Ideas for days out in Cornwall this October half term

Autumnal days and spooky ways to celebrate Halloween in Cornwall. There are pumpkin carvings, ghostly trails and events to get you ready for the scariest day of the year.

Child with a pumpkin

Autumn fun at Cotehele

Wanted: families and children looking for spooky Halloween fun during autumn half term. If you see any, please send them to Cotehele where there are all sorts of sinister goings-on going on.

Girl throwing fallen autumnal leaves over a lady's head

Autumn days

Say goodbye to summer, breathe in the crisp air and see what Antony has to offer this season. Take a welly walk in the garden, enjoy looking around a cosy family home and finish things off with a seasonal warmer in the tea-room. Don't miss out on Halloween too which promises pumpkins, a witches den and more.

A view through trees with changing autumn leaf colour to the Helford River in Cornwall

Seasonal highlights at Glendurgan

As well as a stunning display of autumn colour, the garden also offers some more unusual sights and scents at this time of year.

A large Hallowe'en spider at Tintagel Old Post Office

Halloween at Tintagel Old Post Office

For spooky shenanigans this Halloween half-term, the Torchlight terrors event will give you a treat of tricks. Using your UV torch, uncover the scary symbols hidden in the dark places of the house and solve the puzzle to win a bag of ghastly goodies. Please click to find out more.

Family carving a pumpkin at Trelissick, Cornwall

Half-term fun for all the family

There's lots of fun to be had this half term at Trelissick. Carve your own pumpkin or follow the autumn trail through the garden to find out how wildlife prepares for the coming winter.

A family enjoy Hallowe'en activities

Halloween half-term fun

Prepare for a spooky half term at Trerice as Halloween descends on the ghostly manor house.

Two carved pumpkins sitting amongst autumn coloured leaves

Trengwainton's October half-term happenings 2018

This October half term, we’re potty about pumpkins and abounding with apples. Find out what’s going on.

Family completing a halloween trail

Halloween Happenings

Lots of spooky fun to be had at Godolphin this half term, put on your best hallowe'en costume and join us for some Hallowe’en happenings!


Miles of coast paths, sandy beaches, exotic gardens and a rich mining history. Cornwall's varied landscape offers a rich variety for summer days out.