Half term fun in Devon

We've got lots of fun activities this October half-term - from crafting and conkers to pumpkin trails and spooky storytelling. You can even tick some more things off your 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 list!

Fire torches carried down to Whitelady waterfall

Hallowe’en half-term fun at the gorge

Creep through witch’s wood following the spooky trail to uncover scary myths and ghastly legends, join us on a torch lit walk to Whitelady waterfall and dress up for our annual Spooky day making broomsticks, potions and more.

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 spooky pumpkin faces - will you find them all?

A Halloween scene, National Trust

October half-term family fun

Autumn is a feast for the senses as the natural world reveals its many wonders. Join us this October half-term for family fun. We've got creaking staircases and secret doorways, just some of the ingredients you'll need for a spooky Hallowe'en adventure.

a group of harvested pumpkins

Hallowe'en fun at Finch - 29 October 

Feel your hair stand on end as you listen to spooky stories in the foundry ...

Family building an archway at meet the builders day

October half-term fun

There's lots going on this October half-term including craft activities and a hibernation trail.

North entrance of the house at Knightshayes at night, illuminated for halloween.

Knightshayes, Devon 

Hallowe’en late-night opening, 27 October, 5.30pm-7.30pm.

Creep through this gothic mansion after nightfall and explore dark tales from late 18th-century horror writers. Explore dimly lit rooms decked out in ghoulish finery and find out what it was that made Victorians quiver in their boots.

a leaf in the autumn sunlight 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.