It’s one of my favourite half-terms of the year! So much going on in Warwickshire, from pumpkin picking to spooky days out. Here’s your guide to what’s on in Warwickshire this October half term 2018
Pumpkins R Us – Kenilworth
Local favourites Pumpkins R Us are back and in a new location for Half Term, with hundreds and hundred of pumpkins to choose from, a cafe selling drinks, a spooky shop and halloween tent Pumpkins R Us is well worth a visit this Half Term.
The new address is Pumpkins R Us, The Gatehouse, Leamington Road, Kenilworth CV8 2LP
Malt Kiln Farm Shop
The pumpkin patch is now open for pick your own and will be right the way through to Halloween. We have a good selection of pumpkins of all different sizes, some white ones some blue ones and some very nobbly ones. More info on their website here.
Hatton Adventure World – Pumpkin Week
Local favourites Hatton Adventure World are once again hosting a Pumpkin Week where all visitors can choose their own pumpkin from a field full! Hatton also have a terrifying terror maze and bewitching trailer ride. If you’re not a pass holder it’s wise to book online to save some dosh.
Tuesday 23rd October
Pumpkin Carving at Coombe Country Park – Come and have a spook-tacular time carving your very own pumpkin to decorate your house with. Multiple session times available. Booking Essential. £4 per child. Suitable for 3 years and over. To book or to find out more, please visit
Wednesday 24th October
Creepy Crafts at Coombe Country Park
Get ready for halloween by joining the team as we create some creepy arts and crafts for you to take home ready for a creepy halloween. Multiple session times available, Booking essential. This activity is suitable for children aged 3 plus. Cost- £4. To book, please visit
Thursday 25th October
Creepy Crafts – War Memorial Park Visitor Centre
Education Room War Memorial Park, Kenilworth Road, Coventry, CV3 6PT 13:30 – 15:00 – £3.80 – Please allow 45 minutes to complete the activity. Last admission at 14.15pm.
Join the Education Team to make a collection of creepy crafts to decorate your home with. Booking in advance is not essential.
Friday 26th October
Muddy Puddles, Story time at Foundry Wood – 10:00 am – 11:45 am
Come and join us for story time/trails/ nature exploration & seasonal crafts at Foundry Wood every Friday morning from 10 to 10.45 and 11 to 11.45
Suitable for ages 2 ½ to 4 years. Pay termly or book a 6 week pass. PAYG available at our 11.00 session only.
Please contact email@example.com or phone 01926 335479 to book your childs place.
27th October – 4th November 2018- 10am – 3:30pm- £3 per child. General admission prices also apply.
The Charlecote Witch needs your help! Charlecote is being turned upside down by an evil foe and she’ll need everyone to lend a hand if she’s to defeat him. Help out and earn a pumpkin prize to take home and carve.https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/charlecote-park#Prices
BOOKING: Not necessary – just turn up and defeat the witch’s evil foe!
Packwood House, Baddesley Clinton & Coughton Court
27th October – 4th November. 11- 3:30pm. Spooky Outdoor Trail with activities. £2.50 charge for the trail and take home activities.
Little Horrors, Hide & Shriek Sat 27 Oct – Sun 4 Nov 2018 11- 4pm
Prepare for a scare with a half term monster hunt for your little horrors! Join our Victorian Investigators for a paranormal quest around Kenilworth’s creepy castle. Enjoy bone-chilling tales, set off on a quest to defeat Victorian critters, and pick up some handy tips on how to handle some most unpleasant creatures.
Lively imaginations and sense of adventure are a must for this frightfully good family day out! And don’t forget to dress to impress in our daily fancy dress competition, with prizes for all entrants.
|English Heritage members||Free|
|Child, 5-17 years||£6.80|
The Haunted Castle comes alive this Halloween!
With wondrous witches, Horrible Histories and fearsome attractions, experience Warwick Castle’s biggest ever Haunted Castle event this Halloween!
20th October – 4th November
20th – 24th October – 10am – 6pm
25th – 31st October – 10am – 10pm
1st – 4th November – 10am – 6pm