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Ghost Fest at Oxford Castle

Spooky season comes to Oxford!

Looking forward to Halloween? This autumn, Oxford Castle & Prison are hosting Ghost Fest 15th - 31st October. It's set to be a delightfully spooky few weeks with special events that the whole family can enjoy. Be sure to get these dates in your diary and get ready to experience the castle at its creepiest. 

Find all the info and prices for Ghost Fest here

Spooky Tours

Oxford Castle & Prison will be running their specially tailored Spooky Tours during the evenings from 7pm on selected dates between 15th October - 31st October.

The castle will be dressed for Halloween to give visitors an unique experience and access to additional areas of the site with an emphasis on ghosts, ghouls and all things macabre!

Prison gate with padlocks

Potion Making

Oxford Castle and Prison’s very own warlock will be waiting in the crypt to teach children the ancient art of potion making with three satisfyingly messy concoctions to take home.

It's an hour long session which will be available on selected dates during October Half Term.

Wizard making a potion