The Spooky Castle

Spend a morning exploring the spooktacular Lauriston Castle and dabble in 4 terrifying family activity activities this Halloween.

The Spooky Castle

About The Spooky Castle

Spend a morning with us exploring this spooktacular Castle at Halloween. Be very brave and dabble in 4 terrifying family activity activities. Spend some time out in the creepy old woods and search for clues with our ghouls and make terrifying Halloween treats in the historical kitchen.


We are delighted to be joined this year by our partners Edinburgh Horror Festival.

Remember to come in full fancy dress!

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for The Spooky Castle are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Come and experience our wonderfully atmospheric film screening of Scrooge against the backdrop of elegant Lauriston Castle!
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Enjoy a sprinkling of actual magic in the run up to Christmas at Lauriston Castle with a festive show will be sure to bring a smile to your face!

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