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

Women of industry: Industrial innovation? Part of Women and Power

Mon 21 May 2018
11:00-15:00
A new exhibition will share the experiences of women who worked in some of Newcastle's most iconic industrial environments, exploring the contribution women made to industry at a time of major societal shift

Kayaking and canoeing

Thu 24 May 2018
11:00-16:00
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

Ultimate STEAM challenge

Sat 26 May 2018
11:00-15:00
William Armstrong was a great scientist and inventor who made Cragside the first house to be powered by hydroelectricity

Trust10 run

Sun 27 May 2018
08:00-11:00
Have a go at a free 10k run through the estate on the fourth Sunday of every month (excluding December)

Volunteer taster weekend

Fri 01 Jun 2018
11:00-15:00
Looking to try something new? Book onto a volunteer taster day and see if volunteering at Cragside could be for you