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What’s on in Lyme Regis for Halloween 2017?

Date: 3rd October 2017
Author: Annie Roberts
Publisher: Darwin Escapes
Park: Hawkchurch Resort & Spa

There is plenty of spooky fun along the Devon coastline this Halloween…

Our Hawkchurch Resort & Spa is set in the ideal location for that perfect October half-term break with close access to Lyme Regis there are an array of activities taking place to keep your little Monsters entertained on their Halloween Holidays!

Check out our full list of What’s on in Lyme Regis for Halloween 2017 below …

Lyme Slime Halloween Festival

Where: Lyme Regis Town Centre/ When: 21st – 29th Oct / Times and prices vary depending on activity

Brand new event descending Lyme Regis town centre, and will be an event like no other. Offering a full week of frightful activity in various venues around Lyme Regis including a fun showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show, lots of beastly baking, creepy crafts and the spine-tingling town trail. With the Lyme Slime Fun Run as the finale event to the week of fiendishly activities.

Children’s Craft Activity

Where: Lyme Regis Museum / When: 24th Oct / Times: 11am – 3pm / Prices per activity

Run by the friends of Lyme Regis Museum, bring your little ones along and explore all the museum has an offer and join in on the fun activities, where your children can create a handmade souvenir to take home. Endless fun for pocket money prices.

Superhero Fortnight

Where: Dartmouth Steam Railway / When: 14th – 28th Oct / Times Vary / Prices: Adults £19, Child £12.50

Who’s your favourite superhero? Dartmouth Steam Railway is hosting their own Superhero fortnight for everyone to dress up and enjoy a trip! So whether you want to dress up as your favourite Ninja Turtle, classic Batman or fantastic Wonder Women, the whole family is invited to dress up, any children in fancy dress will travel for free! Adults who dress up will be entered into a prize draw to win £50 in gifts.

Halloween Spooktacular Mini-Brick Train

Where: Tiverton Museum / When: 21st – 28th Oct / Times: 10:30am – 4.30pm / Prices: Adult £5, Child free

Explore the museum, follow the train and try to find all the spooky characters, from wizards and witches to ghouls and monsters that have all been added to the Mini Brick family train. There are also building toy play zones throughout the trail to enjoy too!

Halloween Half Term

Where: World of Country Life / When: 21st – 29th Oct / Times: 10am – 5pm / Prices: Adults £12.90, Child £12.90

Join in on the spooky goings on this October Half Term! Activities will be throughout the week, including pumpkin carving, a fun Halloween treasure trail and lots of spooky arts and crafts. The famous annual Halloween show’s theme is Angus & the Witch this year, a definite not-miss.

Dinosaur Halloween Horrors

Where: Dinosaur World / When: 21st – 29th Oct / Times: 11am – 5pm / Prices: £5.95 per person

Help to save the dinosaurs from the awfully wicked witch and creepy ghosts and ghouls, take part in the Halloween Horrors Hunt to win a Dinosaur Expert Certificate and a free 160 million year old fossil. Explore the exhibition in the dark at the ‘Lights Out Torch Tour’, enjoy a scary ghost story and meet gorgeous Terry the baby T.Rex.

Halloween Fun

Where: Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves / When: 21st – 31st Oct / Times: 10am – 4pm / Prices: Adult £10, Child £9

Head into a cave tour with your activity sheets and take part in the underground pumpkin hunt – if you count the number of pumpkins correctly you’ll get a prize! There will be lots of activities involving a witches hat trail and a spooky dig. This super-spooky Ghost Show is not for the fainthearted, (or children under 8), you will venture around these underground caverns, with a fabulous storyteller and learn about the creepy folklore in South Devon. The show is intended to scare, so beware!


Where: Pennywell Farm & Wildlife Centre / When: 24th – 29th Oct / Times: 10am – 5pm / Prices: Adults £13.95, Child £9.95

Enjoy all treats and no tricks at Pennywell Farm for October Half Term! This is the last weekend you can enjoy all the adorable animals at Pennywell, the cute critters will be eagerly awaiting their last cuddles of the year. Enjoy the four farm rides, watch the new activity show or display and you’ll never miss a show with there being on every half hour.

Halloween Party

Where: Thelma Hulbert Gallery / When: 28th Oct / Times: 5pm – 9pm / Price: Free (Donations Welcome)

An after hours spooky Halloween party… join in the National Museums at Night Festival around the UK! You’ll get up close and personal with creepy critters like snakes, spiders and lizards. Indulge in spooky art activities and freaky face painting! Mouth-watering meals will be on offer, indulge in wood-fired pizzas and delicious Caribbean food.

So if you’re planning to book a stay at our Hawkchurch Resort & Spa, you can rest easy knowing there will be plenty of spooky fun to keep the whole family happy thanks to the full line up on offer in and around Lyme Regis!

Happy Halloween!

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