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what’s on in Farnham for halloween 2018?

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October 4, 2018

There is a full programme of spooky happenings in and around Farnham for Halloween. Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat is ideally placed to explore the local area, and only a 50 minute train journey from London. One of our most popular retreats, Tilford Woods offers tranquillity in a stunning, countryside setting, while still being close to all the fun events and activities in the local area.

Chessington halloween

Where: Chessington World of Adventures / When: 13th – 31st Oct / Times: 10am – 8pm

Visit Chessington this Halloween for family fun and frightful activities! Visit the new Creepy Caves Unearthed, their scariest attraction yet (for over 10’s only), with secret agents leading you through the attraction exploring all ghosts and ghouls! The little ones can enjoy spooky story time listening to the fantastic Room on the Broom tale, if you’re a little braver explore the Curse of the Lost Tomb maze and discover the secret tomb of Genghis Khan. Young Adventurers can explore the Trick or Treat Wood, choose from the tempting treat or troublesome trick path for your spooky adventure and meet the enchanted fairies and ghostly goblins! Dance with werewolves and monsters in the brand new Haunted Howl’o’ween Live Show, where you’ll also get the chance to waltz with witches and enjoy this family fun event! There will also be a fun fancy dress competition and the chance to ride the attraction after dark, if you dare!

beast quest

Where: Hampton Court Palace / When: 20th – 28th Oct / Times: 11am – 4pm

Visit Hampton Court Palace this Halloween for some fiendishly wicked fun! The Dark Wizard has managed to take over the famous palace and has brought all the residents beasts and even some fancy famous faces from years gone by! Join the Questers and work together to solves a host of puzzles, play some games and figure out the riddles to help defeat the Dark Wizard!

wizards & witches week

Where: Bocketts Farm Park / When: 20th – 28th Oct / Times: 10am – 5:30pm

You’ll enjoy a spooktacular day out with a jam packed programme this Halloween half term. Join in at the Creepy Craft Corner, enjoy the magic from the wizard fun shows throughout the day, see if you can complete the Spooky Trail around the farm to earn your sweet treat and see if you’re brave enough to meet the resident reptiles as well as snakes and spiders in brilliant hands on sessions!

halloween at godstone farm

Where: Godstone Farm / When: 23rd – 29th Oct / Times: 10am – 5pm

Enjoy a week full of fun activities including games, crafts and pumpkin carving, as well as a spooky quiz and face painting available! There will also be a wonderful low bangs firework show, which is specially designed for all ages and ideal for little ones who are a nervous of loud bangs.

great cockcrow railway

Where: Cockcrow / When: 28th Oct / Times: 4:30pm – 8pm

Take a spooky ride in the dark, offering a totally new experience, even for regular travellers. Make sure to don your best fancy dress for the fabulously fun and spooktacular event!

room on the broom family fun

Where: Wisley Gardens / When: 21st – 29th Oct / Times: 10am – 6pm

The RHS garden will be filled with creepy crafts and a whole host of activities this Halloween half term, with spooky trails all around the garden, as well as a fun pumpkin carving activity being available. And if you visit the gardens between 17th to 21st October you can take advantage of The Taste of Autumn Event, when the orchard is laden with fruit, food and drink stalls, as well as some fantastic autumnal displays.

halloween activities

Where: Farnham Maltings / dates, times & prices vary on event

A wonderful community organisation offers a full and varied programme of theatre, music, workshops and craft activities! This Halloween enjoy some Darkroom Magic, where brooms and bats magically appear on your paper, you’ll get to create your own spooky Halloween photograms in this fangtastic workshop! Try your hand at some Halloween Cupcake Decorating, all cake and materials are provided, giving you the chance to concentrate on creating spooky decorations and icing your delicious cupcakes to take home and enjoy.


Where: Birdworld / When: 20th – 28th Oct / Times: 10am – 6pm

Birdworld is offering a haunting time this Halloween, take a stroll through the unique and creeptastic Halloween Grotto, where you will see a coven of cackling witches, and a group of ghoulish spooks! There will also be lots of creepy arts and crafts to get stuck in to, as well as fabulous face painting, a spooky Halloween trail to follow and a fun Halloween train ride to enjoy.

brick or treat

Where: Legoland, Windsor / When: 18th Oct – 2nd Nov / Times: 9.30am – 6pm

Legoland is a spectacular place to visit all year round, but this Halloween they are having a must-visit Brick or Treat event, which is fun for all ages! There are over 55 rides, live shows and attractions to explore on any given day at Legoland. But the special spooktacular activities include campfire stories in the enchanted forest, the lego pumpkin patch to explore, the miniland ghost takeover, cobweb colouring corner and the chance to meet Frankie & Lord Vampyre…if you dare!

Book your Halloween holiday to Tilford Woods and explore all that the local area has on offer and enjoy the spooky activities and events for Halloween this year! Surrounded by the stunning countryside, you can enjoy a tranquil holiday while venturing out for endless fun and returning to relax and put your feet up in your very own luxurious log cabin style accommodation.

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