Enjoy pumpkin, spice and everything spooky at The Park this Halloween. Choose from our exciting programme of events, filled to the brim with frightful fun for the whole family.
The Curiously Creepy Pumpkin Patch
Visit the curiously creepy pumpkin patch from Saturday 14 – Sunday 29 October. Enjoy picking the perfect pumpkin and discover what lies below our pumpkin patch ~ we’re creaking open the ancient undercroft of The Orangerie – for those who dare to enter!
Wheelbarrows, fire-pits & marshmallows await eager pumpkin pickers who can select the perfect pumpkin from our patch before descending underground to discover the rarely opened undercroft ~ curiously creepy and just waiting to be explored.
Halloween Workshops at Restoration Yard
Our friends at Restoration Yard will play host to an abundance of frightfully fun workshops for children to enjoy. Halloween workshops include spooky cookie decorating, creepy crafting, decoration painting, scary storytelling and curiously adorable crochet workshops.
Parents and guardians can indulge in some well-deserved ‘me-time’ in The Kitchen or The Store, while little ones enjoy the workshops.
Halloween workshops run from Saturday 14 to Sunday 29 October.
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Also joining The Park’s exciting Halloween Happenings will be Adventure Cinema, bringing an eclectic mix of classics, musicals, big blockbusters and family films to enjoy under the sun and stars from Friday 13 to Tuesday 17 October.
Closing The Park’s spook-tacular events programme on Saturday 28 October will be the incredible Fawkes Festival. The extravaganza will feature fairground rides, fabulous food and drink and magnificent fireworks display set in-front of Dalkeith Palace.
Fort Douglas Scavenger Hunt
Little adventurers will love the Fort Douglas Halloween scavenger hunt – search the adventure playground high and low for Halloween clues.
This is a free activity included with Fort Douglas tickets. Book now for a morning or afternoon session and take on the spooky scavenger hunt.