Half-term at Cliveden

Cliveden halloween trail

This half-term bring the family along for a spooky hallowe'en trail, involving a natural autumn craft in Cliveden's historic woodlands. Little ones will love spotting the pumpkins along the way.

Hallowe'en Trail; Woodland Sprites

There are some spooky goings-on this October half-term around Cliveden estate. A Hallowe'en trail has been laid in Cliveden's woodlands, inviting little woodland sprites to explore. A wild-art craft activity waits at the end. The trail is best enjoyed dressed in Hallowe'en costumes, the scarier the better.

There's a choice of routes and a different activities aimed at different levels so it's accessible to children aged approximately 2 – 13 years.

These drop-in sessions run daily during half-term, from 11am-2.30pm. Trails cost £3 per child, plus usual admission charges to the estate apply

Whilst you're here...

  1. 50 autumn things to do before you're 11 ¾ - Pick up a booklet from the Information Centre and have fun completeing the National Trust's 50 suggestions to get children close to nature.
  2. The Doll's House Café - Enclosed in the 'Storybook Play Den', this little pit-stop is the perfect place to pick up a quick hot chocolate and a snack.  
  3. Cliveden's Giant Maze has over 500m of lush yew tree hedging. Don't be fooled by it's exterior, it's harder than it looks!
  4. The Woodlands offers you and the children a chance to really stretch your legs. Within the acres of foliage you'll find the Natural Play Trail, where little one's can challenege themselves by building, balancing and climbing.


Queues can get very long in Cliveden's bustling catering outlets, and once our stocks of hot chocolate and sandwiches go - that's it. So avoid dissapointment by bringing your favourite goodies from home.

If you forget something ..don't panic! Cliveden's National Trust Gift Shop is the perfect place to pick up any essential.