Halloween half term short breaks at the Alton Towers Resort

This Halloween Alton Towers Resort celebrates 15 years of Scarefest! Book a spooky short break today and enjoy all sorts of creepy scares, shocks and thrills.

On October's most spine-tingling dates, tiptoe into the Resort for all sorts of Spooktacular fun as it's award-winning Scarefest returns for 2022 with live entertainment for all ages and a brand-new scare maze.*

With the Theme Park open until 9pm each day for rides in the dark, you can return to your choice of fantabulous Resort Accommodation, where you can relax with a ghoulish cocktail and enjoy Scarefest entertainment, before creeping up to bed.

Enjoy a frightfully fun Halloween short break, including October half term! Scarefest is running on the following dates: 7th – 9th, 14th – 31st October 2022.

  • Scarefest short breaks at Alton Towers Resort

    Resort short break packages include:

    • An overnight stay at a choice of themed accommodations
    • A delicious breakfast in the morning
    • Exclusive evening entertainment
    • A 9-hole round of Extraordinary Golf
    • Free car parking


    Theme Park and Waterpark passes are not included in your short break, these can be added on during your booking.

  • Thrilling Frights and Family Spooks at Alton Towers Resort Scarefest

    Thrilling Frights and Family Spooks

    Families can enjoy fun daily live shows and meet fabulous Halloween characters, whilst the bravest of souls can tackle head-spinning, hair-raising coasters in total darkness and journey through terrifying scare mazes, including the return of three Spooktacular favourites and one all-new scare experience!*

    Summon your courage and book your Alton Towers Resort staycation — more information coming soon!

  • Rides in the dark at Alton Towers Resort Scarefest

    Rides in the dark

    Do you dare to take on 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!

Extend the spooky fun...

  • The Smiler themed room at the Alton Resort Hotel

    Alton Towers Hotel

    Enjoy an overnight stay in the original, eccentric Alton Towers Hotel. Add extra wows to your experience in a unique themed room or suite. In the evening, sit back and relax in the Dragon's Bar, and delight in the phenomenal entertainment.

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  • Splash Landings Hotel at Alton Towers Resort

    Splash Landings Hotel

    Step inside Splash Landings Hotel and experience all the sunny joys of the Caribbean, right here at home!

    Enjoy awesomely-themed rooms that are fun for all the family. All just a stone's throw away from the Alton Towers Waterpark!

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  • CBeebies Land Hotel at Alton Towers Resort

    CBeebies Land Hotel

    The fun and giggles never stop at the CBeebies Land Hotel! Let your tots loose for live shows and special games, plus exciting meet and greets with some of CBeebies' best-loved characters.

    Enjoy the ultimate sleepover in one of the brand new Bing-themed bedrooms!

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  • Stargazing Pods at Alton Towers Resort

    Stargazing Pods

    Set around a village green, our minimalist pods are perfect for families. As the night sky emerges, seek out one of our telescopes to see the stars above.

    An overnight stay in our Stargazing Pods offers the best value budget break at Alton Towers Resort.

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  • Enchanted Village Woodland Lodges at the Alton Towers Resort

    Woodland Lodges

    Enjoy an enchanting log cabin holiday in one of our Woodland Lodges. These charming lodges are the ideal hideaway to escape to at the end of an adrenaline-fuelled day! After a delicious meal, relax on your outdoor decking and gaze at the night sky.

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  • Enchanted Village Luxury Treehouses

    Luxury Treehouses

    Nestled amid the beguiling charm of our Enchanted Village, our Treehouses provide elegant serenity. Every one sleeps up to eight people in unique and opulent style – there's nowhere better to celebrate a special occasion with family and friends.

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Terms and conditions apply.

Scarefest is running on the following dates: 7th – 9th, 14th – 31st October 2022.

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

*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 altontowers.com or on the day from the Resort box office.

1-day Theme Park passes can be used on either day of your stay (subject to Park opening) – please check our opening times before arrival.

2-day Theme Park entry must be used on consecutive days as part of your stay. 2-day Theme Park entry does not apply to themed weekends. Offer subject to change and availability.

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.