Halloween haters vs heroes

At My Home Move Conveyancing we’ve surveyed the public to see which cities in the UK love to don their fake fangs, and which like to avoid the whole thing like a zombie plague. Find out which cities are the most Halloween friendly below.

    children dressed up for Halloween at a front door with buckets trick or treating

    The most Halloween friendly cities..

    October, the month of Halloween and the beginning of an influx of scary films on TV, pumpkin calving, fancy dress costumes, fake blood and trick or treaters flooding the streets.

    Find where you're most likely to discover sweet-success trick or treating, and which cities turn off their lights and pretend they aren't home.

    the halloween heroes are Sheffield, Belfast and Leeds

    Halloween heroes

    Sheffield is the number one city for getting in the spooky spirit of Halloween, with 60% of locals dishing out sweets and decorating their doorsteps. The residents of Belfast and Leeds are also generous with the Haribo and come in a close second and third to the Steel City.

    the halloween hideaways are Southampton, Bristol and Newcastle

    Halloween hideaway's

    Ever been at home on Halloween, turned off your lights and closed the curtains to hide from a group of child-sized zombies knocking at your door? Well over a fifth (21%) of the residents of Southampton do this every year. Other cities who hide from Halloween horrors at their door include Bristol (19%) and Newcastle (18%).

    the halloween hot spots are Belfast, Sheffield and Leeds

    Halloween hot spots

    For the trick or treaters out there, we’ve discovered where to find sweet success, by naming the most generous cities in the country for dishing out sugary goodness to the ghoulish creatures knocking on their door.

    the timeless halloween trick or treaters are Nottingham, Liverpool and Manchester

    Timeless trick or treaters

    We all know that Halloween is for kids…but in some places big kids are still hitting the streets on Halloween. Over a quarter of over 16’s in Nottingham (26%) are still keen trick or treaters. With grownups in Liverpool (24%) and Manchester (21%) also pounding the pavements for sweets.

    the halloween fancy dress fans are Manchester Cardiff and Leeds

    Fancy dress fans

    Which city loves to put on the fake blood, face paint and creepy clothing the most? Of those who celebrate Halloween, Manchester has the highest percentage who wear fancy dress for the occasion, with 33% dressing up. Cardiff are also fancy dress fans with 32% taking part, and Leeds with 32%.

    the dedicated halloween decorators are Cardiff, Plymouth and Sheffield

    Dedicated decorators

    Of all our Happy Halloweener's questioned, who is pushing the boat out the most by carving pumpkins and decorating for that haunted home look? Of those who celebrate Halloween, 71% in Cardiff are celebrating in spooky style and putting up Halloween themed decorations. Also loving cobwebs and orange bunting is Plymouth at 64 %, and Sheffield at 60%.

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