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Nestled in the Devonshire countryside Hawkchurch Resort & Spa is a relaxing location to base yourself this half term, while venturing out to explore all the region has to offer…
When: 24th – 30th Oct. Time: 10am – 5pm. Prices: £16.95 (adult) £12.75 (child)
Plenty of half term spooktacular fun this Halloween at Paignton Zoo, follow the trick or treat trail and receive a pumpkin mask and a chocolate treat! Jump on the ghost train, learn loads at the spooky animal talks, try your nerve at the bug eating challenges and indulge in a creepy cupcake from the Island Restaurant.
When: 22nd – 30th Oct. Time: 10am – 5.30pm. Prices: £18.95 (adult) £13.95 (child)
Join in on the spooky and spell binding adventures Crealy Adventure Park this half term, brand new for 2016 is the Creaky Hotel, where you can walk through the rooms of this interactive haunted hotel that holds lots of spooky surprises. Visit Patch the Pumpkin over at the Piazza Stage, where he will be putting on a fabulous show for you! And don’t forget to enter your free, freshly carved, pumpkin into the daily competition to see if you’re winner! Trek into the wilderness and visit the naughty Treehouse Trolls where a trick or treat is in store for everyone!
When: 25th – 31st Oct. Time: 10.30am – 9.30pm. Prices: £10.95 (adult) £8.95 (child)
Make sure to visit the fabulous miniature village for some spooky family fun. During the day there will be light horror/gore displays set up, and the Halloween theme starts from 5pm with spooky illuminations, sound, fire and lighting effects. Don’t miss the Workshop of Horrors Tour, which is a spoof tour and the highlight of the Halloween experience at Babbacombe. Go behind the scenes on an eerie lantern light walk through the woods and past the abandoned haunted workshops and hear the chilling ghost stories. Enjoy the Haunted House 4D movie at the 4D cinema, with slight seat movements and bone-tingling special effects. Also don’t forget to hunt for ‘thing’ from the Addams Family who is hiding in 6 gardens throughout the village. This event is designed for family fun and is suitable for children.
When: 22nd – 31st Oct. Time: 6pm – 9pm. Price: £10
Kents Cavern has half term Halloween fun during the day all week, with activities including ice age animal hunt, the kids fun dig, rock art and Cavog’s riddle quest! But the after hours Ghost Show are the highlight of the week, a tour through the ancient caves while following the story teller as they regale with tales of local folklore and lots of ghostly experiences. With dim lighting and the candle light tour you never know who’s going to appear around the corner! This night time event is designed to be scary and isn’t suitable for children under the age of around 8 years old.
Plenty of Halloween fun to be had before heading back to relax at your stunning lodge this half term!
Happy Halloween folks!
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