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7 Fun Halloween Events during Half Term in Surrey, UK

Updated: Nov 13, 2023

Although Halloween is October 31st, Surrey enjoys celebrating the holiday with various activities and events during the October half-term. From pumpkin picking to spooky trails, Surrey has something for everyone, offering a week of spooky fun for the young and the young at heart. Let's delve into the best Halloween activities that this charming country has to offer.

Pumpkins of various sizes

1. Witches and Wizards Week at Bocketts Farm


Date: October 21st - October 29th, 2023
Address: Young St, Fetcham, Leatherhead KT22 9BS, United Kingdom

Prepare yourself for the ultimate fun during Witches and Wizards week at Bocketts Farm. Meet various reptiles & creepy crawlies during Tom's Talking Reptile Roadshow, enjoy wickedly wonderful science and slime shows, partake in face painting, and stroll through the spooktacular trail! You will also have the opportunity to go pumpkin picking, create and make Halloween crafts in the creepy craft corner, and hop on one of the tractor rides. There is so much to do at this event - you will not want to miss it!

Witch boots on a front porch entrance with a sign that reads flying lessons

2. Halloween Extravaganza at Godstone Farm


Date: October 21st - October 29th, 2023
Address: Farm Limited, Tilburstow Hill Rd, Godstone RH9 8LX, United Kingdom

This is an extravaganza you do not want to miss! This event is full of friendly frights and festive fun, including mastering the art of broomstick flying. Go on a bone-chilling skeleton scavenger hunt, play a round of Halloween mini-golf, and purchase a ticket for pumpkin carving! There are also various opportunities to interact with animals, enjoy the farm trail, and go on the World of Dinosaur Roar Discovery Trail.

Witch broom on a porch with a sign that reads Eat, Drink and be Scary

3. Spooktacular Fun at RHS Wisley


Date: October 21st - October 29th, 2023
Address: Wisley Ln, Wisley, Woking GU23 6QB, United Kingdom

RHS Garden Wisley is a fantastic option for spending your October half term with the family. They have a spooky garden trail, "ghostly" seed planting, and creepy crawly-themed craft activities. You can even make your own candle at RHS Wisley during their spooktacular event.

Many mini pumpkins

4. Pumpkin Festival at Crockford Bridge Farm


Date: October 20th - October 29th, 2023
Address: Crockford Bridge Farm, Addlestone

Experience Crockford Bridge Farm's Pumpkin Festival for a spectacular time! Various circus performers walk around, like stilt walkers, aerialists, mimes, and jugglers. Crockford Bridge Farm is known for being one of the largest growers of Pumpkins in Surrey, so be sure to check out their pumpkin market to pick the perfect pumpkin! You can also carve your pumpkin there, so you do not have to worry about making a mess at home. Be sure to come dressed up in your best costume for a chance to win a prize! Lastly, there are plenty of fall photo opportunities to capture these great memories.

Pumpkin "guts" and seeds

5. Halloween Afternoon Tea at Oatlands Park Hotel


Date: October 21st - November 4th, 2023
Address: 146 Oatlands Dr, Weybridge KT13 9HB, United Kingdom

Enjoy a delightful Halloween afternoon tea with themed treats and eerie decorations, perfect for a spooktacular Halloween celebration. Delve into an array of devilish delights, including tea sandwiches, warm scones with strawberry jam and clotted cream, and Halloween-themed cakes. These delicious treats pair well with Birchall’s exquisite loose-leaf teas or freshly brewed coffee. There are also soft drinks, water, and milk for the kiddos. They can also come in their favorite Halloween costumes to fully immerse themselves in the Halloween spirit!

Coffee and treats with fall decor surrounding it

6. Denbies Spooky Halloween Train Ride


Date: October 23rd - October 27th, 2023
Address: Bradley Ln, Dorking RH5 6AA, United Kingdom

Visit Denbies Wine Estate during the October half term for a spooky Halloween train ride. While on the train ride, be on the lookout for creepy crawlies hiding in the forest and check them off in your Halloween passport book for the Spooky Treasure Hunt.

Spooky background with trees with no leaves and train tracks in the bottom center

7. A Haunted Palace at Hampton Court Palace


Date: All Year
Address: Hampton Ct Way, Molesey, East Molesey KT8 9AU, United Kingdom

If you enjoy paranormal activity and encounters, enter if you dare to one of the most haunted palaces in England, Hampton Court Palace! It is rumored that two of Henry VIII’s wives haunt the palace, his beloved third wife, Jane Seymour, who died after giving birth in 1537, and most famously, his fifth wife, Catherine Howard, executed for adultery in 1542. Although you can visit Hampton Court Palace year-round, it is extra spooky and thrilling during Halloween.

Side shot of Hampton Court Palace

Some other fun and spooky Halloween events in Surrey, England are:

- Halloween Family Dance at Fleetwood Community Centre on October 27, 6 pm to 8:30 pm
- Pumpkin Patch with the Forest Fairy at Surrey Nature Centre on October 30 & 31 at various times
- Guildford Halloween Ghost Tour outside Holy Trinity Church at the top of the High Street at 8 pm

Spooky Fun in Surrey


Two skeletons in front and center laughing with one another and a lot of colorful Halloween lights and other decorations in the background

Surrey offers a myriad of options to immerse yourself in the Halloween spirit, ensuring a memorable and spooky Halloween week during the October half-term. Whether you are a fan of pumpkin carving, going on a spooky walk, or themed arts, Surrey has the perfect activities to make this Halloween a magical and unforgettable experience for the whole family. So, put on your best Halloween costume and embrace the spooky spirit as you explore these enchanted locations!

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