October half term at Hughenden

Boy holding a pumpkin outside Hughenden entrance

Come along and carve a ghoulish pumpkin, follow the nature detective trail around the gardens or climb a really big tree at Hughenden this half term.

Pumpkin carving

Mon 22 - Fri 26 October  10am-4pm

Mon 29 - Wed 31 October  10am-3pm

Dress up in your scariest costume and come and carve a fiendishly spooky pumpkin to take home and light up your Halloween celebrations. £4 per child, normal admission applies. Suitable for ages 2 and above.

Autumn nature detectives

Become a nature detective and take on a family autumn trail around Hughenden’s gardens and parkland. Pick up a spotter sheet from the welcome kiosk and look out for the wildlife preparing for winter across the estate.


Halloween Treats

Step into the Stableyard Cafe for tempting treats from a slice of deliciously sticky toffee apple cake, ghost biscuits, spooky spiderweb sponge and totally grisly muffins, if you dare!

Halloween Treats at Hughenden

Climb a big tree

Mon 26 October, 10am-5pm

Climb into the tree canopy of one of Hughenden’s fantastic horse chestnuts using ropes, knots and karabiners. Skilled and friendly instructors can help people of all ages reach new heights and when you reach the top you’ll see an autumnal view only a few people ever get to enjoy.

£20 per person per 1 hour session. Suitable for ages 6 and over.  Booking essential at  www.bigtreeclimbing.co.uk or call 0800 055 6760