13 Things To Do At Halloween

It’s that time of year again where we get the chance to dress up and celebrate all things terrifying - and a great excuse to down pumpkin spice lattes!


That’s right, Halloween is ready for you and we’ve collected 13 spooky activities for ghouls great and small.



The Ashmolean Museum

The Ashmolean are offering an alternative to the traditional jump scares this year by teaching you how to draw horror characters of Manga.

 

The Oxford Castle + Prison

Already famed for being one of the most haunted place in Britain, The Oxford Castle + Prison are treating us to walking tours too scary for the day time and magic potion making for the kids.

 

Blenheim Palace

Bat trails, monster hunts, fire performances and a ghost train! Visit Blenheim this Halloween and enjoy the spectacular grounds whilst indulging in horror-tastic events.

 

Millet's Farm

There’s nothing better than a traditional pumpkin picking session and this year, Millet’s Farm do not disappoint. They also have a Halloween circus and a kid-friendly Halloween disco at the playground. FUN!

 

Fairy Tale Farm

Want some strange magic this Halloween? Head over to Fairy Tale Farm and become a spooky sleuth by solving mysteries. You can also pick up a free pumpkin.

 

Ghost Walks - Burford

Head to the Cotswold town of Burford and join Oxfordshire walking tour legend Bill Spectre for an evening of scares and illusions.

 

Cogges Farm

See Cogges Farm transformed this October into an interactive witch house. There’s also a spooky trail, halloween treats in the kitchen and black cats roaming the farm yard.

 

Waddesdon

For those that want a traditional afternoon tea with a ghoulish twist, head to Waddesdon Manor for ghost meringues, mummified gingerbread men and special Halloween tea whilst dining in an eerie atmosphere.

 

Disco Halloween - The Bullingdon

Oxford’s infamous music venue The Bullingdon on Cowley Road is funking up Halloween this year with a disco that’ll make you dance to the bone. Fancy dress encouraged.

 

Waterperry Gardens

Immerse yourself in the beautiful Waterperry Gardens and search for the hidden scarecrows amongst the grounds. A tranquil Halloween trail for all the family.

 

The Mad Hatter

Iffley’s own speakeasy, The Mad Hatter, has a night of horror indulgence including drag, live music, a photo booth and spooky cocktails. Get mummified and celebrate in style.

 

Spooky Owls - Science Oxford Centre

Hey scientists! Fly over to the Science Oxford Centre if you give a hoot. They’ll be telling you all about owls (and what they eat, yuck!). Plus lots of opportunities for thrilling scientific experiments.

 

Gravity Golf - Halloween Party

Oxford’s own indoor crazy golf might make you miss your mark with their spooky goings on this Halloween. Be on your guard for spooky distractions.

 

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