Your Guide 2 the Lake District

Halloween Events in the Lake District 2013

(This Page Was Last Updated on October 25th 2013)
 

halloween_anim1.gifhalloween_anim2.gifDid you know that Halloween (or Hallowe'en) is an abbreviation of All Hallows’ Even (or evening), meaning the night before the holy day of All Hallows, or All Saints' Day as we now call it?

There's lots of Halloween-themed activities taking place in the Lake District and Cumbria this year including fancy dress parades, spooky walks and lantern competitions. This is Your Guide 2 the Lake District's
choice selection:



ghostly_encounters_small.jpg Friday
25th October - Ghostly Encounters at Riverside Hotel
 
Event Held At the Riverside Hotel, Kendal and streets of Kendal - 7:00pm
The Riverside Hotel's fantastic Kendal Ghost Walk just prior to Halloween - More Details...




halloween01.jpg Friday 25th to Sunday 27th October - Shocktober at Sizergh
 
Event Held At Sizergh Castle & Gardens, Sizergh Nr. Kendal - 11:00am to 4:00pm
With a self-led spooky Hallowe'en trail around the house and garden, wand and broomstick making in the barn and scary story telling -
 


 
beech_hill_halloween_small.jpg • Saturday 26th October - Beech Hill Hotel Halloween Masquerade Ball
 
Event held
At the Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere -
A
Spooktacular night of tricks and treats with a gourmet 4 course meal, magician David Lancaster and local string quartet Classic Ensembles - More Details...
 

 
halloween_pumpkin.jpg• Saturday 26th October to Sunday 3rd November - Pumpkin Carving Competition
 
Event held At Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole - 11:00am to 3:00pm
For age groups under 12s, 12 - 15 years, 15 - 18 years & over 18s. Pumpkins £3; Carving Kits £2 - More details:
01772 872000  Webpage


 
halloween small.jpgSaturday 26th to Thursday 31st October Screamlands at Greenlands

Event Held At Greenlands Farm Village, Tewitfield, Carnforth - 10:00am to 5:00pm
With creepy critters, scary spiders, 'orrible owls, pumpkin carving competitions etc. 




penrith_halloween_small.jpg Saturday 26th October - Penrith Halloween Festival
 
Event Held In Penrith Town Centre, Penrith - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Penrith Halloween Festival is an annual family party day in Penrith - More Details...
 



halloween01.jpg Satur
day 26th October - Children's Halloween Disco
 
Event Held At Allithwaite Community Centre, Allithwaite, Nr. Grange - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
A children's Halloween disco at Allithwaite Community Centre with Fancy Dress, Best Decorated Lantern plus Games and Prizes. - More Details...
 



rheged_centre2_1.jpg• Saturday 26th October to Sunday 3rd November - Spooky Halloween Trail
 
Event held At Rheged Centre, Redhills, Penrith - 10:00am to 5:30pm
Are you brave enough to follow the creepy clues and win a tasty treat?

 

 
brantwood011_1.jpg Saturday 26th October - Halloween Lantern Workshop with Mel Gard
 
Event held At Brantwood, Coniston - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Make your own paper lantern for Halloween in an environmentally-friendly, inspired workshop at Brantwood with all materials provided - More Details...
 

 
brockhole01.jpg Sat 26th, Mon 28th, Wed 30th & Thurs 31st October - Halloween Party Nights
 
Event held At the Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
An evening of Halloween fun for kids including a walk with an owl, a Trick or Treat show, party games, crafts and fancy dress -
More Details...
 



muncaster_castle_logo85px.jpgSaturday 26th October to Friday 1st November
- Halloween at Muncaster
 
Event held At Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, Penrith - Various times
With ghost tours, the Ghostly Grotto, Darkest Muncaster illuminations, Scary Maze & fancy dress competition for witches etc.


 
halloween fun Sunday 27th to Thursday 31st October - Holker Halloween Fun
 
Event Held At Holker Hall & Gardens, Cark-in-Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands -
Offering Wicked Walks, Loathsome Lantern Pumpkin Parades and Creepy Craft Activities with Holker Frightful Food in the Courtyard Cafe

