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Can you believe that it’s almost October half term already!? It feels like the kids have only just gone back to school and we have another week of family fun to look forward to. If you’re not planning to go away then fear not, we have scouted the country to find some fun things to do with a Halloween theme!


Camel Creek Adventure Park – 19th October –31st October – A whole host of special Halloween events will be taking place at Camel Creek, from haunted train rides around the park, to a visit to the Apple Jack Pumpkin Patch, where you can claim a free pumpkin to carve into a ghoulish Halloween lantern to take home.

The Headland Hotel in Newquay 21st October and 3rd November – This spooky hotel’s younger guests can enjoy broomstick riding, black cat hunting, spooky storytelling and pumpkin decorating, with older guests being well-catered for with a range of blood-curdling coffees, spooky cocktails and a witches afternoon tea! The hotel will also host regular screenings of the original Witches film – perfect for nostalgic adults wanting to re-live The Witches experience in the hotel in which it was made.

Headland Hotel


Audley End Miniature Railway – 25th October – 3rd November – Join in the frighteningly fun Halloween spooktacular at the Audley End Miniature Railway! Your little devils will be given a trick or treat bag on entry before boarding the haunted Halloween express. The Halloween entertainment continues at the activity area where children can create a creepy craft and test out their thriller dance moves before listening to a spooky tale.

Audley End Miniature Railway


Spooktacular Kids Tour – 24th October – 1st November – A Halloween treat for all the family! Hop aboard The Original Kids Halloween Tour Bus to learn all about the creepy characters, royal ghosts and the dark history of the capital. For a limited time, enter the code BOO30 when booking for 30% off!

Fright Night Bar Bus – 24th October– 2nd November – Trick or Treat yourself this Halloween to a frightfully fang-tastic sightseeing experience, aboard The Original Tour Fright Night Bar Bus. Drinks packages are available to purchase prior to departure when booking. A truly original sightseeing tour you’d be ghoulish to miss! For a limited time, enter the code BOO30 when booking for 30% off!


Spooky Spectacular at West Midlands Safari Park – 19th October – 3rd November – West Midland Safari Park will be brimming with Halloween decorations with illuminated, themed scarecrows and hundreds of pumpkins. Encounter the brand-new witch and wizard characters, who need your help to find the missing ingredients for their family magical potion! Journey around the Discovery Trail, picking up clues as you go, to earn a sweet treat at the end!

West Midlands Safari Park

Half Term Fun at Chatsworth House – 26th October – 3rd November – Enjoy autumnal fun and Halloween horrors at Chatsworth this half term holiday. There’s frighteningly good fun around every corner… join them if you dare.


Halloween fun day at Traquair House – 27th October – Join the team at Traquair for this daylong event (11am – 4pm) for plenty of scares and fun and games this October half term. Activities include magic shows, tarot readings, spooky face painting, ghost stories in the woods and more!


Around the country – Don’t fancy any of the above? Have a google and find your local pumpkin patch, it’s a guaranteed good day out for the whole family! Click here for a pretty inclusive list to get you started.

How will you be spending the October half term? Let us know by commenting down below!

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