Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble, All Hallows Eve is approaching on the double. With deadly dungeons, haunted castles and a bloodthirsty history, enjoy heart-stopping tours, potent pub potions and ghoulish creatures with the most horrifying UK Halloween destinations.
At the top of any UK Halloween destination list has to be the Tower of London. As London’s most notorious prison famed for torture and executions in the days of yore, the Tower of London is full of wonderful historical horrors.
If you’re looking for horrific history, Edinburgh is one of the spookiest cities in the UK. Each year, Edinburgh plays home to a host of traditional Halloween festivities. From fancy dress and bobbing for apples, to trick-or-treating, making Jack-o-lanterns, chilling ghost stories and Halloween parties, Edinburgh will push your scare threshold to the limit.
For a truly chilling Halloween experience, hop on to the Ghost Bus tour, enjoy a night of the living dead with a City of the Dead tour, celebrate Halloween at the Dungeons or relish in one of the many ghost tours throughout the city.
Steeped in a history of myths and legends, Wales is the UK Halloween destination of choice for all things paranormal. With haunted houses, haunted castles and haunted tours, Halloween in Wales will leave you breathless.
Deck the halls with home-made Halloween decorations, dive six feet under with Dolaucothi Gold Mine tours, search for bats at Tudor Merchants House and enjoy spooky stories at the National Waterfront Museum and Dyffryn Gardens.
Take a walk on the dark side of Northern Ireland this Halloween. Whether you’re looking for scary outdoor adventures, spooky family activities or horrific Halloween festivals, Northern Ireland is taking fright night to a whole new level. Visit creaky homes and haunted landmarks, explore Dracula’s lair on location of the newest blockbuster, mash things up at the Metro Monster Mash in Belfast or get your scream on at the Halloween Howler in Lisnaskea.
So if you’re looking for a traditional, scare-the-socks-off-you Halloween experience, book the perfect UK city break and experience all the horrors that UK Halloween destinations have to offer.