Halloween half-term fun

Keep the Halloween half-term horrors at bay by booking a fun family day out near you. Gather up all your little witches and wizards to pose beside pumpkins, pick Irish apples or head off on a seasonal scavenger hunt. With our local list of autumn action, enjoy the best things to see and do in Northern Ireland this Halloween half-term.

A family plays with the autumn leaves at Castle Ward

Autumn Adventures

Celebrate autumn with family activities, trails and picture perfect moments at Castle Ward.

Family walk through the woodland trails at Mount Stewart

Autumn at Mount Stewart

Autumn is awesome at Mount Stewart. With a Geocaching trail and a ‘50 Things do before you’re 11 ¾’ challenge, there are plenty of things to see and do. Embark on a family adventure and see how many can you complete this Halloween half-term.

A couple walking in the woodland at Rowallane Garden, County Down

Autumn fun at Rowallane Garden

Spooky plants, fearsome fungi and forgotten folklore - there's lots to see and do at Rowallane Garden this autumn. Walk through nature and history with trails to transport the whole family on a great day out near you.

A view of the the kissing gate and river bank

Follow the Flow Family Trail

Go with the Flow at The Argory and find yourself on a fun family adventure. It's the perfect place to escape to for a great day out in Armagh.

Chastleton Halloween Pumpkin

Autumn at Florence Court

Stroll through our apple orchards, hunt for hidden pumpkins and take on the ‘50 Things do before you’re 11 ¾’ challenge with a fiendishly fun family day out at Florence Court this October.

An autumnal view of the house from the Killynure path

Autumn at Castle Coole

Lights, Camera, Action! Capture the autumn lights at Castle Coole this October with our Autumn Photography challenge. Explore this historic Fermanagh park and capture the intense shades of the season while getting active on a walk.

A family enjoying an Autumn bike ride through Castle Ward, Co. Down.

Where you can visit 

We’re reopening the places you love in Northern Ireland, safely and in line with government guidance. We recommend you book in advance for visits to gardens, parks and houses, especially at busy times such as weekends. See what’s open and ready for you to book this week.