FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We hope that you have found everything you need to know about Frightmare on the website. However, if you need more assistance the following frequently asked questions may help. If not feel free to contact us.

  • Frightmare is the name for the Halloween Festival held at Over Farm Market, featuring five scary haunted attractions in the evening and a selection of more family friendly activities during the day in October half term.

  • The rain will be the least of your worries at Frightmare!

    Most of our attractions, the food court and entertainment are under cover – so there is no need to worry about the weather. However, we do recommend dressing in warm, waterproof clothing with appropriate footwear. 

  • One carer will be admitted free when accompanying a registered disabled visitor. The carer does not need to purchase a ticket in advance, they just need to show their carers pass at the entry booth.

  • To enter the Frightmare arena, you must have a paid ticket. If you do not wish to experience our attractions but still wish to visit, a £5 admission fee will be payable on the door. This admission fee is not available for purchase online.

    Please be aware that under 15s must be accompanied through the attractions by a full priced paying adult (18+ years old).

  • All attraction queue lines will close 2 hours after the last admission. For example, if your arrival time on your ticket is 9.30pm, Frightmare queue lines will close at 11.30pm. Please also refer to the signs around the arena. Refunds cannot be given for attractions not visited.

  • Frightmare is a 12A rated event, however all children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.*

    We recommend that the evening attractions are suitable for ages 12 and over. However a lot of this depends on the child/children. The attractions can be quite intense in places and only you can judge whether your child/children will be able to cope. We certainly don’t recommend it for very young children or those who are easily scared. Babes in arms are not allowed.

    * Adults are considered 18+ years of age.

  • The Frightmare event is held on a working farm where the terrain may not always be even, it can also be wet and muddy. Guests must be able to walk freely and un-aided (this includes the use of crutches or walking sticks) during parts of each show. We regret that due to the nature of these attractions wheelchair access is not possible. Wheelchairs however can be left at the entrances to all attractions. Please speak to a host on the night.

    One carer will be admitted free when accompanying a registered disabled visitor. The carer does not need to purchase a ticket in advance, they just need to show their carers pass at the entry booth.

  • Due to the nature of the attractions, we strongly recommend that pregnant woman or people with heart conditions should refrain from experiencing them.

  • As the event is held in October, the weather can be quite cold and unsettled. We would advise that you wear appropriate warm clothing. Certain elements of the event will may take place on unpaved or muddy paths, therefore we strongly recommend you wear sturdy shoes or boots.

  • Please arrive at Frightmare Halloween Festival at the time allocated on your ticket, this is your arrival time. Late arrival may result is no entry. Once you are in the event, you are free to complete the five attractions in any order.

    All attraction queue lines will close 2 hours after the last admission. For example, if your arrival time on your ticket is 9.30pm, Frightmare queue lines will close at 11.30pm. Please also refer to the signs around the arena. Refunds cannot be given for attractions not visited.

  • Purchasing Tickets

    Tickets can only be purchased online.  Please read our terms and conditions before booking your tickets, these will also be shown to you at the the time of booking.

    You can purchase tickets here

    Group Bookings

    If you have already made a group booking and wish to add to it. Simply purchase online additional tickets for the date / time lot that your original booking is for (if available). We cannot add to an existing booking. You will still be able to move through the event as a group.

    As far as possible we will try to arrange that large groups sit together on the Huanted Hayride. Please let the attraction host know you wish to sit together before entering the pre-show. For all other attractions you will be split to smaller groups.

    Sorry but we are unable to offer hospitality packages.

  • The Haunted Hayride and our scare mazes are theatrical attractions that have been designed to scare you. Through all five attractions you will experience live actors, special effects, enclosed spaces and sudden noises. We advise that once you have entered an attraction there can be no turning back – you must keep moving forward and follow the designated route to the exit.

  • We do not mind guests coming in fancy dress but we would prefer that full face masks are not worn. Should you wear a full face mask, you may be asked to remove it in the arena and WILL be asked to remove it before entering any of the attractions. If you have any concerns please speak to a member of staff on arrival.

  • When you arrive at Frightmare you may be subjected to a random bag search by our security team. This is for the safety of our visitors and staff. If you can avoid bringing a bag, so much the better. We do not have lockers available and you will have to keep the bag with you at all times.

