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What’s going Bump Over Halloween at Snowdonia Attractions?!

October Half Term is upon us! The time of year when you don’t need to worry about cleaning the cobwebs and spiders from your home!

Below are some of the best things to do with your kids over the scary school holidays in North Wales!

 

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Greenwood Forest Park, Caernarfon

SpookWood 20th October – 4th November

Prepare yourself and your children for loads of fun at Greenwood’s brand new Halloween adventure…. SpookWood!

There will be seasonal crafts, daily best dressed competitions for all the family to get involved…loads of treats (not tricks!) in the Woodland café, and take along your carved pumpkins, for your chance to win a family ticket to Greenwood…..!

Plus – see The Greatest Undead Show on Earth…!! The famous Transylvania Monsters Carnival will be taking over the Forest Theatre!

Apparently, they only tour once every 250 years – so don’t miss your chance to see Count Dracula, Wolf man and loads more….!!

Book your tickets here!

 

Zip World, Betws Y Coed

Zip World Ffear Fforest Halloween 20th October – 4th November 6:30-9:30pm Aged 9+

https://www.zipworld.co.uk/ffear-fforest

Twist & Turn through Zip Worlds forbidden forest on the Forest Ghoster this Halloween. There will be scary surprises around every corner! Bounce your way through the netted jungle – trying to avoid the hordes of zombies – make your escape by running through the Europe’s longest net walkway before they catch you!!

Fly through the forest in the dead of night on ScreamRide!! Or jump 1000ft though a trapdoor with a friend on Plummet 2 Hell. Will the Reaper take you at the bottom….or will you survive the drop? Pre Book for £25p/p here! On the night pay £30p/p.

Each pass provides entry to Zombie Nets, 2 x Fforest Ghosters and loads of other spooky goings on!

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Zip World – All Ages

During the day over half term dates, there will be a much more child-friendly vibe at the Fforest, decorations will still be spooky but suitable for children under 9 too! There will be spooky activities such as face painting happening alongside the regular adventures!

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National Slate Museum, Llanberis

Lots of different scary events on over half term at the National Slate Museum….!

27.10.2018 – 31.10.2018

HALLOWEEN TRAIL 10am – 4pm

Are you brave enough to follow the Halloween trail through the museum?

Have a go and win a spooky prize to take home!

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Llanberis Lake Railway

Halloween Hunt – 28th – 31st Oct

http://www.lake-railway.co.uk/events.html

Take the Halloween Train, hunting for the spirits and spooks as you travel through the witches Woods and receive a small gift on their return after finding them all!

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Anglesey Sea Zoo, Brynsiencyn

Get Spooky 27th October – 4th November

Get spooky with Anglesey Sea Zoo this October half term! Try bone-chilling arts & crafts, take a fancy-dress selfie on our sinister Selfie Station or challenge yourself with a spooky quiz! They’re also decorating the whole aquarium with their favourite scary props!

On Halloween itself 31/10, you can experience the aquarium in the dark from 4pm until normal closing time so be sure to bring torches! Kids in fancy dress will also get in for free ON OCTOBER 31st ONLY so get your fangs, capes and broomsticks out and join the fun!

Normal entry costs apply

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STORIEL, Bangor

Tuesday 30th October 12:30 – 3pm

A couldron of fun is waiting for you at Storiel in Bangor this Halloween!

Join them on Tuesday 30th for lots of family fun – there’ll be a creepy cave to explore, scary crafts to make, and a scary spider trail! Make sure you come in your fancy dress! 

Suitable for under 12’s 

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Talyllyn Steam & Scream

29th – 31st October 5pm & 7pm

https://www.talyllyn.co.uk/events/halloween-steam-scream

Join them for an evening train ride to the ghostly woods of Dolgoch. Take your carved pumpkin as there’ll be prizes for the best one! Enjoy a Halloween Feast in Kings Licensed Café, Best Scary Fancy-Dress Prizes – that includes you mum and dads! You’ll also get a spooky Halloween Goody Bag to take home!

Book your tickets early here!

 

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29-31 Oct 2018

HALLOWEEN CRAFTS 12pm – 4pm

Enjoy Halloween hoots & howls at the Museum this half term!

Join us for some fantastic Halloween workshops to entertain all those young ghouls and ghosts!

Decorate a spooky slate and maybe a bat or two?

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1.11.2018

FESTIVAL OF THE DEAD 5pm & 7.15pm

Puppets, actors, magic, music - and spooky shadows….Enjoy this winter’s tale from Puppet Company ‘Black Star and Monkey’ - a celebration of our ancestors and the Celtic Festival of the Dead traditions – told with the help of Welsh ‘bwci-bo’ characters the Black Sow, the White Lady and Jack the Lantern. Come in Halloween costume! Suitable for ages 4+and families. This a Welsh language performance that can be enjoyed by non-Welsh speakers due to the visual narrative of the puppet show. A shadow puppet workshop follows the performance

Tickets £5 At the Shop or Online

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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway

Halloween Trains

https://www.festrail.co.uk/

Ffestiniog Railway – Porthmadog 25th, 26th , 27th October 6pm – 9:30pm

Welsh Highland Railway – Caernarfon – 31st October 6:30pm – 9pm

Their ever-popular Halloween trains are back again this year, with 4 evenings of Fiendish Family frolics, filled with creepy costumes and chilling competitions!

Catch the ghostly train from Porthmadog to Tan-Y- Bwlch - the small station in the big dark woods for an evening of Frantic Fun, Fireworks and things that go bump in the night! Don’t forget your fancy dress and a hot supper in the Creepy Café! From Caernarfon catch the Ghoulish Train for an evening of Frantic Fun, Fireworks and things that go bump in the night aboard the Welsh Highland!

Call the ticket office to book 01766 516 824

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Welsh Mountain Zoo

20th October – 4th November

Shriek Week

Welsh Mountain Zoo will be running Spooktacular trails over half term for Shriek Week! At the end of the school holidays everyone entering will be entered into a prize draw to win a fantastic Welsh Mountain Zoo goody bag!

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Corris Craft Studio @ King Arthurs Labyrinth

Corris, Machynllech

Lots going on at the Corris Craft Studio’s & King Arthurs Labyrinth this Halloween Half Term!

Underground sailings into the mysterious King Arthurs Labyrinth will be running everyday until 4th November. On Halloween get a 20% discount by dressing up in your Halloween outfit! There’s also a free Halloween treat for all children on Oct 31st too!

The Chocablock Studio is running special spooky chocolate making workshops where you can make and decorate a bar of chocolate or a chocolate pizza with weird and wonderful sweets!

Also look out for their Pumpkin Piatas – they’re amazing!

Running from 14th October – 4th November

The Spooktacular Paint Pot Studio at the Quarry Pottery is open for Halloween fun. Paint your own ceramic pumpkins, owl votives and witches hat votives (they hold a canfle or an LED light) There’s also “Boo” plaques to decorate!

Sat 20th – to Sunday 4th (or until stocks last!)

The Y Crochan Café is serving up a concoction of Halloween treats includinga Witches Broth, a Special Halloween Welsh Rarebit & Halloween themed cakes

29th Oct – 4th Nov

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GLASFRYN PARC ACTIVITY CENTRE, PWLLHELI

http://www.glasfryn.co.uk/

Dress Up in your Halloween outfits on Weds 31st October and receive 10% off activities!

 


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Quote from Naomi Saunders – Marketing Manager:

“We had the staff trip on Thursday last week and it was a great success! It took us the estimated 14 hours…..I'm not going to lie, it was an exhausting day for us, but is by far the best thing I've ever done!!”

Here are some images of their day!