Heading to Devon for Halloween is the perfect idea for anyone who wants some hair-raising fun. With lots of attractions hosting events, family and adult friendly, there are spooky activities for everyone in Devon. Check out our recommendations below and book Your Devon Escape today!
Dartmoor Zoo are opening their gates after dark on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th October for a hair-raising adventure, as you won’t know what is lurking around the corner. Listen out for a rustling amongst the trees and peeping eyes as you make your way through the park, meeting lots of different characters along the way. Pre-book your tickets for an evening of spooky entertainment.
On Halloween Saturday, get your ticket to the biggest party and freak show in Exeter. With live music, DJs, scare actors and more, get involved for a Halloween to remember at one of the best bars in Exeter. Book your tickets today and enjoy a unique evening on Your Devon Escape.
Halloween at Babbacombe Model Village is both a day and night-time event. By day, enjoy some miniature Halloween themed characters and scenes spooking the miniature residents, or take part in the miniature pumpkin hunt. By night, experience the evening illuminations with fire and lighting effects. Day-time activities are being held from the 22nd to 30th October, and the evening illuminations are from the 25th-27th. Book Your Devon Escape today to enjoy this unique Halloween experience.
Join Bear Town for a spooky extravaganza. Alongside the normal play session, children will be invited to take part in a Halloween hunt around the Town to locate the missing wicked bats. Bear Town will have experienced a Halloween makeover, with lots of great photo opportunities for the youngest explorers. Book tickets today and start planning those fancy dress costumes for those who want to take part!
The National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth challenges you to take a tour, seeing all manners of creepy, freaky, spooky, strange, and wonderful creatures. For a day at the aquarium like no other, book today to enjoy on Your Devon Escape.
Alongside all the other areas of the falls to explore, help with the Halloween-themed challenge to earn your pumpkin to take home and carve. Visit the waterfall, animals and enjoy a hiking trail whilst taking part in the Halloween-themed activities this Halloween. Located on Dartmoor, the home of ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’, there is no better place to spend this Halloween. Pre-booking is advised.
Follow the sanctuary’s Halloween hunt to find the secret hiding spots of their Neddies hidden within the sanctuary. This Halloween activity combines family fun, whilst exploring the donkey sanctuary and seeing all the animals. This event is being held from the 4th-31st October, so take a trip down to Sidmouth and enjoy everything the sanctuary has on offer.
The spook fest is back for 2022 with brand new attractions and some old favourites. Trick or treat yourself to a family day out this October Half Term. Follow Sky the witch on her journey through the enchanted wilderness and keep your eyes peeled for their new pop-up street entertainment across the theme park. With a spooky street circus and a scarecrow scare-maze, there are lots of activities for the whole family to get involved in. Pre-book tickets for an adrenaline-filled day at Crealy.
The Soapbox weave together theatre and storytelling, captivating the imaginations of children and families. It is a theatre and arts venue, based on thirty-three acres of parkland. From the 15th-29th October, they are hosting ‘Frank & Stein’s Teddy’, a show exploring science, magical tricks, and puppets. Book tickets today to enjoy this unique experience located in Plymouth.
Head to Bicton Park to follow their pumpkin trail this October. From the 25th-30th follow the Halloween trail in search for pumpkins around the gardens. They also hold a Halloween colouring competition with a chance to win a family membership and hold a witch’s grotto open at numerous times throughout the day. Fancy dress is welcome!
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