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Terrifying Halloween events in Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 16:13 05 October 2018 | UPDATED: 12:21 09 October 2018

There will be lots of family fun across the county to celebrate Halloween (photo: David_Johnson, Getty Images)

There will be lots of family fun across the county to celebrate Halloween (photo: David_Johnson, Getty Images)


It's Halloween this month and the county is getting spooked! If you're after something a little more sinister, why not try one of these creepy events…

Halloween Spooktacular

18th to 31st October @ Hippodrome Circus, St Georges Road, Great Yarmouth

The Halloween Spooktacular returns to The Hippodrome Circus for 2018, with a whole new adventure written by comedy favourite Jack Jay and Johnny Mac. With an amazing cast of international acts, they will be throwing their biggest Halloween party yet!

Halloween Trail

17th to 31st October @ Museum of the Broads, The Poor’s Staithe, Stalham, Norwich

Discover Broadland’s ghosts with a fun trail around the Museum of the Broads or (weather permitting) go back in time on their heritage steamboat, Falcon. With so many activities on offer, you could even win a creepy prize… but beware! The Wroxham Witch is always close by…

Spooky Express

20th to 28th October @ Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham

Join the Bure Valley Railway’s mascot bear for a week of spooky fun, with free travel for every child who is accompanied by an adult. Adults £13.50

Halloween at Holkham

25th to 28th October, 10am to 5pm @ Holkham Hall, Holkham Road, Wells-next-the-Sea

Dress up for plenty of tricks and treats at this fun activity day for all the family. Holkham Hall, Field to Fork and the Walled Gardens will be taken over by some spooky forces, and there will be everything from a fun trail and creative crafts to an intriguing murder mystery. Event is included in standard admission, but some activities will incur an extra charge.

Halloween at Fairhaven

31st October, 6pm to 8pm @ Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, School Road, South Walsham, Norwich

Stay on the woodland path at this Halloween event where witches cackle behind every tree. Hot dogs and potions at The Cackling Cauldron, along with spellbinding live music, wicked children’s entertainers and frightful fireworks.


12th October to 3rd November, 6pm to 11pm @ Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

With six different, but equally terrifying, attractions to try, Primevil is a live horror experience that will be back from 12th October. Attractions include the CarnEVIL of Terror featuring murderous clowns, the Forest of Fear with strange things lurking in the darkness and Arachnophobia, featuring giant flesh-eating spiders. Two days in the calendar will be strictly 18+ for PrimEVIL Extreme - not for the faint of heart!

The Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade

13th to 31st October @ BeWILDerwood, Horning Road, Hoveton, Norwich

The kids will love exploring the woodland at BeWILDerwood which will be decorated with Halloween decorations adorning the tree houses by day then as the night draws in, illuminations will appear in the woods and the woodland creatures will come together to celebrate the Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade. There will be lots to do for kids, so book now!

Norwich Ghost Walks - Halloween Specials

28th to 31st October, 7pm and 28th and 31st October, 9pm @ Adam and Eve Pub, Norwich

Make sure to dress up for this one (as best dressed gets a prize!). Start the evening off with a BBQ from 6pm at the Adam and Eve Pub in Norwich before re-enactments of some spooky local ghost stories in Cow Tower. Book ahead online, £10

LOCO Horror Train

22nd to 31st October @ Dereham Train Station (Mid Norfolk Railway), Station Road, Dereham

For the first time in the UK, LOCO Horror Train, featuring a scare crew and cast of nearly 70 people, will depart for its 20-mile journey on the Mid Norfolk Railway. The journey will be interrupted somewhere along the way at an unknown time, with terror ensuing.

Murder Mystery Night

3rd November @ The Imperial Hotel, 13-15 North Drive, Great Yarmouth

Expect a spooky, packed weekend at The Imperial Hotel in Great Yarmouth for its Murder Mystery Night. From Friday evening, you will be well looked after from dinner that evening to Halloween walk on Saturday and the all important murder mystery dinner on the Saturday evening to a full English on the Sunday.

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