Half-term days out near Bath and Bristol

Keep the whole family entertained with these October half term activities.

Children following a halloween trail

Spooky fun at Avebury this Halloween 

You'll have goose bumps and tremors when you visit Avebury this October half term. Click to find out how to get the best of your spooky holidays.

Pumpkins at Prior Park

Hallowe'en trail

27 October - 2 November: A coven of witches have spread some Halloween potions around the garden. Follow the trail to claim your prize.

Adults and children working together on some woodland art

October half-term events

This half-term we have a Hallowe'en-themed Wild Wednesday and a Woodland Adventure Day full of woodland exploring, games, challenges, fire lighting and cooking.

A family playing in fallen autumn leaves.

Spending October half-term at Lacock

October half-term and Halloween at Lacock, with crunchy leaves, glossy conkers and our new family trail. Every visit you make helps us keep these places open for future generations of children to discover.

A family walks down the drive in front of Tyntesfield House

Autumn at Tyntesfield

From murder mysteries to tree walks, Gothic tales to willow crowns, there's something for everyone at Tyntesfield this autumn...

A girl being picked up by her father to collect autumn leaves

October half term at Dyrham Park

Prepare for gore and disease as you discover the gruesome reality behind the façade of our exquisite 17th-century portraits.