It’s that time of year, where
there’s all to fear… To get into the real spirit of Halloween, we’ve compiled our
spookiest experiences, providing you with a ghoulishly great days out to
remember! After all, what better way is there to spend a winter’s night than hunting
for ghosts, or solving an eerie escape room?
Kicking off this list, first comes the Ghosts and Legends Walking Tour in Experience Days very own hometown of Brighton! Considered as one of the ‘most haunted’ places in England (believe that however you will), the night time view of the burnt down West pier is enough to give you a chill down your spine… Brighton’s ghoulish history dates all the way back to the 16th century, when it was a small fishing village full of smugglers, sailors and fisherman. It quickly developed into a popular seaside destination for tourists, and along with its popularity came tales of ghosts and legends who lurked amongst the seagulls. This one and a half tour is a great way to explore Brighton like never before, whether you’re a tourist or local!
Everybody has imagined how they and their peers would fare when the inevitable zombie apocalypse happens. With this experience, you have the chance to test just that as you challenge your friends to a Zombie Bootcamp Military Survival Experience! In a purpose built 32,000 square foot indoor gaming area, you’ll meet your military instructors for a full safety briefing. Once you’ve got to grips with using your RIF (Real Imitation Firearm), it’s time to decide who gets to play the zombies and survivors first. Each side gets a chance to play on each side, so everybody will experience both sides of battle! A great experience for adrenaline junkies, this spooky day out is a great challenge, ideal for groups.
Not for the faint-hearted, the Edinburgh Extreme Underground Walking Tour is sure to send a shiver down your spine. Beginning from the Royal Mile Police Box, you’ll encounter some of Edinburgh’s most haunted locations and go on a good old-fashioned ghost hunt! Your in-character guide will take you from Old Town all the way to the Edinburgh Vaults to tell tales of witches, murder and torture. Strictly for over 18’s only, the tour contains 80 minutes of spooky stories and is sure to have you going to sleep that night with one eye open!
Canterbury has a rich history, and is one of Britain’s oldest and most important cities. Its stunning cathedral holds both religious and political significance dating back to the Medieval times, so is bound to have more than a few ghosts still hanging around! Based on the personal experiences of ghost hunter John Hippisley, this award-winning tour of Canterbury is the perfect way to discover the city’s untold secrets. Armed with a Ouija board, witness a re-creation the Archbishop of Canterbury’s death, and decide whether you believe in ghosts or not! This tour is fully wheelchair accessible, and suitable for anybody ready to put their nerves to the test.
Where in the world is the worst place to be trapped? At the clutches of an evil maniac in his lair! As the door slams behind you, there’s only one way to escape – use your powers of logic to solve the puzzles and escape the room. In a den with blood spattered walls creepy enough to make you quiver, you only have 60 minutes to free yourself or else become another victim. This state-of-the-art London escape room comes fit with a real crematorium, making a uniquely chilling experience for the horror lover in your life!