Amazing Halloween at The Zoo and Safari Park Halloween Events

Only seems like yesterday the children went back to school, and already the October half term is looming, but at this time of year there is no shortage of things to do and places to go, Halloween seems to be getting bigger every year and with so attractions adding extra entertainment throughout October, its a great time to visit.

If you have an animal lover in the family then you need to check out all of these Halloween and The Zoo and Safari park Halloween options, there will definitely be something for everyone.

Halloween At the Zoo

Battersea Park Children’s Zoo Halloween

Location : Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ

halloween at the zoo

Pumpkin Quiz Trail

Which of the animals have put out pumpkins this year?

To take part, purchase a quiz sheet upon entry and use the clues to help you find which animals are taking part in the Halloween fun!

Cost £1.50 .. includes a small spooky prize

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Beale Park Halloween

Location : Lower Basildon, Reading, Berkshire, RG8 9NH

Beale Park are well known for their annual Halloween event and this year promises even more spooky fun across the October half term.

The narrow gauge railway will be transformed into a ghost train. Visitors can enjoy a pumpkin and skeleton trail, make broomsticks, wands and bat boxes, and there will be special sessions of Meet the Creepy Crawlies.

On Halloween itself, they will be offering Halloween face painting throughout the day. Some activities incur a small additional cost. One child in full fancy dress goes free with a paying adult – pre-booking recommended online.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Bristol Zoo Halloween

Location : Clifton, Bristol, Avon BS8 3HA

Skeloween at Bristol Zoo Gardens
Spot spooky skeletons at Bristol Zoo this October half term 23 to 31 October – if you’re brave enough!

Get into the Halloween spirit and learn all about the clever bones inside your favourite vertebrates.

See over 300 incredible animal species. Dare to discover dark and spooky Twilight World, see creepy creatures in Bug World, and spy 12 critically endangered Livingstone’s fruit bats hanging upside down.

Fun for little ghouls and grown-ups alike.

Take in the autumnal colours with over 12 acres of award-winning gardens.

Treat yourself to tasty meals from The Hide restaurant or a seasonal hot beverage from a kiosk.

If that’s not enough, give yourself a fright on ZooRopia, an adventure ropes course.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Chessington World of Adventures HOWL’O’WEEN

Location : Chessington, Surrey, KT9 2NE

HOWL’O’WEEN. Things are WICKED in the WILD!

Things are getting spoOoky once again at Chessington this October, with a Fa-BOO-lous Halloween event for the whole family! Tickets are now available – Howl’o’ween includes full theme park and zoo entry.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Colchester Zoo Halloween

Location : Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex CO3 0SL

‘Shriek Week’ returns to Colchester Zoo this October half term!
Join in with our fang-tastic themed activities taking place from the 23rd October – 31st October 2021!
Colchester Zoo is open until 5pm everyday throughout October half term with most of our additional ‘Shriek Week’ activities included in the cost of admission. Carve a pumpkin at The Pumpkin Patch or join the good witches and wizards at the Witches’ Craft Coven to make wands and spells, PLUS lot more! 🎃

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Dartmoor Zoo Halloween

Location : Sparkwell, Plymouth PL7 5DG

BOO at the Zoo is back, and scarier than ever!

Listen out for a rustling amongst the trees and peeping eyes as you make your way through the park, meeting lots of different characters along the way.

This event is suitable for the whole family however does come with adult adversaries. You can expect to see:

Lights Trail – The trial will take you around the Zoo, through the forest, around the big cats, birds and more. If you look carefully, you may be able to see the bright eyes of the animal residents out at night. Expect monsters to be lurking in the shadows. Torches are advised.

Woodland Spook Maze – Find yourself lost in a labyrinth. But be careful, you never know what kind of monsters lurk in the shadows. Warning: This is not for the faint-hearted. Expect monsters, unusual sounds, and movements.

Dark Maze – In a room where you can’t see anything, can you feel your way out? Use all your senses to find your direction, but be careful, not everything is your friend in the dark room.

And SO much more… we SCARE you to come!

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Drayton Manor Zoo Halloween

Location : Drayton Manor Park, Near Tamworth, Staffordshire B78 3TW

MORE TREAT THAN TRICK
Looking for a spooktastic family-fun day out this October Half Term? Join Drayton manor 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!

Step into Thomas Land and experience all the spooks and thrills with your little ones, and make it a happy Halloween with all the magical Island of Sodor Island has to offer.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Drusillas Park Halloween

Location : Drusillas Park, Alfriston, East Sussex BN26 5QS

Halloween Shriek Week
Looking for some of the best Halloween events in Sussex for kids? Shriek Week at Drusillas Park (23rd-31st October) is the perfect place to bring the kids for a fun-filled and spooky Halloween week! Drusillas which is located between Brighton and Eastbourne always conjures up oodles of eerie excitement and seasonal surprises to keep your little horrors half term happy!

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Edinburgh Zoo Halloween

Location : Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, EH12 6TS

We SCARE you to come!
This Halloween, Edinburgh Zoo is opening its gates after dark to invite you on a family friendly spooktacular trail through the zoo.

On selected dates from Friday 8 until Sunday 31 October, they’re celebrating all things Halloween for the first time with a magical illuminated trail.

Listen out for a rustling amongst the trees and peeping eyes as you make your way through the park, meeting lots of different characters on the way.

From witches and wizards, to scarecrows and spiders… we scare you to come!

