Halloween half term highlights in Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Discover Halloween half term highlights at our places across Kent, Surrey and Sussex...

A girl carving a pumpkin


Share in the magic of nature this October half term with spooky trails, autumn crafts and lots of pumpkins around Surrey. Venture on a spooky trail at Polesden Lacey or crunch through leaves and carve pumpkins at Claremont Landscape Garden.

A young girl enjoying the autumn leaves dressed as a witch for Halloween

West Sussex 

Halloween will be in full swing in West Sussex this October half term with the spooky science laboratory at Petworth. You can also enjoy harvest crafts and trails at Standen, autumn adventures in the garden at Nymans or become a garden designer for the day on a trail at Uppark.

Children playing with leaves in autumn


This half term our places take on a Halloween flavour, with ghoulishy entertaining goings-on. From eerie trails at Emmetts Garden and bats galore at Ightham Mote, to simply playing in the crunchy autumn leaves, there’s something to give the whole family the jitters.

Children Castle Ward Autumn

In and around East Sussex 

Discover more about myths and superstitions on the Black Cat trail at Bodiam Castle or find out all about the ghost of Scotney as part of the Children of Scotney trail this October half term.