Lincolnshire

Top 10 things to do in Lincolnshire this Halloween

People in Lincolnshire are preparing to be spooked as the Halloween period returns.

A number of excitingly scary activities will be taking place throughout the county and Lincolnshire Reporter has found some of the best events for you and the family to enjoy.


Halloween Hunt

Photo: Gainsborough Old Hall

Based at the iconic Gainsborough Old Hall, the Halloween Hunt will take place throughout half term with pumpkins for the whole family to find.

Where: Gainsborough Old Hall
When: October 23 – 31, 10am – 5pm
How much: adults £8.50, child £4.22

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Halloween at Cogglesford Watermill

Cogglesford Watermill near Sleaford

Explore the watermill and hear a number of ghostly tales, ideal for the whole family.

Where: Cogglesford Watermill, Sleaford
When: October 31, 6 – 7.30pm
How much: Free

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Grimsby Ice Rink

Photo: Grimsby Ice Rink Facebook

During half-term Grimsby Ice Rink will be having a host of fun. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for future information.

Where: Grimsby Ice Rink
When: October 23 – 29
How much: TBC

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Ghost Trains

Image: Lincolnshire Wolds Railway Facebook Page

All aboard the ghost train at the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway as a special Halloween-themed trick or treat train will be running.

Where: Lincolnshire Wolds Railway
When: October 29, 2.45pm – 5.45pm
How much: £7 adults, £4 children

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Spalding Pumpkin Festival

The Spalding Pumpkin Festival returns this month

The festival comes back to the town for another year with a variety of Halloween-themed activities taking places across the day.

Where: Spalding Market Place
When: Friday, October 13, 11am – 8pm
How much: Free

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Halloween Half-Term at Tattershall Castle

Photo: Tattershall Castle

A number of crafts and activities are taking place at Tattershall Castle in preparation for Halloweeen.

Where: Tattershall Castle
When: October 23 – 28, 11am – 4pm
How much: £7 adults, £3 children

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Fear Island

Fantasy Island, Ingoldmells. Photo: Fran Torgwen

Based at Fantasy Island theme park, Fear Island has been recruiting actors and actresses to scare those who enter. Expect “chilling changes around every corner.”

Where: Fantasy Island, Skegness
When: October 21 – November 5
How much: From £12

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Sunset Cinema Club

Sunset Cinema Club will be coming to Fulbeck this Halloween.

With over 20,000 mannequins situated across the site in Fulbeck, the cinema is sure to be spooky.

Where: Mannakin, Dollywood, Grantham
When: Shaun of the Dead, October 27, The Rocky Horrow Show October 28
How much: from £11

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The Spooktacular

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

A new and exciting fireworks display at Lincoln Castle; The Spooktacular has two displays, one for children and one for ‘big kids’ on the day, as well as a number of food stalls and ghost stories running throughout.

Where: Lincoln Castle
When: October 28, 4.30pm – 6.30pm Family, 7.30pm – 10pm After Dark
How much: £8 each/£26 family for the family showing, £16 each for the After Dark

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Halloween at Doddington Hall

The hall will be opening up for a lot of fun this Halloween during half-term. Scarecrow competitions, pumpkin carving and a special Halloween Spooks Night (October 25-28) will also take place.

Where: Doddington Hall
When: October 21 – 31, times vary
How much: FREE, Halloween Spook Night £14 adults, £7 children

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