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what’s on in Cheddar for halloween 2018?

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October 6, 2018

Cheddar Woods is a family favourite all year round, and if you’re visiting this Halloween half term, we have the perfect event for you. Surrounded by historical sites and family friendly places to visit, Cheddar Woods is a popular resort to base yourself while exploring the local area. There is also an endless array of activities to indulge in at Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa, with a full Go Active + programme available, and during the October half term there will also be a varied programme of Halloween themed activities to get stuck in to. The local area is teeming with horrifying and frightful, family friendly, events this Halloween…

Wookey Hole halloween

Where: Wookey Hole / When: 20th Oct – 4th Nov / Times: 10am – 4pm

Enjoy the 20+ attractions at Wookey Hole, including the 4D cinema, fairy gardens, circus show and clown town. During half term take the tour of the cave to meet some of the spooky characters from centuries before. Enjoy a high energy performance at the special Halloween circus show and make sure to go dressed as you favourite Halloween character to win a prize! Learn how to ride a broomstick and explore the brand new Witch’s Grotto! The Circus of Horrors is back with a bang on the 18th and 19th of October with their brand new and spooky Psycho Asylum show, as well as the Halloween Party being held on the evening of 27th October. There is also a fabulous Halloween Burlesque Show, which includes dinner, on the 26th October!

a halloween tale

Where: Cheddar Gorge & Caves / When: 27th Oct – 4th Nov / Times: 10am – 5pm

There will be some infamous literary figures who have made a home in Gough’s Cave, and with the help of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson, you’ll find out why they are there and what it is they want! Watson will be greeting you at the entrance and taking you down into the beautiful and prehistoric cave where you will have to keep your eyes peeled for Dorian Grey, Dracula and Frankenstein’s Monster, and others hiding all around.

half term halloween party

Where: Wyevale Garden Centre / Dates and times vary.

This party is ideal for little ones between 3 and 8 years old. Enjoy a 90 minute, fun packed party including a Halloween trail, making a witch’s hat and a fun activity sheet to complete! You can also book to enjoy a fun pumpkin carving session with your little one for only £6.


Where: The Museum of Somerset / When: 31st Oct / Times: 5:30pm – 8pm

The Museum of Somerset will be hosting a variety of strange and spooky activities, where you can investigate the Victorian Escape Rooms and solve the mind-bending puzzles. You’ll also have the chance to explore the museum during the night time hours, bring your own torchlight and listen to the fangtastic tales during the Witching Hour.

halloween trail: Dunster Castle school of magic

Where: Dunster Castle / When: 20th Oct – 4th Nov / Times: 10am – 4pm

Follow the fabulous Halloween trail through Dunster Castle and the grounds, where you must solve all the clues to be admitted to the Dunster Castle School of Magic! If you’ve got the wizarding skills to pass all tests you can claim your prize at the end. The castle will also be hosting Ghost Tours on 27th October and 31st October at 6:15pm until 7pm, for those who are brave enough to join in on the candle lit tour of the most haunted parts of the castle.

gothic tales family trail

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

Visit this hauntingly beautiful Victorian Gothic Revival house, explore the gardens and parkland this Halloween half term. Follow the trail and solves the clues to uncover the long ago hidden mysteries of this Gothic Tale, complete the trail and claim your prize at the end.

Now you’re all ready to have the best Halloween half term ever when you visit us at Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa! Book your holiday today, or if you’re interested in holiday home ownership at this award-winning resort and creating a lifetime of memories in your home away from home, why not call our dedicated Ownership Team on 01745858010 or talk to an advisor via our live chat service. Have a fantastic Halloween at Cheddar Woods and explore the historical local area, but keep an eye out for all the ghosts and ghouls…

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