The Haunted Castle
- 22nd - 31st October 2022
- Tickets from £26: valid 10am - 5pm
- Suitable for all the family
THE SPOOKY SIDE OF HISTORY
With brand new shows coming for 2022, to returning favourites: The Haunted Hollows, The Witches of Warwick, and Spooky Schools, we truly have something for everyone this Halloween.
PLUS! The Castle Dungeon will be open every day of Halloween (additional charge applies). Don’t forget The Falconers Quest, and full attraction offering will be running throughout the day.
See full line-up below
Wicked reasons to visit
A full day out of spooky attractions, dizzying mazes & spooky schools.
Live shows & entertainment
Our Dead Centre Stage is back with an offering which is sure to scartertain even the cutest pumpkins.
Halloween fooood & drinks
Halloween delights to fuel your adventure.
NEW 2022 shows & attractions
We’ll be unleashing NEW shows & attractions this year, more information coming soooon!
Spooky attractions & experiences
Dead Centre Stage
The Dead Centre stage is where you’re always sure to find Spooky fun and games for all the family. Prepare to sing and dance along with a host of colourful characters in a series of fun and interactive family shows throughout the day.
Bring along all young, budding sorcerers to these separate, spooky schools! From casting spells, mastering those cackles, or defending the castle from oncoming invaders, we have a spooky school that’s perfect for you.
The Witches of Warwick
It’s always the witching hour as the Witches of Warwick return to take over the Haunted Castle. Join this coven of spooky sisters around the cauldron as they plan poisonous potions and practise their cackles!
NEW attractions and shows!
More information coming soon!
What's on at the Castle this October Half Term
The Falconer's Quest
Don't miss your chance to see the UK's biggest bird of prey show and marvel at the skies overhead, as up to 60 high-flying birds take flight.
Horrible Histories® Maze
Journey back in time and uncover hundreds of years of history in our interactive Horrible Histories® Maze!
Great Hall & State Rooms
Marvel at the majestic Great Hall and explore the sumptuous State Rooms. Step into a world of tranquillity in the Earl's private Chapel.
The Castle Dungeon
Live and breathe Warwick's darkest history... if you dare! (additional charge applies)
Including our Towers, Walls and Ramparts and 64 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens, including Pageant Field, the Peacock Garden and Central Courtyard
- Access to spellbinding shows and amazing attractions
- Rainy Day Guarantee
- Only on 22nd - 31st October between 10am - 5pm
Calling all Annual Passholders!
Tickets for The Haunted Castle are now live for you to book! We can’t wait to welcome you back this year for a Halloween full of spooky fun.Pre-book now
The Castle After Dark
Looking for a darker experience, brace yourself as the castle comes to life with haunted spirits and fearful frights like never before with more scares of every twist and turn of this spine-tingling castle.
"The Halloween things for kids were great, and we were busy all day. The dungeon experience was brilliant and the falconry show was something else!"
Frequently Asked Questions
A daytime October Half Term spooky offering, suitable for all ages.
Join the ghosts, ghouls, wizards and witches of Warwick Castle and prepare for a Halloween brimming with spooky tales and family-friendly frights.
Ticket is valid from 10am – 5pm, October 22nd – 31st 2022.
When considering your ticket choice please be aware, we also have the Castle After Dark. The darker side of history and more suited for teens and adults. This scarier Halloween festival-themed exclusive evening event is filled with jaw-dropping live entertainment, sinister scare mazes and more!
Yes. If you wish to attend both Halloween events at Warwick Castle, you will need to pre-book a ticket for each event.
Yes, there will be certain attractions which have limited capacity and therefore a timeslot for entry. More information on this will follow.
The Castle Dungeon is a standalone separate attraction and for this you will need to purchase an additional ticket alongside your entry ticket. Please note this is suitable for those aged 10 and above.
This will mean that the date you want is fully booked. If this is the case, our calendar will show the next available date.
The Haunted Castle is extremely popular and therefore the castle can be very busy during this time. Halloween weekend typically sees the highest visitor attendance and therefore our attractions and food outlets will be very busy on these days. On very busy days it is possible that some attractions may reach capacity and be unavailable to experience.
The dates that we expect to be at our busiest this year will be 22nd, 23rd ,29th, 30th October.
If you have purchased Dungeon tickets as well as castle entry then we recommend arriving at the castle at least 1 hour before your dungeon time slot and then arriving at the dungeon itself at least 10 minutes before your time slot.
Please speak with a member of staff upon arrival if you are close to your timeslot when you arrive. We are unable to change dungeon ticket time slots, or offer refunds, especially on busy days.
Please note anyone visiting the dungeons must be over the age of 18 or be accompanied by an over 18 year old. We also do not recommend the dungeons for anyone under the age of 10.
Yes. Day and evening parking charges will apply in both of our car parks.
Some of our Annual passes will include parking in our Stratford Road car park.
Payment via the Warwick Castle app or car park pay points is available.
No. We are only accepting card payments. These should be contactless, where possible.
We are afraid that any guest under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an over 18 year old.
For safety reasons, babies and toddlers cannot be carried through the attractions and none of the internal attractions are suitable for prams or pushchairs.
Yes, you will be able to add on a carer ticket when purchasing your castle tickets.
For a carer ticket, you must provide proof of disability on arrival (this can be a DLA or PIP letter, an image/copy of your Blue Badge, or letter of diagnosis from your GP.) If you have any accessibility questions or require any further help, please feel free to email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes, please come prepared for all weather conditions. Extreme weather conditions may interrupt some shows, this will be advised via the Warwick Castle App on the day.
Our rainy day promise applies to all pre-booked daytime tickets.
The Haunted Castle is a family attraction and suitable for all ages.
We recommend our Castle After Dark event for children aged 12 years and older.
Please go to your pass terms and conditions on validity for The Haunted Castle event. If your pass is not valid for this time, please book a Haunted Castle entry ticket.
To pre-book your Haunted Castle ticket/s please visit the Annual Pass pre-book page.
Yes. We encourage dressing up to visit us at Halloween, however character masks are not allowed within The Castle Dungeon attraction. We are a family attraction and we ask that you consider this when making your costume choice.
Yes. We will have shows throughout the day and evening where lighting will be flashing and moving.
More detail on this can be provide closer to the event. Please contact us should you have any concerns.
No, we will only be accepting pre-booked tickets. You can pre-book your tickets here.
You will receive a confirmation email with your unique barcode which will be scanned by a member of staff on arrival. You can bring this email as confirmation on your phone, tablet or printed.
We strongly recommend taking screen shots of each barcode before arriving at the castle. You can also add your tickets to the Warwick Castle app for even easier entry to the castle.
Please check your spam mailbox as our email may have gone there. Not there? Please email our customer service team on email@example.com and we will assist you.
Any promotions will state what dates they are eligible and how they should be booked, in the promotion terms and conditions. Promotions are only valid against the daytime ticket and not the evening ticket.
Yes, all tickets must be pre-booked in advance, including children under 3. Please add these tickets to your basket when booking online.