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 27th and Saturday 28th 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.
The spook fest is back with brand new attractions and some old favourites. Trick or treat yourself to a family day out this October Half Term. Check out the new Creaky Hotel experience if you are brave enough to enter. With treehouse trolls 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.
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 21st to the 31st of October, and the evening illuminations are from the 25th-31st. Book Your Devon Escape today to enjoy this unique Halloween experience.
Let your little monster join in the fun this Halloween. Bear Town is a unique role play centre where your little one can try a host of ‘grown up’ jobs, from vets and mechanics to firefighters and hairdressers. Children are encouraged to let their imagination run wild and learn through play. Alongside the two-hour play session, there will be a Halloween bat hunt, treats and spooky dress up, all included in the standard ticket price. Don’t worry, it will be all treats and no tricks, making this a super fun Halloween adventure for the little ones.
There is plenty of family friendly fun to be hard at the park throughout the Halloween half term including pumpkin carving and prizes for fancy dress. They ask, “if you’ve got it haunt it” and come in your best fancy dress as they have daily prizes for the best dressed. The Big Sheep has lots to get involved in over Halloween from live animal shows to thrill rides and animal magic. Create a masterpiece at the pumpkin carving station to take home. Enjoy a Halloween day out fun-filled for all ages. Experience the thrill of North Devon’s biggest, highest, and fastest rollercoaster or, for the little monsters, take a ride on the spooky train and tractor rides.
This Halloween half term at The Milky Way families can enjoy a fabulous family day out with a little extra Halloween-themed fun! From Saturday 21st October to Sunday 29th & Tuesday 31st October 2023 there’ll be lots of extra Halloween activities to enjoy – all designed to be fun rather than scary. Enrol your little horrors at their very special School for Witches and Wizards where they can try spell writing and casting plus potion making. Then bump around the Spooky Swamp Dodgems, catch Merlin’s themed show filled with his special brand of spooktacular fun, catch a special storytelling session for little ones and enjoy the atmosphere of The Milky Way all decorated in its Halloween Best. If this sounds up your street, be sure to check The Milky Way out on Your (Halloween) Devon Escape.
Head to Bicton Park to follow their pumpkin trail this October. From the 23rd-29th 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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