Halloween Happenings

Family completing a halloween trail

Lots of spooky fun to be had at Godolphin this half term, put on your best halloween costume and join us for some Halloween happenings!

Spooky stories

Professional storyteller Mark Harandon will be at Godolphin this Hallowe'en on Sunday 21, Tuesday 23, Thursday 25 and Sunday 28 October, telling spine-tingling spooky tales to intrigue children and adults alike. Meeting in the undercroft - venture in if you dare!

Shrunken apple head halloween trail

The hallowe’en trail running from Saturday 20 to Wednesday 31 October. Complete the trail by find all the shrunken apple heads in the garden and grounds, learning how Cider would have been made by the farmers at Godolphin. Visit the Cider House to have a go at some crafts and colouring in.

Apple pressing

On Monday 22 and Wednesday 24 October visit the Cider House and have a go at pressing some apples picked from the apple trees at Godolphin. You can also have a taste of the sweet juice you've made with your own hands!

Apples on the trees in the orchard
Apples on the trees in the orchard
Apples on the trees in the orchard

Make the most of your visit

There’s plenty more to explore at Godolphin, make the most of the autumn sunshine and go for a walk on the wider estate; take in the breath-taking views at the top of Godolphin Hill or take a walk barefoot before the barefoot trail closes at the end of the October half term. The Piggery tearoom serves a selection of homemade cakes and hot drinks, the perfect place to warm up and indulge!

Upcoming events

Guided walks on Godolphin's Estate

Wed 19 Sep 2018
11:00-13:00
Join guided walk of the Godolphin estate, and discover the varied countryside and history of this important site.

Trust10 trail run at Godolphin

Sun 23 Sep 2018
08:30-11:00
Take on the Trust10 challenge at Godolphin, a free 10k trail running event that allows you to explore the wider estate.

Bat walk & talk

Tue 25 Sep 2018
19:00-21:00
Join the rangers on a walk at dusk to learn about and detect the bats that live at Godolphin.

Godolphin House open

Sat 06 Oct 2018
10:00-17:00
Take the opportunity to discover this important historic house in Cornwall, during the house open week.

Hallowe'en Happenings

Sat 20 Oct 2018
10:00-17:00
Visit Godolphin this half term to complete the hallowe'en trail and listen to a spooky story or two!

Halloween Happenings - Spooky Stories

Sun 21 Oct 2018
11:00-15:00
Join us for spooky stories in the undercroft; listen to tales of the ghosts that have haunted Godolphin for centuries.