FORGET red roses and romantic candle-lit dinners, this Valentine’s Day you can dodge zombies with your loved one.

Annual horror festival, Valenterror, is offering couples a unique date among the ‘dead’ this month.

Held at Scare Kingdom Scream Park — at Hawkshaw Farm Park, on Longsight Road in Blackburn — the two-night fright extravaganza will be open to the public on February 16 and 17.

Armed with just a glow stick to light the way, visitors will venture into complete darkness and be subjected to a series of terrifying vampire, zombie and ghoul ‘attacks’ by live actors amid special effects.

Jason Karl, creative director for Scare Kingdom Scream Park, said: “So many Valentine’s Day events are clichéd now — this is definitely something fun and different.

“If they are not very close to each other, they will be by the end.”

Guests will step back in time to old, haunted London town and be guided by zombies through ‘DEAD in the DARK’ and body snatchers through the House of Harlots.

For those brave enough, visitors aged 18 and above can leave their partner behind and enter Psychomanteum – HeartLESS – an eight-minute solo horror adventure taking place in a ‘medical facility’, which promises to push guests out of their comfort zone.

Without wanting to give too much away, Jason says the psychological one-on-one experience of Psychomanteum contains strong adult themes. “It’s definitely taboo, it’s a bit naughty,” he said.

For those feeling a little worse for wear after the chilling experience, a bar serving food and drinks awaits couples at the end.

Scare Kingdom Scream Park holds annual Halloween, Christmas and Valentine’s Day shows.

Now in its third year, Valenterror is expected to attract around 400 visitors over the two-night show.

“It will be a fun event — people love zombies,” added Jason.

Valenterror will be open on February 16 and 17 from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Advance online tickets cost £13, with limited tickets available on entry for £15. Extra fees apply for entry to Psychomanteum.