If you’re feeling fearless this Halloween, why not try something different and check out some of the most spooky destinations the UK has to offer. We have found the best 5 UK places to visit for Halloween; so make sure you grab your friends together for a terrifying time. 

Banks of the Foyle, Ireland

Birthplace to Bram Stoker; the author of Dracula, Dublin may be one to visit this Halloween. Every year the city transforms itself into a gothic inspired setting in honor of the author and his famous story.  You can expect the largest organized Halloween which is usually celebrated at the Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival in Londonderry, from 27 to 31 October. The city dedicates five days to a carnival of all things spooky. With a range of events, films and market fairs to visit why not try something different and have a very scary Halloween in Ireland.

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The London Dungeon, London

If you’ll like to spend Halloween with friends and family why not book your tickets to the London Dungeons. Here you’ll find an interactive museum with its popular attraction of blood curling tours such as the Bloody Mary, the Killer Queen and Jack the Ripper. You’ll also take a tour of Highgate Cemetery where the bodies of Karl Marx and King Henry VIII executed two wives can be found.

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Cadbury World, Birmingham

If you’ve got yourself a bit of a sweet tooth then one UK destination to visit this Halloween is Birmingham. The Cadbury World ( yes a factory full of chocolate) are opening their doors this Halloween and shall be displaying some terrifyingly tasty treats in their world’s biggest Cadbury shop. You can expect to receive exclusive handmade chocolate pumpkins, crunchie spiders and some Cadbury screme eggs. You’re bound to have a spooktacular Halloween!  

Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, London

If you can’t wait for fireworks night then why not head down to Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens for some Halloween fiery fun. Home to the Norse Gods, you can expect to find a grand performance of fireworks and fire magic shows. As well as there being a spectacular show you can expect a variety of food stalls and a pop up pub called Thor’s Hammer making sure you celebrate Halloween in style.

Beach of the Dead, Brighton

If you’re a fan of the walking dead then Brighton is definitely somewhere you should be heading this Halloween. More than 1,000 zombies, ghouls and demons are expected to show up for this year’s Beach of the Dead event, which is Brighton’s annual zombie walk. The parade starts in Victoria Gardens at 3pm, passing the Royal Pavilion and along the beach, eventually finishing at Concorde2. With affordable student hotels and hostels around why not take a weekend break in Brighton, just make sure you turn up in your best outfits! 

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There’s a world of opportunity out there just waiting to be explored, so make sure you don’t miss out! Remember, the only thing that’s limiting you is your imagination.

If you’re a student discount hunter, you can get student only rates on flights, hotels and tours at StudentUniverse.

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