These County Durham Halloween 2019 events are sure to get your pulse racing - here's what's on at this spooky time of year.

There are all sorts of Durham Halloween events, from frightening haunted houses to parties and woodland horror experiences.

So if you're in the mood for getting ghoulish, look below to see what Halloween 2019 events in Durham you fancy.

If you're looking for Halloween entertainment in County Durham that's more family-friendly, check out our child-friendly Halloween events list. We've also got a roundup of other Durham half term events.

Durham Halloween events #1: Psycho Path, Lintz Hall Farm

Lintz Hall Farm in Burnopfield (NE16 6AS) is hosting Fear Ground, with the tag line 'the North's biggest scream park'. Expect some frights as you make your way through woodland populated by actors. There's also food and some rides. More information is on their website at

It runs from October 25-31 and tickets cost £30 (plus £1.50 booking).

Durham Halloween events #2: Terror in the Trees, Beamish Hall Hotel

A Halloween experience set up in Beamish Woodlands that will 'test your nerves and sanity to their limits with terrifying scares at every turn'. It takes about 30 minutes. It's on October 25-27 and 30-31. Tickets cost £21-23 - call 01207 233733 for more information.

Durham Halloween events #3: Zombie Land, Topgear Karting

Head to the Rennys Lane Industrial Estate in Gilesgate Moor (DH1 2RS) for Zombie Land karting, with 60 laps on the spooky track, racing against the walking dead. It's on October 26 to November 3 and costs £25 adults, prebooking only. Age and heights restrictions apply. Call 0191 9172205 for more information.

Durham Halloween events #4: The Darker Side of Durham Castle

A Durham Castle tour aimed at adults and older children, you can find out about the darker side of Durham Castle as you explore some of the hidden stories the guides usually leave out.

The tour of Durham Castle takes place on October 30 from 4.15-5pm, and costs £5 adults, over 60s £4, children over five £4, children under 5 free, and a family of two adults and up to three children £15.

Places are limited and need to be booked in advance at Palace Green Library on 0191 334 2932 or

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Durham Halloween events #5: The Unfortunates, Crook Hall

Timeworks Theatre presents The Unfortunates, an imagined meeting in death of the five victims of the most infamous of all serial killers, Jack the Ripper, incorporating the bawdy humour and songs of Victorian music hall. It's on October 31 at Crook Hall from 7-9pm, and costs £13.50. Book on 0191 384 8028 or at

Durham Halloween events #6: Do You Believe In Ghosts?, Lumley Castle

Join the paranormal expert for an evening of exploration into the unknown. For over 100 years, the 'Victorian Seance' has been an attempt by the living to communicate with those who have passed. This nail biting event aims to recreate the experience of a true Victorian seance.

The Lumley Castle seance is on October 31 to November 2 and costs £55 - book on 0191 389 1111 or at

Durham Halloween events #7: Ghosts and Grisly Deaths in Durham, Durham Market Hall

Join local historian David Butler for his free 'Ghosts and Grisly Deaths in Durham' talk in the near-deserted after hours Market Hall. It's on October 31 from 6.30-7.30pm - book on 0191 384 6153.

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