Autumn Half term & Halloween Activities in the South West

17th October 2017    South West

Schools will be breaking up soon for the Autumn half term, so we’ve rounded up a few great family activity ideas and things to do in the South West for this coming Halloween & half term.


Cheddar – Halloween Spooktacular at Cheddar Gorge & Caves                               halloween in Exeter


Enjoy Halloween at Devon’s Crealy Adventure Park & Resort from the 21st – 29th October 2017. Enjoy a variety of Spooktacular activities (included in the price of the admission) including Firework Spectacular on the evening of the 28th and 29th October.

South Wiltshire

Salisbury – Search for Salisbury’s secretive ghosts with your family on a Ghost Walk through the hidden and haunted parts of the City! Spooky Salisbury Ghosts walks are available from the 21st – 31st of October 2017.

South Devon/Plymouth

Is your team ready to take on a group of UV Zombie? Every Saturday in October Archery Assault in Plymouth is encouraging players of all ages and skills to take on the UV Zombies. Stop the invasion!                                                                                               cornwall zombie experience on halloween


From the 25th October through 2nd November enjoy Lanhydrock House’s Spooky Garden Trail.  Explore the late Victorian country house or learn about the different species of bats on a fun free garden trail.

Hunt down clues on Paradise Park’s Owl Prowl trail to win a treat.

Something Different?

If you’re looking to enjoy the changing Autumn Colours, then why not try ballooning over the English countryside, this great family adventure is possible for anyone over the age of 7 years old. Flights with Aerosaurus Balloons take place till the end of October across Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall. Flights include Champagne or Orange Juice on landing, and a personalised flight certificate and of course amazing views. In flight photos can be purchased to commemorate your family adventures.

Book your flights here: 

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