October half-term and Hallowe’en in London

Dig out your witch's hat and don those Dracula teeth as Hallowe'en creeps in at National Trust places across London. There are plenty of wicked ways to enjoy the October half-term with fiendishly good family fun at every turn. Carve out the perfect pumpkin at Osterley Park and House or enjoy ghostly stories at Ham House and Garden. When you come to enjoy the spooktacular fun you help our stories live on.

A family inside Ham House and Garden, near Richmond, London.

Ham House and Garden 

Explore a long history of spooky goings-on at ‘haunted’ Ham House and Garden this Halloween. Enjoy spooky storytelling, ghoulishly good games and activities, like making eerie art. Plus warming drinks from the caldron and festive treats to eat.

Family carve pumpkins for Hallowe'en at Morden Hall Park, London.

Morden Hall Park 

Perfect your pumpkin carving skills before tackling terrific trails Morden Hall Park this October half-term. Everything you need to carve your spooky squash is provided ensuring a mess free home and happy Hallowe’en for mums and dads.

The first frosts on the lawns at Osterley

Osterley Park and House 

Pop in to Osterley Park and House this October half-term and discover a world of pumpkin inspired play. Toast marshmallows, take an autumn nature trail as part of the Pumpkin Festival or hunt for conkers from the park's many trees.