Continuum Attractions is inviting you to explore a range of thrilling experiences and family-friendly fun across its group of attractions this Autumn as the leaves turn golden and the crisp air sets in.
With an array of experiences and days out, from the iconic to the historic, spanning the United Kingdom from Inverness right down to Portsmouth, there are a range of unforgettable autumn adventures for visitors of all ages just waiting to be explored!
Here are just a few of the spooktacular offerings you can expect!
Get ready for a ‘Trick or Treat Trek’ at YORK’S CHOCOLATE STORY (York)
Join us for a thrilling adventure as we embark on a spine-chilling tour around the city of York, immersing you in the spirit of Halloween! Prepare to be captivated by a series of fun activities, including exhilarating Halloween games and indulging in delectable chocolates.
This is an experience any visitor to York cannot afford to miss. We are expecting ghouls galore as dressing up is highly encouraged!
‘True Crime Tours’ explore Edinburgh’s shadowy past at THE REAL MARY KING’S CLOSE (Edinburgh)
Halloween lovers need look no further than The Real Mary King’s Close (rated on TripAdvisor as being in the top-10 of all experiences in the UK), for the perfect way to celebrate the ominous side of Edinburgh’s past this October with both Lantern Led and True Crimes Tours on offer.
For years, the Old Town has been shrouded in shocking tales of crime and punishment. Now on the “True Crimes Tour” a guide will lead visitors on a journey through Edinburgh’s forgotten streets and the dark details of many criminal misdemeanours. For those brave enough to descend underground onto Mary King’s Close at night, the Lantern Led Tours will shine a light (or lack of) onto Edinburgh’s history, illuminating the lives and deaths of former residents throughout time.
Guests will descend into complete darkness, with the only light source being the flicker of their lanterns.
Halloween Pumpkin Trail at SPINNAKER TOWER (Portsmouth)
For those seeking out a thrilling and spooky adventure with a difference, look no further than Portsmouth’s iconic Spinnaker Tower.
Have you ever done a pumpkin trail, up in the air?! This year, the Spinnaker Tower is hosting a spine-chilling pumpkin trail, promising a half-term experience that’s both fun and frightful, as you head up the tower to 100 metres above sea level – look down if you dare!
For those with a taste for the supernatural, visitors will also get the opportunity to delve into the eerie history of Portsmouth through spine-tingling ghost stories.
The Halloween trail is free to take part in with a general admission ticket. Children under 4 enter free To book https://bookings.spinnakertower.co.uk/book
Experience a ‘Victorian Murder Mystery Dinner’ at OXFORD CASTLE AND PRISON (Oxford)
For adults who love a taste of the Victorian macabre, look no further than Oxford Castle and Prison this Autumn, reported to be one of the most haunted locations in the UK.
In this brand-new immersive experience, guests are invited by the warden to enjoy a delicious meal but… death is stalking D-Wing. Foul play is afoot and no-one is above suspicion! Guests will enter the historic crypt to meet their fellow sleuths, before working their way through the prison, interrogating the denizens as they go.
For something a little more family-friendly, why not create some creepy concoctions and putrid potions with the ‘Potion Making Event’ this October Half Term. Or for those brave enough, prepare to scare yourself silly on a guided tour of our haunted castle as we take you on a terrifying tour through the castle’s 1,000-year past.
For more spooktastic events at Oxford Castle and Prison visit: https://www.oxfordcastleandprison.co.uk/events/
‘SpookWood’ returns to GREENWOOD FAMILY PARK (North Wales)
A scary-BOO-lous adventure with friendly frights awaits those looking for some Halloween fun at Greenwood Family Park this Autumn, running every weekend from 16th October right through until 5th November.
This event is a chance for families to gather up their little monsters for an extra special ghoulishly good day out – a thrilling experience for the whole family. Take on the scare maze, grab your pumpkin patch pass & follow the new pumpkin trail. Be prepared for some wonderfully weird surprises, and look out for the frightfully funny ‘freakish shows’ and eye-popping magic!
For more information and to book tickets for SpookWood at Greenwood Family Park visit: https://www.greenwoodfamilypark.co.uk/events/halloween/
Christmas Comes Early to ITV’s CORONATION STREET EXPERIENCE AND EMMERDALE VILLAGE TOUR this Autumn (Manchester and Leeds)
Every year, the dedicated cast and crews of Emmerdale and Coronation Street put in their hard work to film the highly anticipated Christmas special two months ahead of schedule. Throughout October, visitors can be the first to experience the magic of a ‘soap world’ Christmas before it graces our TV screens.
Visitors to The Coronation Street Experience and Emmerdale Village Tour, will get to experience an exclusive behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the ‘The Street’ or ‘Emmerdale Village’ dressed up for the festive season of filming.
Nessie fever continues this Autumn at THE LOCH NESS CENTRE (nr Inverness)
Following the interest and surge in Nessie-mania this summer, (prompted by new reported sightings and the biggest hunt for the monster in 50 years), this unique immersive experience is a must visit for those visiting the Highlands in any season!
The tour at the Loch Ness Centre allows visitors to become part of the legend and unearth real stories about Loch Ness along the way. Here you will be able to journey through 500 million years of history to explore the myths of the loch, delve deep below the surface of its waters to uncover hidden secrets, discover real objects and artefacts.
To find out more and to book tickets visit: https://lochness.com/