Half-term days out near Bath and Bristol

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

Children in Autumn leafs at Tyntesfield

October half-term at Tyntesfield

Things are getting spooky at Tyntesfield this October half-term.

A view of Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire in the autumn

Spending November at Lacock Abbey

Winter days at Lacock have something for everyone

Children in Halloween costume

Hallowe'en and October half-term at Dyrham Park

The 17th Century was famous for international witch trials, a mention of which is included in some letters in our archive. This year's witch trail (not trial) recognises that.

Children following a halloween trail

Spooky adventures at Avebury 

Why not kick up some leaves, jump in some puddles or soak up some late autumn sunshine and join us for some spooky fun? With creepy cat trails, spooky stories and mysterious mask making children will enjoy every moment.

Pumpkins at Prior Park

Hallowe'en trail

If you're visiting during the October half-term, look out for the spooky giant bats around the garden.

Children out on the Skyline

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.