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Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve Halloween Trail

This October Half term in Cheshire some spooky visitors are visiting the Nature Reserve! Can you explore the park and find them all? 23rd October 2021 – 7th November 2021 Davenport St, Davenport, Congleton CW12 4SU  

Magical Woodland

Dazzling displays under cathedral canopies of fairy lights, showers of glow-in-the-dark stars, and dancing tunnels of borealis-style lasers. Until 7th November 2021 Blakemere Village, Northwich

Hocus Pocus at Peak Cavern

A great family event this October Half Term near Cheshire. Pop up cinema at Peak Cavern cave for a Halloween special, showing 90’s family comedy – Addams Family Values! Live music,  street food and fully stocked bar –  meander through the village of Castleton then enjoy the film. Thursday 28th October2021 17:30 21:00 Peak Cavern Peak Cavern…

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Addams Family Values at Peak Cavern

A great family event this October Half Term near Cheshire. Pop up cinema at Peak Cavern cave for a Halloween special, showing 90’s family comedy – Addams Family Values! Live music,  street food and fully stocked bar –  meander through the village of Castleton then enjoy the film. Sunday 24th October 2021 17:30 21:00 Peak Cavern Peak…

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Halloween Pizza Making Party

Celebrate Halloween at the Mulberry Leaves on Sunday 31st October 2021. Make Bat and Ghost shaped pizzas – £8 per child, they will get all the pizza toppings, chef hats and a juice included and a meet and greet with peppy the pizza mascot. Macclesfield Rd, Leek ST13 8YG

Halloween at Biddulph Grange Garden

October Half Term/Halloween activity for kids near Cheshire – from Saturday 16 to Sunday 31 October 2021, pick up a Halloween trail from Visitor Reception for £1 (no need to book). Search the garden to spot ingredients to make a magic potion and make your way to the witches cottage. The much-loved spooky tunnel will…

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Autumn family adventure trail at Dunham Massey

Mini-beasts and creepy crawlies come to life in a big way at Dunham Massey this autumn on this self-led trail. Find out more about unique bugs, explore the gardens, discover what makes the deer park so special. Starts 23rd September 2021 Dunham Massey, Altrincham WA14 4SJ

October Half Term at Quarry Bank

From 20 September 2021, pick up a trail from the welcome building and search for the pumpkins in the mill. In October half term, you can listen to campfire stories (at intervals from 11am – 3.30pm every day) and dive into apple day activities. Please see organisers website for details of apple day. Styal Rd, Styal,…

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The Dunham Pumpkin Patch

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Dunham Massey Farm Ice Cream

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Cockfields Farm Pumpkin Festival

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Tatton Park – A Halloween Adventure Like No Other

The atmospheric Old Hall is the perfect setting for your October half term/Halloween adventure. Spellbinding storytellers, broomstick lesson and more. 26 – 31 October 2021 Tatton Park, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6SG

Go Bananas Congleton Halloween Party

Soft Play, Snack Boxes, Disco, Competitions and more. 31st October 2021 3-5pm Unit 2 Towerhill Court, Greenfield farm estate, Back Lane, Congleton CW12 4TR

Halloween in the City Manchester

Mark the arrival of Halloween with a weekend of terrifyingly good events in Manchester city centre. Featuring: a giant rooftop monster invasion, city-wide trail, Halloween procession, and a whole host of fun. 30th & 31st October 2021 Manchester City Centre

Scare Skate Manchester

New Scare Skate from Skate Manchester, opens from 22nd October until 31st October 2021, offers a spooky skating session for monster hunters and skaters alike in Cathedral Gardens Manchester. Corporation St, Manchester M4 3BG    

Tegg’s Nose Country Park Halloween Trail

A great (and cheap!) Halloween/October half term event for kids in Cheshire. Can you explore the park and find them all? Buy a map from the Tegg’s Nose Tea Room for 50p, and get searching around the top of the park. 23rd October – 7h November 2021 Buxton Old Rd, Macclesfield SK11 0AP

Half Term Activities at Jodrell Bank

Fun events for children in Cheshire this Halloween/October Half term Half-Term: Operation Earth trail Saturday 23rd October – Sunday 31st October 2021 Brand new Operation Earth Trail. Explore the Jodrell Bank site hunting for clues and learn tips along the way about how to help protect our home planet. Trails are free with general admission…

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Plumleys Pumpkin Trail

A fun October half term/Halloween event for the kids – Halloween Trail at Plumley’s Garden Centre. Locate the pumpkins hidden by naughty witches around the garden centre! 25-31st October 2021 Plumleys Garden Centre, Plumley Moor Rd, Plumley, Knutsford WA16 9SD  

Halloween Make a Bear Special

Halloween crafts a plenty and make a beautiful bear with a Halloween costume. Hosted by Little Learners Stockport 23rd October 2021 10.30 am Fir Road Scout Hut, Fir Rd, Bramhall, Stockport SK7 2NP

Knutsford Pumpkin Path

The event will be back to its full glory with the trail, live entertainment and exciting photo opportunities from 4-7pm! 30th October 2021 4-7pm King Street, Knutsford

Totally Locally Leek Spooktacular Halloween Trail

Fun October Half term/Halloween Event for Kids Near Cheshire.  Pick up a Map follow the trail around Leek to spot the Spooky Bat collecting treats along the way, complete the trail and get a Halloween Goodie Bag at the end. Family Friendly and a safe alternative to ‘Trick or Treating’. 30th October 2021 9.30-4.30pm Leek

