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

Upcoming events

Terrific trees trail

Sat 16 Dec 2017
11:00-15:00
Did you know that Cragside is home to some of the tallest trees in the UK?

Festive family fun

Sat 16 Dec 2017
11:00-15:00
Join us for family fun, trails and activities as we count down to Christmas

Christmas craft: make a tree decoration

Sat 16 Dec 2017
11:00-15:00
Make your Christmas tree extra special this year with a lovely homemade decoration!

Festive bauble trail

Sat 16 Dec 2017
11:00-16:00
Test your festive knowledge and try out our Christmas trail, finding all of the baubles along the way

Social rides - tour and bike hire (booking available soon)

Sun 21 Jan 2018
11:00-12:00
Hire a bike or bring your own and enjoy a guided cycle tour of the estate

Winter wonders: Cragside house behind the scenes conservation tour

Fri 26 Jan 2018
10:30-12:00
Discover the house when it's being cared for in winter on this guided tour