Best Halloween Events South West 2020 | Things to do Half-Term

This is a round-up post for events this Halloween 2020 in the South West, for October half=term. I’ve found events in all of the counties and there are plenty of ideas to keep you busy..

Things to do October Half Term – Halloween – South West – Cornwall – Devon – Dorset – Gloucestershire – Somerset & Bristol – Wiltshire

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Please keep up-to-date with government guidance before booking or visiting. I am unsure of the following attractions policies on cancellations of events. Please check with them in advance. It may also be an idea to check with the attraction that everything is as advertised the day before you visit.

Best Halloween Events South West 2020 | Things to do Half-Term

Adventure Wonderland – Half-term Halloween Fun – Dorset

Adventure Wonderland is opened into a world of spooks and skellys with some fangtastic events!

Spooky Halloween Show “The Cheshire Cat’s Pumpkin Party” in the Happydrome Theatre.
Back by popular demand, our Live action Scary Maze “Into the Woods” Our giant hedge maze transforms into a family friendly, scary maze. Watch out for giant spiders, be careful of the cobwebs and lots of hidden spooks!
Come and see The Monster Minions at intervals on Wednesday 28th October 2020.

Adventure Wonderland

Address: Merritown Ln, Hurn, Christchurch BH23 6BA

When? 24th October to 1st November

How much? You can currently only visit as a half day pass. These are £12 for anyone 3 and over. 2 years £6, under 2 free. Other pricing options are available. Free for members. Everyone must prebook a ticket online.

American Museum & Gardens – Spooktober – Somerset

Wander round the Winding Way on our spooky A to Zee Halloween trail, and discover a whole alphabet of scariness. £3 per child includes prize. Normal admission applies. Last trail available at 4pm. Some content may be unsuitable for young children. Adult discretion advised.

American Museum

Address: Claverton Manor, Claverton Down, Claverton, Bath BA2 7BD

When? 24th October to 1st November, closed Monday the 26th October.

How much? An adult all access ticket is £10, child 5-17 £7.50, family ticket £22.50. Cheaper options are available. The trail is £3 per child.

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Avon Valley Park – Pumpkin Patch – Somerset

Roam through the massive pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin.  Don’t want to get muddy? Choose a pumpkin from our tabletop areas inside the event site. (Pumpkins are priced depending on size.)

Find the Golden Pumpkin! Hidden within a pumpkin is a ticket to win an £800 pumpkin necklace!

Entertainment – Enjoy the pumpkin patch with, fair rides, Pumpkin Paintball, Pumpkin Slingshot and much more! Taste & Treats – Snack on a variety of options from local food vendors, warm up with a mug of hot chocolate or an adult beverage!

Avon Valley

Address: Pixash Ln, Bath Rd, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 1TP

When? Selected dates from 3rd October to 1st November – you can also book to visit at Twilight

How much? £3pp Children Under 2 not walking are FREE. Tickets to the Pumpkin Patch do not give you access to Avon Valley Park, these can be purchased separately.

Bishop’s Palace – Half-Term Family Trail – Somerset

Get the family out and about to explore the Palace Gardens with our “Squirrels and Leaves” Half Term Family Trail.

Pick up a trail from the Shop or download from their website, and head off on an autumn adventure! Don’t forget to explore the myths and legends of the Palace in a super fun way, by visiting The Dragon’s Lair. 

Bishop’s Palace

Address: The Bishop’s Palace, Wells BA5 2PD

When? 21st October to 2nd November

How much? General admission prices of £15 an adult. Child 5-18 years £7.50. Under 5’s are free. Other pricing options are available.

Camel Creek – Halloween – Cornwall

Halloweek at Camel Creek is back and with some very special guests for 2020! It’s already been a strange year, but things are about to get stranger at Camel Creek as we open for the Half Term with many Spooktacular attractions – including the Monster Minions who will be visiting us on the 26th & 27th October.

More details yet to be announced

Camel Creek

Address: Tredinnick, Wadebridge PL27 7RA

When? 24th October to 1st November

How much? A ticket for anyone over 105cm is £17.95. 92-105cms £15.95, under 92cm are free. Members are free but must also prebook a ticket. Other pricing options are available.

Best Halloween Events South West 2020 | Things to do Half-Term

Cattle Country Farm Park – Pumpkin Patch – Gloucestershire

We’ve got thousands of home-grown pumpkins to pick!

