October half-term events and activities
There are lots of family-friendly activities at the places we care for this October half term. From following a wildlife trail to discovering historical stories or getting creative with natural materials, find activities and events near you that'll suit the whole family.
October 2023 half-term events
Make this half term the best one yet. Settle down for magical storytelling at Dinefwr in Carmarthenshire, visit the Monster Market at Rowallane Garden in County Down, search for garden ghosts at Treasurer's House in York or put your detective hat on to solve a murder mystery at Berrington Hall in Herefordshire.
Alongside these events, there'll be plenty more to explore at the places we look after, including family-friendly walks, craft sessions and exhibitions showcasing unique treasures and art. You could also celebrate the autumn harvest with apple tasting or have a go at volunteering with a bulb planting session.
Find out what's on near you this half term.
There are lots of things to do when you visit one of our family-friendly places. Find inspiration for days out and discover a range of activities for everyone.
Fancy running free in the fresh air, learning new skills and trying new things? Grab your gear and start your adventure.
Plan a spooky day out with our Halloween events, including pumpkin carving, spooky storytelling and haunted trails.
Learn how to make a pumpkin lantern this Halloween and find tips for recycling it afterwards. You can also find ideas for using natural materials as an alternative to plastic decorations.