The season of pumpkin soup, scary movies and trick or treating is upon us already. Are you ready for a Spooktacular Halloween 2019?
Celebrated annually on the 31st October, Halloween has now become a huge traditional celebration. Although originally popularised by America, it is the second highest grossing event after Christmas.
Whilst parents are now decorating their homes in cobwebs, children pick their favourite, scariest costume and TV channels prepare to air the traditional horror films, to some, Halloween is one of the best times of the year!
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Do you have something planned for Halloween or the weekend that follows it? If not, there’s plenty going on to enjoy. Here’s our guide to the best of Halloween 2019…
The Staffordshire theme park holds it’s traditional Scarefest annually, throughout dates in October and November. Their Halloween Spooktacular and Spine-Tingling Terror continues to attract thousands of visitors every year and is perfect for all age groups.
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The ‘Haunted Castle’ has an array of daytime and evening events on this Halloween, all of which are specifically aimed at different age groups. They have Plucky Pumpkins for 0-9 year olds; Daring Dukes for 10-12s; and Brave Knights for 12 years+. Junior ghost hunts, paranormal encounters, the witches tower and the dead knight all look set to make this an event not to be missed.
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The magical world of Wonderland is a popular choice for families during Halloween. Their Halloween events include a separate day event for younger children and an evening event for older siblings. The event has proved extremely popular with families over the last few years, meaning you have to book tickets and time slots in advance.
All children are encouraged to dress up in their costumes; play trick or trick around the houses and collect spooky gifts on their way round.
As it’s half-term next week, there’s plenty going on at Western Park to fill the days. From Saturday 26th October, you can visit Temple Wood and the Woodland Adventure Playground to carve pumpkins, follow a spooky trail and get creative. Visit their website to find out more.
Apley Farm Shop’s Spookley Pumpkin Festival runs throughout selected weekends in October and is the perfect chance to spend some quality time with the family. During they day you can ride the Pumpkin Express, hear the spookly story and pick your own pumpkin from the field. Then, you can take it back to the carving cavern and spend time in the playbarn.
***Don’t forget, there are also plenty of Halloween parties and discos on at local pubs and restaurants, soft play areas and social clubs over the next couple of weekends. So, don’t miss out!!!
Whatever you have planned over the autumnal and festive period, SSH SelfDrive have a wide range of vehicles and services to offer. From one day self-drive hire, mini bus hire or longer leasing options, call us on 01952 427770 or contact us online. Don’t forget, we have offices in both Telford and Stafford and we can deliver your vehicle all across the UK.