Half-term days out in and around Somerset

Fun for all the family this October half term in and around Somerset, with trails, spooky events for Halloween, celebrations of autumn and harvest, and much more.

Children in Autumn leaves at Tyntesfield

Hallowe'en hunky punk adventure

One of the stone Hunky Punks that normally sits on top of the chapel has come to life and is causing mayhem across Tyntesfield estate this October half term.

A family walking at Dyrham Park

Creepy crawly half term at Dyrham Park

There's plenty on offer at Dyrham Park this half term including a trail and seasonal crafts.

A family collecting apples in the orchard at Barrington Court

Half-term happenings

Enjoy the late October sunshine, crunching through the leaves and a week of fun and games in the crisp autumn air.

Visitors at Dunster Castle in October

October half-term at Dunster Castle

From creepy critters to mythical beasts, there's much more to do this October half-term than ever before. Pack a snack and navigate your way up the big hill to the castle to find out more.

Tottington Hall

The inspirational Montacute House 

Montacute House has always been an inspirational place - over the years it has fired the imaginations of artists, writers and film makers, including Aardman, the creators of Wallace & Gromit.

Young visitors following an autumn garden trail

Prior Park Halloween trail

A fright of ghosts has settled in the garden for this spooky half term week.

Family visitors playing in leaves in autumn

A family autumn at Stourhead

Whatever the weather, there's always a fun-filled day to be had at Stourhead this autumn.

Lytes Cary estate in autumn

Autumn days at Lytes Cary Manor

The gardens are still awash with colour and out in the wider estate the hedgerows are packed with the blue-black jewels of autumn. But will you be brave enough to follow the LyteScary Halloween trail?

Autumn at Kingston Lacy

Harvest and hibernation: Half-term fun at Kingston Lacy 

Join us in a celebration of autumn this half term with activities running everyday from the 19 October - 3 November. Have a go at some 50 activities, try your hand at green woodworking or visit the woodland hideaway to enjoy a story inspired by nature.