Top 5 places for Halloween in the United Kingdom


Spooky…bewitching…downright scary – however you like your Halloween, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite events around the United Kingdom for you and the family to explore. And to keep the nightmares at bay, we’ve suggested some nearby IHG hotels where you’re guaranteed a good night’s sleep …


Halloween United Kingdom: Belfast's Halloween Monster Mash

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Halloween Monster Mash – 31st October

It’s the biggest event in town and it’s completely free! There’s haunting street theatre, fire jugglers and music….and it’s rounded off with Belfast’s largest fireworks display. Stay at the Holiday Inn Belfast City Centre – it’s right on the doorstep.



Halloween United Kingdom: The London Dungeon

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The London Dungeon – 1st October – 1st November

Halloween lasts all month long at the London Dungeon. Join The Witch Hunt as you venture into the Witchfinder’s Den and go in search of those suspected of practising the dark arts … Base yourselves at one of our nearby hotels.


Warwick Castle – 22nd – 31st October

With wicked witches, Horrible Histories and the spectacular fire joust, WarwIck Castle is the perfect Halloween spookfest. And they really turn up the terror after dark. Afterwards, head back to the nearby Holiday Inn Express Warwick – Stratford-upon-Avon.



Halloween United Kingdom: Somerset's Wookey Hole

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Wookey Hole – 22nd – 30th October

Venture into the world-famous caves and you’ll need to be on the look-out for some ghastly ghouls and ghosts. Back above ground, there’s the Halloween Circus Show and prizes for the best Halloween costumes! One of our Bristol hotels would make a perfect family base for the trip.



Halloween United Kingdom: Edinburgh's Spooky Time in the Museum

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Spooky Time in the Museum – 29th October

This free Halloween event is a great family outing at Edinburgh’s Museum of Childhood. It’s a chance for the kids to get creative and paint glow-in-the-dark skeletons and more. Stay at the one of our many Edinburgh hotels in the city and make a great weekend of it.

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