Top 10 October Half Term Family Friendly Events

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There are lots of great family friendly events over the October Half Term holiday.  So, if you’re looking for inspiration on what to get up to, look no further for some spooky fun.  We’ve listed a selection below but you can also search on our website with your postcode and date for a full listing.

Legoland Nexo Knights Fireworks – LEGOLAND Windsor will be holding a fireworks display on 15th, 22nd, 23rd, 28th, 29th October and 5th November. Join the LEGO® NEXO KNIGHTS as they battle the evil Jestro through a stunning lights display.

Great Pumpkin Hunt at Waterperry Gardens – Simply find 10 pumpkins hidden in the ornamental gardens at Waterperry Gardens and win a special, seasonal edible prize!

House of Hocus Pocus and Phantom Farm at Millets Farm – Visit Frosts Garden Centre at Millets Farm for some spooky wooky fun this Halloween!

Halloween Party Week at Costwold Farm Park – You are invited to their very special Witch’s Tea Party. They’d love to see you get creative with your costumes- each child that comes in fancy dress will get to have a go in their lucky dip trick or treat basket.  Children in fancy dress go FREE.

Ghost Fest at Oxford Castle – Scare yourself silly as the castle transforms into Oxford’s only scare attraction, brave the castle overnight to complete a ghost hunt, enjoy a Spooky Tour, or dress to impress the ghosts and ghouls hidden behind the prison cell doors at the ever popular Trick or Treating afternoons!

Beale Park Activities – Beale Park is offering a variety of additional activities to entertain the children this October half term, with a Batty Halloween Trail, Meet the Bugs Encounter and a Bat Box Building Workshop.

Cogges Farm Activities – Come along with your creativity to take part in daily arts and craft sessions throughout half term 10-2pm or try their pumpkin day.

Haunted Halloween Trail at Buckleberry Farm – Bucklebury Farm Park are running a new Halloween event this October Half Term on 25th until 27th October from 4pm – 6.30pm.  This runs in addition to the Giant Pumpkin Hunt and Haunted House which are on between 22nd – 31st October. The new Haunted Halloween Trail event is suitable for children aged 4-10  years.

Mr Toad’s Halloween Spooktakular at River & Rowing Museum – Join Mr Toad and his friends for a Halloween fun day at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley. Make your own witch or wizard’s hat, spin a spider’s web and get crafty adding to their pumpkin bunting. Enjoy spooky storytelling, and find out about Haunted Henley. Follow a bat trail through the galleries and claim a tasty prize. Frightening face painting, £1 per child. Come in fancy dress, the best outfits win a prize! 

Spooky Science –  Join the Science Oxford family team for a Saturday Science Club Halloween celebration with a spooky science twist!  Create glowing slime to take home, make a bubbling, gooey swamp and discover how their ‘monsters’ grow





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