School Holidays Wharfedale

October Half Term Specials

Halloween at Eureka!

20th October – 04th November 2018
Enrol at Ghoul School this Halloween!

Our terrifying teaching staff includes Dr Frankenstein and assistant Igor, a truly magical Witch, and our resident Werewolf!

Take part in a science class with a difference in Dr Frankenstein’s Science Lab, Cast spells and mix potions with a bewitching teacher, Join our resident werewolf for some key survival skills, Get your grisly groove on in some spectacularly spooky dance classes.

Halloween & Half Term at Thornton Hall Country Park

20th October – 2nd November 2018. 10.00am – 4.30pm

NEW for 2018 – Pumpkin Picking in our pumpkin patch

Join us for our school of Wizards & Witches! Complete the activities (included in admission) to pass your ‘Witch & Wizard’ exams!

Scary mazes, pumpkin picking*, fearsome face painting *, bloody lamb & calf feeding,  freaky animal petting, eerie egg collecting & much more!

Normal admission applies

* Additional charge of £3.50 for pumpkin picking and face painting:

Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven, BD23 3TS

01282 841148

Halloween Spooktacular at Temple Newsam

Wednesday, October 31.  5 PM – 8 PM

Come and scare yourselves silly with a visit to the darkened House and ghoul inhabited Farm. Prepare to be scared but have a go at spooky crafts and listen to stories as well as collect some treats on your way. Wear your most frightful outfits to fend off our ghostly surprises.

Tickets are limited and can be purchased via Eventbrite or in advance from the courtyard shop.

Temple Newsam Estate, Temple Newsam, LS15 0AE Leeds

October Half Term at The Royal Armouries Leeds

World Wars week

27th October – 10:00 am – 4th November – 5:00 pm

Come & meet characters from both World Wars as they recount their experiences through dramatic performances, storytelling & combat demonstrations.

Outside on the square there’ll be a full-size Spitfire and assorted military vehicles.

Warlord Games invite you to come and play some quick games of Bolt Action and Blood Red Skies.
Royal Armouries, Armouries Drive, Leeds, LS10 1LT

0113 220 1999

October Half Term: Thackray Medical Museum

20 October 2018 – 4 November 2018

Pus and Pimples SFX workshop

Workshops will take place at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.

Use make-up techniques from stage and film to create the ravages of Smallpox, bursting Black Death buboes or the horror of gangrenous wounds.

Cost: There is a small charge of £3 per wound in addition to usual museum admission charges.

To make a booking, please call 0113 244 4343


Pumpkin Trail, Bolton Abbey

20 October to 4th November 2018. 10 am to 4 pm.

Follow our trail of over-sized pumpkins through Strid Wood & discover the mystery doors hidden among the trees. Behind each door is a clue to help unravel the witch’s magical spell. With a fun new surprise awaiting you at The Strid!

Collect your trail form on arrival from riverside car park kiosk.

The estate’s admission of £10 per vehicle applies.

Suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Spooky Scarecrow Trail at Lotherton Hall

Oct 27 – Nov 4 2018 11am – 4pm

Lotherton’s Spooky Scarecrow Trail is back! Can you follow the clues around the house and estate, to find all of the super spooky scarecrows? While you are here why not have a go at the creepy crafts on offer in the Servants’ Rooms. Come visit if you dare!

Normal admission into the estate applies.

Lotherton Hall, Collier Lane, Aberford, LS25 3EB Leeds
0113 378 2959

The Deep: October Half Term

Venom vs poisons! 
Dates: October 20 – November 4, 2018

Was Snow White’s apple venomous or poisonous? Did Dory get bitten or stung? Delve into the lives of toxic creatures this October half term & find out which animals use venom & poison.

Interactive shows running at 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm to discover how our animals use their amazing abilities to survive.

Make your own sticky slime to take home too for just £1.


01482 381000

The Halloween Adventure at Stockeld Park

25 October until 31 October, 10.30am – 8.30pm

Join us for spooky adventures from when Stockeld Park comes alive for the Autumn Half Term!
Journey by Nordic Ski on our woodland trail, take a magical trip around the illuminated Enchanted Forest, travel through the Maze or enjoy our real Ice Rink.
Plus don’t miss our Special Spooky Events – and New Terrifying Fright Nights!

Stockeld Park, Wetherby, Leeds, LS22 4AN.

01937 586101