Family-Friendly Halloween Days Out for the Kids
Twinlakes Family Scream Park
When? October 13 - November 4
Twinlakes in Melton Mowbray have over 20,000 pumpkins for your youngsters to carve and paint! AND wicked workshops and Halloween hunts amongst many more spooky activities…
With new attractions like Fruity the Witches Not-So-Scary trick or treat Witch Wagon and Marty the Monster’s Halloween Boo-Bash Party, Twinlakes is the top destination for spooky-not-scary family fun this October.
Spooktacular at Oakwood Theme Park
When? Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October, plus Friday 26th to Wednesday 31st October
Feel the atmosphere, enjoy the thrills and celebrate Halloween at Oakwood Theme Park; from scare mazes to family fun there is something for all the kids!
To celebrate Halloween Oakwood have Scorch’s Halloween Mayhem, Spooky 3D comes alive with ‘Spooked Alive House of Horrors’ PLUS a bunch of scare mazes: - Witch hunt, Harvest and HideRun
Wheelgate Lil’ Park of Horrors
When? October 13th - November 4th
A family friendly fang-tastic blend at Halloween with not so scary attractions. Win magnificent prizes plus wicked workshops including magical wand making and broomstick flying masterclass, meet and greet Millie our friendly Monster and Grizelda our naughty Witch, creepy competitions, craft workshops and trick & treat boxes, children’s fancy-dress is optional!
Experience fun entertainment this Halloween with friendly ghosts and ghouls, encounter Creepy Critters and bugtastic workshops. Why not brave a ‘not so scary’ boo barn a must for the whole family!
Halloween at Crealy Adventure Park
22nd October - 31st October
Crealy have a jam-packed Halloween day out for you, with a free pumpkin for every child to carve and enter into their pumpkin competition, NEW attractions such as the Scarecrow Scaremaze, the refurb of The Creaky Hotel and Treehouse Trolls. (There’s even a special visit from PJ masks!)
With all Crealy’s usual rides and attractions open, along with these spooktacular activites, Halloween at Crealy is not one to be missed.
Boo at the Zoo! ZSL London Zoo
When? 20 Oct - 31 Oct 2018
Get set for a spook-tacular range of Halloween-themed activities, monster mythbuster animal talks and hands-on crafts this October half-term at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.
Visitors will be able to carve pumpkins, get up-close with invertebrates and discover the not-so-scary side to the amazing animals close to home in our Super Natural Neighbours challenge.
For children and adults alike, indulge in some devilish fun with amazing face painting at Hullabazoo. There's a whole range of designs, from pumpkins to spiders!
Scary Claws and Spooky Tours at Bristol Aquarium
When? 20th October – 4th November
Delve into the dark side of the ocean at Bristol Aquarium this October half term!
Touch REAL lobster claws, endure a mini-tour of horrific animal defences and even feed a shoal of giant vegetarian piranhas!
Along with our usual underwater Aquarium adventure, enjoy extra talks, feeds and interactive activities - suitable for all the family, held at least every hour of the day!
More trick than treat at Drayton Manor
When? Saturday 20th October to Thursday 1st November
Enjoy Halloween in Tamworth at Drayton Manor Park, whether you’re a thrill seeker, an animal lover or after an immersive 4D experience, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy this Halloween.
Drayton Manor Park is home to Europe’s only Thomas Land™, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and has more than 25 rides and attractions to discover. Bound to make you scream, Halloween visitors can also experience adrenaline-inducing thrill rides such as the 54-metre drop Apocalypse, Maelstrom – a stomach-churning, head-turning gyro swing, and Shockwave, one of two only stand-up roller coasters in Europe.
Take a break from the spookiness and enjoy a sedate walk around the 15-acre Zoo, spotting hundreds of animals from around the globe, or experience the park’s 4D cinema showcasing Ice Age: No Time for Nuts, an immersive film featuring your favourite Ice Age characters.
Boo at Marwell Zoo!
When? 20th - 28th October 2018
Kids will get the chance to earn their broomstick license at Marwell Zoo this half term! Their resident wizard is putting trainee flyers through their paces to earn their Level 3 broomstick license. Sessions last 20 minutes and take place each day in the ‘flying arena’ on the front lawn of Marwell hall on a first come first served basis.
There’s also creepy storytelling in the Haunted Hall with Esme the witch, and your little witches and wizards to be can create their own wand to take home! (Extra £1)
Spookwood at Greenwood Forest Park
When? 20th October – 4th November
From Saturday the 22nd of October, Snowdonia’s award-winning eco adventure park will be brimming with Halloween fun for the whole family.
Children will squeal with delight as they venture and discover a side of GreenWood never to be seen before! The world famous ‘Transylvanian Monsters Carnival’ will be taking over the forest theatre. And there will be seasonal crafts on offer, a daily best dressed competition for all the family to get involved and no tricks, just treats inside the Woodbarn Café. Be sure to bring along your Carved Pumpkin to be in the chance of winning a family trip to the park!
Late Night Riding and Fireworks at Blackpool Pleasure Beach
When? 27th October 2018 and 3rd November 2018
Ride into the night on the UK’s tallest rollercoaster, the Big One, check out the twists and turns of Infusion at twilight, enjoy a night race on the Grand National and take a night flight into dusk on the Red Arrows Skyforce.
From 10pm the skies will be lit up at Blackpool Pleasure Beach by spectacular fireworks displays on EACH of the Late Night Riding nights – every one with its own unique musical theme.
Either choose to have a full on family day out, enjoying Blackpool Pleasure Beach throughout the day and night, or you can just go from 4pm til late for this special event.