The Best Halloween Kids Activities 2019
The Haunted Castle comes alive this Halloween!
With wondrous witches, Horrible Histories® and fearsome attractions, experience Warwick Castle’s best ever haunted Castle event this Halloween!
Three scare levels to choose from, Plucky pumpkins, Daring Dukes and Brave Knights, there is something for everyone at Warwick Castle
– Dead Centre Stage – Join a host of bizarre characters throughout the day for fun, games and spooktacular shows at the Dead Centre Stage.
– The Witches Tower – Our wondrous witches return with a BRAND NEW show for 2019.
– The Haunted Hollows – Join a spooky Halloween trail and journey through the enchanted Hollows where you’re sure to meet creepy characters at every turn.
– Junior Ghost Hunt – Do you believe in ghosts? Join this family friendly ghost hunt to help prove you are not alone in the spooky mansion
– The Falconer’s Quest – Join Warwick’s Falconer as they search the skies for the mysterious beasts up in the air. Immerse yourself in the experience as birds of prey soar through the crowd and up to 50 different birds of prey take to the skies.
– The Castle Dungeon – Are you brave enough to enter? Witness some of the darkest, bloodiest and most frightening times in the Castle’s history as live actors and special effects bring to life these gruesome tales.*additional charges apply
– Paranormal Encounters – Join the crew of the Paranormal Encounters TV show as they record their Warwick Castle special. With reports of increased activity they will try to discover why the ghosts of Warwick are unable to leave.
– Dead of Knight – As the mists roll in over Warwick the army of the dead rise. Travel through the depths of the castle and if you want to live to see another sunrise you will have to survive through the Dead of Knight – new scare maze for 2019!
Spooky Sleepovers at Warwick Castle this Halloween!
With two brand new spooky family scares, the stunning live show – The Falconer’s Quest, The Castle Dungeon and more, a short break at Warwick Castle is the place to be for Halloween 2019!
Whether you’re a Plucky Pumpkin, Daring Duke or Brave Knight, a Halloween short break at Warwick Castle has fearful levels of fun for all ages! Including surprises for those that enjoy a high level fright-factor! Plus our late night opening enables you and your family to enjoy a truly immersive Haunted Castle experience!
Be sure to book your stay between 19th October – 3rd November from just £76 per person — secure your family the best Halloween short break experience in 2019.
Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm
For the first time ever, we are having a Pumpkin Patch, so grab a pumpkin and get carving or why not take part in our Pumpkin Fest Mystery Trail?
We also have pumpkin sports, with Pumpkin Skittles, loads of pumpkin treats in the café and creepy crawly encounters.
Did you know many of our animals including Elephants, Skunks, Capybaras and Giant Tortoises love to eat Pumpkins?
Explore the zoo, each day to see which animals are being given some tasty Halloween treats.’
Follow the immersive trail to find the missing potion ingredients hidden throughout the displays, and deliver this ingredient list directly to the site’s sea witch, who will reward brave guests for their help with an exclusive reward!* You can also play a game of Trick or Treat, where brave visitors will reach into three mystery barrels; while all contain a spooky surprise, only one contains a terrific treat!
Following the trail, guests can then create their own spell using SEA LIFE’s spooky selection of words in the activity zone. Parents and guardians who upload a shot or video of their spellbinding creation to Facebook with the hashtag #SEALIFEspells will be entered into a competition to win a money can’t buy Halloween party.
Each site is offering one of these spooky celebrations to one lucky visitor, and the winner and their guests will enjoy a private party onsite, complete with a sea witch meet and greet!**
Throughout the trail, guests can also learn about some of the many monsters of the deep that SEA LIFE has on show, with its resident sharks being a particular highlight at each site. There are also opportunities aplenty to play games and enjoy activities.
Visit your local SEA LIFE centre to take part in the Ascarium adventure. Running from the 12 October to 3 November at various locations, this ‘spooktacular’ experience is perfect for the whole family to enjoy. For more info, and to find your nearest event, visit
*Subject to availability- excludes London
** Terms and conditions apply, party offering may vary between sites- excludes London
Don’t hibernate this October half term!
Bring your friends and family together with sensational seasonal activities and discover the astonishing kingdom of Longleat. From 26th October to 3rd November, the park will be bursting with beautiful, bright and bold colours as we invite you to immerse yourself in all things autumnal.
Whatever the weather, we’ve brought the best bits of this stunning season inside. The Longhouse is having a charming seasonal makeover and will be jam-packed with wonderfully whimsical activities that will enchant the young and the young at heart.
