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Halloween pumpkins 2022

Our super spooky Halloween walks are back! Join a host of creepy characters on an adventure around Lauderdale House and Waterlow Park on the most sinister night of the year!


Is it scary?

This obviously depends on your child to a large extent. You will be going around the park in the dark, which can be creepy. However, you will be in a group with 50 other people as well as stewards. Our actors appear as classic Halloween characters  Some of them are good humoured and fun; some of them are a bit spookier... and there's always at least one 'baddie'. We try to find a balance between making it a bit scary at times – it’s Halloween after all – and also funny and fun.

What age is it for?

Again, every child is different. On average 5 to 9-year-olds enjoy it the most, but we regularly have little ones who have a ball and less cynical over 9’s really enjoy the fun of it too. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

What happens if it rains?

These shows are outside but demons and witches aren’t worried by a drop of rain so we’ll go ahead regardless unless we judge it to be dangerous. Wear your wellies, put on your waterproofs and make the most of it! 

How long does the walk last?

Around 45 minutes.

Can I bring babies?

We understand that it’s not always practical to leave a baby at home if you are bringing other children so are happy for you to bring young ones but please note they will need to be carried as it is not feasible to accommodate pushchairs. You do not need to purchase a ticket/space for children under 2 years old. 

Is it wheelchair accessible?

We regret that Waterlow Park itself is not entirely accessible. If you or your children are in a wheelchair, please call or email us and we’ll discuss what we can do to make sure you get the best experience

Can I order food and drink?

Our cafe will be open to order drinks and snacks.