Spooky season is here! Grab your broomsticks and join us for a frightfully fun few weeks across our Family Farm and Historic Gardens. Please find the dates, details and prices of all activities below.
Please note, this year we are introducing a booking system for our ever-popular ‘Meet the Wentworth Witch’ activity - please find the booking details below under ‘What’s on in the Historic Gardens’.
What’s on at the Family Farm...
Pumpkin Picking & Carving
Saturday 14th October – Tuesday 31st October, £3.99 per pumpkin
Our Halloween activities will kick off this year with the arrival of our pumpkin patch on Saturday 14th October, giving you plenty of time to choose the perfect pumpkin for your autumnal displays with the added bonus of being able to carve it in our craft room at no extra charge. Tools, templates and inspiration will be provided, allowing you to create a pumpkin to be proud of without the mess at home!
From Saturday 21st October – Sunday 5th November:
Creepy-crawly & Animal Encounters – Especially for Halloween, we're adding creepy-crawlies to the list of animals you can meet in our animal handling sessions, along with the usual favourites. Please find the full timetable below:
10.30 am – Meet the creepy-crawlies
11 am – Egg collecting at our chicken coop
12 pm – Meet the lizard
1 pm – Meet the guinea pigs
2.30 pm – Meet the snake
3 pm – Meet the rabbits
Daily Fancy-dress Competition at 2 pm - We love it when our visitors, old and young, get into the Halloween spirit and come in fancy-dress! Be sure to enter the little ones into our daily fancy-dress competition, every participant will receive a small Halloween-themed prize and the lucky winner will also win free return entry (for one child) and a free bag of animal food.
Fearsome Photo Opportunities – Your costumes definitely won’t go to waste as there’ll be plenty of photo opportunities to take advantage of – the perfect way to capture memories of a spooktacular day out!
Spooky Colouring Sheets – In addition to pumpkin carving, our craft room will be set up and ready for any budding artists to colour away to their heart’s content designing their own pumpkin, scarecrow, ghost & more!
A Selection of Gruesome Games! Throughout our farmyard you’ll find a host of extra Halloween fun including our ‘I’m A Celeb’ style Mystery Box Challenge, Dress the Scarecrow game, Witch Hat Ring Toss, Halloween Hook a Duck and more (Hook a Duck £2 per go, win a prize every time).
Farm Admission Prices: Adults £3.50, Children/Concessions £3.25 (under 1s free)
Opening Times: 10 am – 4.30 pm (last admission 4 pm)
You do not need to pre-book for any of the activities at the Family Farm.
What’s on in the Historic Gardens...
Haunted Halloween Trail
Saturday 21st October – Sunday 5th November, 10 am – 4.30 pm
From scarecrows to skeletons and more...there’ll be something spooky to spot around every corner! We recommend our Haunted Halloween Trail as a spooky yet less scary alternative to our ‘Meet the Wentworth Witch’ activity.
How to book: No pre-booking required, pay on entry
Price: Included in the regular admission price to the Historic Gardens. Adults £2.25, Children/Concessions £1.95 (under 3s free).
Meet the Wentworth Witch
Tuesday 24th – Tuesday 31st October, 10.30 am – 3.30 pm
We are pleased to announce that the Wicked Witch of Wentworth is once again plotting her return to the garden centre for 2023!
Will you be brave enough to enter her witch’s lair in the dark depths of the Historic Gardens to meet her face-to-face?! Be warned...her cackle alone can be enough to give even the bravest of visitors a fright!
How to Book: Advance Online Booking Required
Last year we received an overwhelming amount of interest in this activity, so to reduce wait times and guarantee the opportunity to meet the witch, we have decided to introduce a booking system.
Please follow the link below to our booking calendar, where you’ll be able to select a time slot and the number of tickets you require. Please book tickets for all members of your group together, under 1s do not require a ticket.
We expect tickets to sell fast, so we advise booking ASAP to avoid disappointment.
Booking a ticket guarantees your slot to meet the witch but please be aware that there will be multiple groups per time slot. There may be a short wait to enter the witch’s lair, but there’ll be plenty to keep you entertained along the way!
Price: Adults £2.25, Concessions (65 yrs +) £1.95, Children £3.50 (1 yr +) + a £1 booking fee per transaction (not per ticket). Under 1s do not require a ticket.
Your ticket to ‘Meet the Wentworth Witch’ includes admission to the Historic Gardens and access to the ‘Haunted Halloween Trail’. You will be required to show your booking confirmation on entry to the Historic Gardens.