Halloween Trail & Ghoulish Gardens

Wander around the Ghoulish Gardens and interactive halloween trail searching for clues with your family to help Dorothy & Toto journey through the haunted forest and find her 3 iconic friends to reach the Wizard of OZ . 25th-31st October 2021 Stonyford Cottage Gardens & Nursery, Stoneyford Ln, Northwich CW8 2TF

Gandeys Circus – ‘SPOOKTACULAR’

Great day out for the kids near Cheshire this October half term.  Gandeys Circus returns with a brand-new action-packed legendary Halloween Spooktacular Big Top show for all the family. 13th-31st October 2021 Trentham Estate, Stone Rd, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8JG

Garden display: Green fingers and terrible turnips at RHS Bridgewater

A fun Half term/Halloween event for the kids near Cheshire.  Discover the horticultural rituals and freaky folklore behind Halloween in this new outdoor family display inspired by the RHS Libraries collections. From 22nd October 2021 throughout October Half Term.  RHS Bridgewater Occupation Rd, Worsley, Manchester M28 2LJ

Halloween at Arley Hall and Gardens

Awaiting further event info. 25th-31st October 2021. Arley Hall and Gardens, Northwich CW9 6NA

Harry Potter Forbidden Forest at Arley Hall and Gardens

A nighttime woodland trail experience filled with magical creatures and wizarding wonders from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films. Various Dates from 19th October October to 28th November 2021. Arley Hall and Gardens, Arley, Northwich CW9 6NA

BeWILDerwood Cheshire’s Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade!

Get Tickets to BeWILDerwood Cheshire’s Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade this October Half Term! See the woods in a whole new light at BeWILDerwood’s most enchanting event of the year, The Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade, coming to the WILD woods in Cheshire this October half term! From the 23rd to 31st October, visitors can adventure through…

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Severn Trent Halloween Trail

Take the kids for a day out near Cheshire and enjoy the Spooky Halloween trail this October Half term, from the 23rd – 31st October 2021. Fancy dress is not mandatory but is highly encouraged. No booking required, buy your trail map for £3 each from the shop in the visitor centre. Tittesworth Water, Meerbrook, Leek,…

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Cheshire Pony Parties Half Term Fun

Ride a “bewitched” pony or unicorn around the halloween obstacle trail collecting goodies along the way. 23rd-31st October 2021 Kelsall, nr Chester

Spooky Day Fun by Day/Fun By Night

Halloween themed day out on a rural farm in Warrington. Stretton Road, Appleton WA4 4NW Warrington, UK Please check dates with organiser 

Seven Sisters Ice Cream Halloween

Day time and night time mazes.  Live boo crew and scarecrows.  Ice creams and scary treats. Please check dates with organiser  Holmes Chapel Rd, Knutsford WA16 9ER

Discover Tree Climbing Spooky Tree Climb

If you are looking for something different to do with the kids this Halloween/October Half Term in Cheshire, why not come and join us for a SPOOKY TREE CLIMB at Arley Hall & Gardens?! Sunday 31st October 2021 If you like dressing up you can even climb in your Halloween outfit! There will be lots…

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Scarefest at Alton Towers

This unmissable experience takes place on selected dates in October/November when the Resort becomes home to Halloween. Open until late so you can enjoy your favourite rides in the dark! 8th – 10th, 15th – 31st October 2021 Alton Towers Theme Park Alton Towers Resort, Alton ST10 4DB

Frights of Abraham

enchanted witch’s grotto, colourful scarecrow displays at the summit and in the wild woods, tasty Halloween treats in the cafe and a treasure hunt to find 13 magical black cats for younger guests. 23rd October to 31st October 2021 Heights of Abraham, Dale Rd, Matlock DE4 3NT

Castaway Play Halloween Sessions

A Spooky week of Halloween fun at Castaway Play between the 26th and 31st October 2021. Featuring: Jack Skeleton, Hocus Pocus Witches, Broomstick Parking 71 Moss Rd, Congleton CW12 3BP

October Half Term Activities in East Cheshire

🎃Here are our listings of Half Term Events happening in Cheshire – specifically Macclesfield, Knutsford,Congleton, Sandbach, Wilmslow, Poynton, Alderley Edge, Prestbury – check out our listings below. 🎃If you’d prefer to search for events by date, check out the Events Calendar here which features all the Half Term events and more. 🎃 For local holiday clubs and camps…

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Halloween at Gulliver’s World, Warrington

23rd – 31st October 2021 Festival-style Halloween that’s bursting with colour, costumes and music. Shackleton Cl, Old Hall, Warrington WA5 9YZ  

Reddish Vale Farm Halloween Event

Pick your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch and take it to carving cavern to create your own master piece – one pumpkin included per child attending the Halloween event. Visit the animals and outdoor play areas and then join in some fangtastic fun – ‘Spooky Express’ tractor ride, Vampire Archery and more. 2nd –…

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Halloween at Gulliver’s Kingdom, Matlock

Festival-style Halloween that’s bursting with colour, costumes and music. 23rd – 31st October 2021  Temple Walk, Matlock Bath DE4 3PG

Pumpkin Picking

🎃 For details of local pumpkin picking patches in Cheshire click here.🎃