Whats Happening in October


 There are lots of events happening in October , From food and drink, music, literature, walking, theatre and craft, seasonal fun anything and everything goes    ……….    Come and mingle, get stuck in or simply soak up the atmosphere loaded with Cornish culture    





Heligan Harvest, Lost Gardens of Heligan

5 Oct – 13th Oct 2019

The Lost Gardens of Heligan are set to once again celebrate the season of abundance and the fruition of the gardening year with an inspiring programme of garden and estate themed talks, displays, demonstrations, tasters and craft; all part of the incredible annual Heligan Harvest event.

Falmouth Oyster Festival

10 Oct 2019 to 13 Oct 2019
Packed with cookery demonstrations by leading local chefs, oysters, seafood, wine and local ale, sea shanties, and marquees brimming with Cornish produce.

North Cornwall Book Festival

10 Oct 2019 to 13 Oct 2019
Small but perfectly formed literary festival for readers of all ages and tastes, in the magical setting of St Endellion.

Autumn family garden Trail – RHS Rosemoor

Taking you on a wonderful journey exploring all the autumn glory in the garden, crunching on autumn leaves and discovering all matter of creatures – some of which will be getting themselves ready for winter.

October 21 – 25

There will be a host of drop-in craft workshops for families. Take part in a different awesome activity every day in the Learning Centre.

Monday 21 October: Conker Creatures
Tuesday 22 October: Pine Cone Spiders
Wednesday 23 October: Leaf Printing on Terracotta Pots
Thursday 24 October: Wooden Spoon Bats
Friday 25 October: Vampire Lollipops

All included in normal garden admission which is free for RHS members. Non-members can save 10% by booking online in advance using the ticket link below.

Have a look at the ticketed pumpkin carving workshops too for even more awesome family fun:



Court Farm Holidays Halloween Scavenger Hunt

24th & 31st October 3- 5pm
Exclusively for our Court Farm (and Northcott Farm) Guests …. we will be having a scavenger hunt, pumpkin carving competition and spooky soup with witches fingers, followed by marshmallow toasting – Dress to impress in your best Halloween Fancy Dress! 

Unicorn Fun Day – Broomhill Manor Stables

23rd October
Meet and groom the unicorns and have a half price short ride on the ponies around the grounds.  Starting at 10am and running through the day.   
26th October
Spooktacular Fun Morning! Fun, Games, Fancy Dress & riding included.  10 – 12.30am – £25 p/p – booking essential. 

Children’s Halloween Party with Magic Martin, The Weir, Marhamchurch

 25th October 4 – 7 pm
Just 1/2 mile outside the village of Marhamchurch, this truly is a brilliant party that guarantees keeping the children (and adults!) entertained.  Entry is £7/child which includes food and drink.  They will also be offering a BBQ menu for parents.   

19 Oct – 3 Nov

Come and explore the estate and gardens this Halloween and pose as wicked witches, spooky ghosts and gruesome ghouls in your very own petrifying Halloween portrait!

Use the props and your picture frame to pose in your very own petrifying portrait and get snapping.Upload your scariest entry to Facebook or Instagram with the tag #lanhydrockhalloweenportrait19 to be in with a chance to win a Halloween goodie bag.


Shawn the Sheep Armageddon Glow Trail, Cardingham Woods

October to March

Be among the first to complete their new Shaun the sSheep Armageddon Glow Trail ! Join Shawn and his mossy bottom pals to help Lu-Lu the alien, safely home  Grab your Shawn the Sheep ears and head into the forest for an adventure thats out of this world

The Glow Trail will be available on their Lady Vale walk between October – March  Activity packs will be available from the Rangers Hut or visit their Website to download the free App to complete the challenges and solve the puzzles.

Halloween Hocus Pocus at The Milky Way

This Halloween half term at The Milky Way families are invited to enrol in a very special School For Witches and Wizards.

Halloween at Newquay Zoo

19 Oct 2019 to 30 Oct 2019
Newquay Zoo celebrate Halloween with a week of spooktacular fun followed by a one off show, Halloween Wonderland.

October Half Term at Flambards

19 Oct 2019 to 31 Oct 2019
There’s a host of fantastic family fun on offer at Flambards throughout the October Half Term holidays (Saturday, 19th – Thursday, 31st October).

The ‘Shriek-wreck’ Museum

19 Oct 2019 to 2 Nov 2019
Spooky stories of sunken ships and haunted tunnels await visitors to the Shipwreck Museum in Charlestown this October during their scary Shriek-wreck event. 


19 Oct 2019 to 3 Nov 2019
Join us over two weeks for an all new Halloweden offer, as we invite you into a beautiful and mysterious world full of magical beasts and mythical creatures.

Halloween Fun by Day, The Big Sheep, Abbotsham

19th – 26th October

Join us this Halloween for a family day filled with fun and laughter.

Explore the haunted house and take a tour of our spooky farm on the haunted hayride.

Carve your own pumpkin to take home while stocks last, then try your hand at the witches flying school.

If you’re really brave why not have a go on our arachnophobia ride.

You can enjoy a lazy paddle in a spooky swan pedalo then challenge the family to spot all the friendly spooks and beasties as you take a ride on the ghost train.

Pumpkin Patch at Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm

12th – 31st October

Celebrate harvest with a day out at Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm. Venture into our apple Orchards with a trip on a vintage tractor ride. Hop off at our Pumpkin Patch to choose your own and be sure to explore our mini hay bale maze.

Planning your visit on a Sunday – enjoy a delicious Sunday Roast with all the family in The Old Bottlery Restaurant. To book a table call 01872 888471.

Halloween Fireworks Night, Port William, Tintagel

2nd November

The Annual Fireworks and Halloween night,  starting the day at 3pm.  Visit their Facebook page for more details 

3:00pm- Children’s crafts and games, glitter tattoos and pumpkin carving.
5:00pm-6:45pm- Childrens Disco with prizes for the best fancy dress!!
From 7:00pm- Fireworks Display by SkyBurst firework company
7:30pm- Disco and Dancing.

This year raising money for Missing People Charity.

Ice Skating at the Eden Project

12 Oct 2019 to 23 Feb 2020
Our glittering ice rink is back! Why not have a whirl in our winter wonderland – everyone is welcome, from complete novices to figure skating pros.