Best Halloween Events West Midlands 2021 | Things to do Half-Term

This post covers the main Halloween events in the West Midlands for 2021 over the October half-term. We’ve found events in all of the counties and there are plenty of ideas to keep you busy during the October holidays.

Things to do October Half Term – Halloween – West Midlands – Shropshire – Staffordshire – Warwickshire – Worcestershire

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Best Halloween Events West Midlands 2020 | Things to do Half-Term

All Things Wild – Wild Frights – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Halloween themed itinerary including: Potion Making. Spell Casting. Creepy Creature Encounters. Dark Arts. Cobwebs and Cauldrons Story Trail with activities as you walk around the park! Themed decor and photo opportunities! All Halloween activities are included in your entry price!Itinerary activities are at set times throughout the day. Pre-booking is essential and we are still operating at a reduced capacity so BOOK NOW to avoid disappointment!

All things wild

Address: Station Rd, Honeybourne, Evesham WR11 7QZ

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? Standard entry prices apply, see website for prices.

Amerton Farm – Halloween Spooktacular – Tickets on sale – Staffordshire

This ticket includes a full day at the Farm and a chance to pick and carve your own pumpkin. We have limited tickets for the carving and will be running this over the days of Halloween half term week, there are two time slots to chose from. You must be at the Grave Yard Patch at your chosen time, but can enter the farm from 9.30am. Our Pick your own is starting from the weekend 9th &10th,16th,17th,23rd -31st Oct (subject to availability)the patch will remain open whilst we have pumpkins left,

Amerton Farm

Address: Stowe by Chartley, Stafford, Staffordshire ST18 0LA

When? Our Pick your own is starting from the weekend 9th &10th,16th,17th,23rd -31st Oct (subject to availability) the patch will remain open whilst we have pumpkins left.

How much? Adult £4.99, child £14.99


Ash End Children’s Farm – Halloween Spooktacular – Tickets on sale – Staffordshire

Come and visit the farm and for a small upgrade, visit the friendly wizard; get up close to fantastic beasts from our Creepy Critters Barn and choose a pumpkin to take home (you can carve it with us or take it home to work on your masterpiece!). We are selling FARM+Halloween tickets online. There are also COMBI tickets that include the farm, play barn and Halloween event. Or you can visit JUST the FARM if Halloween isn’t for you.

Address: Middleton Lane, Tamworth B78 2BL

When? 22nd to 31st October

How much? £15.95 per child, £10.95 per adult


Attwell Farm Park – Halloween Spooktacula – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Take a stroll into our pumpkin patch and pick your own pumpkin! Then take your Victim (Pumpkin) to the Ghastly Gazebo to Gut & Carve them up! Take them home with you to scare away the trick or treaters. (1 x Free Pumpkin per Paying Child). Additional pumpkins can be purchased at checkout.

The Ghastly ghosts have taken over the farm!! Hunt them down and solve the Puzzle! To win a Treat.

Dress up in Spooky attire, to receive a sweet treat upon entry.

Atwell Farm Park

Address: Seafield Ln, Redditch B98 9DB

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? Adult £8.95, child 2-15 £14.95. Other pricing options are available.

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Biddulph Grange – Halloween Trail – Tickets on sale – Staffordshire

Pick up a Halloween trail from Visitor Reception for £1 (no need to book). Search the garden to spot ingredients to make a magic potion and make your way to the witches cottage. Our much-loved spooky tunnel will also be back this year.

National Trust

Address: Grange Rd, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent ST8 7SD

When? Selected dates in October

How much? Normal entrance to Biddulph Grange applies, see website for further information.


Birmingham Sea Life – Ascarium – Tickets on sale – West Midlands

The Sea Witch is back for 2021! Follow an immersive trail to help her find her missing potion ingredients, which are hidden throughout the depths of the tanks, and discover some of the spookiest creatures of the sea as you explore our underwater world! Make your way to the Witch’s lair where she will cast her spell to open her treasure chest revealing a special reward!

Birmingham Sea Life

Address: Eleven Brindley Place, The Water’s Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL

When? 9th to 31st October

How much? Tickets from £20.65 (Included with Standard Entry ticket.


