Half-term adventures in and around Shropshire

From pumpkin trails to autumn crafts and spooky encounters to lantern parades, there's loads of adventures to be had at National Trust places near you.

There's a packed programme of events and activities in store this half-term. Whether you want to be entertained or just want to soak up the autumn colour in beautiful surroundings, here's some inspiration for your visits. 

Black and white picture of Attingham against an evening sky

Murderous Mansion at Attingham Park 

Meet the Master of the Mansion, hear his spooky tale and take on his tricky task this Hallowe'en half term at Attingham Park.

Girl surrounded by a mound of pumpkins

Pumpkin Festival at Moseley Old Hall  

It's pumpkins galore at Moseley Old Hall during half-term.

Black and white image of Wightwick Manor

Don't go into the Cellar! at Wightwick 

When Bram Stoker's widow welcomes lawyer Mr Leech into her home, there begins a tale of the most feared vampire of all time, of his un-dead life and times, and the remarkable characters he has met down the centuries.

the woods in mist

Lantern parade at Kinver Edge  

Join the Hallowe'en lantern parade at Kinver Edge.

Family at Standen looking at autumn pumpkins

Pumpkin trail at Powis Castle  

Follow the pumpkin trail at Powis Castle and Garden.

Child drawing with big coloured pencils

Autumn activity day at Carding Mill Valley 

Get crafty at Carding Mill Valley this half-term.

A picture of a girl clasping autumn leaves

Things to see and do this Autumn

The days are getting shorter but there's plenty of things to see and do this autumn at Dudmaston. Capture the shades of autumn on a photography walk, come indoors for some storytelling or let off steam in the playgrounds.