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Fear in the Forest

Halloween Event. Hamsterley Forest






Do you dare enter our Fear in the Forest this Halloween?

Wrap up warm for what will be one of your scariest nights in Dalby Forest! Take a tour with one of our guides and discover the untold stories that lie in the Great Yorkshire Forest performed by Lady Lumley's School! With live bats, terrifying tombola and creepy crafts also at the Visitor Centre, there is something for everyone!

The overall event runs from 5:30pm - 8:30pm. This includes selecting a specific time to visit the main feature - a half-mile trail through the forest (trail element takes approximately 40-45 minutes). Other activities are included in the ticket price. The terrifying tombola is not included in the ticket price and is on a pay per play basis.
Parking is included in your ticket and is free for event attendees.

Please click here to book your walk.



Our standard terms and conditions apply, plus the following ones specific to this event:
*There will be a specific time slot for starting the walk, please arrive at the trail start 10 minutes before your entry time. Late arrivals can not be guaranteed access to the trail.
* Please bring a torch (but be prepared to switch off when instructed).
* Not suitable for children under 5 years of age (under 5's at parental discretion, free of charge and do not require a ticket).
* Trail is unfortunately not suitable for wheelchair users or pushchair access.
* Dogs are not permitted (accept for assistance dogs).



Event details

When is the event?

Saturday 29 October 2016

What time is it on?

First walk 5.30pm last walk 8pm

How much?


Where to meet?

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre

Dogs Allowed:


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