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 21 – Sunday 29 October.

After being successfully banished from Packwood two years ago, the Wicked Warwickshire Witch has sneakily found her way back and is lurking down in the Welly Walk.


Get your wellies on and head down there to follow the trail and help us banish her again. Complete the trail successfully and there might just be a well-deserved prize at the end!
 

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 will end up as soup in our cafe or as scary Hallowe'en faces to find in the house.

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 hot chocolate in the Garden Kitchen Cafe 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 21 - Sunday 29 October 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

Outdoor Theatre: Treasure Island 2018

Sat 28 Jul 2018
19:30-22:30
When Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map amongst the possessions of the late 'Captain' Billy Bones, it hurtles him in to a cat and mouse game with dangerous pirates, taking him across the world to 'Treasure Island'.

A Closer Look - Evening House Tours 2018

Sat 15 Sep 2018
19:00-21:00
A unique chance to see the house by night and discover the history of the collection with our knowledgeable conservation team.

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.