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Things to do with the Family this October Half Term

19 August 2023

October half term could be a pleasant respite from school runs, homework and packed lunches or, you could find yourself struggling for affordable things to keep you and your family entertained! We’ve come up with a few ideas which may help. This being said, why not check out our special offers and join us for a October Half Term?

A (very) Batty Half Term at Kents Cavern

We’ve gone batty this Halloween: join us over Half Term week to take part in some bat-astic activities! After your tour around the prehistoric caves, discover our interactive activities, all included with the Cave Tour ticket.

Activities include: Craft Bats, Bat Challenge, Pumpkin Hunt, Guess the Weight of the Pumpkin, Batty Joke Trail and Fancy Dress (Halloween costumes and fancy dress is fully encouraged for any children visiting the site). All of these activities are included in the cost of your Cave Tour ticket. FIND OUT MORE

Halloween at Becky Falls

Fun outdoors with the whole family this October Half-Term at Dartmoor’s famous Becky Falls. This years activities include their famous pumpkin carving and special effects scary scars. They will also have a free activity trail with the chance to WIN a Family Season Ticket for 2024! As always, their Animal Keepers will be offering talks on the hour every hour from 11am-4pm giving you the chance to learn all about our animals. You can even help them feed the meerkats at 1pm! Not forgetting our choice of three colour coded circular walks and free nature challenge with a prize for every child! FIND OUT MORE

Hide and Sheep with Shaun the Sheep!

Explore this Powderham Castle like never before with our brand-new Shaun the Sheep ‘Hide and Sheep’ Augmented Reality Trail!. The ‘Hide and Sheep’ AR Trail will be open until Sunday 29th October and is included in the price of your admission tickets so everyone can join in the fun! Download the app today! FIND OUT MORE

Halloween half-term fun at Becky Falls

Help their Pixie Oakley with the Halloween-themed Challenge to earn your pumpkin to take home and carve! Not forgetting all their usual activities, including a choice of three circular walking trails. You can take your time to explore over 50 acres of woodland rich in wildlife. FIND OUT MORE

Spooky Halloween at Bygones

Halloween is looming… Bygones always has some extra residents in October but don’t worry they aren’t THAT spooky!
There will be a hunt and a riddle to complete to claim your treat… watch out along the way as you never know who you might meet! Normal entry prices apply. FIND OUT MORE

If you’re looking to take a short break over the October Half Term, then head over to our website and take a look. FIND OUT MORE

Please check with individual attractions and event hosts as they may be subject to change. This information was correct at time of publication.

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