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October half term Halloween fun

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October half term is perfect if you are looking for a trick or treat!

Winchester is packed with loads of great Halloween activities for all the children. So if you’re planning a family day out or need to entertain the kids then bring them to Winchester.


Read our latest Halloween blog from Winchester Ambassador Candice Boyce which highlights all of the exciting children’s activities on offer.


Enjoy an Autumn walk or ride – read our latest blog.

Prepare for a fang-tastic Halloween at Paultons Park!

The ‘Halloween Spooktacular’ runs from 12th-30th October with Tornado Springs and Peppa Pig World included in the spooky fun! The park will be festooned with thousands of pumpkins, decorations, and hay bales, and you can enjoy extra special late-night openings on Tuesday 25th, Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th October!


For a full listing of what’s on over the October half term school holiday:

October half term events

 Save on joint tickets for 878 AD, City Museum and Westgate Museum

Discover the history of Winchester from its roots in the Iron Age to the emergence of the Anglo-Saxons and its part in the final journey of King Charles I with a joint ticket to three historic Hampshire Cultural Trust Winchester attractions – 878 ADCity Museum and Westgate Museum.

Don’t miss the this exclusive offer – at just £49, a family of five can enjoy unlimited visits to all three venues for a whole year, exploring the city’s unrivalled heritage and its pivotal place in the history of England. Book your Winchester trio tickets.

Marwell Zoo 5 for £75

Marwell Zoo has extended their 5 for £75 ticket offer.

For £75 guests will be able to buy a ticket that admits up to five people for a full day of family adventures. That’s just £15 per ticket, and a saving of more than £40 for a family of two adults and three children.

Winchester Cathedral

A general admission ticket to the cathedral grants you access for a whole year, meaning you can visit as many times as you like for 12 months.

Book a last minute break with Wallops Wood Cottages.  They have seven several luxury self-catering cottages with a beautiful indoor heated swimming pool. Each are dog-friendly with enclosed gardens and hot tubs.

Larger family groups can be catered for at Grenville At Wallops Wood. There are three luxury Houses; Scots Pine and Sicilian Lemon both have 5 bedrooms sleeping 10 people, and 3-bedroomed Portuguese Laurel sleeps 6 people.

For more information and to book with Wallops Wood click here.

To view a full list of accommodation, visit our where to stay page.