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, Friday 26 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 Tuesday 23 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

Trust10 trail run at Godolphin

Sun 25 Nov 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.

Christmas House open weekends

Sat 01 Dec 2018
10:00-16:00
Discover Godolphin House during this special time of the year, traditionally decorated inside and out for the festive season.

Christmas wreath workshops in Godolphin House

Mon 03 Dec 2018
11:00-16:00
Book onto a bespoke Christmas wreath workshop, enjoy exclusive use of Godolphin House and take home your finished product to add that extra bit of Christmas sparkle.

Christmas high tea tour of Godolphin House

Thu 06 Dec 2018
12:00-16:00
Book onto an exclusive tour of Godolphin House before tucking into a delicious Christmas high tea served in the dining room.

Christmas Show- Good Old Finn Saves Christmas!

Sat 15 Dec 2018
11:00-12:00
Book your place onto our Christmas show for all the family. Meet Christine the Devon Red cow who's been left in charge of Christmas while the farmers away - what could possibly go wrong?!

Tinsel10 - trail run at Godolphin

Sun 23 Dec 2018
08:30-11:00
Come in fancy dress for the Christmas Trust10, a free 10k trail running event that allows you to explore the wider estate.