Reasons to Spend Halloween in Cornwall
With the spooky season nearly upon us, we’ve rounded up our top recommendations for 2017 Halloween events handy for our Fowey Hall and Polurrian Bay hotels in Cornwall. See also our blog on celebrating Halloween at our hotels, with seasonal crafts and activities.
Roald Dahl’s Halloweden, The Eden Project, 21–29 October
The eco attraction 15 minutes from Fowey Hall always goes to town for the spooky season – this year’s offerings are themed around the famous children’s author and include witch-spotters’ training sessions. There’s also the Little Monsters’ Ball Halloween Disco (pictured), and the chance to ice skate – the annual rink opens on 14 Oct.
Heligan Halloween, Lost Gardens of Heligan, 21–29 October
A themed trail through the woods, fireside tales and the chance to try out spooky crafts are all lined up for visitors to these magnificent gardens a 30-minute drive from our Fowey Hall Hotel.
Halloween Happenings, Godolphin House, 21–29 October
Just 30 minutes from the Polurrian Bay Hotel, this National Trust property is hosting shiver-inducing storytelling around the grounds, grisly face-painting and a Halloween trail.
Halloween Tricks & Treats Firework Spectacular, Flambards, 21-27 October
This theme park 15 minutes from the Polurrian Bay is hosting spine-tingling rides and a pumpkin trail in its creepy Victorian Village by day and a fireworks display on Weds 25 Oct.
Haunted Half Term, Pendennis Castle, 23–27 October
Falmouth’s fabulous clifftop castle roughly midway between Fowey Hall and the Polurrian is hosting a seafaring Halloween week, with tales of its piratical past plus a quest to find a buccaneer’s ill-gotten treasures.
Torchlight Terrors, Tintagel Old Post Office, 21–29 October
This National Trust owned 14th-century stone house invites families inside this October half term to uncover the spooky symbols hidden in its dark places and solve the puzzle to win a bag of ghastly goodies.
Read more about family activities at Luxury Family holidays.
Image copyright: The Eden Project.