Pick of Halloween events in Yorkshire
Choose from pumpkin carving and trick or treating to ghost hunts and hay rides. There is an event for everyone this Halloween.
Whitby Abbey Illuminated, October 21 to 31
Cast light on a dark history this Halloween! See Bram Stoker's inspiration in a new light as Whitby Abbey is bathed in dramatic illuminations once again. Have your camera at the ready as you explore the gothic splendour of the ruins lit up with all the colours of the rainbow.
Light Spectacular with North Yorkshire Moors Railway, October 27 to November 5, 10 and 12
Marvel at he heritage carriages, decorated with thousands of lights, before departing from Pickering Station for an awe-inspiring journey.
Let the voiceover man and DJ-Mix of music get you in the mood for a party the whole family will enjoy.
Burton Agnes Halloween Trail, near Bridlington, October 28 to November 5
Alongside the Halloween Trail, romp in the spine-tingling woodland adventure playground with its nine swings, tower with corkscrew slide and double zip wire and enjoy refreshments in the Stableyard.
William's Spooky Adventures. North Cave, near Hull, October 28 to 31
Explore East Yorkshire’s immersive interactive trick-or-treat street. Bring your most chilling moves to the Monster Mash Disco dancefloor. Try not to lose your head in a round of scarecrow golf. Help Priscilla the Wise track down her lost spell book. Decorate your own Sweet Apple treat. Pick up a pumpkin to take the magic home with you and play all day indoors and out the William’s Den way.
The Halloween Adventure At Stockeld Park, Wetherby, October 21 and 22, October 27 to November 5Join spooky adventures when Stockeld Park comes alive for the autumn half-term.
You will find some 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 the pumpkin patch.
Mother Shipton's Creepy Carnival trail, Knaresborough, October 28 to November 5
Explore abandoned circus tents as they whisper ghostly secrets from their forgotten past and meet a host of creepy characters. Come dressed in your spookiest costumes and share your photos to be in with the chance of winning tickets to come back again.
Prepare to be captivated by the petrifying well and witness objects turning to stone. You can also step inside the birthplace of a real witch and cast a spell in the mystical wishing well.
Spooky Skeleton Trails, Lotherton Hall, near Wakefield, October 27 to November 5
Follow the spooky skeletons trail around the estate and into the haunted house. Dress up in your best Halloween costume and explore the woods. Don’t miss the Nocturnal House in Wildlife World to see the bats.
Halloween at Scarborough Castle, October 21 to November 5
Grab your broomsticks and listen to stories spun by spooky storytellers. Join the spooky specialists for ghastly games, Halloween history and a few special magic tricks and spells.
Ascarium at Sealife Scarborough, October 14 to November 5
The Sea Witch is back. Will you be brave enough to step up and help them by solving the 'spook-splash-tic' challenges and fill in your activity sheet as you go?
Spooky Barn Halloween at Sledmere House, near Bridlington, October 28 to November 5
Come and enjoy a fun and family-friendly Halloween walk-through experience, with performers, magical animal encounters and activities. Follow the trail to the Walled Garden to take part in the petrifying pumpkin hunt.
Leeds Pumpkin Scare Trail, October 29A free family trail at Golden Acre Park, some charged activities and donations welcome for the local Leeds charities. Follow a trail of more than 200 pumpkins.
Halloween Trail at The Piece Hall, Haifax, October 28 to October 31Wear your scariest fancy dress or most wonderful wizarding attire and follow the tricky trail around the shops using a magical map to earn some sweet treats.