Things to Do in Norfolk this Spooky October Half Term!
October is the month where the leaves start to fall from the trees, the weather takes a chillier turn, and the days get shorter as Autumn gets fully underway. October is also the month of Halloween, and a school half term, which means spooky fun is a definite must! Norfolk has plenty of fun activities to get involved with over the October half term, from spooky adventure weeks to normal activities for those who aren’t as keen about the Halloween holiday, there’s something for everyone when looking for things to do in Norfolk this October half term!
Take Part in a Halloween Trail
The Museum of the Broads in Stalham have a Hallowe’en trail in the October half term, from 23 until 29 October 2017, 10:00-16:00 daily! Discover Broadland’s ghosts on the museum’s trail, win a spooky prize and enjoy their Hallowe’en activities – but beware of the Wroxham Witch!
Hire a Day Boat
Richardson’s Day Boat Hire in Wroxham is a great option, even when the weather isn’t necessarily the best. Fully heated with a folding canopy, you can still enjoy the Broads National Park when it’s raining! A different way to explore the regions beautiful wetlands, cruise along the river and through Broads and you might just see some seasonal wildlife!
Get Stuck in to Halloween Days
Dinosaur Adventure are hosting a series of Halloween Days this half term, from 21 October until 29 October 2017. Visit the park for some spooky fun, including Dippy’s spooky fun zone, fancy dress plus a brand-new trail!
Meet Some Lemurs!
Banham Zoo goes loopy for lemurs for their Lemur Love! Event from 21 until 29 October 2017 as part of World Lemur Festival. A great opportunity to visit the zoo and meet some lemurs, as well as the rest of the zoos inhabitants after World Animal Day last month!
Take a Spooky Train Ride
Step aboard the Spooky Express at Bure Valley Railway this half term, with free travel for each child when accompanied by a full-fare paying adult (max 2 per adult). The railway’s mascot bear will get into the Halloween spirit in dress up and greet each train at the Aylsham station! There is also a children’s quiz to see how many spooky items can be spotted along the way, as well as a decorated Whistlestop Café! Catch a trip between 21 and 29 October 2017 when the railway is operating.
Enjoy Some Spooky Circus Fun
Open from 20 until 31 October 2017, the Hippodrome Circus’ Halloween Spooktacular is written by comedy partners and Hippodrome regulars Jack Jay and Johnny Mac. Joined by an international cast of acts, the Halloween Spectacular is popular within the region.