In Pictures: Moon rises as Whitby Abbey lights up for Halloween

Whitby Abbey has been bathed in colour for the Halloween season.

The Illuminated Abbey event, organised by English Heritage, offers a fresh look at the Gothic church which inspired Bram Stoker’s classic horror novel Dracula.

Halloween at Whitby Abbey
Whitby Abbey has been lit up for Halloween (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Halloween at Whitby Abbey
Lights illuminate the ruins for the half-term event, run by English Heritage (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Halloween at Whitby Abbey
The event will offer a new take on the story of Dracula, organisers said (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Autumn weather
The sun sets over the ruins (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Halloween at Whitby Abbey
The event coincided with a Hunter’s Moon, adding to the spooky atmosphere (Danny Lawson/PA)
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