Halloween Week 2019

Friday 25th, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th Oct PLUS Thursday 31st Oct, Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd Nov.

Dare you visit one of Britain’s most haunted castles this Halloween?! 

Halloween General Entry

The lineup for 2019, 25th-27th Oct and 31st Oct-2nd Nov:

  • The Muncaster Monster Cabaret with entertainment from 12 noon until late including fire juggling shows after dark.
  • The Ghostly Grotto (12 noon to 5pm) in the Stable Yard where there will be:
    Face-painting (the small charge for this goes to a local charity)
    Free children’s crafts
    Lantern-making workshops (small charge applies, limited places, please book on arrival) with lantern procession at 6pm
    Drumming workshops (limited places, book on arrival) joining the lantern procession at 6pm
  • The Scary Maze – the Meadowvole Maze is transformed into a dark and scary otherworld for Halloween, definitely not for the nervous and not recommended for under 12s. From 2pm until late.
  • Tales from the Graveyard starts from the Ghostly Grotto at ca 5pm, advance booking not required
    Potion Making in the Scary Dairy with the Black Monk. Limited places, please sign up on arrival, from 12 noon – 5pm.
  • Entertainment from The Bread & Butter Theatre Company (25th & 26th only) and Batala Lancaster Samba Reggae Band (27th only)
  • Cannon ‘Firing’ on the Cannon Bank with Foppletwig the Genie Hunter, ca 6pm
  • In the Castle: Witches! Do you believe in witches? No? Join us in the Castle this Halloween to see if we can convince you otherwise. Learn about spells and potions, charms, folklore and lots more witchery-pokery! Available with daytime Castle entry. Please note the Castle’s public rooms close earlier than usual during Halloween.

Full screen, sound on max! have a look at our Halloween promotional films below:

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General Entry Tickets

Halloween general entry (with or without daytime Castle visit. NB Castle open 12-3pm during the Halloween event for daytime visits) are valid for any one day of Halloween (25th-27th Oct & 31st Oct-2nd Nov 2019).


Castle Tour Tickets

Evening Castle Halloween Tour, which is a theatrical event, at pre-booked time and lasting about 30 minutes. .


Twilight Owls Tickets

See the Halloween Twilight Owls display, daily at 7pm from October 25th to 27th and October 31st to November 2nd 2019.