YES FAM! FREAKY DAYS OUT FOR THE FAMILY THIS HALLOWEEN HALF TERM
Looking for some freaky fun days out for the family this halloween half term? Check out our pick of six of the spookiest (but not too spooky) events taking place across Surrey and Berkshire…
LORD VAMPYRE’S BRICK OR TREAT / OCTOBER 15 – NOVEMBER 8 / LEGOLAND® WINDSOR RESORT
Back for 2020, take part in the Brick or Treat Trail to find Monster Rocker’s hidden Halloween surprises. Download the LEGOLAND App and solve the clues before heading to the Creepy Crypt to receive a goody bag from Lord Vampyre’s Butler. Each goody bag includes a mini LEGO® pumpkin which guests can take home and build. The latest addition to the fun-filled Brick or Treat experience is the new Haunted Lighthouse Halloween Show at Heartlake City. The show will be jam-packed with songs from the supernatural and dazzling dances guaranteed to get everyone in the Halloween spirit.
For more information, visit legoland.co.uk
ENCHANTED WOODLAND / OCTOBER 24 – NOVEMBER 1 / WATTS GALLERY – ARTISTS’ VILLAGE
Enjoy an awesome autumn half term with a visit to Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village and pick yourself up a Create Kit. Containing everything you need to make a masterpiece, this edition includes activity cards and materials to create art using impressions of nature, inspired by the exhibition Unto This Last: Two Hundred Years of John Ruskin. Use the kit in Watts’ beautiful woodlands or at home. Your kit is yours to keep.
For more information, visit wattsgallery.org.uk
DRAGONS AT PAINSHILL / OCTOBER 24 – NOVEMBER 1 / PAINSHILL PARK, COBHAM
Do you dare to discover the huge Dragons that have laid claim to Painshill Park? This half-term, brave knights and dragon slayers are sought to rescue Painshill from the clutches of these mythical beasts that lie in wait. Take the dragon quest and find all of the creatures to win a prize. Tickets must be booked online in advance.
For more information, visit painshill.co.uk
PUMPKIN WEEK / OCTOBER 24 – NOVEMBER 1 / SECRETTS, MILFORD
Possibly our favourite past time when it comes to Halloween is the picking, carving, and painting of pumpkins. Nothing quite says ‘Halloween’ like a large pumpkin, lit incandescently to reveal a frightening face. Head to Secrett’s Farm in Milford from the 24th to the October 29 and enjoy the adventure of seeking out your very own pumpkin. In addition, there will be tractor rides, face painting and a host of children’s activities.
For more information, visit secretts.co.uk
ALL HALLOWS EVE / OCTOBER 28 – 31 / RURAL LIFE LIVING MUSEUM
The Rural Life Centre in Tilford will host a special few days of spooky halloween crafts and freaky fun activities . Dress up in the creepiest of costumes and go for a walk in the haunted woodland before settling down to carve a scary pumpkin. Pre-booked tickets are essential.
For more information, visit rural-life.org.uk
FAMILY FIRE COOKERY / OCTOBER 28 / THE SALT BOX, PRIORY FARM
Gather the family together and take a wander over to the Salt Box’s woodland kitchen for a day celebrating cooking over a fire in the great outdoors. Suitable for kids 9+, learn the ancient skill of cooking over open flames and hot coals, by creating a tasty three-course lunch. From learning how to build, light and tend to your fire, to crafting a meal using seasonal and local produce, this course is excellent for uniting the family whereby you’ll face a few challenges together before feasting on some tasty food, cooked by your own fair hands.
For more information, visit wearethesaltbox.co.uk