20th October, 2017

Head to Falmouth for haunted castle tours

Just a five-minute walk from Falmouth Docks station (see Google Map), Pendennis Castle has a pair of Fright Night Halloween Tours coming up this half-term.

On Thursday and Friday evening (26/27 October) English Heritage promises “an after-hours journey back into the castle’s creepy past. Meet our spine-tingling storytellers and discover tales of ghostly apparitions, dastardly deeds, and ghoulish goings-on. Not for the faint hearted!”

See ticket prices and book on the English Heritage website.

Family Tours (ages 5+)

These start at 5.30pm and 6.30pm. Train times:

16 51 Truro – 17 15 Falmouth Docks
17 27 Truro – 17 51 Falmouth Docks
17 59 Truro – 18 23 Falmouth Docks (may be cutting it too fine)

It’s then a five-minute walk to Pendennis Castle.

Adult Tour (ages 16+)

This is at 7.30pm. Take the 18 31 train from Truro, arriving Falmouth Docks at 18 55. It’s then a five-minute walk to Pendennis Castle.

Trains home

Trains back to Truro depart Falmouth Docks at the following times, with the journey taking under half an hour: 18 31, 19 02, 19 29, 20 31, 21 32 and 23 11 (for any night owls).

Book now

See the tour ticket prices and book on the English Heritage website. Train tickets from Truro to Falmouth can be purchased on the day at Truro station (£4.40 Off-Peak Day Return for adults, £2.20 for 5-15 year-olds, free for under fives).

More half-term fun

Meanwhile during every weekday of half-term (23-27 October) come along to the castle for more haunted fun. Discover Pendennis’ petrifying past with some terrible Tudor characters, and join in crafts and activities around the castle grounds. Come dressed to scare for the chance to win a wicked prize in the daily kids’ costume competition.