Well, here in the Midlands and Shropshire, you can test out your survival skills this Halloween with a range of immersive horror events that take that threat from out of the DVD and put it right in-front of your eyes.
28 Weeks Later - Drakelow Tunnels, Kidderminster
28 weeks ago the Rage virus ravaged Britain. Millions have died and political systems have failed, law and order has broken down. Extremists are now in the ascendency, and the military cling onto control. The virus once more, breaks out.
Can you reach the military controlled District 1? Find out in the creepy surrounding of Drakelow Tunnels and experience 28 Weeks Later like never before.
Tickets start from £20
Halloween Scream Nights - Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge
Solve the mystery of the Priory Fields, discover the gory secret hidden in Mrs Piggot's Pie Shop, feel exhilarated of the Destruction ride and visit the House of Insomnia at Twisted Attractions' Halloween Scream Nights at Lower Drayton Farm.
The festival will be home to multiple live horror attractions, live music, fair ground rides and refreshments for lovers of horror to enjoy.
Tickets start from £24
The Haunting 2016 - Old Hall House, Warwickshire
Many years ago the lady of Old Hall House drowned her children in the lake, buried them somewhere on the grounds and then hung herself in the boathouse.
Join a real medium in a seance to try and make contact with the ghosts of the lady of the house and her children to find out where they are buried and lay them to rest properly.
If you've got your fancy dress costume ready, then apply for tickets now by calling 01676 540333
Alton Towers Scarefest - Alton
Come down to Alton Towers legendary Halloween Scarefest this year for brand new immersive horror attractions alongside their usual spooky offerings.
Traverse the brand new Altonville Mine Tour and Subspecies horror mazes, explore the new immersive scare zones Dark Apocalypse and Freak Show, then enjoy various fair rides and family-friendly events when you're all spooked-out
Tickets range from £20
Lockdown Events - Dana Prison, Shrewsbury
The Dana Prison opens it's doors to the general public for an array of truly terrifying horror events not just for Halloween, but all year round.
Join the asylum in Lockdown II - Sanitorium from October 27 to 29 and fight the disease in Lockdown III - Sanctum with a release date to be announced. Horror event His Masters' Plan has also been announced but details around this event remain mysterious.
Tickets for these events start from £30
Screamfest - National Forest Adventure Farm, Burton-On-Trent
With an array of live horror attractions and courtyard fun, Screamfest at National Forest Adventure Farm will be bigger than ever.
Take part in any of five scares on the night: find out if there really is life after death in Night Bringer, meet the clowns in Freak Out, learn of a terrifying childhood in Children of the Corn, join the camera crew to investigate an abandoned hotel in Soul Seekers or are you feeling lonely? Find out what brand new attraction Love Hurts is all about.
After the scares, have some fun on Hill Billy Joe's Zombie Paintball Smash, Fakir Performers and Contortionist, street theatre, live music and refreshments.
Tickets start from £17.40
The Haunted Castle - Warwick Castle
Whether you want spooktacular fun or terrifying scares look no further than Warwick Castle, with a handy scare guide to navigate you through the night.
Take part in interactive horror shows Tormented and Outbreak 1349. Solve the murder mystery of Warwick Castle in Tormented and escape the plague-ridden characters of histories past in Outbreak 1349.
You can also enter the Warwick Castle Dungeon and witness some of the darkest, bloodiest and most frightening times in the Castle's history, experience the fire joust and the Trebuchet Fireball Spectacular.
Tickets are priced from £12
Escape Live - Henrietta Street, Birmingham
Could you escape when death is imminent? Join Escape Live in Birmingham and find out in horror-themed Room 13.
Room 13 is a unique experience which is not for the faint-hearted. Amy is locked in a room and is relying on your team's wit and skill to get her out alive.
You must piece together clues, solve puzzles and find objects to get the four digit number you need to release her. With just 60 minutes to rescue Amy, will you manage to save her life?
Tickets start from £44
Xtreme Scream Park - Twinlakes Park Melton Spinney Rd, Melton Mowbray
Join the winners of the official Best Scream Park award for a plethora of horror mazes that you will never forget.
You can choose to navigate any of six horrors: Ash Hell Penitentiary, The Hunted, Stilton Hall Hotel and Hell Spa, The Pie Factory, Belvoir Dungeon and Twisted.
If this isn't enough there is also live music, refreshments, street theatre and more.
Tickets start from £8.99
Wolfmen - Droitwich, Birmingham
The team that brought you Zombie Boot Camp have got their claws into something scarier: Wolfmen, the UK's first werewolf experience.
Several months ago a shadowy Special Forces unit disappeared taking part in a top-secret mission... then turned into werewolves. And it's up to you to punch them in the muzzle.
Hunt werewolves with AK47s, tripwires and booby traps and get authentic training from military professionals in the UKs first werewolf-themed survival day.
Tickets are priced at £120
The Howl - Tulleys Farm, Leighton Buzzard
The award winning event returns for it's second year bigger and better than ever with Tulleys Shocktober Fest.
The event features five unique haunts for you to survive: Topper's Twister, House of Hounds, The Shed, Squealer's Yard, Street Theatre and brand new Hotel de Basquervilles for you to survive.
On top of this is live music and great food, all wrapped up in a friendly festival atmosphere.
Tickets start from £14
Zombie Infection - Unknown, Birmingham
Experience the UK's best zombie experience where the fear and survival of classic horror films become a reality.
Soldiers were led here by Intelligence, this proved to be accurate.The Facility has been operational up to this very day, until something went wrong, field scouts report back that this locations movements have ceased, no movement inside the building and nobody coming or going. What has happened inside? You will be entering to find out.
Tickets are priced at £69.99
The Hungry Games: Zombie Apocalypse - Blists Hill, Telford
Test your survival skills and raise money for Compton Hospice in the comically named, The Hungry Games.
Victorian England is under threat from a dark force. Zombies are taking over towns and cities across the country. Only you can save the world by discovering the secret antidote hidden in the shadows of Blists Hill Victorian Village.
Tickets are priced at £20
Psychotel - Lower Bridge Street, Chester
Psychotel is the UK's first hotel-wide scare attraction that expands the scare room event into a full hotel experience.
This theatrical overnight experience places you in the middle of your own horror film where you will encounter disturbing scenes and live actors who will scare you throughout the night and test your fears to the limit.
This event is restricted to 18+ only