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What’s on this Half Term at your favourite attractions

Written by Eleanor Weeks

If you’re looking for Half Term events which can’t be missed,
Check out our wonderful attraction list!
Find the perfect one for little ones to explore, 

With so many options little ones are sure to adore!

Bristol Zoo Gardens, Bristol

23rd – 31st October 2021

Struggling to get into the Halloween sprint? Visit Bristol Zoo for their skeloween event this half-term to learn about their bugs, bats and many more animals. Discover over 400 species of exotic and endangered animals from across the globe at Bristol Zoo Gardens, all set within award-winning gardens spanning over 12 acres. This is included in standard admission. Find out more here!

Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

23rd – 31st October 2021
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Visit the Spinnaker tower this half term to play a spooky game of sky high i-spy! Go out to their viewing desk to see the view and see if you can spot the spooky surprises they have hidden around the tower! All included in admission. Book your tickets here!

Wookey Hole, Somerset

23rd – 31st October 2021

Wookey Hole is the place to visit this Halloween for an eerie adventure. See the show caves, a spooky 4D film and much more is included in your ticket with every child receiving a free treat! Bring the family to visit these spectacular underground caves steeped in over 50,000 years of history and follow a guided tour marvelling at tunnels, rock formations, lake as well as fascinating stalagmites and stalactites. Entry to the attraction is Adult £20 / Child £15.95 / Senior ticket £17.95. Find out more here!


The Flying Broom Academy at Manor Farm and Country Park, Southampton

23rd – 31 October 2021

Take your Wizard and Witches to Manor Farm this half term and have a go at the Flying Broom Academy! Learn the art of broomstick flying, spell casting and herbology to practice your magic. With trails at the farm there is lots of you to take part in. Free with Standard Admission. Find out more here!

Dunster Castle school of magic: Herbology trail, Somerset

16th October – 31st October 2021

Take the family and visit Dunster Castle this half-term to join in with the school of magic Herbology Trail. Let your little wizard and witches save the day and enjoy a day of fun. This gorgeous castle sits in the picturesque location of Dunster, overlooking the village. Find out more here!


The Trendy Tudors Trail at Corfe Castle, Wareham

23rd – 31st October 2021

The Trendy Tudors have come to Corfe Castle to let you discover all things Tudor related from food to dances and much more! Follow the time trail to go back in time to 1572 and explore the castle finding the answers to the questions. This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. Find out more here!


Hever Castle, Kent

23rd – 31st October 2021

Dress up in your spookiest outfit and go and visit Hever Castle. They are hosting lots of activities over the Half-term so your little ones can enjoy the Halloween festivities. They have put up decorations so walk around trying to spot them all and then take part in their Ghoul School! This event is included in normal admission prices. Find out more here!

Fishers Farm Park, West Sussex

23rd – 31st October

Be welcomed down the spooky woods by mystical creatures, while you wind your way through creepy houses and spooky beings. Is it a trick, or a treat? Be prepared to oohhh and ahhh at our ‘fangtastic’ daily magic shows. Like to sit on the edge of your seat? Enjoy an afternoon spooky family film in our cosy Barn Theatre. Then end the day by doing the monster mash at our Halloween family disco. Find out more here!

Hampton Court Palace Ghostly Encounters and Creepy Stories, Surrey

23rd – 31st October

Ghostly encounters and creepy stories at Hampton Court Palace this half term! Visit the Palace to take part in their new self-guided trail and see what eerie stories you come across. Find out more here!

Howl’o’ween at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Chessington

16th – 31st October 2021

Save up to 23% off tickets when you book with Picniq!

Join the mischievous wild witches this October half term at Chessington World of Adventures Resort for Howl’o’ween. Get ready to experience spooky trails, spellbinding shows and a selection of rides in the dark including Vampire and Dragons Fury. Book your tickets here!

Spooky Halloween at Lightwater Valley, North Yorkshire

23rd – 31st October 2021

Lightwater Valley are back this year with their spooky event. Come and meet the friendly Halloween monsters and characters and even get a photo! Alongside this they have a magic show, trick or treat doors and even more for your family to enjoy! Admission to this event is Adult £18.50  / Child £18.50 / Under 3 Free / Senior Tickets – £12. Find out more here!


