Have an Autumn Adventure at Lyme this half term

Two children (centre) balance on logs in a woodland, surrounded by Autumn leaves

This Autumn, go on an adventure across Lyme, brave the spooks and scares of Fright Run, or get creative with a spot of pumpkin carving.

Make the most of the autumn half term

This Autumn half term, head out on our trail through Crow Wood, or scare the ghosts away with your own carved pumpkin.

A small child and women (crouched) look at the base of a tree, surrounded by autumn colour

Autumn Trail at Crow Wood

Discover fairytales and folklore at Lyme. Saturday 19 October - Sunday 10 November.

Spooky child waits by the gate

Join the slightly spooky Fright Run....

Take part in the day time Fright Run and follow the clues through Lyme's spooky wood. Perfect for families! Friday 25 October 2-4pm. Booking essential.

Scary faces await you at Fright Run

Only the bravest should attempt Fright Run after dark!

Put on your brave face and take a run through Lyme in the dark. Who knows what will be lurking in the woods.... Friday 25 October, 6-8pm. Booking essential.

What else can you do during the holidays?

Play in Crow Wood Playscape

Open every day - 8am-6pm

Explore Lyme's adventure playground - slide down the fireman's pole, climb tree stumps or crawl through a tunnel.

50 Things to do before you're 11 and 3/4

50 Things leaflets and lists are available from the Ticket Office and Information Centre. Pop in to get some suggestions on where to start on your 50 Things journey around Lyme, or get inspired with some of these autumn activities below.

  • 7) Fly a kite – Cage Hill and the slopes above the Knott are the perfect places to go fly a kite.
  • 44) Watch a bird, as migrating flocks make their way over Lyme
  • 18) Create some wild art with different fallen leaf shapes
  • 10) Play conkers – hunt for conkers in the woodlands
  • 45) Find your way with a map – maps for our orienteering courses are available to purchase at the Information Centre, and estate maps can be picked up there for free.