Half term fun near Magna Gardens

Are you wondering how to keep the kids entertained this upcoming half-term? Look no further if you're residing near Magna Gardens in Purley on Thames. We've rounded up five thrilling events that will make your family's half-term break unforgettable.

1. Halloween at Beale Wildlife Park
Dates: October 20th - 30th
Distance: 3 miles from Magna Gardens

Get ready for thrills, chills, and a dash of conservation at Beale Wildlife Park this Halloween. This event offers a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with creepy crawlies, challenge your senses, and even craft your very own broomstick and wand. Take a stroll through a nocturnal animal trail and uncover the secrets of native nocturnal creatures.

2. The Climbing Hangar Reading's Halloween Extravaganza
Date: October 30th
Distance: 3 miles from Magna Gardens

Feeling spooky? The Climbing Hangar is hosting a free Halloween Party featuring a spine-tingling playlist, smoke machines, funky lighting, a themed Halloween cave, and trick-or-treat stands. Plus, it's all for a good cause with a refugee rocks fundraiser. Don't forget your best Halloween costume - it's encouraged!

3. Half-term Festival of Light and Colour at Basildon Park
Dates: October 14th - 31st
Distance: 4 miles from Magna Gardens

As the days grow shorter, Basildon Park is turning up the brightness. During this October half-term, visitors can bask in the glowing interior of the house, adorned with colourful lanterns, diyas, tealights, torans, and enchanting projections. There's also a children's trail and activities in the house, all themed around celebrating light and colour as we step into autumn.

4. Wasing Pick Your Own Pumpkin, Woodland Trail & Maize Maze
Dates: October 20th - 29th
Distance: 11.5 miles from Magna Gardens

For an enchanting autumn adventure, head to Wasing Estate. Follow a captivating woodland trail through the stunning autumnal forest, then pick your perfect pumpkin in the pumpkin patch. Navigate through the twists and turns of the brand-new maize maze and savour tasty seasonal snacks and hot & cold drinks.

5. The Moon Witch's Halloween Adventure at Tumblestone Hollow
Dates: October 21st - 29th
Distance: 17 miles from Magna Gardens

Join a Halloween scavenger hunt in the beautiful woodland surrounding Tumblestone Hollow. Your children can tick off spooky items and solve mystical riddles along the way but be cautious! Hiding in the shadows is the elusive Moon Witch herself. Can your little ones spot her?

And don't forget to keep an eye out for the exciting launch of Magna Gardens this autumn. Your family's adventure-filled half-term awaits!