Things To Do For Halloween 2019 in Essex
Looking for something scary this October? Here’s Exquisite’s list of haunting Halloween events that you’re unlikely to forget...
Essex is home to a range of haunted houses and spooky tales, making it a great place to spend Halloween 2019.
Did you know, Borley Rectory is widely considered to be the most haunted house in England? The rectory is the fabled resting place of a nun and Benedicitine monk, killed after an illicit love affair.
Layer Marney Tower is another building known for its history; built in the 1520s, the tower was inhabited by Lord Henry Marney. Dissatisfied with the finished building, his ghost has been seen descending the 96 stairs of the tower and on the grounds, mounted on his horse.
The construction of Kelvedon Hatch, a nuclear bunker built during the Cold War, is said to have disturbed an ancient burial ground and to have claimed the lives of two workers.
The Royal Hotel in Southend hosts a regular spooky tales event - read more here.
For those on the hunt for the spookiest Halloween events in Essex this year, we have you covered! Child-friendly activities are also listed below, so take at our top picks...