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what’s on in Bath for halloween 2018?

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October 5, 2018

Bustling Bath City offers endless events all year round, with a rich history there are many skeletons in this cities closet. There are a whole range of events and activities to get stuck into this Halloween in Bath, making Bath Mill Lodge Retreat the ideal place to base yourself. Only 2 miles from the city centre, Bath Mill offers a peaceful oasis in the heart of the bustling city, with luxurious accommodation and mouth-watering meals from The Brook Bar & Bistro.

the golden pumpkin hunt

Where: Hestercombe Gardens / When: 27th Oct – 4th Nov / Times: 10am – 5pm

Start at the Wizarding Bookshop where you can find books stacked from floor to ceiling, crammed with incantations and spells. Venture through the Whispering Woods, explore the ancient temples, enter the Witch’s Hut if you dare and stroll next to the dark, deep waters of the lake. Keep an eye out for the pieces of spell you’ll need to scrape together, once you’ve completed the spell and the trail, you’ll be rewarded with a delicious, and specially made, chocolate frog! Trail’s cost £2.

Haynes halloween trail

Where: Haynes International Motor Museum / When: 27th Oct – 4th Nov / Times: 9.30am – 5pm

With over 400 cars and bikes, Haynes Motor Museum is the largest collection in the UK. Take a trip through time, from the 1800’s to the 1950’s, and up to modern day beauties, there will be a collection of super cars as well as luxurious motors including Bentley’s and Rolls Royces. During the Haunted Week the ghosts and ghouls have moved in, so follow the trail to find all the hidden pumpkins around the cars and bikes all throughout the museum.

halloween trail

Where: Prior Park / When: 27th Oct – 4th Nov / Times: 10am – 4.30pm

A popular visitor attraction in Bath, you can see the city landscape from the stunning 18th Century garden. Home to one of only four Palladian bridges in the world, take a six-mile stroll along the circular route, which includes breathtaking woodlands, picturesque meadows, an Iron Age hill fort, intriguing Roman settlements and 18th Century follies. During Halloween week, the park has been inundated with bats! Follow the trail to find them all and claim you prize at the end.

the greatest British autumn

Where: Longleat Safari Park / When: 20th Oct – 4th Nov / Times: 10am – 5pm

Enjoy family fun seasonal activities at Longleat where there will be plenty of pumpkins to go around, magical owls to meet, fun family workshops and a whole plethora of Halloween themed activities to enjoy! Take to the safari and see all the animals before exploring the Longleat House and taking part in the many seasonal activities taking place this year.

halloween fright fest

Where: Neston Farm Shop & Kitchen / When: 27th Oct / Times: 10am – 4pm

A popular place where you can enjoy mouth-watering meals (all produce is locally and ethically sourced) whilst spending time here and enjoying the annual Fright Fest! Follow the woodland trail, take part in the creepy craft workshops, classic pumpkin carving and turn into a spooky character with frightening face painting! Assured fun for the whole family with a Halloween bouncy castle too!

Don’t forget to visit the fabulous Bath Escape locked rooms where you will have to face trials and solve tricks to get out of the room in time! There are also Ghost Tours around the city, where you can learn all about the dark history of the city while seeing the most beautiful buildings in history. Book your holiday now if you haven’t already, and visit this historic city, while staying in style and luxurious at Bath Mill Lodge Retreat.

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