Enjoy a fright-fully good time with these spooktacular Halloween events in Cornwall…
There’ll be some ghoulish goings on across Cornwall this Halloween… and plenty for your little monsters to enjoy!
If you’re planning to stay with us over the Halloween period and are wondering what there is to do, then Check out our guide to some of the best Halloween events in Cornwall that you and your kids won’t want to miss…
The Eden Project is at again with another spooktacular line-up of spine-tingling Halloween events. Your little ones can see if they’re brave enough to take on Roald Dahl’s most terrible villains, encountering themes from five of the best-selling books. This special that will delight children and grown-ups alike! As if that’s not enough there’s also ice-skating and a fancy dress Little Monster’s Ball Halloween disco on 28th October! Most activities are included in the price of your admission ticket.
Easily one of the most frightening Halloween events in Cornwall, the annual SCARE event is a night of pure terror! Horror fans are in for a treat as the authentic caves and coves inside Pirate’s Quest will be transformed into gruesome scenes filled with deranged, disturbed, and diseased characters, creating Newquay’s only fully immersive, walk-through SCARE experience. Using a cast of skilled scare-actors, detailed 360 degree sets, and shocking special effects, the after-hours Halloween experience at Pirate’s Quest is guaranteed to get you screaming!
Do you like scary stories? Newquay zoo has partnered with NT Drama, from Newquay Tretherras Academy to invite you to an evening of terror on the 30th of October. Watch the frightfully spooky stories performed in the deepest darkest depths of Newquay Zoo, led by some of our supernatural story tellers. Enjoy a hot chocolate and a stroll around the zoo at night lit by torch light – you don’t know what horror’s you’ll find! Tickets are £8 for Adults and £5 for concession and include a 45 minute guided theatre tour. Time slots are to be selected upon ticket purchase. Booking is essential.
Head to Helston and one of Cornwall’s most popular visitor attractions, Flambards, for some Halloween fun. On the 23rd enjoy the Victorian Village Spooky Pumpkin Trail. Simpy pick up your Penny Dreadful quiz sheet from the Humbugs Village Shop and follow the trail of pumpkins to solve the mystery word and receive a tasty treat at the end! On the 24th you can catch the marvellous magician Billy Wiz and his Halloween Special Show! And the following night is the fireworks spectacular. Watch the sky light up and enjoy a sing and a dance to the Olly Murs tribute act.
Head to this popular tourist attraction for an afternoon of fun (noon – 4.30pm) with a Fancy Dress Competition, Face Painting, Creepy Crawlies, Reptiles & Owls, Cinema Room – Goosebumps & Horrible Histories, and Gift Shop.
Camel Creek Adventure Park near Wadebridge will be hosting an abundance of ghoulish activities throughout October Half Term as guests prepare to be tricked and treated. An additional scare zone aimed at children 7 and over will accompany the popular “Crocodile Crypt” scare zone aimed at those with a more nervous disposition. The Demon Drop will be transformed into a hair-raising maze with animated characters in costume providing thrills along the way. (All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult).
Head over to Newquay for this freakishly fun Halloween event. Wearing gory get-ups and ghoulish glad-rags crawlers will parade through the town in a spook-tacular extravaganza. Now in its sixth year the event includes a spooky zombie procession, ghastly dancing, freakish face-painting and eerie entertainers. All children taking part in the Zombie Crawl must be accompanied by an adult.
Are you brave enough for all the spooky things going on at the mill this Hallowe’en? From pumpkin carvings to broomstick-making, there’s loads of family fun going on at Cotehele Quay while on the 28th you can experience something truly terrifying – Fright Night at Cotehele House! Explore the house in the dark and experience the spooky side of Cotehele. You’ll be able to wander around the atmospheric mansion by torchlight in this family-oriented event.
Heligan’s magical and mysterious woods will play host to a Spooky Folklore Trail this half term. This year’s trail will take inspiration from the Russian folklore tale of Baba Yaga. Enter the dark woods and stumble upon weird and wonderful ‘going’s on’. Will you find the old creaky house of Baba Yaga? Can you and your family work your way through a Giant spider’s web? Weave your way through the woods and see if you’re in for a fright or a delight!