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
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.