Ghost Train at Exbury Gardens in the New Forest

Halloween and Half Term Events in Hampshire

Halloween and October Half Term Events in Hampshire

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Spooky things are happening in Hampshire this Halloween and October Half Term...Only the brave can face the ghostly walks, scary activities and frightful Halloween events that some of our attractions have planned!

There are plenty of Halloween events and activities in Hampshire this October Half Term to keep your children entertained. Below you'll find a full guide to what’s on this Halloween and October Half Term in Hampshire.


Halloween Events in the South Downs

Enjoy some freaky fun an go pumpkin picking at Rogate Pumpkin Patch this October Half  Term. 

Take part in an outdoor ramble with Gilbert White's House and Garden. There will be activities along the way to help connect with nature and find inspiration in the natural world, followed by a guided session at the museum creating poems from the sights, sounds, smells and textures of the walk.

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Halloween Events in the New Forest

Enjoy a display of over 4000 pumkins, ghostly scenes, spooky meet and greets, freaky fancy dress competitions and the thrilling Little Monster Ball at Paultons Park.

Treat (not trick) your little monsters to some scarily good fun on the Beaulieu River this Halloween with New Forest Activities. Dorn your best fancy dress and head out in illuminated canoes onto the Beaulieu River at nightfall for a 90 minute canoeing tour or you could try your hand at archery, only this time your target are pumpkins! 

Take a trip to Beaulieu, National Motor Musuem to check out their brand new exhibition - Bond in Motion - No Time To Die!

Exbury Garden's crew of ghoulish characters are returning to Exbury's Halloween Steam Railway this October half term. They will be haunting the train tracks and entertaining families with their slapstick comedy performances... with a few frights along the way of course!

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Halloween and Half Term Events in Winchester

Visit Winchester Science Centre during October Half term and enjoy hands-on fun and live science shows.

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Halloween Events in Portsmouth

Head to the top of the Spinnaker Tower for a spooky sky-high game of i-spy. Brace yourself for a thrilling experience and brave the nerve-jangling glass Sky Walk!

Kids not keen on all things creepy this Halloween? Instead, get creative at the Mary Rose museum in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard this October half term, with its Things to Make and Do – a new arts and craft project every day.

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Halloween in the Test Valley

Prepare yourself and your little ones for a wickedly spook-tacular family evening 'Olw-O-Ween' with the Hawk Conservancy Trust. You can enjoy some ghostly story-telling and marvel at our owls as they put on a beautiful flying display against the backdrop of our moonlit grounds.

The Watercress Line transforms into a place of magic and mischief for Halloween with their Wizard Weekends! There are lots of spooky activities to keep the kids entertained.

There's lots of autumn fun happening at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens from a pumpkin spotter challenge to pumpkin carving! 

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Pumpkin Picking in Hampshire

Hampshire has a number of pumpkin picking farms open this autumn for you and your family to pick your own pumpkins straight from the field.
See our 2020 guide to the best places to go pumpkin picking in Hampshire. 2021 guide coming soon! 


Places to stay

Why not make your October half term visit to Hampshire extra special by entending it for a few days. There is a huge selection of hotels, B&Bs, cottages and self catering accommodation on offer to suit all budgets and if the British weather lives up to it's name, do not fear as we have put together the top 10 rainy days out in Hampshire.

Don’t miss the special offers and discounts available on the Hampshire's Top Attractions and Hampshire Military Attractions websites, many of which can be used throughout half term week.

 

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  1. Halloween Pumpkin Shooting with New Forest Activities

    Beaulieu

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2021to31 Oct 2021Open 10:00 - 16:30
  2. Happy Halloween at Paultons Park

    Ower, Romsey

    Dates

    From:
    14 Oct 2021to1 Nov 2021Open 10:00 - 17:30
  3. Pumpkin Carving at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

    Ampfield, Romsey

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2021to29 Oct 2021
  4. Spooky Halloween River Tour with New Forest Activities

    Bailey's Hard Lane, Beaulieu

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2021to2 Nov 2021Open 18:00 - 20:00
  5. Pumpkin Spotter Challenge at Sir Harold Hillier Garden

    Ampfield, Romsey

    Dates

    From:
    16 Oct 2021to31 Oct 2021
  6. October Half Term at Spinnaker Tower

    Portsmouth

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2021to31 Oct 2021Open 10:30 - 18:00
  7. Canoe Halloween Candy Hunt with New Forest Activities

    Beaulieu

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2021to31 Oct 2021
  8. Acoustic Explorers at Winchester Science Centre

    Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    25 Sept 2021to21 Nov 2021
  9. Halloween Ghost Train at Exbury Gardens

    Exbury

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2021to31 Oct 2021Open 10:40 - 16:30
  10. Wizard Weekend at The Mid Hants Railway "Watercress Line"

    Alresford

    Dates

    From:
    29 Oct 2021to31 Oct 2021Open 10:30 - 16:30
  11. A Halloween spook-tacular at West Green House Gardens

    near Hartley Wintney, Hook

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2021to31 Oct 2021Open 17:00 - 19:00