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

May half term - '50 Things' fun at Godolphin

Sat 25 May 2019
10:00-17:00
How many 50 things to do before you're 11 and 3/4 can you tick off your list?

50 things at Godolphin

Sat 25 May 2019
10:00-17:00
How many have you got left to do? Explore Godolphin and complete some of the 50 things to do before you're 11¾.

Trust10 trail run at Godolphin

Sun 26 May 2019
08:30-11:00
Take on the Trust10 challenge at Godolphin, a free 10k trail running event that allows you to explore the countryside surrounding Godolphin.

Godolphin House open

Sat 01 Jun 2019
10:00-17:00
Wander inside this historic house built with riches made from mining.

Summer of Sport at Godolphin

Mon 29 Jul 2019
10:00-17:00
Ready for the summer of sport challenge this year? Take part in a variety of sport activities held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Godolphin throughout the summer holidays.

Bat walk & talk

Mon 30 Sep 2019
19:00-20:30
Join the rangers on a walk at dusk to learn about and detect the bats that live at Godolphin.