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Gruffalo Halloween Guided Walk

26 October to 1 November
Colin Glen Forest Park

Kids will love exploring the woodlands at Colin Glen where they can find familiar faces from the much-loved children’s book, ‘The Gruffalo’! Join the Halloween guided walk for a reading of the book, followed by a fun adventure to find all the characters. Then pick a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch and carve a creation to take home.

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Autumn Fun at Rowallane Garden

1 to 31 October
Rowallane Garden

Pull on your coats and wellies and explore all Rowallane Garden has to offer this autumn! Follow the Forgotten Folklore trail to learn about trees that were the portals to the spirit world and land of fairies; or discover the bewitching trees and spooky plants that aren’t for the feint hearted. To avoid disappointment, book in advance especially at busier times during half term.

Halloween Garden Trails at Hillsborough Castle

Halloween Garden Trails

Put on your best fancy dress and follow a trail around the gardens of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens this Halloween! Look out for pumpkins along the way, and share a #scaryselfie with us via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. With up to 100 acres to explore, there will be plenty to see and lots of wildlife to discover.

Pickie Pumpkin Patch

Pickie Pumpkin Patch

17 to 31 October
Pickie Funpark

Visit Pickie Funpark this Halloween to explore the pumpkin patch and jump onboard the Pickie Puffer Ghost Train with zombie conductor! After a ghostly train ride, make your way to our Halloween pumpkin patch, find your perfect pumpkin then take it to the carving area where staff will help you create a masterpiece.

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Halloween Online Jigsaw Puzzles

We’ve created a range of free, online jigsaw puzzles. See if you can piece together these spooky scenes from around Belfast, which include animals at Belfast Zoo enjoying some Halloween treats and some ghoulish figures hanging out in the Titanic Quarter!

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