Trail of Terror - a lone figure on a foggy, tree-lined path


The Trail of Terror’ begins as soon as you step foot in the door, from rustling bushes, to masked monsters and screaming scarers, they could get you anytime and anywhere…

With your pre-booked ticket, you will enter the ‘Trail of Terror’ on your chosen date and time slot between 6.00pm – 9.00pm and spend up to 1 ½ hours following this spooktacular route with scares, screams and laughter!

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

£15 per person, tickets must be prebooked. Not suitable for under 12 years.

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Map & Directions


Road Directions

From Colchester town centre, take the B1022 Maldon Road towards Maldon.

Public Transport Directions

From Colchestervtown centre, take bus 75 towards Maldon.

The Trail of Terror at Colchester Zoo

Type:Halloween - Adult

Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL

Tel: 01206 331292

Opening Times

Season (22 Oct 2021 - 23 Oct 2021)
Season (27 Oct 2021)
Season (29 Oct 2021 - 30 Oct 2021)

* Time slots between 6.00pm – 9.00pm, Trail lasts up to 1 ½ hours