The spookiest events in Lanarkshire this Halloween

The spookiest time of year is around the corner, and Lanarkshire’s got all the eerie entertainment for you to enjoy.

Plan a petrifying visit this Halloween with our top five hair-raising events and activities.


Ghost and Ghoul Hunt at Calderglen

Experience the frightening goings-on at Calderglen Country Park this October. If you dare, head down from 13-28 October to hunt out ghosts, ghouls, goblins and gremlins.

Gather clues hidden around the conservatory and zoo, if you’re brave enough. 

Tickets are £1.60 and is suitable from children aged 5-12, or younger if accompanied by an adult. 


Halloween Party at Low Parks

Don your costumes and capes for Low Park’s Museum fearsome party. Complete with a bobbing apples contest and creepy crafts, you’ll have a frightening amount of fun.

Held on 27 October at 2pm, tickets are £6.50 for children, which includes a snack box, and £3 for adults.



Terrifying tours at New Lanark

The annual (and adult only!) Halloween tours at New Lanark World Heritage Site are sure to rack your nerves.

Bring your own torch, because you’ll be taken around the site in the hours of darkness, where specialist guides will share their spooky stories and strange encounters with phantoms and spirits in and around the old mill.

Tickets are limited, so purchasing tickets in advance is recommended.


Baby Disco at Lanark Memorial Hall

Take your little ones along to Lanark Memorial Hall this Halloween for a chance for them to show off their moves and win mysterious prizes for the best costumes.

Whether they can dance the ‘Thriller’ or bust a move to ‘Ghostbusters’, the disco promises an hour of spooky fun.

Taking place on 27 October from 12:00-13:00pm and tickets are £2.50.


Candlelit tour at Hamilton Mausoleum

Enjoy one of Lanarkshire’s most iconic buildings in candlelight.

Known for being Britain’s grandest grave, you’re sure to get shivers when you take the night-time tour.

This activity is aimed at adults and participants are advised to wear suitable clothing and footwear. Tickets are prices at £6.50.