Have lots of family fun this half term

Scary pumpkin carved by a child at Lyme, Cheshire

Autumn is well under way and Hallowe'en is just around the corner. If you are looking for things to do this half term why not head to Lyme for some serious leaf crunching, mud stomping, scare-tastic fun!

Make the most of the autumn half term

Little girl selects her ideal pumpkin at Lyme, Cheshire

Pumpkin fun for all the family

Carve the most frightening faces in your very own pumpkin. Take it home to keep the ghouls away! Booking essential.

A child jumps through mud at Lyme, Cheshire

Unearth autumn

Crunch, squelch and stomp your way round Crow Wood, unearthing the stories and colours of nature as Lyme’s wildlife gets ready for winter. Have a go at the trail during half term for some spooky editions!

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! 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.... 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.


Information Centre open 10.30am - 4.30pm

Fancy exploring the park whilst using navigational skills? Pick up a map from the Information Centre and head out to explore the spring orienteering route.

£1 per map. Vehicle admission charges apply. NT members free.

What wildlife will you spot when walking at Lyme?
A family watch the deer at Lyme
What wildlife will you spot when walking at Lyme?