Ghosts, Vampires and Creepy Crawlies descend on Frightful Follies

Hawkstone Park Follies, the gothic woodland fantasy in Shropshire, is hosting a special weekend of scare for all the family this Halloween. The mythical landscape with its cliffs, crags and caves will play host to the ultimate ‘trick or treat’ experience, as children hunt down a series of creepy treasures.

Taking place from 10am on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October, the trail will see ghosts, ghouls and vampires set lose to roam the park. Children will have to interact with the characters and collect items such as spiders, bats and other creepy crawlies to complete the hunt.

Caspian’s Tearoom will be serving a host of devilish delights from vampire’s pumpkin soup to spider spuds. Admission to the park is free for all children arriving in fancy dress.

On Sunday 3rd November, Hawkstone Park Follies will explode into colour for its annual Bonfire and Fireworks extravaganza. Cosy up with family and friends and experience the magic of this unique landscape under a blanket of stars. Enjoy a warming cup of cider and tuck into the sizzling barbecue while keeping warm by the bonfire.

Park Manager Caroline Wellon says, “Our Halloween and Bonfire events are all about getting the family together and having some fun. It’s a magical time of year and the park with its natural sense of history and adventure really brings this to life”.

Hawkstone Park Follies is open for Halloween events on 26th and 27th October from 10am, with last admission at 2:30pm. The ghost trail is priced at £1 per person. Children wearing fancy dress will receive free admission with a full paying adult (£7.00).

On Bonfire Night (3rdNovember), gates open at 6pm with a fireworks display starting at 7:45pm. Hotel car parking is £10 and admission is free. Visitors can enjoy a walk across the golf course to the bonfire site.

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