    We have a security team on site permanently during the event. Again this is for the safety of our visitors and staff.

    A First Aid team are available should you feel unwell or need medical assistance.

  • Chaperone’s or visitors not wanting to go through the attractions can enter the main arena to enjoy the shows, entertainment and food court area for a £5 fee, payable up on entry.

  • No, dogs are not permitted at Frightmare.

  • Once a booking has been made we are unable to add any further tickets to that booking. If you wish to book another ticket/s for that session, you will need to book that extra ticket/s at the asking price.

If you still have a question that isn’t answered here please contact us, but please remember once the event is on our response times will be slow as our staff are out managing the attractions.

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Frightmare is 12A rated

Frightmare is a 12A rated event. However, all children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please read our terms and conditions before booking.

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What the survivors said…

  • "Went last night was absolutely amazing defo recommend it me and my partner went was fantastic, plenty of things to do, scares we're awesome as we're the actors thanks for a great night can't wait for next year!! Wonderland & Seance were our favourites!!"

  • "Absolutely amazing, can't recommend enough. All the actors are great and obviously put a lot of effort in. Well worth the money and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone else. Will definitely be re visiting! Everything was so well planned from the security to the parking. My highlights were the grannies on the hay ride tonight and the card tricks guy just low key going around blowing people's minds! Had a great time!"

  • "This is the third year running I have been to Frightmare at Over Farm, each time I have been scared senseless but have never laughed so much by being so scared!! It is a very well thought out and acted Halloween attraction and should be a must for any Halloween fan. Thoroughly recommended and worth every penny."

  • "This is my second time with a 2 year break. I think it's fab. Even down to the bar selling the "glass" souvenir as part of the experience with an option to return it and get money back. Had a fab night. Will be back."

  • "We have gone to Frightmare for the last 3 years and this was by far the best year acting was fab and a massive thank you to the magician who magically pop a ring out for my future brother inlaw to pop the question to my sister top night all round we will be back next year with even more of us."

  • "Absolutely amazing night. Love the atmosphere. Our favourite bit was the chainsaws at the end of the hayride. Think the clown should be out in the middle again because we love watching him and he was hidden away this year. All over a very good night."

  • "Third year of visiting and has been brilliant each time. Actors are great and so much work and thought obviously goes into it. The sideshows including the twisted clown and the other actors are also great. Big shout out to Fat Tonis pizza which is also another highlight! A great night out with a difference. Highly recommended."

  • "I absolutley loved it! The haunted hayride has to be the highlight of the evening, loved all the attractions, if you are claustrophobic you will not like it as at one point we were stuck between walls in the pitch black dark!, I will be going next year for sure."

  • "This was my second year here, and again, had a great time. I love going mainly because the reactions of the people I go with make me laugh, as they scream and run from the actors. Also gotta love the 20" Noah's Arc pizza!"

  • "This was my third year at Frightmare and as usual was awesome. The attractions were great. This year my favourite was the hayride out of the 3 I've been on. The shows were fantastic too. Lots of different things to see. Was great to see the aerial hoop show which I haven't seen there before. The girls did an awesome performance along with everyone else. Well done Frightmare."

  • "Went last night was absolutely amazing defo recommend it me and my partner went was fantastic, plenty of things to do, scares we're awesome as we're the actors thanks for a great night can't wait for next year!! Wonderland & Seance were our favourites!!"

  • "Absolutely amazing, can't recommend enough. All the actors are great and obviously put a lot of effort in. Well worth the money and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone else. Will definitely be re visiting! Everything was so well planned from the security to the parking. My highlights were the grannies on the hay ride tonight and the card tricks guy just low key going around blowing people's minds! Had a great time!"

  • "This is the third year running I have been to Frightmare at Over Farm, each time I have been scared senseless but have never laughed so much by being so scared!! It is a very well thought out and acted Halloween attraction and should be a must for any Halloween fan. Thoroughly recommended and worth every penny."

  • "This is my second time with a 2 year break. I think it's fab. Even down to the bar selling the "glass" souvenir as part of the experience with an option to return it and get money back. Had a fab night. Will be back."

  • "We have gone to Frightmare for the last 3 years and this was by far the best year acting was fab and a massive thank you to the magician who magically pop a ring out for my future brother inlaw to pop the question to my sister top night all round we will be back next year with even more of us."

