Half term and Halloween fun in Devon

As the colder air draws in, who's ready for some half term and Halloween fun around Devon and Exmoor?

Halloween pumpkin carving

October half term fun at Arlington Court

For both tricks and treats visit Arlington Court this October half-term.

Quoits on a lawn

Fun and games for the autumn

Come rain or shine, there's something to do at Finch Foundry.

Child with a handful of conkers at Castle Coole, County Fermanagh

Can you find a champion conker?

It's conker time at Killerton and the horse chestnuts are full of fun. Pick a conker and challenge someone to a game.

A family having Hallowe'en fun at Killerton, Devon

Pumpkin trail

We dare you to go on the trail around the garden and parkland to see if you can spot all of the pumpkin faces - will you find them all?

cider apple festival killerton devon display

Autumn is apple season at Killerton

As autumn falls, the orchards burst into life. Apple season is here and there is lots to do, taste and drink.

Apple pressing is always popular at Killerton cider and apple festival

Killerton apple festival

Killerton's apple festival on 13 and 14 October is one of the biggest family friendly celebrations of its kind in the South West.

Family building an archway at meet the builders day

October half-term fun

There's lots going on this October half-term including a Meet the Builder's Day.

Child hula hooping

Things to do for families at Castle Drogo

We’ve got lots to keep your little ones entertained-from a free spotter sheet in the garden to miles of pathways in the woods to run wild in.

Sunset over Thurlestone Rock and South Milton Sands

Say goodbye to summer at South Milton Sands

Beach side sunset views, family fun like watersports, rockpooling, crafts and storytelling – what better way to spend a special evening with the kids? We’re celebrating the end of summer, and the lantern-lit Sundown Parade is not to be missed.

Hallowe'en pumpkins

Spookytastic fun for Halloween

Calling all budding witches and wizards for spooky fun this Halloween. Craft activities, story telling and a ghostly garden trail are all on offer at Overbeck's.

Family at Woolacombe beach

Keeping our coastline clean

Litter has always been a big problem in the coast and countryside - find out more about how we are tackling this problem in North Devon, and ways that you can get involved.

A boy climbing on a rope at Coleton Fishacre's wild play area

Fun for families this autumn at Coleton Fishacre

This autumn, as the leaves turn on the trees and the conkers begin to fall there are lots of fun things for families to do at Coleton Fishacre, from den building to hunting for gold at half-term.

Mother and son crunching fallen leaves in the late sunshine

Catch a falling leaf, go bird watching and more

Lydford Gorge is a great place to tick off lots of ’50 things’ activities.

Children playing in the wilderness at Arlington Court

Outdoor adventures at Arlington

With beautiful woodland walks, wild play areas and secret den building sites, Arlington is a great place to get outdoors and play.

Can you spot wildlife and splash along the play trail at Fyne Court?

Things to see and do at Fyne Court

Discover the play trail, conquer fallen trees, paddle, play and much more.

 Schoolchildren working in the garden at Greenway, Devon

Autumn family fun at Greenway

This autumn families can catch falling leaves in the garden, play tennis, complete spotter trails in the house and garden and much more.

A family of four walking through the grass paths in the garden in Autumn at Knightshayes

What can you get up to this Autumn at Knightshayes?

It's a stunning time of the year at Knightshayes and well worth a visit. Why not see what autumnal activities you can get up to.