Black Country Living Museum – Halloween Nights – Tickets on sale – West Midlands

Explore our spooky streets as you trick-or-treat your way around Canalside village. You’ll spot fantastical characters too, from our mighty tree creatures to the incredible steambuster robot. Plus, join in the frightful family fun by dressing in your best monster or alien costume and head to the monster’s ball! There’ll be chances to take part too, as the best dressed little creatures can join our mosters in our costume parade. Priority Booking opens to Members from Wed 1 Sep 12 noon. Tickets will then go on general sale from Wed 8 Sep 12 noon. 

Address: Tipton Rd, Dudley DY1 4SQ

When? 23rd, 29th and 30th October

How much? Adult £20, child 3-15 £14.


Bodenham Arboretum – Pumpkin Trail – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Come and see our fantastic, carved pumpkins, staged Halloween Scenes and visit our Halloween Kitchen serving a great selection of hot and cold food / drinks! Please note that tickets for the Torchlit Evening Event have now sold out – only daytime tickets are available

Bodenham Arboretum

Address: Bodenham Ln, Kidderminster DY11 5TB

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? Adult £6.50, Children £3.50, Under 5s free of charge, + booking fee


Dorothy Clive Garden – Spooky Woodland Walk – Tickets on sale – Shropshire

Halloween Spooky Woodland Walk and Pumpkin Carving Competition. This year we will be holding a Pumpkin Carving Competition at 3.00pm to 4.00pm in the Bryan Mayer Pavilion – please bring along your carved pumpkins and drop off in the Bryan Mayer Pavilion – please label your pumpkin with your name and age. There will be separate tables for each age category. Categories for  Adults, Children aged 11 to 18 and 0-11. Prizes will be given for first three in each category. The competition will be judged by our resident ghost!!

Dorothy Clive Garden

Address: Willoughbridge, Market Drayton TF9 4EU

When? 30th October

How much? Adults £5, Children 5-18 £4.00, 0-4’s and Members free of charge.


Drayton Manor – More Treat than Trick – Tickets on sale – Staffordshire

Looking for a spooktastic family-fun day out this October Half Term? Join us between 16th and 31st October for more treats than tricks this Halloween. You’ll be surrounded by hay bales and pumpkins aplenty, as you enjoy over 100 rides & attractions – including Thomas Land, Adventure Cove, our 15-acre zoo, live entertainment and much more!

Drayton Manor

Address: Drayton Manor Dr, Fazeley, Mile Oak, Tamworth B78 3TW

When? 16th to 31st October

How much? Tickets are cheaper pre-booked online. Adult online price £31, child age 4-11 £27. Other pricing options are available.

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Echills Wood Railway – Halloween – Tickets on sale – West Midlands

Are you brave enough to ride the ‘Scream and Steam’ Express, running though Kingsbury woods in the dark? What horrors will haunt you on the scariest night of the year! Watch out for spooky witches and scary surprises over our 2km ride. With your premium first class ticket, travel in style with our covered coaches, keeping you dry should the weather choose not to be, and benefit from no long queues waiting for your train!

Echills Wood Railway

Address: Kingsbury Water Park, Bodymoor Heath Rd, Bodymoor Heath, Sutton Coldfield B76 0DY

When? 30th October

How much? £4 per person.


Hartlebury Castle – Witch and Wizard School – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Calling all budding witches and wizards! Dress up in your favourite spooky costume and join in our Halloween Fun! Carve a pumpkin, follow the fangtastic pumpkin trail, make a wand to cast spells, and stir up a potion ready for Halloween!

Hartlebury Castle

Address: Hartlebury, Kidderminster DY11 7XZ

When? 26th to 30th October

How much? Whole site admission fees apply + activity costs. No booking to visit is required, however, you do need to book for pumpkin carving.

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Hatton Adventure World – Pumpkin Spooktacular – Tickets on sale – Warwickshire

We have a SPOOKTACULAR programme planned for you this Halloween. Take a Bewitching Ride on our Trailer, with some fun surprises along the way. Pick your own Pumpkin* from our Pumpkin patch, brave the Haunted House, be thoroughly entertained at our Magic & Mayhem Illusion show. Plus so much more

Hatton Adventure World

Address: Dark Ln, Hatton, Warwick CV35 8XA

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? £19.95 per person for non-members.


