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Spooky Days Out

Spooky Events

Halloween events have had to be toned down for the past couple of years so why not go all out in 2022 and celebrate in style?

1. Pumpkin Extravaganza at Becketts Farm (24 – 30 October)

Bring your little monsters to Becketts Farm interactive pumpkin carving experience! Visitors will be welcomed by Bella, the Becketts Farm Witch, who’ll train your children with some spooky spells. Then use your new skills in our mini Pumpkin Patch, guarded by the farmer’s spooky scarecrows, one of which seems to have a life of his own!

2. Spooky Spectacular at West Midland Safari Park (22 – 30 October)

West Midland Safari Park will be brimming with Halloween decorations and hundreds of pumpkins in our impressive Pumpkin Patch. Our excitable pumpkin scarecrow character, Patch, will put on a fantastic show! Help locate the missing potion ingredients, which have been stolen by some mischievous dragons and win a special treat! We also have extended opening hours so brave explorers can discover dinosaurs and rides in the dark!

3. Spooky Science Night at Thinktank (28 October)

thinktank spooky science night

Join us for Spooky Science Night and get involved in a whole range of frightening fun. Come and dance at our spooky Silent Disco. Be amazed by some creepy live science demonstrations then work out what the greedy monsters have been chomping on for lunch at our Monster Munching Trail. Come face to face with some special creatures with help from animal handlers. Watch fascinating scenes of the Northern Lights in the Planetarium. There are some great prizes up for grabs, just make sure you come in your favourite Halloween costume to be entered. Pre-booking is essential.

4. Twisted Circus at Magic Alley (throughout October)

magic alley halloweenEmbark upon a twisted adventure that will take you on a spooktacular journey. Expect a circus theme so not for those with a fear of clowns! Complete the quest and solve the puzzles and escape the Big Top. Everyone who completes the quest will receive a prize.  Suitable for children aged 6 and above.

5. Pumpkin Spooktacular at Hatton Adventure World (22 – 30 October)

hatton halloweenIt’s that time of year when things get a little bit spooky at Hatton! We have a SPOOKTACULAR programme planned for you. Take a Bewitching Ride on our Trailer, pick your own Pumpkin from our Pumpkin Patch, brave the Haunted House, be thoroughly entertained at our Magic & Mayhem Illusion show.

6. Pumpkin Flotilla at Sarehole Mill (28 – 30 October)

sarehole mill pumpkin flotillaDecorate your pumpkin at home, and then bring along and watch it glide along the millpond in a spectacular display. The ghostly Ferryman will keep watch of the pumpkins on their journey whilst you enjoy a delicious hot chocolate and some spooky stories. There’s even the chance to make some creepy Halloween decorations to take home with you!

7. Pumpkin Smash Bash at Drayton Manor Resort (22 – 30 October)

drayton manor halloweenExperience the whole park during the daytime, with pumpkins a plenty, as you enjoy all your favourite rides and attractions! Visit the Castle of Spooks – included in your ticket price – at any time during your visit for a trick or treat experience, with spooky characters and activities along the way. On 30 October, a 10-minute Fireworks Spooktacular display will commence at 6pm, with Halloween-themed fireworks and soundtrack – ending Halloween at Drayton with a bang.

8. Spooky Half Term at Stratford Upon Avon Butterfly Farm (22 – 30 October)

butterfly farm halloweenThere are plenty of creepie crawlies and pumpkins as well as hundreds of beautiful tropical butterflies to keep the whole family entertained this October half term. In Minibeast Metropolis discover an assortment of poison dart frogs, spiders, medical leeches, axolotl and slithering snakes. There will be Meet the Mini-Beast Handling Sessions and Snake Demonstrations held daily at 11:00 in the Discovery Zone. 29 & 30 October join the team in dressing up for Halloween, the spookier the costume the better! Tickets can be booked online.

9. Halloween Trail at Blenheim Palace (21 – 31 October)

The perfect experience for Halloween at Blenheim Palace, join family and friends to wander from dusk into darkness between one ghostly space to another…. if you dare!


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