Scarefest Halloween short breaks at the Alton Towers Resort, including October half term.

Scarefest 2021 has ended, but you can sign up below to be the first to get the exclusive news on what we've got coming for Scarefest 2022!

  • Thrilling Frights at Alton Towers Resort Scarefest

    Thrilling Frights

    Brave enough to ride head-spinning, hair-raising coasters in total darkness? Bold enough to tiptoe through the Dungeon in the dark? Mad enough to journey through the terrifying scare mazes, including Freak Show: Toxic Junkyard, The Attic: Terror of the Towers, Altonville Mine Tours and Darkest Depths?**

    Summon your courage and book your Alton Towers Resort staycation — where terror awaits!

    **Scarefest Mazes are an additional charge.

  • Family spooks at Alton Towers Resort Scarefest

    Family spooks

    Families can brave spook-tacular Halloween shows in the Freaky Fun Zone, dress up in your favourite costumes and join your favourite characters in the CBeebies Land Monster Ball or have a dance-off with the spook-alicious Alton Ancestors!

  • Trick O' Treat Town at Alton Towers Resort Scarefest

    Trick O' Treat

    Get ready to explore a town where every day is Halloween! The townsfolk's favourite pastime is to host Trick-or-Treating for their visitors, so prepare to knock on doors from Spooky Avenue all the way up to the Witchy Woods. But be careful – as well as treats there can be tricks aplenty!

    Interactive walkthrough suitable for everyone, additional charge applies.

  • Garden Lights Walk: Whispering Souls at Alton Towers Resort Scarefest

    Garden Lights Walk: Whispering Souls

    Wait till darkness falls and take the most otherworldly stroll of your life, but beware! A mysterious energy runs through the Garden's water; people say it brings lost souls back from the dead for ALL Hallows' Eve. Who knows, you might have some phant...astical company on the way!

  • Rides in the dark at Alton Towers Resort Scarefest

    Rides in the

    Do you dare to take on the world-class thrill rides in the dark? Will you hurtle towards a six-storey high Wicker Man effigy as it spectacularly bursts into flames? Or fly through the night sky on Galactica then dive into Oblivion in the pitch black?!

    With the Theme Park open until 9pm each day during Scarefest, see if you can master over 40 rides and attractions at night!

Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions apply. Events are subject to change and availability.

Entry to Scarefest is valid when booked as part of a hotel and ticket package (add your Theme Park tickets at the upgrades stage).

*Alton Towers Dungeon is an additional charge.

**Entry to Scare Mazes is not included in your ticket and hotel package. Additional charges apply for Scare Mazes. Tickets for Scare Mazes can be purchased from or on the day from the Resort box office.

† Trick O' Treat Town is an Interactive walkthrough suitable for everyone, additional charge applies.

Theme Park Entry is not included as standard – add your Theme Park Passes at the Upgrades stage.

There will be no Early Ride Time during Scarefest.

Resort guests only: each member of the booking party will receive one complimentary 9-hole round of Extraordinary Golf to be redeemed during your stay.