Halloween with Knobs On!

Friday, 20th October 2023

Halloween with Knobs On!


PRESS RELEASE October 2023



Frightwater Valley, the renowned signature Halloween spooktacular, has been resurrected at Lightwater Valley for the first time in three years. From 28 October to 5 November, a cloak of supernatural shrouds the adventure park with a schedule of fun and creepy tricks and treats perfect for the under 12s and all the family. What’s even better is that the price is £15pp – a scarily good deal!  Ghouls and beasties lurk in the shadows of the valley, with friendly frights plus mini and mega scares. Halloween fun is jam packed in the valley this year with everything you’d ever expect and more … it’s certainly Halloween with knobs on at Frightwater Valley!

Here’s a taster of what you can expect, or perhaps what not to expect and these are all included with entry! Knock very loudly at the Trick or Treat Doors and find out which ghastly ghouls or wicked witches will meet you; you can grab a photo with your most ghastly ghoul or bothersome beasties and take a walk down Icon Avenue to meet a whole host of Halloween movies characters. Join in at the Show Barn for a family friendly sing-along show guaranteed to keep your little monsters laughing all day; enter the Live Scare Maze – it’s family friendly during the day but as dusk falls you’ll to tread ‘scarefully’ as the darker the night, the scarier the fright! Get into the spirit of Frightwater and come dressed in your scariest Halloween costume, there’ll be lots of prizes and winners picked each day; take part in our Fearsome facepainting; follow our Tombstone Trail around the park to find all 13 hidden tombstones – find them all and win a spooky surprise and join in with the Boo Crew for an epic finale to Frightwater Valley with your best dance moves with prizes for the best movers and shakers. It’s fearsome fun plus all the usual rides and attractions will also be open from 10.30am, so you can have a fun-filled, frightening day full of chills, thrills and spills for the whole family! 


As if you needed more, Sunday 5 November sees Fabulous Fireworks from 5.15pm for a 15 minute display choreographed to music over the Swan Lake for all our visitors in the park that day. 

Lightwater Valley was recently voted the UK’s best value theme park in the UK.  Voted by JeffBet, the online casino operator, theme parks across the UK were assigned a score out of ten based on historical crowd levels, queue times, attraction quality, opening hours, and entry prices.  This data was then combined with popularity, theming and seasonality data to name the best at Halloween, The team at Lightwater Valley are delighted with the vote especially when compared to some of the UK’s larger theme parks.  


Opening times 10.30am – 5.30pm 28 October – 5 November

Pre-book tickets online - 28 October – 4 November online £15pp / Sun 5th Nov online £17.50 (includes Fireworks). 


Visit www.lightwatervalley.co.uk for further information. 


Lightwater Valley Adventure Park, North Stainley, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3HT Tel: 01765 635321 email: leisure@lightwatervalley.co.uk

For images and details for Easter at Lightwater Valley Adventure Park, please contact Kendra Grahame-Clarke at Kendra PR 07910 214474 or email kendra@kendrapr.co.uk