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Visit English Heritage sites for Mid Term fun!

This half term, get stuck in to some trembling, spooky Halloween events running at English Heritage sites throughout the UK. What better place to explore and scare yourself silly than dark castles with hidden corridors and secret tunnels?

English Heritage have over 400 sites open to the public. They run an extensive events programme throughout the year and provide free educational visits for schools. This half term they have events running at many locations including:

Audley End House and Gardens, Essex

A Victorian Séance – Tricks of the Trade
Fri 31 Oct – Sat 1 Nov
English Heritage Osborne HouseEnter the spooky spirit world at Audley this Halloween (Over 16s only)
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Frightening Fairytales and Spooky Stories
Mon 27 – Fri 31 Oct 2014
Fearless souls required for a thrilling family adventure. Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as you come face to face with the dark side of childrens’ tales.

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Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire

Creepy Castle at Night
Fri 31 Oct & Sat 01 Nov 2014
Have you got what it takes to brave the castle after dark? Discover dastardly deeds and freaky fun around every corner!

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Ghost Tours
Wed 29 Oct 2014 & Sat 29 Nov
Join our eerie evening tour around Bolsover Castle and hear tales of dark deeds, ghostly apparitions and scary happenings.  (Over 16s only).

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Ghosts and Ghouls
Mon 27 – Fri 31 Oct 2014
Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween. Thrilling tricks and tasty treats await at Bolsover Castle.
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Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden, Warwickshire

Ghosts and Ghouls
Mon 27 – Fri 31 Oct 2014
Let your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween with creepy crafts, spooky activities and ghost hunting galore!
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English Heritage Battle AbbeyHalloween Ghost Tours
Thu 30 Oct – Sat 1 Nov 2014
Especially for Halloween, join our eerie evening tour around the castle and gatehouse. Hear tales of dark deeds, ghostly apparitions and scary happenings.
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Pendennis Castle, Cornwall

Ghosts and Ghouls
Mon 27 – Fri 31 Oct 2014
Let your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween with creepy crafts, spooky activities and ghost hunting galore!
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Spooky Tours
Thu 30 Oct – Sat 1 Nov 2014
Especially for Halloween, join our eerie evening tour around Pendennis Castle. Hear tales of dark deeds, ghostly apparitions and scary happenings. Adult and childrens’ tours.
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Wrest Park, Bedfordshire

Ghosts, Ghouls and Goings-on

Mon 27 – Fri 31 Oct 2014
Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween. Mysterious goings-on await you at petrifying Wrest Park.
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Dover Castle , Kent

English HeritageHaunted Castle
Sat 25 Oct – Sun 2 Nov 2014
Feeling brave enough to take on Kent’s most haunted castle? Be prepared to be scared on our spooky Halloween adventure for families and kids.
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Halloween Ghost Tour
Fri 31 Oct 2014
Join us for a special Halloween evening ghost tour through Dover Castle. You will hear the strange but true experiences of those who work here and discover the myths and legends surrounding this atmospheric ancient site.
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Home of Charles Darwin (Down House), Kent

Halloween Pumpkin Carving
Mon 27 – Fri 31 Oct 2014
Grab your cloaks and pick out your pumpkin as your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween.
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Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire

English Heritage Whiby AbbeyMedieval Spooky Fun Week

Sat 25, Sun 26, Mon 27, Tues 28, Wed 29 Oct
This Halloween half term join us for frightening fun, with have-a-go creepy crafts and spooky activities.
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The Illuminated Abbey
Wed 29 Oct – Sat 01 Nov 2014
Cast light on a dark history. See Bram Stoker’s inspiration in a new light as Whitby Abbey is illuminated with dramatic coloured floodlighting.
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1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield, East Sussex

Spooky Abbey
Sat 25 Oct – Sun 2 Nov 2014
Tiptoe through the Abbey on a spooky ghost tour family adventure to uncover the sinister secrets of the haunting ruins. See if you can scare us enough to win a prize by coming in the best kid’s Halloween costume.
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Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight

Spooky Castle
Sat 25 Oct – Sun 2 Nov 2014
Let your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween with creepy crafts, spooky activities and ghost hunting galore!
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Old Wardour Castle, Wiltshire

Spooky Halloween Tours
Fri 31 Oct & Sat 1 Nov 2014
Experience the eerie night-time surroundings of this haunted castle and travel back to a time when gruesome goings-on were commonplace.
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Carlisle Castle, Cumbria

English Heritage Ols SarumTorchlight Tours
Mon 27 Oct – Fri 31 Oct
Dare you explore the castle after dark this half-term?
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Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, South Yorkshire

Victorian Ghost Story Torch Tours
Thu 30 Oct – Sat 1 Nov 2014
As night falls, follow our undertaker through the shadows of Brodsworth’s Victorian gardens as he reveals fascinating facts about the hall’s history.
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Victorian Spooky Fun Week
Sat 25 Oct – Sun 02 Nov 2014
This Halloween half term join us for frightening fun, with have-a-go creepy crafts and spooky activities. Meet our Victorian undertaker who has secrets from the past; he’s dying to tell you some scary tales.
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Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Northumberland

Victorian Illusion Week
English Heritage Stone HengeSat 25 Oct – Sun 2 Nov 2014
The Victorian era was one of invention and entertainment. Take part in a range of Victorian Illusion activities and a lantern Halloween walk.
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Victorian Lantern Night
Fri 31 Oct 2014
This Halloween, brave the gardens at Belsay Hall at night to find our performers who will regale you with spooky tales! Bring your own torch and wrap up warm.
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Framlingham Castle, Suffolk

Wicked Witchcraft
Mon 27 – Fri 31 Oct 2014
Fearless souls required for a thrilling family adventure. Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as you come face to face with wicked witches and their devious hunters.
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For further information on English Heritage sites and events visit www.englishheritage.org.uk

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