Hawkstone Park Follies – Trails and Terrible Tales – Tickets on sale – Shropshire

Join us for some family Halloween fun throughout October Half Term. Activities and trails to be confirmed soon.

Hawkstone Park Follies

Address: Burma Rd, Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4AS

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? Adults £10.25, children 3-15 £7.25, other pricing options are available.


Hoo Zoo – Dinos in The Dark – Tickets on sale – Shropshire

Come along this Halloween Week and visit our Dinos In The Dark. Walk around Hoo-Rassic World and see the Dinosaurs like never before. Afterwards, be sure to visit Raptor and Rexy in the activity barn along with taking part in all our dino activities. This event runs from 6 pm to 8.30 pm and does not include admission to the rest of Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World (just Hoo-Rassic World, Reptile House and Activity Barn).

Address: Hadley, Telford TF6 6DJ

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? Adults £9.95, children 2-15 £8.95. Other pricing options are available.


Kenilworth Castle – Wizards Quest – Tickets on sale – Warwickshire

Head to Kenilworth Castle for a fantastical day out this Halloween half-term. Explore the grounds on our brand-new adventure trail inspired by Cressida Cowell’s bestselling Wizards of Once series. Will you find the ingredients for the Spell to get rid of Witches and uncover the location of the Cup of Second Chances? Plus, come along in frightful fancy dress and snap a picture to enter our competition on social media. It’s going to be a really wizard day out!

English Heritage

Address: Castle Green, Kenilworth CV8 1NG

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? Free members English Heritage. Adult standard ticket £15, child £9.10. Other pricing options are available.


Little Owl Farm Park – Halloween – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

The leaves are starting to turn red, orange & brown – which means we’re making preparations for Autumn & October half term here at Little Owl Farm Park! We’ll be releasing tickets soon for October Half Term for some Spooktacular fun! From PYO Pumpkins and meeting our spooky spider friend, there is something for everyone! Keep your eyes peeled! As always, we also encourage our visitors to dress up to get into the Halloween spirit! Tickets released from mid-October.

Little Owl Farm

Address: Owl Hill Lane Dunhampton, Stourport-on-Severn DY13 9SS

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? Standard adult ticket online £10.95, standard child £10.50. Other pricing options are available.


Lower Drayton Farm – Halloween – Tickets on sale – Staffordshire

Get spooky season off to a great start with a visit to our pick your own pumpkin patch. We’ve planted over 80,000 pumpkin seeds of various varieties, over 12 acres, making us one of the largest pumpkin fields in the area. You can rest assured you’ll find your ‘perfect pumpkin’ match! Once you’ve picked your pumpkin you can head to our pumpkin carving tent and get creative (no mess to clean up at home!).

Little Owl Farm

Address: The Play Barn Lower Drayton Lane, Stafford ST19 5RE

When? Every weekend from Saturday 2nd October. Daily from Monday 18th – 31st October

How much? £7 per person age 2 and over.


Middleton Hall – Spooktacular Halloween Trail – Tickets on sale – Warwickshire

The Hall, gardens and grounds will be open to the public. We are welcoming visitors to take part in our Halloween-themed children’s trail, following the spooky clues around the buildings and gardens to discover the password that will release your treat… or trick!

Middleton Hall

Address: Middleton, Tamworth B78 2AE

When? Wednesday 27th and Sunday 31st October

How much? You must pre-book your entrance ticket to visit us for this event. There will be no tickets available on the door. Adult £7, child £2. Under 5 free.


National Forest Adventure Farm – Halloween Spooktacular – Tickets on sale – Staffordshire

Take the pumpkin wagon tractor ride to our pumpkin patch and pick your own for FREE! 1 pumpkin per child aged 2+ or child member. Subject to availability. Broomstick training – Learn to fly in our interactive show! Cauldron Chaos – Find the ingredients hidden in the maze to make the potion! Mummy Maze Hunt – Find mummies hidden in the maize maze. Haunted Mirror Maze – Are you brave enough to enter?

National Forest Adventure Farm

Address: Postern Rd, Tatenhill, Burton-on-Trent DE13 9SJ

When? 16th, 17th, 23rd-31st October

How much? £14.99 per person, other pricing options are available.

