21 Halloween & October Half Term in Yorkshire 2023

Halloween events in Yorkshire – there’s lots going on this Halloween!  Though please do check individual websites in case things change.    I also have a post on the best pumpkin patches in Yorkshire. So the question is, where are the best Halloween Events in Yorkshire?       The Wizard Walk of York Book … Read more

14 of the Best Events for Halloween in Cheshire

halloween in cheshire

Best Events for Halloween in Cheshire – Cheshire is bursting with frightfully successful ways to keep the kids entertained during the October half-term school holiday. Here are the highlights and for more info and ideas go to www.visitcheshire.com.      Ghostly footsteps in Chester  Little ones can go on the hunt for Chester’s ghosts on a … Read more

Pumpkin Picking at The Balloon Tree near York

PYO Pumpkins at The Balloon Tree

We recently spent a lovely day at The Balloon Tree near York, having lunch and picking pumpkins.  The Balloon Tree has lots of different ‘PYO’ – Pick Your Own produce at different times of the year.  We have been strawberry picking in the past, but they also raspberries, gooseberries, currants, peas, broad beans, blueberries, plums … Read more

Frightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley at Halloween 2019

Frightwater Valley 2019 – here is the official press release for 2019, but don’t miss my review from a previous year below it! Lightwater Valley is set to be transformed into ‘Frightwater Valley’ as part of its spooky Halloween celebrations (October 26th-31st 2019).  The North Yorkshire theme park will be hosting a series of spooktacular … Read more

Halloween Fun with Fruit Shoot

I have probably said it many times, but I love Halloween.  I always have loved it since I was a child and looked forward to it enormously.  I grew up in the 70’s and costumes were not as readily available in the shops as they are now, so I made my own.  Like with so … Read more