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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Please also double-check the event descriptions on the attraction’s website as the below information could change. It is essential that you read their own information carefully.

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Allerthorpe Lakeland – Halloween event – Tickets on sale – East Riding

“Enjoy tons of Halloween Activities in the Park this Autumn Half-term including a Pumpkin Trail, Pumpkin Carving, Spooky Art, Tie Dye T-shirt and Craft a Bird Fat Ball.”

When? 23rd to 31st October
Address: Melbourne Road, Pocklington, York YO42 4RL.
How much? £10 per child. This activity is per child. Admission is not included in activities, please book admission for all adults and children over 3.


Beetle Bank Farm – Spooktacular! – North Yorkshire – Book online now

Spooky Facepainting! Petrifying Pumpkin Carving! Area 51 Scare room! Icky Sticky Arts and Crafts! Dare you Enter Area 51! It might be Scary. It might be Fun. You may see things never seen before. Things to make you run for the door. Spooky happenings and Flashing Lights. Noises in the Darkness to give you a Fright. Little Green Men and Life from Beyond. Dare You Enter Area 51. Suitable for all ages accompanied by an adult

When?  25th to 31st October
Address: Moor Ln, Murton, York YO19 5XD
How much?  Entrance fee plus a small fee per activity.


Bolton Abbey – Pumpkin Trail – North Yorkshire – Tickets on sale

The Pumpkin Trail is back! Join us and navigate your way through Strid Wood using our map and the giant pumpkins! Keep your eyes peeled for clues hidden in the mystery boxes along the way. These will help to unveil clues to solve the puzzle! The trail will begin at the Cavendish Shop and lead you up to the Strid. Families are encouraged to follow a different route back to the car park to avoid the green trail becoming overcrowded. Activity sheets will be issued from the car park kiosks on arrival. Tickets must be pre-booked. To attend the event we recommend booking the Riverside car park to join the trail at the beginning.

When?  23rd to 31st October
Address:  6EX, B6160, Skipton
How much?  £10-12.50 per car

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Boston Park Farm – Halloween Pumpkin Hunt – South Yorkshire – Event confirmed

Halloween pumpkin hunt around the Maize Maze. Children and adults can search the maze for hidden pumpkins, buy a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch and make their own lantern. On Friday 29th, Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st October we are open during the day but until 7pm each night for extra Halloween fun by torchlight!  This is an ideal alternative to trick and treating, there is a pumpkin hunt around the maize maze and you can buy and carve your pumpkin from our very own pumpkin patch.”

When?  16th to 31st October
Address: Bawtry Rd, Hatfield Woodhouse, Old Cantley, Doncaster DN7 6DS
How much?  £4.50 per adult, £6.50 per child. Pumpkins are £3.50 each plus £1 for carving

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Brimham Rocks Activity Farm – Halloween Half-term – North Yorkshire – Tickets on sale

Come down and enjoy a fun-filled, family-packed day! With plenty of activities for all the family, from pumpkin picking and glitter pumpkins to a haunted house! Please note normal admission applies plus an additional fee per pumpkin. Plus Haunted House, Haunted maze and more

When?  23rd to 31st October
Address: Fiddlers green HG3 3HB
How much?  Standard admission applies.


Brodsworth Hall and Gardens – Spooky Halloween Walk and Quest – On sale now – South Yorkshire

“Head to Brodsworth Hall for a fantastical day out this Halloween half-term. Explore the grounds on our brand-new adventure trail inspired by Cressida Cowell’s bestselling Wizards of Once series.” and “As the days shorten and the evenings grow darker, join our ghost-hunting storytellers on a family-friendly walk through the shadows of Brodsworth’s grounds. With well-told tales full of spooky and strange goings-on, this Halloween walk is sure to get you into the spirit of the season – this is only on the 29th-31st.

When? 23rd to 31st October
Address: B6422, Brodsworth DN5 7XJ
How much? Please see the website for details


Burton Agnes – Halloween Trail – Tickets on sale – 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  – Tickets on sale – East Yorkshire

“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 plus lots of different trails.”

When?  25th to 31st October
Address: Skirlaugh, Hull HU11 4LN
How much?  Prices vary, see website for further information

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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 – Tickets on sale – West Yorkshire

“Join us and our friends from Peel Entertainment for some seriously spoOOooky shenanigans this half term!”

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 – Confirmed – 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 – Tickets on sale – North Yorkshire

“This Halloween, we have a host of spooktacular events, attractions and activities sure to thrill the whole family! Valid for entry 4pm onwards to include last hour of theme park rides, twilight rides from 5pm – 6pm and Wonder Land Show at Riverside 1 from 5pm – 6pm. Plus fireworks display on selected dates..”

When? 9th to 31st October
Address: Kirby Misperton, Malton YO17 6UX
How much? Tickets are £10 per person


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 – Confirmed – West Yorkshire

We will reopen for Pumpkin picking on the 8th October – for tickets, dates, times, prices etc please go to the booking site  – scroll down and click on the book a ticket icon below.

Tickets include a tractor and trailer ride to the pumpkin fields.  As well as lots of different pumpkin varieties to choose from, there are lots of photo opportunities around the site, so don’t forget your camera. Carving kits are available to buy and you can then carve your pumpkin on site, leaving the mess with us!!  Refreshments are available too.

When? From 8th October
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 – Tickets on sale – 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? 23rd to 31st October
Address: Off Collier Lane, Aberford, Leeds LS25 3EB
How much? Adult £8.75, child 5-16 £4.40


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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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 Barn Halloween Adventure – Tickets On Sale – East Yorkshire

Join us for our brand new Spooktacular event held undercover in Home Farm Barns. ​Brand new for 2021 we have a fantastic Spooky Barn Halloween Adventure! Join in with creepy crafts, have a go on the grewsome go-kart track, explore the spooky barn, have a boogie in the Halloween disco and meet some creepy crawly new friends with the Reptile Roadshow who will be joining us from 11 am until 12 pm every day! There will also be sorcery in the air with a master class of trickery from ‘Mad Magic’ at 1 pm until 2 pm daily.

Don’t forget to visit our walled garden to take part in the petrifying pumpkin hunt and search the stables and farm park to find the secret spell the giant spiders are casting.

When?  25th to 31st October
Address: Sledmere, Driffield YO25 3XG
How much? Tickets must be pre-booked online. Spooky Barn only ticket – Adult £4.00 – Child £7.50 – Family (2ad/2ch) £22.00. Spooky Barn, Grounds and Gardens ticket – Adult £12.00 – Child £11.00 – Family (2ad/2ch) £42.00.


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

Our 10-acre pumpkin patch is located in the middle of our family-run farm. Entry onto our farm is through pre-booking only. Book early to avoid disappointment as we were fully booked last year. 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 – £5 per person, which can then be used as credit to spend during your visit.


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 – Event Confirmed – North Yorkshire

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!

When?  9th October to 2nd November
Address: Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bedale DL8 2PS
How much?  Entrance tickets must be pre-booked via our website. Trail can be purchased on the door for £2.50 per child, which includes a themed gift.


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 – 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 – 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

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