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the best halloween events in Cumbria

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October 2, 2019

Relax in the stunning surroundings of the Lake District this Autumn and explore the region while enjoying the best Halloween events in Cumbria with Darwin Escapes. Read below for information on the events in the local area

halloween face painting & trick or treat sweets

Where: The World of Beatrix Potter / Dates: 31st Oct / Times: 10am – 4.30pm / Prices: Adult £7.95, Child £3.95

Explore the fantastic World of Beatrix Potter and meet all the amazing characters from her stories, and this Halloween there will be pumpkins galore in the displays. Everyone can pick their favourite character and have their face painted, while every child and enjoy a trick or treat sweet!

truly terrifying ghost trains

Where: Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway / Dates: 25th – 26th Oct / Times: 6pm / Prices: Adult £16, Child £9

The Ghost Train is back by popular demand and will take you on a terrifying journey through the Cumbria countryside where there will be lots of surprises awaiting you on these old, haunted tracks. This event is designed to scare you and is not suitable for children under 10.

ghostly galleon

Where: Ullswater Steamers @ Glenridding Pier/ Dates: 26th Oct / Times: 12.30pm & 2.30pm / Prices: £14.50

Jump aboard a 90 minute cruise full of magic, packed with monsters and sure to be a fun night of mayhem for all ages. Stu-Di-Doo will be on hand to offer a fabulous magic show, there will be a face painting and temporary tattoo station to finish of your spooktacular costume!

muncaster monster cabaret

Where: Muncaster Castle / Dates: 25th Oct – 2nd Nov / Times: 12pm – 6pm / Prices vary on tickets

The fangtastic Muncaster Monster Cabaret is the perfect Halloween event for the family to enjoy this October half term. Entertainment includes fire juggling, face painting, endless craft workshops and lantern making, as well as learning all the tricks of the trade in potion making classes and witch lessons! The brilliant Ghostly Grotto will be open until 5pm, and if you’re brave enough enter the Scary Maze to find your way out.

We have all the best Halloween events in Cumbria for 2019 near our two luxurious locations, so you can venture out to enjoy the haunting happenings and return to your lodge to enjoy the cosy Autumn night.

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat offers luxury accommodation and award winning, 5 star facilities, which includes The Copper Fells Restaurant & Bar serving mouth-watering meals and a fully stocked bar, with locally distilled delights to try. Indulge in a relaxing Aromatherapy Associates treatment at our stunning Ammara Spa, where fully trained therapists have a varied menu for you to choose the right treatment for you.

Thanet Well Lodge Retreat is surrounded by the utterly breath-taking scenery of the Lake District. This tranquil retreat offers a complete getaway from the daily grind with luxurious lodge accommodation, which often includes panoramic views of the countryside and hot tubs.

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