Spooky Streets Halloween at Abbey House Museum, Leeds

23rd – 31st October 2021

Abbey House Museum has transformed their Victorian streets with spooky decorations for this October half-term with extra crafts on offer for your young ones. The recreated streets have shops and houses that you can explore and on special events there are people in full Victorian costumes to add to the experience! This is included in standard admission. Find out more here!


Stockeld Park, West Yorkshire

23rd – 31st October 2021

Stockeld Park have got 4 very spooky events this October half-term. Their Brand new for 2021 Skeleton Trail has arrived for all the family, explore the forest to find the skeletons and complete the trail! Check out the website for the other events to see what you and your family get can up to this half-term. Some events included in the ticket, others are at an additional cost. Find out more here!


Wicksteed Park, Kettering

23rd – 31st October 2021
Exclusive 20% off tickets when you book through Picniq!

Enjoy a fantastic day out this October half term to Wicksteed Park! Visit the Adventure Zone, jump aboard the iconic Wicksteed train and enjoy the exhilarating rides. Plus, experience the brand new Wicky Bear’s Monster Mash show at Wicksteed’s brand new theatre this week only. Book your tickets here!

West Midlands Safari Park, Worcestershire

22nd – 31st October 2021

West Midlands Safari Park is back this Halloween with their special event. The park will be decorated in lots of decorations and hundreds of pumpkins as the pumpkin patch returns! There is also live entertainment and trails for you the whole family to take part in. Tickets for this event is Adult £25, Child £20, Under 3’s Free, Senior and Students £22. Find out more here!

The Haunted Castle At Warwick Castle, Warwickshire

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23rd – 31st October 2021
Join the ghosts, ghouls, wizards and witches of Warwick Castle between the 23rd – 31st October! This Halloween experience the spooky tales and family-friendly frights at Warwick Castle as you explore the gruesome truths of history in the Horrible Histories® maze and search the spooky mansion for more spellbinding shows and activities! Book your tickets here!


Waddesdon Manor Half Term Fun, Buckinghamshire

23rd – 31st October 2021

Waddesdon Manor is hosting a spooky half-term this October with activities and tasty treats for the family to enjoy. Take a walk down their Cryptid Safari Halloween trail to see what magical beasts you can spot, complete the trail and claim your prize. Find out more here!

Scarefest at Alton Towers, Staffordshire

15th – 31st October 2021
Save up to 26% off tickets when you book with Picniq!

Alton Towers award-winning Scarefest is back for selected dates this October! Be absorbed into the chilling atmosphere that awaits you before taking on some of the UK’s most thrilling rides, but be aware…FEAR is lurking around every corner! Limited number of tickets left, so book quickly. Book your tickets here!

Spooky Half-Term at Thinktank, Birmingham

25th – 30th October 2021

Thinktank has lots of different activities planned to keep you busy during half-term. Check the out the website to find out what is going on each day, from spooky experiments to a Halloween science night. Find out more here!


Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Ayr

11th October – 31st October 2021

Robert burns Birthplace Museum has got lots of different Halloween events on this October. From crafts to games and so much more, there is something for children of all ages to enjoy. Find out more here!

Silverburn, Glasgow

7th – 31st October 2021

Silverburn has transformed its green car park this October with 15 different rides, local food traders, games and lots of photo opportunities, there is something for everyone to enjoy this Halloween. Book your wristbands online. Find out more here!


Folly Farm, Wales

23rd – 31st October 2021

Folly Farm is having a Halloween makeover this October, go and visit to take part in their scarecrow trail and card hunts where you can win prizes! They have put singing pumpkins around the park, can you spot them all? Find out more here!


Cardiff Castle, Cardiff

29th – 31st October

Underground cinema is back at Cardiff Castle with a great line up of Halloween films for the whole family to enjoy from Paranorman to Hocus Pocus! Find out more here! 

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