October half term at Petworth House and Park

A young girl enjoying the autumn leaves dressed as a witch for Halloween

Visit Petworth this October half term and take part in some spine tingling activities. Take part in the hair-raising trail and solve creepy clues around the Pleasure Grounds or dress to distress and make spook-tastic craft to take home on one of our drop in craft days.

Elizabeth Ilive's Hair-raising Laboratory Trail

Elizabeth Ilive's science experiment has gone horribly wrong and she need your help.

This October half term, journey around the Pleasure Grounds and help her find a solution to fix her experiment by solving creepy clues.

Living at Petworth from the 1780s, Elizabeth Ilive built a laboratory at Petworth House and she was no stranger to experiments. Will you assist her in her work and solve this spine tingling trail?

After finishing your trail pick up your prize from the Car Park Reception.

Running from 20 October to 28 October, pick up your trail from the Car Park or Church Lodge Reception.

The trail around the Pleasure Grounds is suitable for children aged 5 and upwards and is accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs however there are some steep hills.

Trails are £3 and normal admission prices apply.

Halloween Crafts

Dress to distress at Petworth House and Park and have a go at making some spook-tastic craft to take home.

On Tuesday 23, Wednesdy 24 and Thursday 25, drop in to the family tent throughout the day for a master class in making creepy craft.

£2 per child and normal admission prices apply.