Celebrating Halloween at Home

Pumpkins and "Celebrating Halloween at Home"

This Halloween would have been the perfect wicked weekend of celebrations as it landed on a Saturday, however with Covid-19 still in the loom, we are all confined to what we are able to do. There are still plenty of activities to explore to make the most of the spooky Halloween this year! Here are a few of The Lettings Cloud’s ideas of celebrating October 31st at home!

1. Halloween Baking

Without trick or treating being available this year, baking is a great alternative! There are some fantastic recipes online from Candy Apples to Spider Trifle and Rice Krispie Treat Mummies!

There are even plenty of spookily delicious recipes for adults only! Delish has plenty of ideas such as Bloody Mary Syringes and Jekyll & Gin which look at of this world.

Halloween Rice Krispie Treats
Two Twenty One Mummy Rice Krispie Treats

2. Walk the Pendle Witch Trail

This beautiful trail takes you through Pendle village, showing you all the hotspots of the most notorious trials in England where eleven people were tried as witches in 1612, and 10 of them were found guilty. This is an 8-mile walk, however, it can be shortened. There are plenty of witch-themed shops and pubs to rest at too! Click here for the map of the trail.

Pendle Witch Trail
Witches – Visit Pendle

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3. Virtual Quiz

Lockdown has introduced us to many new things, including video calls on Zoom or similar. Creating a Halloween themed quiz to test your family and friends knowledge whilst being dressed up as a witch, mummy or zombie will ensure for some laughs! There are many quizzes already available online such as The Ultimate Spooky Halloween Trivia Quiz, created by The Beano!

A women using a computer and mobile

4. Watch the Full Moon

Did you know that this year, Halloween lands on a full moon? This is an extremely rare occasion and hasn’t happened since 2001, 19 years ago!

There are many creepy things that have happened during Halloweens full moon in the past such as unexplainable shadows, people acting strangely and animals howling… not just wolves. You could even enjoy a spiced hot chocolate whilst sat in your garden observing the ominous full moon!

Full moon in the night sky on Halloween

5. Camping in Your Garden

If you’re looking for a spooky nights sleep, there is nothing better than camping out in your garden on Halloween night! All you need is a tent, plenty of pillows and a sleeping bag to set up a cosy night of telling ghost stories and eating Halloween snacks! The perfect way to spend Halloween night whilst still adhering to government guidelines.

People camping with a tent and bonfire

6. Halloween Crafts

There are so many Halloween crafts both online and available in shops, perfect for children of all ages! This could include painting or carving pumpkins, making Halloween paper chains or ghost tea lights. Pinterest has lots of inspiration for making the most hair-raising Halloween decorations! This will definitely put you and your house in the creepy, mystical spirit!

Purple painted pumpkin with the words "trick or treat" painted on in black paint for Halloween