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Halloween events in Kent

PUBLISHED: 15:08 10 October 2018 | UPDATED: 15:09 10 October 2018

Kent Halloween events 2018

Kent Halloween events 2018

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Half term is sorted with these spooky Halloween events in Kent

Spook Quest (20th to 28th Oct)

Canterbury Tales, St Margaret’s Street, Canterbury

Visitors are encouraged to dress up in their best Halloween costume for The Canterbury Tales’ Spook Quest. The trail of pilgrims will head along the route to the St Thomas Becket shrine, while hearing five immersive stories of the Canterbury Tales.

Halloween Half Term Fun (20th to 28th Oct)

Hever Castle, Edenbridge

Children can follow the pumpkin trail around the gardens, create ghost puppets, decorate biscuits, have their costumes judged and listen to the tales of Hever’s ghosts for Hever Castle’s week of Halloween fun.

Halloween Dine & Stay with Ciaran O’Keeffe (31st Oct to 1st Nov)

Hever Castle, Edenbridge

Join parapsychologist Dr Ciaran O’Keeffe for a day and night of paranormal investigation at Hever Castle. After a drinks reception and private guided tour of the castle, guests will sit down to dinner, the ‘Chef’s Table Feast’. Then the paranormal investigations begin: complete with séance, Ouija board and modern gadgets! After a luxurious stay in the luxury B&B, breakfast is included the following morning.

Pumpkin Trail (20th Oct to 4th Nov)

Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham

Children can enjoy exploring the pretty gardens at Chartwell, counting as many pumpkins as they can. Tickets £1

Children of Scotney Halloween Trail (20th to 28th Oct)

Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells

Listen to the ghost stories of Scotney Castle on this Halloween Trail, find the answer and collect your prize at the end. Tickets £2

Haunted Castle (20th to 28th Oct)

Dover Castle, Castle Hill Road, Dover

Spend the day at haunted Dover Castle, if you dare! Explore the tunnel of terror and meet the ghouls that inhabit the corners of the castle. There will be crafts and games and a competition for best children’s costume. Adults £20, children (five to 17) £12 – includes entry to the event and the site in general

Pumpkin Carving (22nd to 28th Oct)

Down House, Luxted Road, Downe, Orpington

When visiting Down House this October, there will be the option for children to dress up and try some pumpkin carving. Adult £12, children £7.20 (pumpkin carving +£4, limited availability)

Spooky Half Term (20th to 28th Oct)

Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Tonbridge

There’s lots going on at Penshurst Place for Halloween. Trails around the grounds will take place from 10.30am to 6pm with crafts from midday to 4pm. Two instalments of the Wicked Witch of the Wild Wood Storytelling will take place at 1pm and 3.30pm (22nd to 26th Oct) and is included with cost of entry. Adults £11.50, children £6.50

Halloween High Jinx (23rd to 25th Oct)

Kent & East Sussex Railway, Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden

All aboard the spooky express for Halloween High Jinx at Kent & East Sussex Railway. There will be onboard activities including Halloween mask-making, a magic show with Mr Mystery at the marquee in Tenterden station and free face painting. Pre-order lunch for on-train catering, book online. Adults £18, children £12, under 3s free

School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (25th to 27th Oct)

Chiddingstone Castle, Hill Hoath Road, Edenbridge

Back for a second year, Chiddingstone Castle is recruiting young witches and wizards aged six to 10 to help the headmaster on a magical mission this Halloween. There are lots of activities to get involved with including flying lessons, potion making, dark arts and crafts and much more. Children (ages six to 10) £14.50, accompanying adult £10

Halloween Magic (28th Oct)

Lullingstone Castle, Dartford

Children should dress up spookily for Halloween Magic at Lullingstone Castle featuring pumpkin carving, spooky house and garden tours. Children £4.50, adults £9 (£1 donation for pumpkin carving)

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