October half term in South Wales

Autumn half term adventures this way

As autumn creates its mosaic of colour, indulge in its feast for the senses. From critter crafts to enchanted trails, dust off those wellies and see how many family fun activities you can complete in South Wales this October half term.

Find an autumn adventure near you...

A mother and grandmother lift a child between tree stumps

Tredegar House, Newport 

Enjoy the changing of the seasons at Tredegar House and explore all that nature has to offer this October half term. Tap into your senses as you rustle through the leaves and follow a trail through the gardens. On selected dates, you can even join a seasonal craft workshop and brush up on your pumpkin carving skills ready for Halloween.

Children enjoying the autumn leaves at Dyffryn Gardens

Dyffryn Gardens, Vale of Glamorgan 

Autumn apprentices are needed at Dyffryn Gardens this October half term. Grab your coat, dust off those wellies and bring heaps of energy for family fun activities around the garden.

Tire out little legs on autumn strolls at Dinefwr

Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire 

See where your crisp autumnal strolls lead you this October half term at Dinefwr. With a trail through an enchanted forest and ghostly encounters at Newton House, there is plenty to discover.

Take part in plenty of autumnal activities across Pembrokeshire


Go out exploring this October half term across Pembrokeshire with plenty of activities to fill your diaries. Build a wicker man at Colby Woodland Garden, get hands on with history at Tudor Merchant’s House and learn the basics of woodland survival at Stackpole. You can even enjoy some scarily good fun at Southwood Farm for a Halloween full of creepy crafts.

Enjoy Halloween inspired fun at Llanerchaeron this half term

Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion 

Whatever the weather, you will be able to keep the whole family entertained with half term harvest fun and Halloween spooks to get into the school holiday spirit at Llanerchaeron.

See what spooky happenings are waiting for you at Aberdulais

Aberdulais, Neath 

Watch Aberdulais transform this autumn and take part in their harvest and Calan Gaeaf celebrations, discovering the origins of Celtic Halloween. Daily activities throughout half-term include Calan Gaeaf mask making and a unique trail exploring Welsh Halloween traditions and legends.

The Kymin Round House

The Kymin, Monmouthshire 

There are lots of spooky goings-on at The Kymin this Halloween, so why not get the family together and join in the fun. With plenty of Halloween themed activities in the spookily decorated Round House, including ‘bat-tastic’ crafts and a trail through Beaulieu Wood, you'll be spoilt for choice.

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