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Halloween & Half Term Fun

8 October 2021

With another school holiday just around the corner, and all the added fun of Halloween, it's time to start planning for the end of the month and all the half term fun! Take a look below at our top pick of must do family fun and spooky activities for October Half Term...

Pendennis Castle

The Wizards of Once Halloween Quest

Saturday 23 - Sunday 31

Head to Pendennis Castle for a fantastical day out this Halloween half-term. Explore the grounds on our brand-new adventure trail inspired by Cressida Cowell’s best selling Wizards of Once series.  Will you find the ingredients for the Spell to get rid of Witches and uncover the location of the Cup of Second Chances? Come along in frightful fancy dress and snap a picture to enter our competition on social media. It’s going to be a really wizard day out!

Plus, get up close to a host of real-life 'beasts' with Zoolab! Meet some amazing animals – including snakes, spiders, and more – and learn all about these creepy crawly creatures.

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National Maritime Museum

Silhouettes & Shadows

Saturday 23 - Sunday 31

The nights are drawing in and the shadows are taking over. Come and join us for a spooky half term this October! 

Take & Make - Get crafty with Take & Make.

Museum trail - Scary Sea spirits have invaded the Museum! Can you uncover them all...

The Silhouettes and Shadows October half term activities are FREE as part of the Museum’s annual admission fee. Pay once and get in free for a year.

Halloween at the Museum

Sunday 31


Dress as ghosts and ghouls and join us this Halloween for tricks and treats in the Museum. Head out on the torch-lit trail to find the spooky sea spirits hidden in the Museum’s deepest darkest corners. Tickets: Adult FREE with an Annual Pass & Child £5

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Trelissick Gardens

Autumn Trail

Saturday 23 - Sunday 31

Discover the sights, sounds, smells and wildlife of the season with the autumn children’s trail at Trelissick. Follow the autumn trail around the garden and look out for the reds, oranges and yellows of the autumnal garden and find out how the wildlife around us is preparing for colder winter months. Collect an autumn trail sheet when you arrive at the garden entrance and try out some fun self-led activities.

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Trebah Garden

Trebah Digital Trail

Saturday 23 - Sunday 31

Join Teresa Trebah this half term to find out about Trebah’s Jurassic plants, Cornish mud, creepy crawlies and rollercoaster buzzards! Discover numerous fun facts by scanning the QR codes hidden in the garden. Navigate from post to post collecting letters as you go and solve my fun word challenge. Just grab an adult’s smartphone and let Teresa Trebah guide you every step of the way! Trail available from Saturday 23 October to Sunday 31 October, from 10am.

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Eden Project


Saturday 23 - Sunday 31

Join us for a magical Halloweden adventure full of tricks and treats. See the award-winning Bakehouse Factory’s bespoke show, created especially for Eden and based around their fabulous 3m tall owl, taking place daily in our Citrus Grove. Don’t miss the beautiful owls from Screech Owl Sanctuary, and learn all about our feathered friends. Get the whole family involved solving our creepy clues in a special puzzle trail, developed in partnership with Eureka Escape. Book your spot on our Potion Making Workshop and create your perfect potions, made with a touch of magic and sealed for you to take home and treasure.  And don’t forget to book a spin on our spooky ice rink for the perfect half term day out!

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