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the best halloween events in Dorset

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October 4, 2019

Base yourself at Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat in Dorset and explore the Jurassic Coastline this Autumn, and book your holiday over October half term to discover all the best Halloween events in Dorset.


find fennel this half term

Where: Monkey World / Dates: 6th Oct – 3rd Nov / Times: 10am – 5pm / Prices: Adult £12, Child £10
Monkey World is a hugely popular attraction and provides a wonderful home for hundreds of rescue monkeys and other animals, including Fennel the Ring-Tailed Lemur. Fennel is hiding somewhere in Monkey World and they need your help to find him by following the fun activity sheet in the Halloween half term pack. The Children’s Centre will also be open over half term with activity workshops including spooky sand art and creepy crafts, as well as a wonderful interactive station where children can meet creatures of the night.


halloween half term

Where: Forde Abbey / Dates: 23rd – 31st Oct / Times: 10am – 5.30pm / Prices: Adult £13, Child £5
All sorts of spooky things are coming out of the woodwork at Forde Abbey, where there will be a wonderful week of haunting happenings for all the family to enjoy. Explore the haunted trail through the gardens or try your hand at the pumpkin rolling on the beautiful main lawn.


spiders, ghosts and phantoms

Where: Haynes International Motor Museum / Dates: 26th Oct – 3rd Nov / 10am – 4pm / Prices: Adult £15, Child £9
Follow the fun Halloween themed trail through the museum and around the spectacular cars, so keep an eye out for cars with spooky themed names and some ghostly characters in the drivers’ seats! Haynes are also taking part in a week long big draw event, where little ones can create spooky spiders to live in the giant spider web which will be hanging in the museum.


Take advantage of Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat’s luxurious lodge accommodation, which includes a fully fitted kitchen for all your self-catered needs, sumptuous sofas to relax in during those cosy Autumn nights and large private deckings to take in the countryside.

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