Halloween Half Term

After Dark Walk

Date: Saturday 28th October
Time: 16:45 till 19:00 (Last entry: 17:00)
Cost: £6.50

Back by popular demand to kick off the half term schedule! A guided walk around our reserve as darkness falls!

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Halloween Explorer Challenge

Date: Saturday 28th October - Sunday 5th November
Time: 10:00 till 15:00
Cost: £3

Explore Brockholes, find the Halloween themed markers, complete the challenge, have fun together!

Brought to you in partnership with British OrienteeringXplorer is the perfect activity for all the family to enjoy together!


Pumpkin Carving

Date: Saturday 28th October - Tuesday 31st October
Time: 10.00am and 12.00 noon and then 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Cost: £3 each

Pumpkin Carving is back at Brockholes! Pick your pumpkin from our Pumpkin Carving Room. We will have lots of ideas to get you started, plus all the tools and equipment you need at our pumpkin carving station.

Once you have carved your pumpkin, we will provide you with details of how to enter our carving competition. There are lots of prizes to be won and we even have a category for the grown ups!


Wild Families: Room on the broom

Date: Tuesday 31st October
Cost: From £5pp/£18 family of four

Join us for an exciting afternoon of spook-tacular Halloween fun, all based on the popular children’s book, ‘Room on the Broom’.  There will be storytelling, the chance to make your own broom, cat and wand and then explore our trail to find the ingredients for a spell! Pre-booking is essential for this event.

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Wildside Holiday Club 

Date: Wed 1 November
Time: 9.30am-4pm
Cost: From £17.50 per child

Wildside is our popular school holiday club aimed at those aged 8-14! The youngsters will enjoy activities such as shelter making, fire lighting, woodland games and outdoor art. You can also extend your child’s session from 4pm-5.30pm for an extra £4pp.

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Kids Photography Club

Date: Wednesday 1 November
Time: 1pm - 3pm
Cost: £20 per child (free car parking included for parents)

This is a 2-hour photography lesson for children aged 8-12, where participants will learn all about light, focus, shutter speed and lots more to help them take creative photographs. At the end of the session, each child will get their very own USB “Snap-Band” with all their photographs from the day loaded on to take home and show everyone what they have been up to! Equipment provided.

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Brian’s Magic Show

Date: Thursday 2nd November
Time: 45 minute shows at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.45pm & 2.45pm
Cost: From £2pp

The legendary ‘Magic Brian’ returns to Brockholes with his fantastic array of traditional magic tricks that will wow and entertain all the family this half term!

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Mad Science: Halloween Special

Date: Friday 3 November
Time: 1 hour workshops starting at 10.15am, 11.30am & 1pm
Cost: From £8.95pp

A Mad Scientist will be back at Brockholes to present an exciting hands-on Halloween themed sessions! During this one hour session you will be melting a witch’s head, helping Count ‘Eggula’ back into his cave using fire and making some gooey slime to take home!

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Forest School Family Fun 

Date: Thursday 2 November
Time: 2-4pm
Cost: From £5pp/£18 family of four

These sessions are an opportunity for families to experience an inspirational Forest School session! The fun includes environmental art, snack time around the camp fire and an opportunity for play and discovery in the woodlands.

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Crafty Creative

Date: Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 November
Time: 10am-12pm & 1-4pm
Cost: Small charges apply per craft

Our popular drop-in nature and wildlife themed craft sessions return with a suitably seasonal theme! Perfect for all ages and with no booking required, just drop-in between the advertised times.