SpooOOooky Days Out for the Whole Family

The state of the world may be scary, but your Halloween activities don’t have to be!

Whether it’s a pumpkin patch or a Halloween trail, we’ve got a whole range of spooky days out that aren’t going to traumatise the little ones. Halloween as we know it is meant to be fun, with costumes and pumpkins and lots and lots of sweets. Leave the horror movies and jump scares to the adults — there are plenty of exciting activities to get your kids in the mood for the spookiest season of them all!

Hide & Treat Halloween Hunt Trail

Spend some time amongst the donkeys on the hunt for specially made Halloween Neddies (adorable crochet donkeys). This is an exciting day out for families hunting toys out in the fresh autumn air at the Donkey Sanctuary.

Happy Halloween at Bear Town

Treasure hunts, treats and a chance to dress up — Halloween at Bear Town has it all! Only friendly ghosts are allowed so bring along the whole family for a spooktacular day out.

Paisley Halloween Festival

Take a trip to Paisley’s historic town centre for the chance to see heroes, myths, and legends come to life. This free festival will thrill you with installations featuring a spider’s lair, a fire laboratory, and even a dragon!

Halloween Games, Crafts & Creepy Fun Story Walk

Take part in some creepy crafts with the Scampston Witches! This event is sure to keep everyone entertained with ghoulish games and a spooky walk, topped off with toasted marshmallows over a campfire.

Edinburgh Zoo Spooktacular!

The doors are opening after dark at Edinburgh Zoo this Halloween. Take a walk through the illuminated trail and keep an eye out for some friendly faces along the way. If you listen closely, you might even be able to hear something rustling in the trees…

Check out more family-friendly Halloween events near you!

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