October Half Term

PYO Pumpkins & Gruesome Tours at Grimsthorpe Castle

Oct 22
22nd October 2023 - 29th October 2023

Bring your family to Grimsthorpe Castle this October Half Term for a spooktacular Halloween trail in the woods and Pick Your Own pumpkins to take home and carve!

Plus there is much more family fun at Grimsthorpe Castle this Halloween too, including Gruesome Castle tours, a Halloween Garden Hunt, Eerie Woodland Walks, and sweet treats from The March Hare food truck on site. 

Grim Castle Tours

On Sunday 22nd and Tuesday 24th, join storyteller Mark Fraser on a guided Grim Castle Tour. Each other day, the Castle will be open free-flow in the afternoon for horrible tales from Grimsthorpe's horrible history. 

Fancy dress is strongly encouraged throughout the Halloween week at Grimsthorpe Castle, with prizes to be won for those wearing their scariest outfits on Sunday 29th. 

Plan your visit to Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire's south countryside this October Half Term. 

  • Cafe / Tea RoomCafe / Tea Room
  • Guided ToursGuided Tours
  • WifiWifi
  • ParkingParking
  • AccessibleAccessible
  • ToiletsToilets
  • Gift ShopGift Shop
  • Groups WelcomeGroups Welcome
  • Coach ParkingCoach Parking

opening times

Sunday 22nd - Sunday 29th October
10:30 - 17:00 (last entry 16:00)
Grim Castle Tours
Sunday 22nd - 12:00, 13:30, 15:00
Tuesday 24th - 12:00, 13:30, 15:00
  • Open Sundays to Thursdays
  • Closed Friday & Saturday
  • Castle open 12:00 - 16:00, last entry 15:15

Book Tickets


entry & prices

Castle, Park & Gardens £15.00
Park & Gardens £9.00
Child (5-16 years)
Castle, Park & Gardens £6.00
Park & Gardens £4.00
Family (2 adults, 3 children)
Castle, Park & Gardens £36.00
Park & Gardens £22.00
Children under 5 years
Pick Your Own Pumpkin
£3.00 per pumpkin (pay on site)
Halloween Garden Hunt
£1.00 (from the Gift Shop)

more information

Grimsthorpe Castle Park & Gardens



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More About The Venue

Grimsthorpe Castle

Grimsthorpe Castle is a majestic structure with its central courtyard and extensive parkland of great antiquity retaining its original glory