Although some of our attractions have cancelled Halloween events this year, many are still laying on some spooky entertainment for kids this half term but please book ahead and follow all the safety procedures.
Take the kids on a spooky trail down Miss Alice's Drive in the grounds of Waddesdon and find 12 creatures of the night hiding there. Head to the Stables to carve your own pumpkin and enjoy a Halloween afternoon tea with ghoulish treats.
Spend a day at beautiful Stowe where you can collect conkers from Bell Gate Drive and make a wild crown from the leaves tumbling from the thousands of trees. Bring along your home carved pumpkin to be displayed in the temples and monuments in the grounds.
Some of the trees at Hughenden have been dressing up for Halloween to trick unsuspecting children. With creatures’ lairs and magical scenes, Hughenden will be celebrating the season of autumn in their garden trail plus handmade apple-inspired scarecrows are waiting to be spotted in the walled garden.
High Wycombe town centre will be hosting a series of ‘Ghost Walks’ on Sunday 25th and Saturday 31st October, with a professional ghost-hunter leading the way, to unearth the ghoulish past of the town. The family-friendly tours are free and pre-bookable.
Auberge du Chocolat
Auberge du Chocolat is offering a kids' Halloween workshop (over 10s only) on 31st October using Fairtrade chocolate. Only 6 spaces allowed so get booking now. Handmade Chess Valley ice cream will be available to buy or use with your chocolate creation. Tasting definitely encouraged!
Peterley Manor Farm
Peterley Manor Farm has a bumper crop of pumpkins this year and you can pick your own. Enjoy delicious treats from the Wild Strawberry Cafe and take home some fabulous produce from the farm shop.
The PatchMK have got double the number of pumpkins for you to pick this year, plus some Halloween extras like the 'Beastly Barrel Train' and spooky viewing platform, along with themed food.
Odds Farm Park
At Odds Farm Park you can view the animals, play mini golf, collect your own pumpkin in a wheelbarrow from their special pumpkin patch and carve it, as well as explore the Wicked Witch's Walk for all number of spooky surprises.
Green Dragon Eco Farm
Green Dragon Eco Farm is encouraging everyone to dress up with on the spot prizes for the best fancy dress. There's a spooky animal encounter with creepy critters, pumpkin picking and decorating plus a host of character appearances, including the Wicked Queen, Alice in Wonderland and Cinderella. Enjoy feeding the animals and spotting the scarecrows on the special trail, as well as the usual farm fun.
Bucks Goat Centre
Take part in a Witches Hat Hunt with sweet treats to be won at Bucks Goat Centre, plus children in Halloween costumes will gain free entry. Guest caterers will also be available.