Looking for a spooky way to spend this Halloween in Derby? Why not take a look at our round up of top places to visit this Halloween for a Spooktacular time!
Scarefest at Alton Towers
One of the most popular Halloween attractions in the UK located in Derbyshire! Alton Towers Scarefest runs during select days in October. The scarefest offers a unique chance to explore the theme park during the dark of the night, with rides running in the night, the Alton tower dungeons, and award winning live action mazes for those brave enough to enter! There’s something to do at the park for those of all ages, with family fun live action shows for younger children as well.
Ever wanted to pick your own pumpkins? Then you should stop by Mr Pumpkin this October! This family run pumpkin patch started in 2017 and is a great day out for the family, with a pumpkin trail to keep kids entertained and homemade food from a local farm. Go ahead and pick out the perfect pumpkin at Mr Pumpkin.
Starlight Spectacular at Crich Tramway Museum
Another after hours attraction now at Crich Tramway Museum. Trams run during the night and the area is illuminated by special effects lighting. The museum area is magical to walk around in the evenings and there is also a woodland walk and a wizards and villains themed night, as well as a variety of other themed nights during the illuminations.
Derby Ghost Walk
A ghoulish night out for adults now with Derby’s New Ghost Walks led by Richard Felix from the Most Haunted. Why not tour the various haunted spots in Derby City Centre and hear the spine chilling stories behind them. Certain tours also offer supper back at the Derby Goals, so be sure to check out that as well.
Freights of Abraham
The heights of Abraham offer their own spooky event for Halloween. People search on the estate for the pebble people hidden in the gardens and woodlands. There’s also a self-guided audio ghost hunt using your mobile where you visit five locations with a spooky story to tell, suitable for those of all ages. There’s also plenty of Halloween treats at the café after you have finished all the spooky activities!
Staying in Derby this October?
All the locations in this blog are easily accessible from our apartments located in Derby. Pride Apartments is a family run business providing affordable, clean and comfy accommodation, with the options of double and twin rooms that can cater up to six people per apartment. Located only a short distance away from Derby Train Station and Derby Bus Station. We’re the perfect choice for a family weekend away this Autumn.
Pride Apartments has fully equipped kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry facilities. These are super spacious apartments that offer plenty of space for you to set up your workstation, with free Wi-Fi, free beverages for your work break, and free Netflix ready for you to unwind at the end of the workday. There is also free gated parking, so you don’t have to worry about parking tickets or finding a space nearby.
If you’re interested in staying in Derby and need some spacious accommodation, give Jas at Pride Apartments a call on 01332 5100, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, as you will get the best price if you Book Direct.
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