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Flamingo Land Halloween

Location : Kirby Misperton, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6UX

HALLOWEEN IS COMING TO FLAMINGO LAND 💀👻🎃
We have so many exciting and scary plans this Halloween with the return of our Stalk in the Park, a brand new Wonderland Halloween show, Fireworks, Peter Rabbit’s Pumpkin Trial and Daily Fancy Dress competitions. What more could you want this scary season……
Halloween at Flamingo Land starts on the 9th of October and tickets will be available soon. Keep your eyes peeled for more information and more screams 😱

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Lincolnshire Wildlife Park Ghost Hunt

Location : Dickonhill Road, Friskney, Lincolnshire, PE22 8PP

Join us on Sunday 31st October from 10am for a spookily good walk around the park! With Ghost & Ghouls to find and treats to be won, you’re in for a fun family day out. For just a £1.00 donation to the charity, you can join in the trail to find the ghosts, and win a prize at the end if you find them all. Plus, there will be children’s activities and competitions to join in and win some great prizes, such as a best dressed competition, colouring competition and activities at the Wild4Learning hub.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Paignton Zoo Halloween

Location : Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7EU

Grab your broomsticks and join Paignton Zoo for some frighteningly good Halloween half term fun, every day from Saturday 23rd to Sunday 31st October.

The FREE Wizard Workshop will be open each day between 10.30am and 4pm, where with some help from mystical characters, children can make their very own spooky spell book mark to take home. You don’t need to pre-book for the craft activity, just turn up and take part!

Bring the kids to visit in their most frighteningly fabulous fancy dress. Whether it’s a wicked witch, a wild werewolf, or super spooky skeleton, they can’t wait to see what your little monsters will dress up as.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Paradise Wildlife Park Halloween

Location : White Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire EN10 7QA

Halloween is hitting Paradise Wildlife Park bigger and better than ever! Complete with the incredible after hours event, Dinos After Dark. They will have everything to deliver the tricks and treats of the festive period.

During October half term the whole park will be dressed for the spooky occasion. There will be multiple autumnal photo opportunities so make sure to tag them in your posts so they can join in the fun too! If you’re lucky you might even see the tigers enjoying some amazing pumpkin enrichment in their amazing new home Land of the Tigers.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Twycross Zoo Halloween

Location : Atherstone, Warwickshire CV9 3PX

Boo At the Zoo

There is so much Halloween FUN to be had this October Half Term – all activities are FREE with your zoo admission!

Singing Pumpkin Display – As you’re exploring 100-acres of zoo, see if you can spot these cheeky pumpkins singing a selection of Halloween classics!

Witchly Come Dancing – Join in with the witch outdoors and follow some spooktacular dance moves on your socially-distanced pumpkin markers!

Broomstick Training – Get your broomsticks at the ready for some training with our wondrous witch. Follow her instructions on your socially-distanced pumpkin marker and see if you can become a Broomstick flying expert!

Scary Tales – Located outdoors, hear a short creepy Halloween tale from our wickedly wonderful witch!

Witches Show – Meet the wondrous witch as you arrive at the zoo, singing songs of ghouls and ghosts for you. Make sure your social group stays within their pumpkin or the witch will turn you into scarecrows!

Ghosts of Madagascar – History books state that some Lemur species were often referred to as the ‘Ghosts of Madagascar’. Their loud calls used to scare natives. Enter this spooky escape trail and collect the clues to crack the code to escape the Ghosts of Madagascar.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Halloween

Location : Hurst Ln, Auckley, Doncaster DN9 3QY

The Creepy Carnival – Step right up and enter if you dare?

Yorkshire Wildlife Park are hosting the ‘Creepy Carnival’ this Halloween…

Meet a host of characters, some scary, and some not-so-scary in the Halloween Carnival celebration, suitable for children of all ages.

Tumble into the most magical, and spookiest show on earth, with live performances throughout the day, plus side-shows, games, crafts and face painting* to get involved in. Dare you take a walk through the enchanted woods for some Spooky goings on?!

Plus, experience all the excitement of a walk-round safari where you may see Lions, Tigers, Polar Bears, mischievous monkeys and Sealions.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Safari Park Halloween

Blair Drummond Safari Park and Adventure Park

Location : Blair Drummond by Stirling, Central Scotland, FK9 4UR

Pick-a-pumpkin!
Halloween Adventure from 8th to 31st Oct
The beautiful picket-fence pumpkin patch will be back! Right next the giraffe enclosure, this is quite possibly the prettiest pumpkin patch in Scotland.

Pick your pumpkin, toast marshmallows over the fire-pits, have fun climbing on the giant hay-bale spiders and follow the trick-or-treat trail. This is a beautiful time of year at the park, and a great place to create some festive family memories.

Plus, of course, you can enjoy all the usual animals and safari park attractions. All visitors will have full access to the safari park and dinosaur attraction.

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

West Midlands Safari Park

Location : Spring Grove, Bewdley, Worcestershire DY12 1LF

West Midlands Safari park will be having a Spooky Spectacular event from 22nd – 31st October 2021
It will be brimming with Halloween decorations and hundreds of pumpkins in the Pumpkin Patch.

Meet the 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!

Opening Dates/Times/Prices : This event has now finished for 2021, don’t forget to check out other events, for further information CLICK HERE

Which One will you visit first ?

Looking for other Halloween Activities, check out Ultimate Pumpkin Picking, Halloween Mazes, Halloween Trains, Halloween Theme Parks and Halloween Scare Events

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