If you are staying with us over Halloween or Bonfire Night, you’re in for a treat (or trick!) with these events and attractions in the local area. You can explore these spooky locations over Halloween, or book tickets for a firework display over the weekend of the 5th-7th November.




1 . Go on a tour of the most haunted places in Derbyshire

From reports of paranormal sightings to mysterious lights in the sky, these are 15 places with a spooky history to discover – check them out here (if you’re brave enough!).

2. Scarefest at Alton Towers

The popular Scarefest is back at Alton Towers from the 15th-31st October, where the theme park is open late and transformed to a Halloween experience. Buy your tickets here.

3. Half-term Halloween Hoot at Chatsworth

Families can visit Chatsworth for a whole host of activities this half-term – face painting, pumpkin carving, crafts and creepy trails through the woods. You can book online for free parking through this link.

4. Bolsover Castle Ghost Tours

Evening ghost tours for groups aged 16+ are led by storytellers at Bolsover Castle, and are running from the 28th-31st October. You can see full details and book your tickets here.

5. Not-so-spooky half term fun

For families with younger children, take a look at these less scary tours and Halloween treats at the Heights of Abraham or Matlock Farm Park.



Bonfire Night


Here are some fantastic firework displays in Derbyshire and the surrounding areas this November:


1.Fireworks, fairground rides and entertainers are in the Conkers forest on the 5th and 6th November.

2.A family-friendly fun fair and fireworks display is at the Derbyshire Country Cricket Ground on the 5th November.

3.For something a little different this Bonfire Night, go to Tutbury Castle for fireworks and a Viking funeral!

4.If you want to explore Chesterfield, go on Friday 5th November for their fireworks extravaganza.

5.Matlock RUFC are holding a bonfire and firework evening on Saturday 6th November.

6.The Bubble Inn at Kniveton is very close to Standlow and Shepherd’s View Lodge, and is holding a firework display with live entertainment.

Bonfire Night Firework Display near Standlow

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