Lincolnshire

Spooktacular 2019 Lincolnshire Halloween events

Grab the spooky outfits from the attic, carve some pumpkins and get ready for Lincolnshire’s frightfully good Halloween events.

Venues across the county are preparing to welcome some ghosts and guests, so Lincolnshire Reporter has compiled a list of the must-see attractions.


Harry Trotter and the Pumpkin Patch

A magical adventure.

Where: Pink Pig Farm, Holme Hall, Holme, Scunthorpe.
When: October 19 to 17
Price: Adults £5.99, children £7.99, children under two £2

Test out your broomstick racing skills, make your own spell-casting magic wand and compete to be the best-dressed wizard in class.

Get into the spirit of things, pick your own pumpkin from our pumpkin patch, then carve a design into it. There are lots of activities for all ages.


Spooky tours at Burghley House

Where: Burghley House, Stamford
When: October 16 to October 31
Price: £20

A popular spooky tour will be joined by local ghostly expert Martin Tempest. The tours are designed to be scary but fun. It is not recommended for under 11s.


Hall’o’ween at Doddington Hall

The pumpkin patch at Doddington Hall.

Where: Doddington Hall, Lincoln.
When: October 12 to October 31.
Price: £14 for adults, £7 for children for the Dark Halloween Magic event and price varies depending on the pumpkin size

Enjoy a frightful half-term filled with dark magic, scarecrows and pumpkin picking at Doddington Hall & Gardens. During October half-term, pay a visit to Doddington Hall for some fantastic autumnal and Halloween themed fun.


Extreme ghost hunt in Boston

Ravesby Abbey.

Where: Revesby Abbey, Abbey Road, Boston.
When: October 26 from 9pm to 3am.
Price: £55 per person

This is an extreme ghost hunt which is not recommended for the faint-hearted. Revesby Abbey lies in the middle of a ten-acre property and dates back to 1845.


Zombie-themed Halloween dinner

It will be themed on The Walking Dead.

Where: Urban Hotel, Grantham, Swingbridge Road.
When: October 25 from 7pm to 11.55pm.
Price: £25 per person.

Enjoy a themed three-course evening dinner. Guests will be joined by a DJ and theatricals throughout the night. Fancy dress is a must.


Watch out for Witches at Belvoir Castle

Autumn at Belvoir Castle.

Where: Belvoir Castle, Grantham
When: October 27 to October 31
Price: Children £10 including pumpkin, adult tickets are £18

Dare to climb the haunted hill to the Castle, then cuddle around a crone’s cauldron in Belvoir Castle’s Dooms and hear how the real Witches of Belvoir came to a sticky end.


Spooky prison at Lincoln Castle

Prison of smells, spooks and stories event. Photo: Lincoln Castle

Where: Lincoln Castle
When: October 19 to 27 from 10am to 4pm
Price: Adults £14, seniors £11.50, children £7.50, Family up to 5 £35.50

Meet the unsavoury characters from inside the Victorian Prison this October half term, the vile Victorians will be sure to give you a fright. Hear ghastly ghost stories and tales of witch trials from the Victorian undertakers themselves.


Halloween maze & owl handling

Halloween fun including a spooky maze. Photo: Uncle Henry’s

Where: Grayingham Grange Farm, Grayingham, Gainsborough
When: October 19 to October 27
Price: Maze entry is £4 per person and £4 per pumpkin

Not only will there be pumpkin picking at the Maze, but a shocking Tombstone Trail in the woods will also be open to anyone brave enough.

A free carving station is available in the walled garden with stencils. Please note that only adults are permitted to use sharp carving tools.


Gainsborough Old Hall Halloween Trail

Photo: Gainsborough Old Hall

Where: Gainsborough Old Hall
When: October 19 to October 27
Price: Adult tickets are £9.80 but children in costumes go free

A spooky trail with a prize waiting at the end.


Lincoln Ghost Walks

Karen Crow, the Lincoln ghost lady. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Where: Tourist Information Centre at Castle Square, Lincoln
When: All year round, every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and bank holidays from 7pm
Price: Adults £5, children under 12 are £3

There’s no need to book, just turn up ten minutes before the start. The Original Lincoln Ghost Walk with traditional stories lasting around an hour.


Halloween at Rand Farm Park

Rand Farm Park.

Where: Rand Farm Park, Rand, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN8 5NJ.
When: October 19 to October 27
Price: Adults £6.50, seniors £6.50, children £6.50, Group of 4 are £26.

Take a tractor ride to the pumpkin patch where every child receives a free pumpkin. Dare to encounter the spooky walk through and try the new trail.


Spooky ghost train in Lincolnshire Wolds

Ludborough Station.

Where: Ludborough Railway Station
When: October 27  from 2.45pm to 5.45pm.
Price: Adults £8, seniors £6, children £4 and a family ticket for £20.

Passengers can travel up and down on the train as many times as they like during the day. Children are being asked to come dressed as ghosts and goblins, witches and wizards and even creepy clowns for its special Halloween event. There will be spooky entertainment on board the special steam-hauled ghost train.


Ghostly Halloween Hall

Haunted Hallowe’en Hall is taking place at Gunby Hall. Photo: Paper Toast

Where: Gunby Hall, Spilsby.
When: October 26 from 11am to 7pm.
Price: Normal admission charges apply including adults from £8.40.

Experience Gunby Hall as you never have before with cobwebs, darkened rooms and lots of ghostly guides. Dress up in your scariest outfit and enjoy seasonal treats. Families welcome but small children might find it too scary.


Fright night at Springfields Outlet

A Halloween themed fireworks display at Springfields.

Where: Springfields Outlet, Spalding.
When: October 31 from 6pm.
Price: Early bird tickets are £6 for adults and £4 for children.

Springfields’ Fireworks and Music Event will be their first-ever Halloween themed fireworks display and will be choreographed to spell binding music.


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