October Half Term Autumnal Adventures & Days Out

NYMR Halloween Ghost Train

Halloween Ghost Train on NYMR

The NYMR Halloween Train will take you and your family on a spooky journey this Halloween! Children and their scaredy-cat grown ups will love meeting our silly, spectacular and sometimes spooky cast of storytellers, from Wendy Witch to Vinnie Vampire.

Tropical Butterfly House Witch

Tropical Butterfly House Spooktacular

Spooktacular family entertainment with Ghoulish tractor rides in the freaky forest, visits to the witch's cottage and spooky crafts.

Whitby Abbey Illuminated

Whitby Abbey Illuminated

Cast light on a dark history this Halloween! See Bram Stoker's inspiration in a new light as Whitby Abbey is bathed in dramatic illuminations once again.

Halloween Adventure at Stockeld Park

The Halloween Adventure At Stockeld Park

The Adventure Zones at Stockeld Park's Halloween Adventure provide spooky fun for all ages. Travel through the illuminated enchanted forest, try nordic skiing and the real ice rink or get lost in the maze.

York Maze Halloween by Day

Halloween By Day

York Maze Halloween by day offers over 20 family friendly attractions and rides including a maze teasure hunt and a free pumpkin for all children.

FrightWater Valley at Lightwater Valley

Frightwater Valley

Lightwater Valley is set to be transformed into 'Frightwater Valley' as part of its spooky Halloween celebrations between Thursday 26th October and Sunday 29th October 2017. During the day friendly frights are suitable for the whole family but BE WARNED.... as dusk falls visitors will need to tread very scarefully as the darker the night the scarier the fright!

Half Term Art Workshops at The Hepworth

Hepworth Gallery Artists Workshops

Visit Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 this half term for family fun including free artist-led workshops, our Autumn Art Club and spooktacular Halloween activities. Including Explore & Draw Stations, Body Scapes Workshops and Bright Light Sculptures. Photo Credit Nick Singleton

Halloween at Kilnsey Park

Halloween at Kilnsey Park

An action-packed week of spooks and adventure for all the family – in the company of a real-life witch! Spell making, campfire stories, Halloween Trail, pumpkin carving, kids crafts and face painting.

Thorp Perrow Wanda The Wich

Thorp Perrow Halloween Trail

Wanda the Witch needs some help making her magic potion – she has forgotten what some of the ingredients are! Follow her creepy trail around the Arboretum, hunting for the letters to complete her magic spell.

Fright Night at Stockeld Park

Fright Night

Fright Night is returning to Stockeld Park - bigger better and scarier!. Featuring three new attractions, it's not for the faint-hearted.

Mother Shiptons pirate Hallowee

Curse Of The Black Pearl

Beware the curse of the Black Pearl! As Halloween approaches the curse is strong, with ghosts and ghouls at Mother Shipton’s. Will you survive the fearsome Kraken?

Beningbrough Hall Owl Trail

Beningbrough Hall Owl Trail

Owl encounters, spooky tales and twilight nature walks this half-term holiday. Have a hoot at Beningbrough during half-term with owl inspired activities from 21 October to 5 November, plus spooky activities on Hallowe’en to make you shudder.

Halloween at York Dungeon

Halloween at York Dungeon

Who says Halloween has to last just one day? For pretty much the whole of October (and a little bit of November) we're giving The York Dungeon a full festive overhaul, with plenty of decorations, and new surprises in every show!