This October 2023

October & Halloween

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Discover Newstead Abbey & Gardens if you dare this Halloween & October half term.

  • Explore the grounds with the ‘Haunted Houses’ outdoor trail
  • Discover tales of ghosts with the the Family Ghost Tour
  • Meet some of Newstead Abbey’s most famous spectral residents by exploring the Historic House at night.
  • Keep your eyes peeled for the ‘Naughty Gnomes of Newsteadinside the Historic House
  • An outdoor cinema experience like no other with Ghostbusters (12), Beetlejuice (15) and Hocus Pocus (PG)
  • Indulge in gifts & treats in our shop & cafés
  • Enjoy leaf kicking Autumn walks in Newstead Park

Join us this October for fearsome fun for all ages!

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Family Ghost Tour

With this exclusive 3pm tour, you’ll be able to discover the Historic House and learn about the ghosts of Newstead.

Dates: Weekends 28th & 29th October and 4th & 5th November.

Time: 3 pm
Tour length: 1 hour
Price: £12 per adult / Kids go free

Site entry & parking charges apply.

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Outdoor ‘Haunted Houses’ Trail

Lord Byron lived in the haunted Newstead Abbey, loved to read Ghost stories and was the inspiration for a Vampire story.

Date: During October Half-term
Price: £2 (includes goodie bag of spooky treats & trail sheet)

Available from Historic House shop. Site entry & parking charges apply

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‘Meet the Ghosts’ evening house tours

Explore the Historic House at night and meet some of its most famous spectral residents of Newstead Abbey.

Dates: Monday 30th October and Tuesday 31st October
Start times: 7.30 pm or 8.30 pm
Price: £20 per person

OVER 18’s RECOMMENDED

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Outdoor Cinema at Newstead Park

The programme for spooky cinema includes Ghostbusters (12), Beetlejuice (15) and Hocus Pocus (PG) with the café open for hot food & drinks.

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Traditional Rides Presents: Vintage Fun Fair

Fun for all the family with the Traditional Rides fair at Newstead Park.

Dates: 21st October 2023 – 6th November 2023

10.30 am -17.00 pm (until 16.00 pm from 30th October 2023)

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Café & shop

Get inspired with gifts & treats in the café and shop.

Image: Autumn Special – S’mores

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Autumn Walks

October is a perfect time of year to enjoy the seasonal changes including fiery autumnal colours of the trees in Wollaton Park.

Site entry & parking charges apply. For opening times and charges, please see our visit page.

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