Hallowe'en at Cragside

A little girl dressed as a witch

Calling all witches, wizards, ghouls and skeletons, head to Cragside this October half-term for frightening fun...

Click the titles of each event below to find out more

Every day - Nelly the witch's spooky trail

Pick up a map and adventure around Nelly's Moss Lake this Hallowe'en. Find the ten clues Nelly has left to help you answer all of the questions and complete her ghastly trail.

Wednesday 25 October - Potion making

Mix and match with Nelly's special spooky ingredients to create a magical fizzy concotion. Book a time slot in the morning at the Visitor Centre to make your potion.*

*£3 per child

Thursday 26 October - Wand making

Drop by the Visitor Centre between 11am and 3pm to make your very own whimsical wand and cast a spell this Hallowe'en.

Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October - Hold a scary beast

Find out what slimy, creepy creatures lurk within the haunted stables… and hold one (if you dare!) to tick off one of your 50 things activities

Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October - Pumpkin carving

Bring along your pumpkin or buy one at Cragside* and carve it with us! Will your pumpkin be spooky, scary, funny or frightening? This activity is running between 11am and 3pm. Drop by the Young Engineers' Zone.

*£4 includes a pumpkin and tealight

Bring your pumpkin to carve at Cragside
A girl carving a pumpkin
Bring your pumpkin to carve at Cragside

Upcoming events

Terrific trees trail

Fri 23 Mar 2018
Did you know that Cragside is home to some of the tallest trees in the UK? Find out more on this self-guided trail

Trust10 run

Sun 25 Mar 2018
Have a go at a free 10k run through the estate on the fourth Sunday of every month (excluding December)

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Harness the power of nature for a yummy Cadbury chocolate egg...

Easter family fun

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Join us this Easter holiday for family fun guaranteed to keep your little bunnies happy!

Kayaking and canoeing

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Canoe and Kayak is back for 2018 once again we'll be working with Cullercoats Bike and Kayak to bring you exciting new ways to see Cragside this season

Decorate an Easter cookie

Tue 03 Apr 2018
Come and join us in the tea-rooms this Easter, where we'll be on hand to help you decorate an Easter biscuit