  • "Absolutely amazing night. Love the atmosphere. Our favourite bit was the chainsaws at the end of the hayride. Think the clown should be out in the middle again because we love watching him and he was hidden away this year. All over a very good night."

  • "Third year of visiting and has been brilliant each time. Actors are great and so much work and thought obviously goes into it. The sideshows including the twisted clown and the other actors are also great. Big shout out to Fat Tonis pizza which is also another highlight! A great night out with a difference. Highly recommended."

  • "I absolutley loved it! The haunted hayride has to be the highlight of the evening, loved all the attractions, if you are claustrophobic you will not like it as at one point we were stuck between walls in the pitch black dark!, I will be going next year for sure."

  • "This was my second year here, and again, had a great time. I love going mainly because the reactions of the people I go with make me laugh, as they scream and run from the actors. Also gotta love the 20" Noah's Arc pizza!"

  • "This was my third year at Frightmare and as usual was awesome. The attractions were great. This year my favourite was the hayride out of the 3 I've been on. The shows were fantastic too. Lots of different things to see. Was great to see the aerial hoop show which I haven't seen there before. The girls did an awesome performance along with everyone else. Well done Frightmare."

  • "Went last night was absolutely amazing defo recommend it me and my partner went was fantastic, plenty of things to do, scares we're awesome as we're the actors thanks for a great night can't wait for next year!! Wonderland & Seance were our favourites!!"

  • "Absolutely amazing, can't recommend enough. All the actors are great and obviously put a lot of effort in. Well worth the money and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone else. Will definitely be re visiting! Everything was so well planned from the security to the parking. My highlights were the grannies on the hay ride tonight and the card tricks guy just low key going around blowing people's minds! Had a great time!"

  • "This is the third year running I have been to Frightmare at Over Farm, each time I have been scared senseless but have never laughed so much by being so scared!! It is a very well thought out and acted Halloween attraction and should be a must for any Halloween fan. Thoroughly recommended and worth every penny."

  • "This is my second time with a 2 year break. I think it's fab. Even down to the bar selling the "glass" souvenir as part of the experience with an option to return it and get money back. Had a fab night. Will be back."

  • "We have gone to Frightmare for the last 3 years and this was by far the best year acting was fab and a massive thank you to the magician who magically pop a ring out for my future brother inlaw to pop the question to my sister top night all round we will be back next year with even more of us."

  • "Absolutely amazing night. Love the atmosphere. Our favourite bit was the chainsaws at the end of the hayride. Think the clown should be out in the middle again because we love watching him and he was hidden away this year. All over a very good night."

  • "Third year of visiting and has been brilliant each time. Actors are great and so much work and thought obviously goes into it. The sideshows including the twisted clown and the other actors are also great. Big shout out to Fat Tonis pizza which is also another highlight! A great night out with a difference. Highly recommended."

  • "I absolutley loved it! The haunted hayride has to be the highlight of the evening, loved all the attractions, if you are claustrophobic you will not like it as at one point we were stuck between walls in the pitch black dark!, I will be going next year for sure."

  • "This was my second year here, and again, had a great time. I love going mainly because the reactions of the people I go with make me laugh, as they scream and run from the actors. Also gotta love the 20" Noah's Arc pizza!"

  • "This was my third year at Frightmare and as usual was awesome. The attractions were great. This year my favourite was the hayride out of the 3 I've been on. The shows were fantastic too. Lots of different things to see. Was great to see the aerial hoop show which I haven't seen there before. The girls did an awesome performance along with everyone else. Well done Frightmare."

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Find Us

Frightmare is easy to get to, we are located on the A40, just one mile from Gloucester, with ample free parking. Our postcode for your sat nav is GL2 8DB.

By Train
We are just under 2 miles from Gloucester train station and Gloucester bus station is a two minute walk from the train station.

By Bus
Over Farm is situated on the 23, 24, 30, 31, 32 and 33 Stagecoach bus routes. If you are coming from Gloucester, get off at the bus stop at Over and head back towards Gloucester to access the underpass, around 50m along the road on the right hand side. This saves you having to cross a busy road. For the latest information on bus routes please visit Stagecoach’s website.

Address

Over Farm Market
Over
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL2 8DB