Entry to our Pumpkin Patch is included in your Cattle Country entrance ticket, or you can enter our Pumpkin Patch only for £2.50 per person. Pumpkins are priced by size*.

So grab your wellies, and a wheelbarrow and pick your perfect pumpkin at Cattle Country. Plus check out our Pumpkin Patch photo booth for the ultimate autumn family photo!

Plus pumpkin carving and decorating, marshmallow toasting and more

Cattle country

Address: Berkeley Heath Farm House, Berkeley GL13 9EW

When? 3rd to 31st October

How much? £2.50 just for the pumpkin patch. Or you can visit the farm for the day with the pumpkin patch included in your ticket. This £12 an adult, £13 children 4-17. Other pricing options are available. Season tickets can visit for free but must prebook online.

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Crealy Adventure Park – Spookfest – Devon

The Crealy Spook-Fest is back this October Half Term packed with spook-tacular attractions for the whole family to enjoy!All Halloween attractions include:
NEW: Tik & Tok’s Terrifying Tricks
Witches of the Wilderness
Scarecrow Scare Maze
Buddy & Blossom’s Scare Bear Show
FREE Pumpkins for every child

Crealy Adventure Park

Address: Sidmouth Rd, Clyst St Mary, Exeter EX5 1DR

When? 24th October to 1st November

How much? A ticket for anyone over 92cm is £18.00. Under 92cm are free. Members are free but everyone must prebook a ticket online.

Best Halloween Events South West 2020 | Things to do Half-Term

Farmer Palmers – Halloween – Dorset

*Event may run differently in 2020* Cauldrons full of family fun! The whole farm park has a spooky makeover and the team are transformed into our entertaining ‘Boo Crew’. Dressing up and getting into the ‘spirit’ of things is highly encouraged. We are hoping to bring you our (very popular) “Spook and Soak” Tractor Ride again this year . . . prepare for water guns, giggling ghouls, and squeals of surprises!

Farmer Palmers

Address: Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole, Organford, Poole BH16 6EU

When? 26th to 31st October

How much? Tickets are booked for a half day session. With the afternoon tickets being slightly cheaper at £12 vs £14 each in the morning. Other pricing options are available.

Ferne Animal Sanctuary – Halloween Festival – Somerset

We have a some treats in store for all of the family, including activities and competitions and a very spooky sanctuary to enjoy! Come along and get involved with our Black Cats and Bats Trail and why not enter our Scarecrow Competition for a chance of winning some brilliant prizes!

Ferne Animal Sanctuary

Address: Ferne Animal Sanctuary, Wambrook, Chard TA20 3DH

When? 24th October to 1st November

How much? Free to visit, some activities may be charged.

Flambards – Spooky Pumpkin Trail – Cornwall

Families can take to the cobbled streets of Flambards’ Victorian Village and hunt high and low through the 50 different sets and scenes to complete the spooky pumpkin trail quiz. Successfully completed trails can be exchanged for wickedly wonderful chocolate treats.

Budding detectives can also have a go at completing the Who Dunnit Mystery Trail to discover which of the village’s colourful cast of characters committed the crime.

On your eerie adventure, immerse yourself in perfectly-preserved shops filled with thousands of 19th-century artefacts, as you are transported back in time.


Address: Clodgey Ln, Helston TR13 0QA

When? 24th October to 1st November

How much? An adult ticket purchased online in advance is £19.76. Child £14.36, other pricing options are available.

Hope Nature Centre – Trick or Treat Trail – Wiltshire

Help our resident Witch make her next potion! Explore our Animal Park and find all the missing potion ingredients on her map. If you find them all, she may be nice and even give you a treat.

There will be some extra half term fun too. We’ll have Halloween themed crafts plus more! Details will be announced soon…

Hope Nature Centre

Address: Frome Rd, Southwick, Trowbridge BA14 9QD

When? 26th to 31st October

How much? The Trick or Treat Trail is priced at £2.50 per person. Plus you will need to book admission tickets. An adult ticket is £5.95, child £4.95. Other pricing options are available.

Noah’s Ark Zoo – Pumpkin Fest – Somerset

At the zoo, one of our groups of animals have been up to mischief and hidden our pumpkins in the wrong places! Take part in our Pumpkin Mystery trail to find out who’s responsible and enter our competition for the chance to win a family ticket for four and an adoption. *Trail can be downloaded online from their website.

