Check out these spooky half term happenings!
The half-term is underway and the countdown to Halloween is on. Get into the spooky spirit and try one of the activities below:
Halloween Quest at Pendennis Castle
Grab your broomstick and get ready for a bewitchingly brilliant day out at Pendennis Castle. Find the clues in the Halloween Quest and gather around for spooky tales from the storytellers in the historic grounds.
Zombie Crawl – Newquay
Don’t miss this annual event where you can really get into the Halloween spirit with your young ones!
Halloween trails, stilt-walking, ghost train (charge applies), Zombie Pirates, wound-makers, outfit & banner workshops, scary stories, dance workshops. Free workshops from 11.30am, then the Zombie Crawl at 3pm!
Craft activities at the Museum of Cornish Life
Free entry, Mon to Sat, 10am to 4pm. 23 & 26 Oct: Krafty Kids. Free, themed, craft activities for 3yrs+ & adults, for more information visit www.museumofcornishlife.co.uk
Creepy Crab Invasion at National Lobster Hatchery
Back by popular demand! Your help is needed, creepy crabs have taken over the Hatchery! There will be spooky games and activities, crafts, treasure hunts and colouring-in, all included with entry and existing annual passes. Open daily 10am to 4pm.
Cornwall Heritage Trust is transforming Castle an Dinas near St Columb Major for a spooky spectacular Allantide!
Considered by many to be Cornwall’s answer to Halloween, Allantide is a fabulous celebration with traditions including divination, mischief, ghosts, bonfires, magic and superstition. On 26 Oct from 12noon, the historic hillfort will be filled with activities including apple crafting, hubble bubble potion-making, and spellbinding storytelling.
You don’t need to be members, just come along and enjoy this free event – it’s sure to get your spine tingling! However, families can join from just £20 a year and family membership
Benefits include free entry to English Heritage Cornish sites and Geevor Tin Mine, and more.
For more activity ideas this half term and beyond, see the digital magazine below: