Halloween holidays – Great British Staycations


Great British staycations have boomed in popularity since the pandemic. Instead of spending your holidays baking on a far-away island, view the natural beauty the UK has to offer. Make your holiday even better by adding the luxury of a helicopter trip, and mix it up by heading away for the Halloween holidays.

Make your autumn holiday extra spooky by visiting the many film locations, from horror to the occult, the UK has many amazing locations you can visit by helicopter. 

Travel to London film locations

The London helipad is an easy location to travel to via helicopter. Make the most of this and visit some of the famous film locations from your favourite Halloween movies. 

Highgate Cemetery – As seen in Dorian Gray (2009)

By far one of the most spookiest cemeteries in London, this location has been seen in Dorian Gray due to its amazing architecture. 

All Saints Church – As seen in The Omen (1976) 

A true Halloween classic, The Omen features the hauntingly beautiful All Saints Church. Travel to this location as part of your Halloween holiday celebrations. 

Travel to the South film locations 

For those looking to travel further South, there are many amazing locations that have been used for horror films. 

St Michaels Mount – Dracula (1979)

Cornwall can be the perfect place to visit for the autumn holidays. Spend your time walking around St Michaels Mount which was famously used for the 1979 classic Dracula. 

Headland Hotel – The Witches (1990)

Take to the skies as you fly to Newquay to visit the Headland Hotel famous for the classic Roald Dahl story, The Witches. 

Travel to Scotland film locations

Scotland is not only home to beautiful landscapes and castles, but has been used for various horror movies we all know and love. Travel to these locations in style as you make the most out of your Great British staycation.

Tantallon Castle – Under the Skin (2012)

Located in Lothian, Scotland Tantallon Castle was home to many of the scenes in Under the Skin. Recreate the scenes as you explore this 14th century ruin. 

Culzean Castle – The Wicker Man (1973)

Located in Scotland this castle was known for its appearance in Wicker Man. The late Christopher Lee played the crazed Lord Summerisle, where the castle was used as the character’s home. 

Culzean Castle is rumoured to be haunted and has also appeared on the popular television show Most Haunted. 

Honourable mentions:

Travel to Hambleden in Buckinghamshire, home to the location of Sleepy Hollow (1999). Wander the streets of the famous headless horseman story and travel home in style via private helicopter. 

Take a tour through the Bourne Wood in Surrey, location to another Depp movie Dark Shadows (2012). Visit the hauntingly picturesque woodlands and get lost in the shadows before taking your own private helicopter to your next adventure.

Great British staycations for Autumn

If Halloween movies aren’t your thing, doesn’t mean you don’t have amazing great British staycations to travel to this Autumn. 

Travel to Edinburgh in Autumn

Full of amazing sights, architecture and fantastic food; Edinburgh is the perfect autumn getaway in the UK. 

Travel to Stratford-upon-Avon in Autumn

Home to the late William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon is a fantastic place to visit during the Autumn holidays. Enjoy a cosy coffee with a picturesque walk along the River Avon. 

Travel to Cornwall in Autumn

Nothing quite beats a brisk sea breeze. Enjoy the beaches and sea air as you travel to Cornwall this autumn. Don’t mistake this typical summer location for just a summer holiday. If anything, autumn brings out the best in nature. So take a moment to relax and enjoy warm beach campfires and seasonal drinks.

No matter where you plan to go on your British staycation, make memories and travel in style with Atlas Helicopters. We can help plan your travel so nothing is left behind. Contact our team now for a spooktacular Halloween staycation.

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