Pick a Pumpkin
You can't celebrate Halloween without a pumpkin and picking your own is so much fun. 

South Farm open their fields to the public every year and their selection of pumpkins to choose from never disappoints. Simply pop on your wellies, head out into the field and pick your favourite. It's a great way to get the kids out and about in the countryside as well as being lots of fun.
When: From 19 October
Where: South Farm, Rodmell, BN7 3FE

Blackberry Farm Spooktacular

Put on your best Halloween costume, grab your broomstick or magic wand and join the folks at Blackberry Farm for some ‘Spook-tacular’ fun throughout October Half Term.

Visit Clucky's Pumpkin Barn and choose a pumpkin or wander through their creaky barn for a scary surprise. They will also be running craft workshops, pumpkin carving and face painting.

When: 26 October - 3 November

Where: Blackberry Farm, Blackberry Farm Park, Whitesmith, East Sussex, BN8 6JD

Blackberry Farm

NB: Activities are free, but the usual admission prices apply.

Family Wild Day Out

Don't suffer with cabin fever this half term, bring your children to the woods to discover and explore a whole new WILD world. 

Activities range from making ropes and swings and den building to seasonal natural crafts and fire lighting. This day is designed for the whole family and welcomes children and parents of all ages.

When: 28 October 2019, 10 -2

Where: Circle of Life Discovery, Mill Woods, near Laughton, East Sussex.

Fort Fright Week

The Newhaven Fort friendly Fright Week is coming back this October half term!

Explore their terrifying tunnels, transformed into an abandoned nuclear bunker with communication centres and medical room – but watch out, you might not be alone down there!

Complete their creepy quiz or try your hand at some fiendish arts and crafts for a full Halloween experience!

NB: All activities are included in the normal Fort entrance fee.

When: 26 Oct - 3 November

Where: Newhaven Fort, Fort Road, Newhaven, BN9 9DS

All Aboard the Wizards Express

Bluebell Railway is inviting all witches and wizards, ghosts and ghouls, to a spooky gathering this October half term!

Expect Halloween fun and games, including a fancy dress competition, crafty fun, and much more. Visitors on Halloween (31st October) will also enjoy extra spooky fun, including pumpkin lighting, a disco for small children, and an additional evening train.

When: 26 October – 3rd November.

Where: For full details of where to board and to purchase tickets VISIT


Bluebell Railway
Steam Railway
Bluebell Railway

The Bluebell Railway is a preserved country branch line, lovingly restored and maintained by a team of dedicated volunteers. The railway runs nostalgic steam trains through nine miles of Sussex countryside.

Blackberry FarmBlackberry Farm

Go carts, swing boats, zip slides and tractor rides, Blackberry Farm is a fun filled day out for the kids, especially if they need to let off a little steam. As well as a variety of farm animals they have an indoor play area that includes an area for babies, the“sensory stars” area for visual stimulation and a flat zone for the less able bodied.

Newhaven Fort
Museum - Military
Newhaven Fort, Military History

Newhaven Fort is an award-winning attraction which offers the perfect family day out. There are exhibitions and displays that keep visitors enthralled for hours as well as stunning cliff top views, on-site café, gift shop and playground.



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