Halloween is near and so is the zest for spine-chilling experiences. Well, if you want to be spooked for real, you have come to the right place. Here are our top 5 suggestions for having a sinister experience on Halloween, when in the UK.
Weald & Downland Living Museum in Chichester
This mesmerising, open air museum gives you the chance to step back in time and see how people lived in the past. The museum covers 40 acres, with over 50 historic buildings. It is sinister in the sense that the furniture here is believed to move at times and footsteps are often heard. It is a scary place to visit and is believed to be haunted!
If you love old ruins and history, this is the place for you! The Abbey is known for its Dracula show, tea rooms and so much more than just the scenic glory. The ruins of Whitby Abbey have some fascinating ghosts, one of them is the ghost of a nun who was bricked up alive within the abbey’s walls for breaking her vow of chastity (It’s reported that you can still hear her pleading for herself). The entrance fee is £11, per adult.
Thornton Abbey, Lincolnshire
The abbey gatehouse is said to be haunted by a 14th-century Abbot, Thomas de Gretham. According to legend, Gretham secretly practiced the Black Arts, and lived a debauched and immoral life and with discovery of his practices, he was extensively punished by being walled up alive in a dungeon and left to starve. The abbot’s remains were discovered in 1722, seated at a table with a book and candlestick before him. You have to give this one a definite visit!
Pendennis Castle in Cornwall
The huge fortress of Pendennis Castle near Falmouth is considered to be one of the most haunted properties in Cornwall. ghosts are believed to roam this enchanting castle and former fortress. They have been seen and heard often, who knows you might have an encounter?
Cavern club in suburban London
This is the place to be if you want to have an enthralling experience all the while blowing some steam off. Cavern club is a fantastic place to be at, especially on the occasion of Halloween. Best time to visit this Halloween-feel-filled place is around 3pm, with its gothic vibes and dark atmosphere, you will love it here! The entrance fee per person is £5 but it is well worth a visit.
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