Spend quality time with your children carving a pumpkin, delight at their faces as they become mini-tractor drivers and, get hands on with autumn-themed sand art. Best of all, get ready to meet a parliament of owls in our unmissable, daily displays. Feel the breeze as a tawny owl glides above your head, see the adorably small burrowing owl and marvel at the impressive European eagle owl. Keep your eyes peeled for the barn owl, which is native to the UK.
Once you’ve enjoyed all that the Longhouse has to offer, venture around the park where giant pumpkins have sprouted up just for half term – there’s a tricky challenge to solve in return for a sweet treat.
Hoping for a Halloween experience that’s a little spookier? Join us for a spine-chilling tour of Longleat House. We’ll take you through unseen cellars, eerie attics and dark corridors as we share terrifying tales of Longleat’s past. You’ll hear all about Longleat’s ghostly residents and maybe even see a few. Not for the fainthearted!
Cheddar Gorge & Caves
Some infamous literary characters have taken up residence in Gough’s Cave. Can you help their detective duo solve this mystery?
Be prepared to crack the conundrum as you discover all in Gough’s Cave. Marvel you might but Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster and Bill Sikes are hidden within the chambers and they may have some answers that will help you solve the case.
This exciting Halloween experience (23rd October to 3rd November) is included with your Day Ticket, so you can also enjoy the other spectacular attractions at Cheddar Gorge & Caves, including Dreamhunters at Cox’s Cave, Beyond the View, Jacob’s Ladder, the Cliff-top Walk and the Museum of Prehistory – but only if you make it out of Gough’s Cave…
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
We’re really excited to announce that SPOOKFEST will be returning this October due to popular demand! From the 5th-27th of October, visitors will be able to come and see how the Wonder Wood has been transformed into the Spooky Woods – home of Dracula’s Bride herself!
You’ll need to stay alert, as we have had many reports of strange happenings in the woods at this time of year.
If there is one weekend that just can’t be missed at Landmark this year, then it’s definitely our legendary Foam Days that will take place on the 26th and 27th of October! Come and see the Wild Water Coaster like you have never seen it before, but make sure to bring a change of clothes as you might get a little wet.
‘GHOST’ APE this Halloween!
From treetops to potion pots, experience a Halloween like no other at Go Ape Wendover
When the sun goes down and dusk takes over the bewitching forest, swap knocking on neighbours’ doors for leaps of faith as a family, on a special after-hours Go Ape Treetop Adventure.
Designed for younger adventurers (over 1m tall) and fun-loving families, the Halloween adventure is heightened by the darkness of the forest which comes alive at night. Scramble through a series of suspended tunnels, clamber across weird wobbly walkways, and negotiate all sorts of other tricky (or treaty) obstacles, before leaping into the night air and zooming down hair-raising zip wires, as eerie owls and
forest wildlife provide a spooky soundtrack.
Go Ape Wendover is opening up after nightfall for Halloween fun on 2 nd November only, with after-dark sessions running every 15 minutes from 4-7pm. The hour-long Halloween Treetop Adventure costs £18 per person. With only a limited number of sessions available, Halloween adventurers are being urged to book ahead to avoid disappointment. Find out more and book your Halloween treetop thrills now at www.goape.co.uk/halloween
With ghostly rustling in the treetops and strange shadows across your path, it promises to be a scarily good adventure!
For further information, please email [email protected] or phone Caroline on 07790 422796 / Nina on 07971 598904 / Jasmine on 07292340657
Join the ghostly storytelling, take part in the Halloween craft activity, follow the scarecrow scavenger hunt around the grounds and sink your teeth into a sweet treat at the deadly delicious biscuit decorating workshop* (*small additional charge).
Don your scariest outfit to take part in the fancy dress costume (with prizes for the best dressed) and finish your creepy creation off with a freakish facepaint* (*small additional charge).
Wiglet’s Great Spook-er-ree!
Our amazing Halloween glasses transform any point of light into Brain Chilling Bats, Scary Skulls and Petrifying Pumpkins! Listen for the “WOW!” every time someone tries them for the first time!
There’s crafts, a spooky quiz, face painting and spooky tales too, so this really is a week not to miss!
Come and visit for a day of eerie fun on the farm, and don’t forget your best creepy costume. With over 500 animals to see and huge play areas too you’ll want to stay from dawn ‘til dusk!
Our event runs from 26 th October to 3 rd November 2019, with Low Bangs Fireworks on 31 st October and 1 st November. Tickets to fireworks are strictly limited and only available by booking in advance.