October half-term at Packwood

Children in Halloween costume

Join the team at Packwood this October half-term for a whole week of fiendish fun and frights for the whole family to enjoy on our Hallowe’en trail between Saturday 27 October – Sunday 4 November, £2.50 per trail.

Join us this October half-term for our spooky outdoor Hallowe’en trail, follow the clues around the Welly Walk and help solve the mystery of Packwood’s ghost. Complete the trail to receive a tasty treat and activity booklet to complete at home.

Pop along to the café for a Hallowe’en themed treat and colouring sheets to keep the little ones busy!

Visitors can discover all sorts of activities to tick off their 50 Things list this October half-term. Whether it’s finding a way to catch a falling leaf, building a den or collecting conkers to challenge a friend to a game, Packwood has lots of space and nature to explore! In the shop there are books to identify trees, birds and bugs and binoculars and magnifiers to get closer to those creepy crawlies! 

So pull on those trusty wellies and head down to the woodland to follow the trail and help us solve the mystery.

Picking pumpkins is great fun
Children carrying pumpkins
Picking pumpkins is great fun

The gardeners at Packwood have also been growing an abundance of bright orange pumpkins in the Kitchen Garden ready for October half-term. Fortunately they have many uses and may also end up as delicious soup in our café.

So crunch through the fallen leaves, admire the autumnal colours in the trees and don't forget to sample a warm bowl of pumpkin soup or orange hot chocolate in the Garden Kitchen Café after you've finished your trail.

Enjoy Halloween with us
Girls in a line holding pumpkins
Enjoy Halloween with us


The Hallowe’en event takes place from Saturday 27 October – Sunday 4 November from 11am – 3.30pm. Each trail costs £2.50 and children will receive sweets and a take home craft and an activity and quiz sheet for the fun to continue at home.

Upcoming events

Family Fun Days - Hallowe'en 2018

Sat 27 Oct 2018
11:00-15:30
Spooky outdoor trail with take-home activities.

Supper with the Head Gardener 2018

Wed 07 Nov 2018
18:00-20:30
Join the Head Gardener at Packwood for a relaxed evening in the café with a two course meal and a lecture on how the beautiful gardens at Packwood have evolved into what you can see today. Glass of wine and tea and coffee included.

Christmas breakfast tours 2018

Mon 03 Dec 2018
09:30-11:00
Join us for a delicious breakfast in the Garden Kitchen Café followed by an early tour of the house dressed for Christmas and the attic spaces.

Christmas Evening Tours 2018

Thu 06 Dec 2018
18:00-21:00
Join us at Packwood for a tour of the house beautifully dressed for Christmas followed by a delicious two course supper in the Garden Kitchen Café.