Halloween Xplorer Challenge - 24 October


Halloween Xplorer Challenge - 24 October

Xplorer Challenge is back at Brockholes!

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

Event details

Meeting point

Outside the Welcome Centre on our floating Visitor Village


Hourly sessions start from 10.00am.
A static map of Halloween Xplorer Challenge - 24 October

About the event

Explore Brockholes, find the markers, complete the challenge and have fun together! Brought to you in partnership with British OrienteeringXplorer is the perfect outdoor activity to get the whole family outside in the fresh air together! There are certificates for those completing the challenge along with a sweet treat! 

There are 2 courses available:

Challenge 1 

The markers you need to find are located on or next to surfaced paths and the route is pram friendly. The markers are in number order and form a circular route and is perfect for those who are new to Brockholes or to orienteering or visiting with younger children.  For October Half Term, the markers are Halloween themed. 

Challenge 2 

This course represents more of a challenge and you will need to use your navigation skills to track down the markers located across the reserve! Not suitable for prams. 

You can decide on which course you do on the day.

This is an outdoor activity. You will need to come dressed for the weather conditions wearing sturdy footwear. Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.

Each map pack contains - One map (either challenge 1 or 2), one answer sheet, a Brockholes Pencil and full instructions. On completion you will receive the answers, a certificate and a sweet treat! 

Please ensure that you book the number of packs you require for your group. We advise one pack per child, but adults are welcome to book one too!

Important Covid-19 measures (at the time of publishing)

  • If you are intending booking on behalf of business or organisation e.g. youth group, holiday club, childcare provider please contact us at info@brockholes.org so that we can assist you with your booking.
  • Your pack will include a comprehensive instruction sheet covering all the procedures that you will all need to follow whilst taking part in the activity. Please read this through before setting off.
  • We have designed this event based on the current government guidance available at the time of publishing.  Government guidance is subject to change.  If we are unable to run this event due to a change in the guidance we will contact you by email and make arrangements to transfer or refund your booking.
  • Any changes to government guidance may impact on how we deliver this event. If we need to make any changes, we will contact you by email with an update. 



£3.50/map pack online, £4.00 on the day (subject to availability)

Additional booking information

Online sales end at 9.00am on the day of the event.

Suitable for

Families, Children, Beginners

Know before you go


No dogs permitted

What to bring

This is an outdoor event, so come dressed for the weather wearing sturdy footwear. 

Parking information

£5.00/car. 3,6 and 12 month parking passes available.

Bicycle parking

Yes - on the main car park


Picnic area
Accessible toilet
Baby changing facilities
Disabled parking
Accessible trails

Contact us

Contact email: info@brockholes.org