As a family of huge Star Wars fans, as soon as I heard that the big fireworks event was going to be Star Wars themed, I knew it was going to be so much fun for us. We decided to head to Drayton Manor early afternoon to check out the Halloween goings on (I have vlogged this and it will be live on Youtube in the next few days. I will add here once it is live). The kids wore their Halloween costumes especially to trick or treat the Fat Controller, Silly Mummy didn't realise this was an early morning thing and not all day so we didn't actually get to do that!
Of course I have had nights away by myself, I have been to blog events for one night and I even had a few days holiday this year without the kids but my kids have never stayed anywhere but home before. I don't find it as difficult going away for a few days leaving them at home, as I speak to them on the phone lots and am kept constantly busy and it is always nice to come home to their beaming faces excited to see me.
It’s more Treat than Trick at Drayton Manor Park this Halloween
Drayton Manor Park will end its action packed 66th season with two weeks of spectacularly spooky half-term fun for the whole family this October.
From 15th to 30th October, Drayton Manor Park will be transformed into a spine-tingling mecca of Halloween fun as part of its special ‘more Treat than Trick’ event.
Don’t forget to knock on the Fat Controller’s door for a trick or treat before you leave. Who knows what yummy or frightful treats are in store!
If you’re looking for something a little scarier, then look no further than the newly refurbished attraction The Haunting. Since 1996, The Haunting has scared visitors of all ages, who love to immerse themselves in the intriguing world of the paranormal. The newly renovated and enhanced attraction takes visitors on a tour of their senses; seeing, smelling, feeling, hearing and even brushing up against slimy and revolting things with its spine-chilling interactive activities. The Haunting is based on the legend of the Drayton Manor Estate vicarage where the sudden passing of the vicar led to a series of strange circumstances and unexplainable events. This time around the eerie vicarage has lain abandoned for the past 20 years, after the series of unexplained disappearances were left unsolved. RIPA, a group made up of young scientists at the forefront of metaphysical research, have set up a series of experiments at the vicarage. After weeks of investigating and analysing test results, they realised that almost everyone entering the vicarage were experiencing different sightings, symptoms and feelings. Upon entering the attraction, members of the public become volunteers of RIPA’s experiment and will be asked to report their findings at the end of the experience. This will provide RIPA with valuable data for its research.
Drayton Manor has a host of thrill-seeking rides perfect to get your heart racing on your day out.
Prices for the Halloween Spook-Tacular start from just £23 for adults and £18 for children and 60+ years. 2-3 years cost just £6 and 0-1 years are absolutely free.
To book tickets, or for more information about the park, visit www.draytonmanor.co.uk or call 0844 472 1950. Reduced prices are available for tickets bought in advance. For regular updates and news about Drayton Manor Park join it on Twitter www.twitter.com/Draytonmanor and Facebook www.facebook.com/DraytonManorPark
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