Skeleskare FAQs

Yes, pre-booking for Skeleskare is essential. Adults and children require tickets.

Booking can be done online or by calling Box Office on 0113 376 0318 (phone lines open Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm)

Yes! Children with a Breeze Pass get discounted tickets at Skekeskare. Check out your Breeze Pass app for how to book with your Breeze Pass. 

Yes! Lotherton members get discounted tickets at Skeleskare. Members can only purchase tickets under the membership price for the quantity the pass covers eg family membership allows discounted tickets for two adults and two/three children (depending on your membership). Single adult membership allows one adult ticket only. 

Don’t worry if you are feeling a bit more apprehensive, we have different colour glow bands that are issued on arrival. For those in the group more timid we advise wearing red glow bands.

We strongly advise not to bring under 8s, however it is down to parental discretion.

There will be very dark areas and also live scare actors as part of Skeleskare.

Lotherton also have a spooky skeletons trail during the half term. This is suitable for families with children aged 8 and under. (27 Oct – 5 Nov 2023,  9am – 5pm). 

You will need a separate ticket for Skeleskare and the Skeleton Trail. These are aimed at different aged children. For the spooky skeleton trail you just need a Lotherton Admission ticket. More info can be found here 

Skeleskare will be running during October half term. 2024 dates to be announced soon!

Yes, there are set arrival times to make sure all our visitors can make the most of the event in comfort and safety. When booking you will choose a timed entry. We ask that you arrive at Lotherton at least 30 minutes before your booked time.

Entry times between 5.30-8.30pm

Please print your tickets out and bring them with you or have them ready on your phone on arrival.

We advise all visitors to wrap up warm and wear appropriate footwear as this is an outdoor event in October. There are also some very dark areas and so you may wish to bring a torch!

If you are a Lotherton membership holder, you also need pre-booked tickets and your valid card, ready to present to the kiosk when you arrive. 

If you are a Breeze Pass member, you will also need to bring the phone with your active Breeze Pass app on it, ready to present to the kiosk when you arrive. 


Please check your junk mailbox to see if the email has gone in there. Failing that send an email to or call 0113 376 0318 and we will do our best to find your booking and resend the email.

You can also access your tickets through your Leeds Ticket Hub account. 7 days prior to your visit these will appear in the ‘upcoming events’ tab on your account on Leeds Ticket Hub.

There will be drinks, hot food & snacks available.

The Shepherds Hut will be open for you to gather your wits and warm up with a hot chocolate, hotdog, burger or spooky snack!

The café shall be closed at the time of the event.

The rest of the estate shall be closed at the time of Skeleskare. There will be no access to the hall, café or Wildlife World.

Yes, the paths around the woods are fairly flat, solid and wide, making it easy to access for wheelchairs. There is also a specific accessible route for wheelchairs. There is one part of the walk that is a short slight incline.


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Admission includes parking charges. Please advise the cabin staff on arrival if you require accessible parking or any other access assistance.


Bus numbers 64 and 64A go to Aberford from Leeds city centre. There is then an approximate 20 – 30 minute walk along a public highway with limited footpaths.


The nearest train station is Garforth, located 4 miles away. Taxis are available from the station.

Dogs are NOT allowed in the gardens, woods and village when Skeleskare is running. This is due to sound and lighting effects and we need to ensure the comfort and safety of all our guests and staff. They are allowed in the back fields for walking as usual. 

As well as Skekeskare, Lotherton also have activities for younger children during the daytime. Details of this shall be announced later in the year.

Daytime visitors must vacate the estate at 5pm – visitors cannot stay on for the evening event as this is a separate ticket and separate priced event.