to 31st October
Address: York maze, Elvington Ln, York YO19 5LT
How much? Tickets cost between £12.50 – £18.50 per person (adult or child) depending on the date, plus a £1.50 online transaction fee.


Yorkshire Wildlife Park – Halloween – Tickets on sale – South Yorkshire

Don’t miss one of the most extraordinary family-friendly Halloween events in Yorkshire celebrating ‘Dia de Muertos’ – or Day of the Dead! Enjoy a fun-filled Halloween event including Live shows & performances

Coconut shy & hoop la stalls*
Walking (dead) entertainers
Face-painting*
Crafts workshop. Plus lots more… * = additional charge”

When? 23rd to 25th October
Address: Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Branton, Doncaster DN4 6TB
How much?  Adult £21 each, child £19 each