Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. Newbern
In America, October 31 is celebrated as Halloween, a holiday for adults as well as children. If you are looking for scary places to visit outside of the United States, here are some options for you in England Part 1:
London Dungeon – October 2010 The London Dungeon welcomes the curious, the fearless and the foolish this Halloween. The Dungeon’s mix of historical gore and scary fun will be hair-raisingly heightened by the Scare Witch Trials. Stand trial before the Witchfinder General in a 17th century courtroom and learn about the punishments meted out for witch crimes.
The Shiverpool Tours – Albert Dock, Liveprool – October 2010 Shiverpool specializes in guided ghost walks revealing Liverpool’s hidden mysteries and supernatural secrets. Audiences are offered the chance to hear Liverpool’s sinister and haunted tales through a full theatrical and interactive experience.
Ghosts and ghastly stories tour – Carlisle Castle, Cumbria – Mon 25 – Fri 29 October 2010 Spooky guided tours of the castle for all the family.
Haunted Castle III – Warwick Castle, Warwickshire – Sat 16 Oct-Sun 31 Oct 2010 Scariest parts of the Haunted Castle include the Haunted Hollows and The Castle Dungeon all for just £15 per person. Includes: Tomato and Basil Broth served in the Coach House; Haunted Castle tour including the Haunted Hallows and The Castle Dungeon Tour. Tour price: £15.00 per person. Due to it’s scary content The Castle Dungeon may not be suitable for children under the age of 10, all children must be supervised by an adult.
Spooky Tours at Powderham Castle – Powderham, Devon – Sunday 24-31 October 2010 Meet the fascinating residents from the past and enjoy a tour of the Castle in a different light. It is recommended to arrive early to avoid disappointment. Suitable for 5 to 12 year olds and brave mums and dads!
Haunted Trail – Kielder Castle, Northumberland – Sat 30 October 2010 A spooky self-led trail around the grounds of Kielder Castle.
Further information can be found at visitengland.com/Halloween.
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International Travel Examiner J.S. Fletcher and spouse, Kathy M. Newbern, report on luxury destinations, spas and cruising around the globe. They are award-winning members of the Society of American Travel Writers and created YourSpaReport.com and YourNovel.com, their personalized romance novel business.