October half term and Halloween in London

There's a heap of harvest and Halloween inspired activity at our places around London this October half-term. From spooky surprises at 500 year old Sutton House in Hackney, to creepy critters in gardens at Ham House. Make perfect pumpkins at family friendly carving sessions in Morden and Osterley or cook up a storm around campfire in Rainham.

Girl dressed in Halloween costume

Ham House and Garden 

Hear about the creepy critters that come out to play at night as Ham House explores Halloween and harvest this October half term. For the bravest among us there's spooky fireside stories in the afternoons and family ghost tours in the evenings.

A child and her family try dressing up for Halloween at Sutton House in London

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard 

As one of Hackney's oldest buildings Sutton House is home to a lot of ghost and ghouls. This October you are invited to meet them on a family-friendly trail. Expect spooky surprises and dressing up.

Girl in halloween fancy dress, bobs for apples at Rainham Ham

Rainham Hall 

Carve a perfect pumpkin then cook up a storm around Rainham Hall's specially created campfire this half term. Imagine you a group of witches around as we add things to the 'cauldron'.

Family carving out a pumpkin at Morden Hall Park during Halloween activities

Morden Hall Park 

Put your pumpkin carving skills to the test at Morden Hall Park this October half term. When you've finished your marvelous and monstrous masterpiece, take on the scarecrow trail and a harvest hay bale maze.

Pumpkin carving mother and baby

Fenton House and Garden 

Wander the walled gardens of Fenton House this October half-term and search of pumpkin pals hidden among the orchard and formal gardens. Settle around for spooky storytelling and arts and crafts activity.

A family looking at a display of pumpkins

Osterley Park and House 

Discover how the animals of Osterley get themselves ready for the long winter months on a trail around the gardens, then carve your own pumpkin to take home.