From Bates Motel in Psycho, to the infamous stairway in the The Exorcist, many sets have seen mysterious happenings ever since...

With Halloween fast approaching for another year, there’s only one thing that you need to do: draw the curtains and dim the lights as you put on your favourite horror film for another scary screening.

Whether you run and hide behind a cushion or face your fears head on, there’s no denying that horror films offer two hours of pure, unadulterated adrenaline rush. Reaching the ending credits feels like crossing the finishing line of the world’s most punishing race.

If you feel like your scare tolerance is getting higher every time and the same old thrills just aren’t cutting it anymore, there’s a goosebump-inducing solution just waiting for you. Dare to go one step further and throw caution to the wind by paying a visit to the actual settings of your favourite horror films.

Here’s 10 to get your gory journey started.


Josie Sampson writes for