During your visit, why not head up to the Farm Shop and purchase your very own, homegrown pumpkin, to take home.

Noah’s Ark Zoo

Address: Clevedon Rd, Wraxall, Bristol BS48 1PG

When? 24th October to 1st November

How much? An adult ticket is £19.75, child ticket £15.75. Prebooking online is essential. Other pricing options are available.

Best Halloween Events Somerset 2020

Old Down Country Park – Spookfest – Somerset

Join us for Old Down Country Park’s Spooktacular Halloween 2020 event – Old Down Spook Fest!

A spine-chillingly brilliant week jam-packed with Halloween fun! Come along and take part in these too gourd to miss activities such as;

Pumpkin Carving
Scavenger Hunt
Pumpkin Bowling

And most importantly our Halloween Dress-up Competition on Saturday 31st October, where there will be a prize for the best costume!

Old Down Country Park

Address: Foxholes Ln, Tockington, Old Down, Bristol BS32 4PG

When? 26th to 31st October

How much? Extra pricing; Pumpkin Carving session – £4.00 & Scavenger Hunt £2.50. Make sure you book pumpkin carving at the ticket office when you arrive. Buying a park entry ticket doesn’t guarantee entry on the day because Park Entry tickets are not date specific. Adult ticket £9.50, child 2-15 £6.50, under 2’s are free. Other pricing options are available.

Best Halloween Events Somerset 2020

Puxton Park – Spooktacular October – Somerset

Hubble bubble toil and trouble, there are lots of spoooooooky goings-on for the children this October half term at Puxton Park!! Come take part in our rainbow pumpkin search to win some yummy treats! Pick & purchase a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch and paint it for FREE at our paint station. Don’t forget to meet the creepy critters at our spooky animal encounter

Puxton Park

Address: Cowslip Ln, Hewish, Banwell, Weston-super-Mare BS24 6AH

When? 24th October to 1st November. Pumpkin patch is open now up until the 1st November

How much? Adult ticket £11, child ticket £13. Members are free but must also prebook a ticket. Other pricing options are available.

Best Halloween Events Somerset 2020

Roves Farm – Half Term Fun – Wiltshire

Daily fancy dress competition – come dressed up or bring your costume.

Wrap up and search the nature trail on an autumn I-Spy activity. Visit the pumpkin patch*, …… ‘pick’ your pumpkin*………… and carve yourself a masterpiece* *subject to an additional charge and availability, £4 per pumpkin.

Roves Farm

Address: Sevenhampton, Swindon SN6 7QG

When? 22nd October to 1st November

How much? A ticket for anyone age 3 and over is £9.80. Toddler £4.50, members and babies are free. Everyone must prebook a ticket online. Pumpkin activity is an additional cost and must also be prebooked.

The Big Sheep – Halloween Fun by Day – Devon

Join us this Halloween for a family day filled with fun and laughter. Carve your own pumpkin to take home while stocks last, then try your hand at the witches flying school. Challenge the family to spot all the friendly spooks and beasties as you take a ride on the ghost train. With our rampage roller coaster, all-weather play barn with slides tunnels and ball pits (time limitations apply), your little ones will be spookily entertained all day.

The Big Sheep

Address: Abbotsham Rd, Abbotsham, Bideford EX39 5AP

When? 24th October to 1st November

How much? An adult or ticket is £10 each. Child under 4ft £4. Free for members. Pumpkin carving £2. Everything must be prebooked, even tickets for members.

Best Halloween Events South West 2020 | Things to do Half-Term

Wookey Hole – Halloween – Somerset

Included in your admission ticket:

See our infamous Witch of Wookey Hole in her Grotto…Spectacular Show Caves, rich in beauty and history …
Terrifying Ghost Train …
Walk amongst the animatronic dinosaurs in Dinosaur Valley …
Haunted Pirate Island Adventure Golf …
Ghoulish Penny Arcade …
Chilling Crazy Mirrors …
Creepy Cave Museums …
Eerie Paper Mill …

Wookey Hole

Address: Wookey Hole Ltd. Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset BA5 1BB

When? 24th October to 1st November

How much? Adult ticket £16.50, child 3-14 £13.50, under 3 years are free. Other pricing options are available. Prebooking online is essential.

Best Halloween Events Somerset 2020

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