Half term events in Surrey: Where to take the kids for Halloween

PUBLISHED: 17:00 14 October 2020 | UPDATED: 17:00 14 October 2020

There's lots to do in Surrey for kids this half term (photo: PIKSEL, Getty Images)

There's lots to do in Surrey for kids this half term (photo: PIKSEL, Getty Images)

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Take the kids out for some half term Halloween fun with these great events and things to do in Surrey

Wizards and witches’ week (24 Oct – 1 Nov)

Bocketts Farm Park, Young Street, Fetcham, Leatherhead

Visit family owned Bocketts Farms during half term for a spooky Halloween event that will be perfect for kids. Expect a reptile roadshow, science and slime shows, the pumpkin village, animal encounters and much more. Visit the website for full info and tickets.

• Go pumpkin picking

Various locations

One of the best ways to enjoy the autumn season is by visiting a pumpkin patch and is also something that kids will love. We’ve gathered some of the best places to go pumpkin picking in Surrey.

Spooky trail (until 1 Nov)

Priory Farm, Sandy Lane, South Nutfield, Redhill

Open now for spooky fun, the Priory Farm trail will be lots of fun. There will be tractor rides to the pumpkin field and a discovery walk with creepy treats to explore. Book tickets online.

Horrific Halloween (Thu 29 Oct)

Haslemere Museum, 78 High Street, Haslemere

Visit the Haslemere Educational Museum for its Horrific Halloween event. There will be special arts and crafts put on with pumpkin carving (bring your own!) and family bubbles. There will be time slots to allow for social distancing between 11am and 4pm. Members £2, non-members £4. Book on the website.

Halloween Half Term (24 Oct – 1 Nov)

Godstone Farm, Tilburstow Hill Road, Godstone

Grab a pumpkin and carve a creepy creation at Godstone Farm this half term. There will be clues dotted around the farm for the trail and lots of cute animals for the kids to meet along the way.

Fright Nights Halloween Fearstival (16 Oct – 1 Nov)

Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park is once again leading the way in scares this Halloween with the return of Fright Nights. The rollercoasters will be running during the evening alongside live scare experiences. Book tickets online, recommended for ages 13+.

Dragons at Painshill (24 Oct – 1 Nov)

Painshill, Portsmouth Road, Cobham

Visit the beautiful landscaped garden at Painshill which have been invaded by terrifying dragons. There are huge dragon statues around the gardens. Little knights will love taking the trail and finding all of them. The event is included in general admission, book online.

Teddy Bear’s Train Ride & Storytelling (26-30 Oct)

Denbies Wine Estate, London Road, Dorking

This is one for the young kids, who are invited to bring their favourite teddy for a vineyard train ride and storytelling event at Denbies Wine Estate. £8.50 per child and includes a chocolate treat and £5.50 for adults which includes a hot drink. Book online.

Halloween afternoon tea (26-31 Oct)

Oatlands Park Hotel, 146 Oatlands Drive, Weybridge

The glamorous four star hotel in Weybridge is holding a Halloween themed afternoon tea with cute and spooky cakes (fun for kids) alongside sandwiches and of course scones with tea or coffee (and maybe a glass of fizz for the adults!).

Hobble’ween (26 Oct – 1 Nov)

Hobbledown Adventure Farm Park and Zoo, Horton Lane, Epsom

There’s lots on at Hobbledown over the Halloween period including fire shows, trick or treating and gruesome bug brunches. The whole day will be packed with events so bring the kids along and enjoy a fun and wild day out at the adventure park.

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