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Event dates: 21 - 29 Oct 2017
Event address: Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, SO42 7ZN
Detailed map: multimap

About the event:

11am - 4pm

October Half Term 2017 Halloween

See harvest festival-themed decorations in Palace House and take part in activities and traditional fun for all the family celebrating the magic of autumn.

TRADITIONAL SOUL CAKES
Head to the Victorian Kitchen to watch the cook bake soul cakes, a traditional autumn recipe.

GET YOUR FACE PAINTED
Younger visitors can have their face painted with a ghoulish design. What will you choose to be?*

FOLLOW THE TRAIL
Follow the All Hallows trail to discover fascinating seasonal facts and learn about the origins and folklore of Halloween and All Hallows Day.

Spot Mythical Creatures
Tiptoe along the Mill Pond Walk to find fairy doors. Plus see magnificent tree carvings of a griffin, the Hydra and the mythical Green Man.

FIND ALL THE HIDDEN SPIDERS
Search for the spiders that are hiding across the attraction, from the National Motor Museum to Beaulieu Abbey and Palace House – can you spot where these eight-legged critters have gone?

GET CREATIVE with crafts
Discover your creative side with special arts and crafts activities to get stuck into.

HEAR SPOOKY STORIES
Autumn is the time to watch out for restless spirits and ghosts have often been seen and heard in Palace House over the centuries. Listen to costumed guides as they tell chilling ghost stories from the past.

Please note: Timings and content may vary. We reserve the right to amend the programme without warning as circumstances dictate.

*Face painting will finish at 3pm on Saturday 28th October due to the Fireworks Spectacular event.

Normal admission applies.

Fireworks Spectacular 
Why not round off your half-term holiday with the Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday 28th October, with the theme for 2017 being Beaulieu does Broadway. One of the biggest in the south, the fireworks display is choreographed to music and will begin at 7:30pm in the grounds of the attraction.-For more information visit beaulieu.co.uk