After a very busy summer period, September seemed to pass us
by in flash, now it’s the beginning of October it means that the half term hols
aren’t very far away. Halloween falls over the half term period this year so we
thought we’d share some of the spooktacular events that are taking place in North Norfolk for families to enjoy!
Take a spooky self-guided trail around the nature reserve,
playing games and learning about the local history and natural world at this
time of year. Also explore the brand new WildRootz adventure play area where
there’s over 30 individual pieces of play equipment to play with and enjoy.
Creep through the bygone museum trying to avoid the spiders
and creepy crawlies to find mad scientists at work creating spells and potions.
Get involved in the weird and wonderful craft making and you can take home a
Visit our walled garden to take a creepy spider hunt, you
will also have the opportunity discover lots of spooky facts about these eight
There will be a daily fancy dress parade in the courtyard so
make sure you come dressed up for the occasion, gory face painting and carving
pumpkins will also be taking place too.
Are you brave enough to ride on the ghost train? Take a
daring trip on the North Norfolk railway over half term and you’ll be in for a
treat and a few tricks too!
For an extra spooky experience, stop off at Weybourne
Station and enter the spook-laden Halloween Hall, a hellish haunt of witches,
warlocks and shuddering spiders……. It’s not for the faint hearted!
This magical and enchanting event will celebrate the
Halloween festivities with an array of workshops and activities to entertain
children and parents alike.
Children will have the opportunity to make a magic wand, a
witches pet (a bat!), a wizard shield, a magic potion or a witches messenger
(an owl!) in one of the bookable workshops.
There are plenty of other free activities including a walk
through the woods to discover the magical power of trees and children can also
help make the fairy banquet or some special brew in the witches’ kitchen.
Don your Halloween costumes and prepare for a spooky evening
at Gressenhall where there will be plenty of activities to get involved with.
Help track down a howling hound that’s on the loose and take
a ghostly tour of the workhouse. There’s also a shadow puppet show to enjoy,
face painting and lots of arts activities to get involved in too.
AND A LITTLE FURTHER AFIELD.....
Dinosaur Park, Lenwade
25th October – 2nd November
Head to Norfolk’s biggest Halloween experience and enjoy 5
frightening attractions including the screaming woods and the maze of mutants!
Take the opportunity to carve your very own pumpkin and get up close and
personal with an array of creepy crawlies if you dare!
BeWILDerwood will be feeling a little spooky over half term
week so come dressed up in your best Halloween gear and take the opportunity to
build your own lantern and join in with Snagglefang’s end-of-day Luminous
Lantern Parade – it’s a magical way to finish the season!
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