Autumn half term happenings at Attingham Park

A pumpkin, part of a harvest display in the Walled Garden

Head on down to Attingham this October half term for autumn fun with a Halloween twist. Explore Attingham as the leaves fall and rich reds, greens, ambers and yellows can be seen across the park this half term, from Saturday 26 October to Sunday 3 November.

From Saturday 26 October: Visit Attingham's Woollen Woods

Experience Hall-'wool'-een in a completely different light this year and visit our second year of Attingham Woollen Woods. Crafted woodland creatures take over a section of path, off of the Mile Walk. Or even better- in the run up to half term you can help us create the trail by sending in some of your own fibre creations. 

Woollen creatures on display for Attingham's Woollen Woods

Instant volunteering opportunities at Attingham

Become an Instant Volunteer. Join in and create some woodland creatures ready for Attingham's Woollen Woods this October and November.

Woollen Woods will remain in place until the end of November, but location and variety of creatures may change within this time.


Pumpkin Carving: Saturday 26 to Thursday 31 October, 10.30am - 3pm (at intervals).

Our popular pumpkin carving activity will take place again this year.Try your hand at making a traditional decoration to welcome or scare off those Halloween visitors; what will you carve? A face, a shape, or something more spooky? We'll confirm the dates and times shortly, but just so you know, booking is essential, and it costs £5 per pumpkin (including LED tea-light candle). You can book your ticket online here.

Autumn produce in the Walled Garden
Two orange pumpkins growing in the Walled Garden
Autumn produce in the Walled Garden

Family Stargazing: Saturday 2 November - 6.30pm or 8pm

Thanks to the inky black skies around Attingham the moon and stars seem to shine all the more brightly. Whether you just want to enjoy the beauty of the night sky, learn your waxing from your waning moon, or try something new as a family, join Shropshire Astronomical Society for some stargazing.

We'll be holding two sessions on the evening and you can book a place at either the 6.30pm or 8pm sessionse, pre-booking is essential and it costs £4 per person to take part. For more information and to book your place click here.  (We'll also be holding 'An introduction to stargazing an evenings of talks and telescopes' suitable for over 16s on Friday 1 November, for more information click here).

Explore the night skies
Stargazing
Explore the night skies

Admission to Attingham

Standard admission charges to Attingham will also apply for non-members of the National Trust, for thalf term events and activities (excluding Stargazing). For more information on all our events taking place throughout the year visit our What's On page here.

If it's your first time visiting Attingham, you can find all you need to know for a visit, below.
 

Family in the kitchen at Attingham Park

All you need to know for a visit to Attingham

There’s lots to see and do at Attingham if you’re visiting for the first time or know us well, or whether you’re here for a short visit or to spend the whole day. Make the most of your visit to Attingham.