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Park Hall Farm – Pumpkin Fest – Tickets on sale – Shropshire

There will be a FREE pumpkin for every paying child to choose and take home. For members there is a small charge for the pumpkin. Grown ups can help scoop out the pumpkin then can carve your very own design. We will have a giant scarecrow trail in the woods , the Little Scary House will be open for braver visitors and Pumpkin Alley will have a few new surprises! The Singing Pumpkins are always laugh- a definite favourite!

Park Hall Farm

Address: Burma Rd, Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4AS

When? 15th to 31st October

How much? Free for members (small charge for a pumpkin). Tickets are £11.95 each for anyone 2 and over. Under 2’s are free. Other pricing options are available. Tickets must be prebooked online.


Rays Farm – October Half-Term – Tickets on sale – Shropshire

Choose your own Pumpkin;  explore the creepy corners of Fairytale Forest (wellies are recommended); meet all of our friendly animals and birds and solve the Spooky Trail. Children will receive a free Halloween activity pack (not suitable for under 3’s).

Rays Farm

Address: Chorley, Bridgnorth WV16 6PR

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? Tickets are £10.50 for an adult, £7.50 for a child age 2-15 years (includes a pumpkin). There is a small booking fee on top of this. Other pricing options are available. You must pre-book online.


Rodbaston Animal Farm – Halloween Spooktacular – Tickets on sale – Staffordshire

After you have picked your own pumpkin, you can then carve a spooktacular pumpkin which can be entered into our Pumpkin Carving Competition (a photo of the pumpkin will be taken for the competition so that you can take your pumpkin home with you! Please be aware that there is an additional charge of £2.50 (which will include entry into the competition) to be paid on the day. Take part in our Halloween trail and keep an eye out for all the bugs and spiders in enclosures. You can collect a trail sheet from the Visitor Centre and if you complete the sheet, you might receive a special prize! Plus plenty of Halloween themed activities.

South Staffs College

Address: College, Rodbaston Dr, Penkridge, Stafford ST19 5PH

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? Please see website/above


Selly Manor – The Monster Manor – Tickets on sale – West Midlands

There is loads to do for the whole family this Halloween at Selly Manor: 

Explore the Monster Manor on our spooky house trail 
Play ghoulish games 
Make spooktacular crafts 
Enjoy our under 5s pumpkin trail in the garden 

Selly Manor

Address: Maple Rd, Bournville, Birmingham B30 2AE

When? 25th to 29th October

How much? Adults – £4, Children – £3, Family (2ad,3ch) – £14. Free entry does not apply for BVT residents. 


Severn Valley Railway – Ghost Trains – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Are you brave enough to climb aboard the Ghost Train? Arrive at Kidderminster Station before making your way along the dark platform to find your compartment.
Once aboard the train, hold on tight as the train roars away, passing through haunted stations on the way to Arley – the home of the living dead! But beware, those things that go bump in the night are not just outside the windows…

Severn valley railway

Address: Station Dr, Kidderminster DY10 1QX

When? 28th, 29th, 30th October

How much? £70-80 for a compartment for up to 4 people. £100-110 for up to 6 people. Prebooking online is essential.


Spetchley Park Gardens – Spooktacular – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Are you wizard enough to join us during October Half Term, take part in some wonderful Wizarding and gain your Wizarding Certificate? You will proceed through the grounds to Assembly, wands may be needed to ward off creepy creatures lurking in the trees. Professor Plume will then hand you your quest cards and you will be off on your Wizarding School adventure: searching for Dragon eggs, creating charms in Miss Charming’s class, taking part in Wand Wafting and Magic Spells, Predictions with Professor Plume, whilst making sure not to annoy the grumpy gardener as you fly past his gnarly root house.

Spetchley gardens

Address: The Estate Office, Spetchley WR5 1RS

When? 27th to 31st October

How much? Adult £8, child £5, other pricing options are available.

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Statfold Barn Railway – Halloween Extravaganza – Tickets on sale – Staffordshire

Come and pick your own pumpkin, take a spooky train journey, and join Toby our station master on his Halloween trail around our wonderful museum. Are you brave enough to complete our trick or treat challenge? Complete the 3 challenges to win your trick or treat goodie bag.

