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Spooky October!

(Pssst…Competition alert!)

It’s Friday – so it’s time for another Top 5… and the weather is letting us know it is most definitely October, so here’s our top 5 Halloween activities along the Yorkshire Coast. 

There are various schools of thought when it comes to Halloween – there’s the celebration of light (e.g. pumpkin making) or there’s the scare yourself silly theory. We think we’ve got both options covered here with something for everyone to look forward to.

Harry’s Halloween Maze 


Harry’s Diner, Muston Garage, Scarborough Rd, Muston, Filey YO14 0EH.

This is definitely one for the ‘scare yourself silly’ brigade! Harry’s Diner is a cool American style diner on the main Scarborough Road in Muston. They have really thrown themselves into the Halloween season with a spooky maze in their outdoor space at the rear of the diner. You also get 20% discount in the diner to calm your nerves before or after your maze experience.

Dates: 22-31 October, 4-8pm 

More details: Email / 01723 515179

We have 6 tickets (3 x pairs) to give away for this scary Halloween experience. Just go to our Facebook page and like and share the competition post (make sure you’ve liked the page first). Winners will be notified by 19 October

Click here for full T&Cs. Competitions close 18/10/2021 23:59 BST.  After this date, three winners will be randomly selected.  Please note that this giveaway is open to UK residents over the age of 18.  The giveaway is in no way endorsed, sponsored or supported by Facebook. No cash alternative. The winner is announced on social media the week after the competition closes, and the gifts are posted to them shortly after.

Spooky Sewerby


Sewerby Hall & Gardens – Sewerby, Bridlington YO15 1ED. 

Sewerby has 13 events going on throughout the half term, so whether you want to scare yourself with the spooky gardens or join Rusticus to work on your wizarding skills or hunt for ghosts, plus a host of craft and lantern making activities too.

Dates: 23-31 October (various times)

More details: www.sewerbyhall.co.uk

Pumpkin Festival


Redcliffe Farm, Lebberston, Scarborough YO11 3NT

Redcliffe Farm offer the opportunity to pick your own pumpkin – so no making do with the tiny ones left over in the spermarket. Also get your disco party spirit on with a kids Halloween party with DJ Dave Marshall and for the adults, live music from Utah Saints!

Dates: 23-30, 10am-4pm for pumpkin picking Sat 30 Oct for the Halloween Party 4-6pm kids & 7pm-1am for adults

More detailswww.pumpkinfestival.co.uk

Pumpkin Patch & Halloween Trail


Humble Bee Farm, Scarborough YO11 3UJ

Humble Bee Farm is hugely popular with littlies. Have fun picking your own pumpkin and getting creative with your carving (extra bonus of no mess in your own kitchen!). Then explore the Halloween trail. 

Dates: 23 – 30 October

More details: www.humblebeefarm.co.uk

Illuminated Abbey

illuminated abbey

Whitby Abbey, Abbey Lane, Whitby YO22 4JT

Talk about a celebration of light, Whitby Abbey certainly delivers that with some Victorian Gothic-inspired entertainment thrown in.

Dates: 23 – 31 Oct, 6pm – 9pm

More details: www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/whats-on/whitby-illuminated-abbey-23-31-oct-2021

Ghost Tours


Scarborough Castle, Castle Rd, Scarborough YO11 1HY

This is another one for the ‘scare yourself silly’ gang. A ghostly guided tour around the castle after dark. This is recommended for ages 16+ only.

Dates: Thu 28 – Sun 31 Oct 2021 Tours at 7pm & 8.30pm

More detailswww.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/whats-on/Scarborough-castle-ghost-tours-28—31-oct-2021/

The eagle eyed among you might have noticed we’ve got 6 events here – sorry we couldn’t resist squeezing another one in. There’s just so much on the Yorkshire Coast!

Go to Love Yorkshire Coast Events to upload your event details or get more info about activities in your area.

By Team LYC

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