If you’re on the lookout for something spooky to do this Halloween, we have just the thing.

We have compiled this guide to the best Halloween events in Cornwall for 2022. Whether you’re looking for a scary film night in Falmouth, a haunted house in Helston, a costume party in Camborne, or something completely different, this guide covers the whole of the county- so wherever you will be, you can make Halloween 2022 in Cornwall the best one yet.

If you’re interested in year-round events, why not browse our guide to what’s on in Cornwall?

Or just keep reading to see our pick of the best Cornwall Halloween events for 2022…

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The Witches Afternoon Tea at The Headland Cornwall

The Headland Cornwall, off Headland Road and overlooking Fistral Beach, Newquay

Dates: 1st – 31st October 2022

Time: from 12:30pm

Families and diners who like some frighteningly good fun, especially on the dates the Grand High Witch is there!

The Grand High Witch invites you to afternoon tea at The Headland.

Spooky afternoon tea is back by popular demand…Treat yourself whilst drinking in the sweeping ocean views and the effortless grandeur of our hotel, famously the location for the classic 1990 film of Roald Dahl’s The Witches.

Feast on wickedly wonderful cakes and terrifying treats. For the grown ups, and anyone else who dares, there’ll be clotted cream scones, savoury autumnal sandwiches and tea to tipple. The Grand High Witch herself will be visiting on the 1st and 2nd, 8th & 9th, and from 15th-30th October inclusive.

Tickets: On days the Grand High Witch is visiting: £35 per adult and £17.50 for under-12s. Otherwise it’s £30 per adult and £15 for under-12s

Dead Days Tour at Bodmin Jail

Bodmin Jail, Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin, PL31 2NR

Date: Every Monday and Tuesday in October and November 2022

Time: 6pm start

Duration: 2 hours

A tour that takes in Victorian Spiritualism and how they contacted the dead back in the 1800s.

Anyone 16 years old or older who wants an uneasy-yet-fascinating Halloween-esque experience at the thrilling Bodmin Jail.

Tickets: £25 per person

Hauntlands Screamfest Adults & Kids Events at Heartlands 2022

Heartlands, Dudnance Lane, Pool, Redruth, TR15 3QY

Date: Saturday 22 October

Times: Kids’ event: 2pm-5pm | Adults’ event: 7pm-11pm

Gather your scream squad for an evening of live action frights and a gruesome party.

Brave the scare zones and you will receive a limited-edition badge. 

Dress to impress in your most wicked costume. One winner will receive the coveted title of scariest of them all. Wining includes bragging rights and a winner’s trophy.  

A payable bar and food vendor will be serving deliciously naughty refreshments. 

Tickets: £12 (adults only event) | £8 (kids’ event – where accompanying adults go for free)

Fireworks Spooktacular at Flambards

Flambards Helston, Cornwall TR13 0QA

Dates: Saturday 22nd – Sunday 30th October 2022

October Half Term is full of frighteningly good family fun.

There’ll be a few tricks and plenty of treats! Tackle the Pumpkin Trail and join in with our first ever Halloween Parade.

Our hugely popular Halloween ‘Fireworks Spooktacular’ returns on Wednesday, October 26th October – Extended opening, experience rides after dark, family entertainment, live music and an award-winning fireworks display!

Places to Stay, Eat & Drink and Explore in Cornwall

Western Meadows Glamping | Honeysuckle

Western Meadows, Under Lane, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8SN

Nomadic Camping Cornwall

Nomadic Camping Cornwall, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 4EN

Lydcott Glamping | Cornwall

Lydcott Farm, Lydcott Lane, Widegates , Cornwall, PL13 1QJ

Stay In Cornwall

Trerethren Farm, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8LE

Padstow Holiday Village | Cornwall

Padstow, Cornwall , PL28 8LE

Beaumist Orchard Hut | Cornwall

Beaumist, Trebursye Gardens, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 7ES

Kudhva – Off Grid Hideouts| Cornwall

Sanding Road, Trebarwith Strand, Tintagel, Cornwall, PL34 0HH

Bay View Lodge | Cornwall

Cornwall, TR26 2AF

Little Trevara | Cornwall

Cornwall, TR17 0AX

If you’re interested in discovering more of what Cornwall has to offer, you may want to view our Cornwall Trails. Or why not explore more of the Cornwall area using the buttons below.