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Horrible Halloween

Sat 21 – Sun 29 Oct 2017


Normal grounds admission applies

Join us for a fun and spooky Halloween during the October half-term holiday.

Throughout October half-term there will be our ever-popular Halloween trail, spooky treats to tickle your tastebuds, and crafty activities for everyone to get involved with.


Creatures of the Night Trail

To celebrate our ‘Creatures and Creations’ exhibition at the Coach House Gallery, this year’s Halloween trail takes you through the woods in search of some creatures of the night. See how many creatures you can find on our special illuminated woodland trail.

£2 per child

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Isadora Moon (c) Oxford University Press-flipped

Isadora Moon Day

Half vampire, half fairy, Isadora Moon is totally unique! On Wednesday 25 October, children’s author and illustrator Harriet Muncaster will be giving special readings of the latest book in her magical Isadora Moon series.

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Pumpkin Carving & Painting

Use your imagination and create your very own pumpkin design.

Make sure to come early as we have a limited number of  pumpkins grown especially for us!

£4 per pumpkin

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Fete Worse Than Death

Fête Worse Than Death

Sat 28 & Sun 29 Oct 2017

Get into the Halloween spirit with our Fête on the last weekend of October. Join us for party games, face painting, live music and even light-up candyfloss!

Additional charges apply for activities.

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Spooky Afternoon Tea

Treat the kids to a spooky Halloween tea, including a delicious pot of “worms”, a ghost meringue and an eyeball cupcake.

Created in-house by Craig, our talented head pâtissier, Afternoon Tea is the perfect way to celebrate your visit to Waddesdon.

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Fancy dress competition

Dress the part to enter our fancy dress competition running all week throughout half-term. What will you be? A witch? A cat? A devil?

Share your costumes on Facebook and Instagram on your visit and be in with a chance of winning a complimentary family grounds ticket over the popular Christmas season.

Don’t forget to tag us in your photo using @WaddesdonManorLearning and the hashtag #WaddesdonDressedToKill. All your entries will be showcased on this page and we will select our favourite as the winner on Monday 30 October.

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