Statfold Barn Railway

Address: Ashby Rd, Tamworth B79 0BU

When? 27th to 31st October

How much? Adult – £8.00, ​Child (3-14 Years) – £13.00m, ​Child with Pumpkin Carving – £15.00. Other pricing options are available.


Trentham Gardens – Room on the Broom Interactive Trail – Confirmed – Staffordshire

It is the first time this interactive trail has been to Trentham and will offer visitors the perfect chance to explore the magnificent gardens whilst enjoying the surroundings in all their autumnal glory. The trail be at Trentham Gardens between 1st – 31st October 2021.
The trail is just one of the very special (trick or) treats that Trentham is hosting this Halloween across the Estate. Trentham Shopping Village will be adorned with pumpkins as retailers go head-to-head for the best dressed shop window. The Makers Market will return on 23rd October and a Spooktacular Circus will also be coming to Trentham over half-term (13th – 31st October).

Trentham Gardens

Address: Stone Rd, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8JG

When? See Above

How much? Normal entry prices apply, please see the website for further information.

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Warwick Castle – The Haunted Castle – Tickets on sale – Warwickshire

Join the ghosts, ghouls, wizards and witches of Warwick Castle this October and prepare for a Halloween adventure brimming with spooky tales, scary fun, and daytime themed attractions and activities for all ages.

Uncover eerie experiences around every corner and explore the gruesome truths of history in the Horrible Histories® maze.

Search the spooky mansion, navigate the Haunted Hollows and discover even more quirky characters in their spellbinding shows live on the Dead Centre Stage!

Warwick Castle

Address: Castle, Castle Ln, Warwick CV34 4QU

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? Tickets from £24 per person. Tickets must be prebooked online.


West Midland Safari Park – Spooky Spectacular – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

We will be brimming with Halloween decorations including illuminated, themed scarecrows and hundreds of pumpkins.

Meet our brand new pumpkin scarecrow character, ‘Patch’, and join his spook-tastic activity trail! Full of Halloween fun for the whole family, it’s the perfect way to brighten up the spookiest of seasons.

West Midland Safari Park

Address: Spring Grove Rd, Bewdley, Kidderminster DY12 1LF

When? 22nd to 31st October

How much? An adult ticket is £25, children 3-15 years £20.00. Under 3s are free. Other pricing options are available. Everyone must pre-book online.

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Wightwick Manor – Halloween Trail – Tickets on sale – West Midlands

Come one, come all, to discover the horrors of a traditional Halloween. Get the kids (and grown-ups!) to don their most frightening fancy dress and join us this half term for our annual outdoors pumpkin trail and out first ever apple harvest weekend.

National Trust

Address: Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton WV6 8EE

When? 22nd to 31st October

How much? £1.50 per trail plus normal admission fee applies, see website for information.


Witley Court Gardens – Wizards Quest – Tickets on sale – Worcestershire

Head to Witley Court for a fantastical day out this Halloween half-term. Explore the grounds on our brand-new adventure trail inspired by Cressida Cowell’s bestselling Wizards of Once series. Will you find the ingredients for the Spell to get rid of Witches and uncover the location of the Cup of Second Chances? Plus, come along in frightful fancy dress and snap a picture to enter our competition on social media. It’s going to be a really wizard day out!

English Heritage

Address: Worcester Rd, Droitwich Spa, Droitwich WR6 6JT

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much? Free for members of English Heritage. Adult ticket £9.90, child 5-17 £6, other pricing options are available.


Wonderland – Halloween Extravaganza – Tickets on sale – Shropshire

This year they have two different events – one in the evening and one in the daytime.

Daytime – Carve your own pumpkin with our scarecrow at the pumpkin patch, and decorate biscuits with a halloween theme with our not to wicked witch! Halloween trick or treat day especially for younger children…and more.

Evening – Bring your torch and prepare to be spooked. Trick or treating, circus acts, light display and smoke, firework display, maze of the walking dead and more.

Wonderland

Address: Hinkshay Rd, Dark Ln, Telford TF4 3NZ

When? Daytime 23rd to 31st October. Nighttime 29th, 30th and 31st October.

How much? Daytime – Child £15, Adult £12.50. Nighttime – Child £17, Adult £15.

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