October half-term and Halloween fun in Devon 2019

Who's ready for some half term and Halloween fun around Devon and Exmoor? There's plenty to keep you busy nearby and further afield.

Children enjoying an autumn walk with crispy leaves

October half-term fun

There's lots going on this October half term at Castle Drogo, including a trail around the garden.

Hallowe'en pumpkins

Spookytastic fun for Halloween at Overbeck's

Calling all budding witches and wizards for spooky fun this Halloween. Craft activities, story telling and a ghostly garden trail are all on offer at Overbeck's.

A boy climbing on a rope at Coleton Fishacre's wild play area

Fun for families this autumn at Coleton Fishacre

As the leaves turn on the trees and the conkers begin to fall there are lots of fun things for families to do at Coleton Fishacre, from den building to cooking on a campfire at half term.

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?

The dining room at Knightshayes decorated for Halloween with cobwebs

Spooky storytelling with some creepy characters

On 22, 24, 29 and 31 October, you can enter into the house between 12.30pm to 3pm to experience some chilling tales from creepy characters. Will you meet Mr Hyde or Frankenstein himself?

Halloween at Compton Castle, Devon

Spooky goings on this half term

Compton Castle has some mysterious new residents this half term, and we need some monster hunters to help us track them down.

Boy running through autumn woods

Autumn adventures in North Devon

Why not go on a woodland adventure in North Devon this half term? Here are some fun outdoor activities which celebrate this wonderful time of year.

Skeleton waving

Get into the spirit of Halloween at Lydford Gorge

The rangers have all turned to skeletons! Find out what they’re up to on the Halloween trail, join an after-dark walk to Whitelady waterfall with fire torches or get hands on with a practical potions class.

 Schoolchildren working in the garden at Greenway, Devon

Autumn family fun at Greenway

This autumn families can catch falling leaves in the garden, play tennis, complete spotter trails in the house and garden and much more.