October Half Term Activities in Cornwall

Published: Monday 19th Sep 2016

Written by: Charlie

There’s plenty to do across the whole county this October half term – pumpkin carving, facepainting, broom making and plenty of spooky goings on!

Lots of attractions have something going on over the half term week – here’s a few to get you started…

Newquay Zoo, Newquay – 22nd to 31st October

Spooktacular fun for all the family with a ghoulish ghost hunt, facepainting, make and take art, spooky storytime and creep crawly encounters.  www.newquayzoo.org.uk/plan-your-visit/whats-on/events/detail/zoo-boo


Eden Project, near St Austell – 22nd to 30th October

There’s plenty of fantastic activities happening at Eden over the half term week – face painting, pop-up performances, storytelling, pumpkin carving demonstrations, wand making and much more… www.edenproject.com/visit/whats-on/halloweden-october-half-term-cornwall


Dairyland Farm World, near Newquay - 24th to 30th October

Show off your creative skills with Dairyland's free, fun-filled pumpkin carving and Spooky Craft Workshops. Explore the spooky surroundings of the farm and dive into the massive indoor play area. Plenty here to keep you busy for the entire day. www.dairylandfarmworld.com/seasonal-events


Camel Creek Adventure Park, near Padstow – 22nd to 30th October

Halloween at Camel Creek this year is going to be a SPOOKTACULAR!  With a FREE Pumpkin for every child, a FREE gift for children who arrive in fancy dress, two scare zones, magic shows, Grim Reaper ghost train, Halloween themed crafts, bobbing for apples and the infamous Camel Creek Witches Grotto.  www.camelcreek.co.uk/halloween-2016


Monkey Sanctuary, near Looe - 24th to 30th October

There’s lots to do for the whole family; facepainting and a special Halloween treasure hunt in the garden! With pumpkin soup and spooky cakes at the Treetop Cafe, there’s loads of spookiness to get tucked into! www.monkeysanctuary.org/events/halloween-at-the-monkey-sanctuary


National Trust Trengwainton, near Penzance – 23rd to 27th October

Pumpkin fun day on Sunday 23rd - pumpkin skittles, a pumpkin shy, pumpkin tasting and of course the ever-popular pumpkin carving.  Then on Monday 24th to Thursday 27th there’ll be apple bobbing and toffee apple making with Trengwainton-grown apples. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/trengwainton-garden/features/trengwaintons-half-term-halloween-happenings


Cotehele, near Saltash – 22nd to 30th October

At Cotehele Mill 22nd to 30th October. Take part in Freak Week – follow the spooky trail with lollipop prizes and take a look at the Halloween themed baking demonstrations – don’t forget to come in fancy dress! www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/318a7ec8-63ba-437f-8b5e-7e12aeb3e0dc/pages/details

At Cotehele Quay's 24th – 28th October.  Monday monster making, Tuesday and Thursday carving pumpkins, Wednesday mask making and Friday making brooms.  www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/d22c7074-0707-4091-a08c-2d63b55e221e/pages/details


Lappa Valley, near Newquay – 22nd to 30th October

A whole host of family friendly activities for half term.  A prize for the best costume each day!  A spooky trail, colouring competition, Facebook photo competition. www.lappavalley.co.uk/events


Pirate’s Quest, Newquay – 22nd to 29th October

Don’t be afraid to dress up, it’s optional but most welcome. Enjoy a wickedly wonderful October half term, fun for the entire family at Pirate’s Quest. Advance booking is recommended. piratesquest.co.uk/halloween-half-term


Dead of Night Dance, Tehidy Woods, near Portreath – 25th to 31st October

For something a little different, why not be brave and venture out into the woods for a wicked and wonderful Halloween celebration with theatre, live music, storytelling, dance and a twist of spectacle.  www.roguetheatre.co.uk/dead-of-night-dance-2016


Book one of our October Half Term cottages today or give one of our team a call on 01841 533331 and we will be more than happy to help.



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