Published: 24 October 2014
Get on your broomstick and conjure up some magic this half term at Occombe Farm! The witches are out and have hidden spooky Halloween challenges around Occombe woods – can you crack the clues to reveal the witches secret spell? Meet the Occombe witch and help her magic up some spells with her bubbling cauldron, get arty in our creepy craft workshops and have your face painted for Halloween!
The Bewitched Trail will run from Tuesday 28 October to Thursday 30 October and it’s self led so families can just turn up between 10am and 3pm. Entry to the trail costs £3.50 per child and is suitable for 4-12 year olds. The price includes a yummy Halloween chocolate treat and entry to our craft workshop, face painting is 50p extra. Each family also receives a 10% discount voucher for the café to be used on the day and there is a special menu in the cafe. We will also have the tractors and the imagination playground out in the play barn and parking at Occombe Farm is now free until 1st April. Also, there will be pony rides running from 11am-3pm on Thursday 30 October and Friday 31 October.
There is also a Kids’ Cookery School Halloween Special: a fun hands-on day for budding chefs with Halloween themed breadmaking, spider web chocolate fudge muffins, pumpkin soup and toffee apples. All ingredients included and children will take home everything they make! They will also be awarded their very own Occombe Mini Master Chef certificate. The cost is £30 per child, runs from 10am-4pm on Friday 31 October and they will need to bring a packed lunch. Places are limited so please call 01803 520022 and book a place in advance.
We round of our Halloween events with some spooky story telling on Friday 31st October. A walk through the nature trails stopping along the way for some spooky stories about wiley witches and goulish ghosts. The event costs £3.00 per child, is suitable for 4-12 year olds and runs from 4.30 - 6.00. Meet at 4.30 outside the cafe.
The Occombe cafe kiosk will be serving hot take away drinks and snacks throughout the event. The nature trail does get very dark, so dont forget to bring your torches!
Tickets can be purchased from the visitor centre on the day.