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Halloween Half-Term Family Fun

23 October - 31 October

During October half-term, we’ll have plenty of family-friendly (but slightly spooky!) events – perfect for burning off some energy. The Hestercombe Barmy Bats trail will have you in a flap, whilst our special events such as visits from creepy crawlies, a spooky science masterclass, scary storytelling and a spellbinding Potion Room, are all the ingredients needed for a spooktacular day out.

Date / What’s On
Saturday 16th & 30th October
Fungal Foray (11am – 1pm, Adults £10 and children £5 + half price gardens entry for non-members – must be booked in advance)

Saturday 23rd – Sunday 31st October
The Barmy Bats Trail (daily, all day, £2 trail fee, includes a spooky chocolate prize)

Saturday 23rd – Sunday 31st October
The Potion Room (daily, all day)

Monday 25th – Friday 29th October
Autumn Bulb Plantathon (10am – 3pm, drop-in)

Monday 25th October
Spooky Science with Sciencedipity (10am – 3pm, drop-in)

Wednesday 27th October
Creepy Crawlies with Exmoor Zoo (10am – 3pm, drop-in)

Thursday 28th October
Stories of the Untold (10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm and 3pm – sessions are 30 mins long and must be booked on the day, £3 per child)


Hestercombe Gardens
Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton, Somerset TA2 8LG United Kingdom
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01823 413923

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