There are so many great spooky things to do in Wales for Halloween. Although Halloween isn’t as big in Wales as the American-style holiday, homes in Wales are decked out in spooky decorations, kids go door-to-door trick-or-treating, and there are seasonal events happening everywhere. While modern-day Halloween is a recent innovation, Nos Galen Gaeaf, as Halloween is called in Wales, is a centuries-old tradition. While you can learn more about Nos Galan Gaeaf here, you can find out the best spooky things to do in Wales for Halloween below.
Silver Mountain Experience | Ponterwyd, near Aberystwyth | 22nd of October-6th of November 2022
What could be creepier than dark, underground mines and Halloween? Ghoulish fun for the whole family, including a witch’s potion Halloween trail, a Black Chasm tour, spine-tingling ghost stories, and pumpkin carving.
For something REALLY terrifying, try Terror Mountain (for over 12s). See below.
Carew Castle | Pembrokeshire | 27th, 29th-31st of October & 1st-6th of November 2022
Head to Pembrokeshire for lots of family-friendly Halloween fun, including a family-friendly and scary ghost tour, fireside tales, a scarecrow trail, a witchy storytelling workshop, and Halloween hi-jinks with the Forest Fairy Friends.
Bala Lake Railway Halloween Train | Bala | 28th-29th of October 2022
Take a spooky trip from Llanuwchllyn to Glan Llyn where you will be entertained by the resident ghosts, ghouls, and goblins.
Cadw Halloween Happenings | Throughout Wales | 29th-31st of October with some extending until the 6th of November 2022
Talyllyn Railway Halloween Steam and Scream | Tywyn | 27th & 30th of October 2022
All aboard for some terrifying tricks and delicious treats on a ghoulish evening train ride to the creepy Dolgoch Woods.
Halloween Activity Days at Llandegfedd Lake | Pontypool | 29th-31st of October 2022
Fun-packed activity days for children aged 8-15 years with pumpkin carving, laser clay pigeon shooting, a scavenger hunt, and crazy golf.
Folly Farm | Kilgetty | 1st October – 6th of November 2022
Halloween Spooktacular events for the whole family.
Greenwood Adventure Park | Y Felinheli | 23rd-31st of October 2022
Greenwood turns into Spookwook this October where you can delve into the Spooktastic forest playground and discover heaps of spooktacular fun.
Oakwood Theme Park Spooktacular | Narberth | 22nd-23rd of October, 29th-31st of October & 1st-6th of November 2022
Halloween Spooktacular where you can ride all day and sceam all night.
Zip World’s Ffear Fforest | Betws-Y-Coed | 17th of October – 1st of November 2022
Brace yourself for the return of the horde of demonic clowns as you navigate up to four thrilling adventures in the cursed carnival that is Ffear Fforest.
Ghost Walks of Tenby | Tenby | 27th-31st of October 2022
Discover ghosts, fairies, witches, and strange Pembrokeshire customs, as well as omens, mysteries, and murders on a leisurely walk with magnificent views. Named as one of the top five ghost walks in Britain in the Sunday Times and also included in Collins ‘Ghost Hunters Guide to Britain’.
Llancaiach Fawr Manor | Treharris | 21st of October- 26th of November 2022
Go on a very spooky and scary ghost tour of one of the most haunted places in Britain.
Terror Mountain | Ponterwyd, near Aberystwyth | 21st-22nd, 27th-31st of October 2022
Prepare to meet your nightmares as you steam your way through five thrilling LIVE-ACTION horror experiences. Based at Silver Mountain Experience (see above).