   


brantwood011_1.jpgSunday 27th October - Halloween Lantern Walk with Mel Gard
 
Event held At Brantwood, Coniston - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Make your own paper lantern for Halloween in an environmentally-friendly, inspired workshop at Brantwood with all materials provided - More Details...
 

 
tullie_house_halloween_small.jpg Monday 28th October - Halloween Ghost Tours
 
Event held At Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle - 6:00pm, 7:00pm & 8:00pm
An after dark tour of wood panelled rooms, underground passages and secret staircases on a Halloween Ghost Hunt lasting 45 minutes. Tickets: £6

 


lakes_aquarium_small.jpgMonday 28th October to Sunday 3rd November - Witches & Wizards Week
 
Event held At Lakes Aquarium, Lakeside, Newby Bridge -
Grab your broomstick and fly on down for a week of spooky activities!

 


lakeside_haverthwaite_witches_wizards_week.jpgMonday 28th October to Friday 1st November - Witches & Wizards Week
 
Event held On Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway, Haverthwaite to Newby Bridge Halt
A week of witches, wizards, ghosts & ghouls! Take a trip on the Ghost Train

 

 
halloween_pumpkin.jpg Tuesday 29th October - Halloween Party at the Station Inn
 
Event Held At Station Inn, Oxenholme, Nr. Kendal - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Halloween Party with little beasties talk, spooky disco & buffet plus competitions with prizes for best child's fancy dress and best pumpkin - More Details...



townend_small.jpg Wednesday 30th October to Sunday 3rd November - Halloween Trail
 
Event held
At Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Follow the spooky clues around the garden at Townend to win a prize! - More Details...

 


ravenglass_eskdale_logo.jpg.jpgThursd
ay 31st October - Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Ghost Train
 
Event held At Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass -
Travel down the line
in darkness on the spectacularly spooky Halloween Ghost Train and keep your eyes peeled for fiendish friends! - More Details...



world_beatrix_potter_attraction_2011_logo.jpg Thursday 31st October - Spooky Halloween Craft Day
  

Event Held At the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Bowness - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Everyone is welcome to join in the free arts and craft session in the attraction's foyer on a spooky theme! - More Details...
 


  
fun_for_kids_logo,activities,lake_district.jpg Thursday 31st October - Fun For Kids Halloween Party
 
Event Held At Fun For Kids Fun Factory, Parkside Road, Kendal - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Entry costs £7.00 and includes party tea, party bags and games with prizes for best fancy dress - book early to avoid disappointment - More Details...
  


tullie_house_halloween_small.jpg Thursday 31st October - Halloween Ghost Tours
 
Event held At Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle - 6:00pm, 7:00pm & 8:00pm
An after dark tour of wood panelled rooms, underground passages and secret staircases on a Halloween Ghost Hunt lasting 45 minutes.
Tickets: £6
 

 
halloween_pumpkin.jpg• Thursday 31st October - Hallowe'en Party
 
Event held At the Parish Rooms, Cartmel Fell - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
With fancy dress and games plus Spooky Supper - tickets from Bowland Bridge Shop

 

 
cinderbarrow_railway.jpg Thursday 31st October - Halloween Ghost Train
 
Event held At Cinderbarrow Miniature Railway, Off A6 South of Milnthorpe - 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Presented by Lancaster & Morecambe Model Engineering Society - Poster

 


blackwell_night_small.jpg Thursday 31st October - Spooky Sleepover at Blackwell
 
Event Held At Blackwell Arts and Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere - 5:00pm
Families are invited to keep Blackwell safe and make lanterns, listen to fireside storytelling and watch a film. Last the night and be rewarded with a Blackwell breakfast - More Details...


 
millerbeck_railway_small.jpgFriday 1st & Saturday 2nd November - Spooky Halloween Spectacular
 
Event Held At Millerbeck Light Railway, Staveley in Cartmel, Newby Bridge -
Dare you ride Millerbeck Light Railway in the dark? For details Tel. 015395 30113
 

 
Bonfire Nights and Fireworks Displays in the Lake District & Cumbria