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Halloween ghost train

26th Oct 2019 10:00 - 1st Nov 2019 17:30

Halloween 2019

Halloween ghost train

Our creepy characters have risen from their coffins to make sure this year's ghost train is as spooktacular as 2018! 

Back due to popular demand, vampire Batty and skeleton Boney will be guiding guests through the gardens on our ghoulish ghost train. They'll be telling jokes along the way and entertaining visitors with their panto-esc comedy. Families will encounter werewolves, witches, zombie brides, clowns and all manner of gruesome characters on their journey!

Our ghost train and characters may be a little too scary for some children so parental discretion is advised before booking.


All ghost train rides are approximately 30-45 minutes long.







Please meet at Exbury Central Station around 15 minutes before your booked train is due to depart. This will hopefully ensure that your party can sit together and the train can depart on time.


£6 per person plus gardens admission, see the table below for full prices.

Gardens admission and ghost train ADULT £16.50
Gardens admission and ghost train CHILD £10.00
Gardens admission and ghost train FAMILY (2+2) £50.00
Gardens admission and ghost train FAMILY (2+3) £56.00
Gardens admission and ghost train UNDER 3s £0.00

Friends of Exbury annual members get a 10% discount and pay just £5.40 per person. If you're a member and would like to book please call 02380891203. Valid membership will be checked before booking and upon arrival.

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‘A truly fantastic day out. My wife and I were bowled over by the amazing spring colours of rhododendrons and azaleas and there was literally colour everywhere. There are beautiful areas to walk through as well as places to sit. We took a picnic in the hope of being able to sit by one of the ponds and were not disappointed – the reflections were as spectacular as the real thing! The next thing we want to do is return in the autumn to see the colours change as it must be beautiful’

David Parker, Christchurch

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