Cornwall’s top tourist attractions will be sharing some spookily wicked fun for Halloween in 2023, as visitor attractions across the county reveal the activities they’ve lined up.
For holidaymakers and locals looking for something to keep the kids amused during the school holidays, there’s a feast of scary treats to enjoy.
Here’s some of the best Halloween family days out in Cornwall, running in late October. Dates and opening times may vary so visitors are advised to check attraction websites before visiting.
We will continue to update this page as we discover new events, so please do keep checking back for new information!
This October half-term, head to Cotehele to see how many spooky scarecrows you can find hiding in the garden. Spot the scarecrows and read their stories from local folklore to solve the mystery.
Get into the Halloween spirit with Spooky Tea & Tales this October half term at Newquay Zoo!
Join us this Halloween for a spooky story.
Monster Splash is our first ever kids aqua fitness class! Join in the spooky fun with instructor-led water activities designed just for kids with themed music that will set the mood. Feel free to wear a water-appropriate Halloween costume or funny hat!
Enjoy family fun at Jubilee Pool this October half-term this Halloween. Join this workshop to carve a real pumpkin with your kids or grandkids. An instructor will teach you how with fun and easy patterns and tools. Bring home your hand made jack-o-lantern
Help Bertie Bat find his bugs to munch on by following the trail of clues around the historic grounds in the run-up to Halloween. With prizes to be won, see if you can discover all the tasty treats our bats at Wheal Martyn.
Join us for our creative Halloween themed family workshops where you can make your own spooky decoration using clay and other natural materials.
Immerse yourself in the historic grounds at Wheal Martyn and become part of an unfolding story. Join our guides in crafting a spooky story as you learn more about the history of the site.
Get into the Halloween spirit with Spooky Tea & Tales this Halloween half term at Newquay Zoo!
Join one of our award-winning Heritage Guides and experience a personal, in-depth historical tour through Bodmin Jail. Designed by Sir John Call and built in 1779, Bodmin Jail was originally built for King George III and is an excellent example of the ing
Experience Cornwall’s haunted history in our immersive, interactive and entertaining ghost walk spooktacular. Travel with your Paranormal guides through the dark walk and original prison buildings, get insight into our other-worldly residents.
Meet a host of Halloween favourites as you venture around the Jail and enjoy a few tricks and treats on the way. Embracing the fun of the spooky season, these special events have been created for little devils in order to thrill and not frighten.
Join us this Halloween as we transform Dairyland into Scaryland! Get ready for a spine-tingling experience like no other at Dairyland’s Halloween Event, SCARYLAND! Step into a world of enchantment and eerie delights as Scaryland […]
Get ready to shiver, shake, shudder and scream as Squashbox Theatre presents its first ever show for Halloween! Craig, your friendly host, has just inherited a creepy mansion from his Great Uncle Vladimir. Join him as he explores the mansion’s secrets an
Spook-tacular family fun awaits at National Maritime Museum Cornwall this Halloween! Visit the Museum out of hours for spooky storytelling, a Make & Take craft workshop, a Pirate Ghost Ship Trail, and plenty of tricks and treats along the way.
A bewitchingly brilliant day out at Pendennis Castle in Falmouth.
Spooky filled adventure and wonderful wildlife at Paradise Park this Halloween Half Term. Special appearances by Mark’s Ark with creepy crawly wildlife encounters!
This spooky season take on a special quest to protect the world’s forests, guided by the legendary Tree Giants. Discover the Tree Giants’ ancient wisdom, hear extraordinary tales and witness enchanting performances.
From 21 October to 31 October, you can board the haunted Vintage Tractor and you’ll be taken to the Healeys Pumpkin Patch to pick out your very own pumpkin! After you’ve found the perfect pumpkin, it’s time to get creative with pumpkin carving!