February half-term at Claremont Landscape Garden

This February half-term,

Three carved pumpkins outside the Thatched Cottage

Pumpkin carving

Grab a spoon, scoop out your pumpkin's brains, and carve a terrifying face to scare all your neighbours.

Spooky sign

Spooky walk

Bring your torch or lantern, listen (if you dare) and head out on a spooktacular Halloween walk around the dark, eerie garden.

Professor Flapjacque

Punch and Judy shows

Laugh till it hurts at Professor Flapjacque's traditional Punch and Judy show, performed in the marquee on Hallowe'en night. Suitable for all ages.

The Thatched Cottage at Claremont Landscape Garden

Hansel and Gretel trail

Follow in the footsteps of Hansel and Gretel and help them to escape from the clutches of the wicked witch. Available throughout half-term.

A cauldron in the woods

Storytelling with Emma the friendly witch

Gather round the cauldron and listen to Emma the friendly witch spin her Hallowe'en tales. Suitable for younger children.

Three broomstick heads on a stand

Broomstick making

All young witches and wizards need their own broomstick! Select your twigs from our stack of birch and make your own Nimbus.

A mummy jar with a scary face

Mummy jars

Make a mummy light to scare away the Hallowee'n monsters at night.

Claremont Halloween crafts

Creepy fairy tale crafts

Get creative with some fairy tale crafts inspired by traditional gruesome storytelling.

Girl with daisy chain necklace

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

If you're collecting stickers for your 50 things scrapbook, you'll be able to tick off plenty of activities at Claremont. You can build a den in the natural play area, hunt for bugs all over the place, and climb a hill to the top of The Mound - and that's just for starters.

A boy enjoying some lunch in the cafe at Claremont

Food and drink

The café serves hot and cold lunches every day, as well as meals and lunchboxes for children. Highchairs and bottle-warming facilities are available. This autumn you'll also be able to order drinks from inside the garden, at the hut by the play area.

A family at Claremont Landscape Garden in autumn

Facilities for families

There are bicycle locks, puncture repair kits and cycle pumps available from the kiosk. From here you can also borrow umbrellas for kids and adults, picnic blankets, and wheelchairs (please call in advance to reserve). Baby-changing facilities are available in the toilet block outside the pay barrier, and you're welcome to breastfeed. A buggy- and wheelchair-friendly path takes you around the circumference of the lake, and there are covered seats and benches throughout the garden.