Be Very Afraid - Superbreak's Pick of the Spookiest Packages for Halloween!09 October 2006
How will you spend Halloween this year? With the warty witches at Warwick Castle? Meeting the creepy crawlies at London Zoo? Watching the sorcery and spells with a night out at Wicked? or perhaps a visit to a haunted hotel in Edinburgh? Superbreak (www.superbreak.com) has a range of short breaks available to make the most of the scariest night of the year.
HUBBLE BUBBLE HALLOWEEN – AT WARWICK CASTLE £142per family of four –
There will be hubble, bubble toil and trouble aplenty at Warwick Castle’s horrible Halloween week. Warty witches and spellbinding alchemists will be cooking up disgusting and deadly lotions and potions whilst ghosts and ghouls will be emerging from the towers and turrets to re-live their chilling tales and spine tingling stories. Plus there will be spooky shows, gruesome games and piles of pumpkins. Family packages cost from £142 per family of four staying one night at the three star Legacy Falcon hotel in Stratford (two adults and two children sharing a family room) and includes entrance to Warwick Castle for everyone. Valid from 21-29 October and breakfast is included for the adults, children pay locally.
FIENDISH FUN THIS HALLOWEEN AT LONDON ZOO - £171 per family of four – Visit London Zoo this Halloween for some creepy encounters! The thrilling interactive Halloween Spectacular Show allows you to discover how animals react to frightening situations and you may even get a scare! The special Halloween ‘Animals in Action’ show features some of the zoo’s creepiest animals and spooky tales about the Zoo from its ghostly story teller – special Halloween day planners are available pointing out where to catch the spooky activities. Family packages cost from £171 per family of four staying one night at the three star Novotel London Excel (two adults and two children sharing a family room) and includes breakfast and entrance to London Zoo for everyone. Valid from 21-29 October.
HOCUS POCUS WITH THE WICKED WITCHES OF OZ - £397 per family of four - Set in the Emerald City before the arrival of Dorothy and Toto, the new musical Wicked brings to life the tale of how a misunderstood, green girl named Elphaba become ‘wicked’ but her unlikely friend, Glinda, became ‘good’. The show transports audiences to a fantasy land of wizardry, witchcraft, sorcery and spells, with Grammy award-winning music, Tony award-winning sets and costumes, and stunning special effects. Family packages cost from £397 per family of four staying one night at the four star Novotel London West (two adults and two children sharing a family room) and includes breakfast and a top priced ticket for the show. Valid from 21 October – mid November.
GHOSTS AND WITCHES IN EDINBURGH £100pp - Stay in the five-star Scotsman Hotel, former home of the newspaper on historic North Bridge, just a minute’s stroll from Princes Street and the Royal Mile. Legend has it that a ghost haunts the vaults where the printing presses used to stand, working on the newspaper in eerie silence. Complete your be-witching experience by dining at the Secret Garden at The Witchery on Castlehill, a former witches coven and now an award-winning restaurant (reservations: 0131 225 5613). A Saturday night stay on October 28th costs £100 per person including bed and full Scottish breakfast accommodation. Based on two sharing.
For more information or to book call Superbreak on: 0871 222 3055 or visit www.superbreak.com