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Family days out in Devon this Halloween

Illustration of a pumpkin on a dark orange background. Pumpkin copyright: Victoria Sergeeva via

Our lovely team have rounded up their top family-friendly Halloween events across Devon that promise thrills and heaps of memories for all. Here are our recommendations for a fangtastic time this Halloween…

North Devon

The Big Sheep

Spook-tacularly good Halloween fun at The Big Sheep including pumpkin carving and fancy dress.

Dates: 21st to 29th October

Milky Way Adventure Park

Halloween Hocus Pocus: Enrol your little horrors at their school for witches and wizards where they can try spell writing and casting plus potion making.

Dates: 21st to 31st October

Halloween October Half Term event North Devon: The Milky Way

South Devon

Pennywell Farm

Whether you’re hunting for the perfect pumpkin in their enchanted Pumpkin Patch or embarking on the Fabulously Fun Pumpkin Trail, you’re in for a treat.

Dates: Until 29th October

Pennywell Farm – Devon Tourist Attraction

Torquay Museum

Halloween Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave

Raving with the kids on the multi-sensory dancefloor, with glitter cannons, bubbles, snow, balloons and giant parachute dance. Craft tables and giant colouring mural.

Date: 29th October


Babbacombe Model Village

Atmospheric evening illuminations with fire effects and some spooky twists.

Dates: 25th to 31st October

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Jolly Pumpkin

Pumpkin patch with photo opportunities, Dino Maize Maze and scrumptious food and beverages.

Dates: various dates in October

Pick Your Own Pumpkins | Jolly Pumpkin | Silverton, Exeter | The Jolly Group

Crealy Theme Park & Resort

Spook-Fest: Trick or treat yourself to a Crealy spooky day out this October. You can collect a FREE pumpkin for every child.

Dates: various dates in October

Spook-Fest | Crealy

Whipton Community Hall

Children’s Halloween Disco

Date: 29th October, 16:00–18:00

Children’s Halloween Disco Tickets, Sun 29 Oct 2023 at 16:00 | Eventbrite

Powderham Castle

Spooky Week – Ghoulish tours, skeleton and pumpkin trails, spooky stories and more.

Dates: 22nd to 29th October (excluding Friday 27th and Saturday 28th)

Spooky Week (

Mid Devon

Devon Railway Centre

Halloween special – Explore the pumpkin trail and discover the Halloween treasure!  There’s a free Halloween gift for all children aged 3 and over.

Dates: 21st to 29th October (except 23rd October)

Devon Railway Centre

East Devon

Seaton Tramway

Halloween Hunt

Dates: 21st to 29th October

Halloween Hunt | Free Half-Term Activity | Seaton Tramway

The Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth

Haunted Hay Bales Halloween Hunt

Dates: until 1 November

Events | Sidmouth | Haunted Hay Bales Halloween Hunt | The Donkey Sanctuary