October half term at Stainsby Mill

Toy mouse with a hat - part of the Halloween trail at Stainsby Mill

This October half term come and discover the Mill adorned with Halloween decorations. Take part in our spooky trail for Halloween and seek out the rats with hats.

Halloween Spooky Special at Stainsby Mill

Visit our Victorian mill from 18 October to 3 November (open Wednesdays to Sundays) and see the atmospheric building dressed for Halloween. Hand-crafted bats, pumpkins, spiders and broomsticks adorn the mill to get everyone in the mood for the spooky season.

Rats with hats

Match the rats to their hats as you take yourself on a trip around our Victorian water mill.  Seek out Miller Rat, Business Rat, Yorkshire Rat and many more by identifying their hats. 

Miller Rat, Business Rat, and Yorkshire Rat are just some of the characters hiding around Stainsby Mill
Toys rats part of the Rats with Hats Trail at Stainsby Mill for October Half Term
Miller Rat, Business Rat, and Yorkshire Rat are just some of the characters hiding around Stainsby Mill

For children of all ages. There is no charge for the Trail but normal admission applies. Available from Wednesday 24 October until Sunday 4 November (closed Mondays and Tuesdays). 

Explore the mill, its black cats and pumpkins this half term
Halloween pumpkin at Stainsby Mill
Explore the mill, its black cats and pumpkins this half term
Stainsby Mill Halloween Tour

A haunting Millers story by candlelight

Immerse yourself in the story of drudgery, downfall and demise of an ill-fated miller. Mill guides in Victorian costumes will take you around the mill as they share this haunting experience with you.