Frights & Sprites Returns for 2020!

Our spooky family-friendly festivities will run throughout October half term, on the lead up to Halloween from 19th – 23rd & 26th – 31st October! So, what are you waiting for? Put on that witch’s hat, pick up your broomstick and grab your tickets online now to join your favourite characters from 11am – 3pm!

Blackgang Chine’s ghostly characters are yet again causing mischief in Rumpus Mansion with their LIVE performance this October. After braving the Mansion, head up past the Hall of Mirrors to dance away the cobwebs at the spooky disco and keep your eyes peeled for a whole host of gremlins – can you spot them all? Enjoy an array of spooky activities, games, competitions and the chance to meet Cedric the Dragon alongside our very own Fairy Queen!

Don’t forget to come in your best fancy dress too – there’ll be a daily competition!

Please note that all visits to the park should be booked online in advance to guarantee entry on your chosen day.

The only way we are able to bring these events to the park safely is with the cooperation of all our guests. We therefore, insist that all guests adhere to the measures and protocols in place when attending the park. These are there in ensure the safety of yourselves, our staff, and all the other guests too.

The ghouls of Rumpus Mansion are getting ready for Lady Edwina’s Spooktacular of the year! Take an interactive live tour around the mansion to meet the servants readying the halls for their many guests. Find Mrs Berry making a mess in the kitchen and the scatterbrained Gracey dusting the vestibules. Mind that you don’t bother Franklin for too long though or you’ll be gravely sorry!

Details & Important info...

Blackgang Chine will be open 10am-5pm everyday throughout October half term (17th – 31st October).

  • Frights & Sprites will take place from 19th – 23rd & 26th – 31st October, 11am – 3pm only.
  • Access to Frights & Sprites is included in a standard Advanced Ticket booked for a relevant date – no additional tickets or booking are required to experience this additional entertainment.


7-day returns policy

All October tickets include complimentary 7 days’ free returns, valid up to and including the 7th day. These visits will only be permitted subject to capacity restrictions on the day of return and cannot be booked. Please check the capacity indicator on our website for details ahead of your return visit.

Those purchasing Joint Park Tickets should be aware that restrictions apply to Robin Hill returns. You can find more detail on their website.

Frequently asked questions & T&Cs


Tickets can be purchased online now!

Frights & Sprites is included in a standard Blackgang Chine or Joint Park ticket (on the relevant dates) at no extra cost. Simply make sure you book your visit on one of the event dates (19th - 23rd & 26th - 31st).


Yes, Frights & Sprites is included in a Frequent Visitor Pass!

You’ll simply need to book a visit as normal online. If you'd like to visit Frights & Sprites, just book one of those specific dates and you'll have access to the additional entertainment (no additional tickets/bookings are required).

For October half term, you can hold 2 active booked visits to the park at any given time (per park for joint park pass holders). As soon as one of these visits has been 'used' and the date passed, another will be able to be booked, and so on. The dates of these booked visits cannot be adjusted once booked so please ensure you're booking dates you intend to visit.

Should you wish to cancel a visit, please contact us with a least 48 hours notice with the booking reference number to [email protected].

Advanced online booking is strongly advised (particularly for Frights & Sprites dates as we expect these to be popular). However, as FVPs, you're welcome to 'try your luck' on any day and arrive at the park without a booked visit. Entry in this instance will be subject to availability on the day and we strongly advise using the calendar on our website to check availability ahead of arrival to avoid disappointment.


We've implemented exemplary COVID-safe measures which have been in place at the park since our opening in July. These include the addition of hand sanitiser stations, one-way systems, social distancing markers, temperature checks upon arrival and face covering requirements in our shops.

You can find more detail about all these measures here.

We do insist that ALL of our guests cooperate with us and adhere to the measures we’ve put in place – they are there to ensure both your safety, the safety of our staff and the safety of all other guests on-site. If any guests are seen to be not adhering to these measures, they will be asked to leave the site.


To ensure the safety of all our staff and guests and that social distancing is possible within the park, we have implemented capacity limits for our October opening.

We strongly advise that all guests wishing to experience a Frights & Sprites event, book their ticket or FVP visit in advance online. It is likely that these dates will be popular and walk-ups will NOT be permitted once capacity limits have been reached.


All October tickets include complimentary 7 days' free returns, valid up to and including the 7th day. These visits will only be permitted subject to capacity restrictions on the day of return and cannot be booked. Please check the capacity indicator on our website for details ahead of your return visit.

Those purchasing Joint Park Tickets should be aware that restrictions apply to Robin Hill returns. You can find more detail on their website.

  • All park and event tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable, unless otherwise clearly stated.
  • Advanced tickets are only available to purchase online and can be purchased at any time ahead of visiting the park(s). These tickets are valid for entry on the same day as they were purchased.
  • Park entry tickets entitle you to a minimum of one visit only. Return visits are offered with our compliments and for up to 7 days (up to and including the 7th day) from the date of first entry; subject to standard opening times & entry requirements.
  • Return visits to Robin Hill will not be valid on select Autumn Evening event dates (21st, 22nd, 23rd, 28th, 29th & 30th). For those purchasing Joint Park Tickets, Blackgang Chine has no specific return visit restrictions in place.
  • All return visits will only be permitted subject to capacity restrictions on the day of return and cannot be booked. Please check the capacity indicator calendar on our website for details ahead of your return visit. If the park is operating at capacity when you visit on a return entry will unfortunately not be permitted.
  • An adult must accompany persons under 14 years of age during entry to the park(s). This age is lifted to 16 years for evening openings from 6pm. Special events may have individual age restrictions; please check event-specific T&Cs for more details.
  • Due to strict capacity monitoring for social distancing purposes, park tickets are restricted to be redeemed only on the date selected during the purchasing process. Changes to the date of your booked visit can only be made up to 72hours ahead of the pre-booked date and are subject to availability. In order to amend the date of a visit, please email your order reference number with preferred visiting date to [email protected]
  • Frequent Visitor Pass holders are strongly advised to pre-book admission through our ticketing website in order to visit the park so we can effectively monitor park capacities and guarantee entry. Walk-up visits without booking will be strictly subject to availability. Please refer to FVP ticketing guidance at
  • Whilst we operate COVID-safe policies and procedures in accordance with Government guidance, all guests will be expected to adhere to all social distancing laws in force within England. This will include but may not be limited to; the requirement for a non-invasive temperature check prior to admission and the requirement to wear face coverings in retail spaces and on some ride attractions. Please refer to our COVID-19 guest information for more detail.
  • As per Government guidelines, we are unable to admit groups of more than six people from multiple households into the park beyond 14/09/2020. We therefore insist that all guests remain in socially distanced groups of six or less whilst visiting, excluding the following exception: single households or bubbles with more than six individuals.
Gremlin Quest T&Cs
  1. - The prize is non-transferable and non-refundable. 

  1. - This prize must be redeemed for the 2021 season 

  1. - If you are already the owner of a 2021 Frequent Visitor Pass, you will be offered an alternative prize, details will be released at a later date.   

  1. - All entrants with the correct answer will be entered into a final prize draw and contacted directly via email.  

  1. - The prize is for 4 people only and must be redeemed by the winner.   

  1. - The winner will be selected at random from all entrants with winning answers in November 2020.  

  1. - The winner will be contacted before December 2020.  

  1. - Blackgang Chine’s decision on the winner is final.  

  1. - This prize cannot be passed over or sold for the value of cash.  

  1. - The minimum age for this competition is 4 years old.  

  1. - Blackgang Chine reserves the right to amend or cancel the competition or prize at any time as it seems fit.