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15th October 2019

Things To Do This Halloween in Cornwall

Halloween in Cornwall is set to be a real scream with spooky spectacles and eery events across the county.

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12TH - 31ST OCTOBER: HEALEYS PUMPKIN PATCH MINI MAZE, HEALEYS CYDER FARM, PENHALLOW

Where: 20 minute drive from The Alverton

Hop aboard a vintage tractor and take a ramble through the pumpkin patch at Healeys Cyder Farm. Choose your own pumpkin to take home and carve, get lost in the mini hay maze and take a selfie with a scarecrow. With a pop-up bar serving delicious mulled Rattler Cyder and homemade treats including Cornish cream tea, it's the perfect family day out. 

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19TH OCTOBER: MURDER ON THE DANCE FLOOR, THE ALVERTON HOTEL, TRURO

Where: in our Great Hall!

Join us on Saturday 19th October for a night of fine-dining, delicious drinks and tons of drama. Attend the VIP launch party of popular talent show, 'Strict Lee Come Dancing' and tuck into a divine three-course dinner, before getting your detective hats on to solve the murder mystery at this whodunit event. To secure your seat at the table, call 01872 276633 to book. 

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19TH - 31ST OCTOBER: HALLOWEEK AT CAMEL CREEK, WADEBRIDGE

Where: 35 minute drive from The Alverton

Camel Creek adventure park has had a gruesome makeover this month, as the Witches of the Wilderness have cast a spell and transformed some of the attractions into a scare-fest. Visit the witch grotto, play trick or treat, hop on the ghost train or carve a creepy pumpkin during Halloweek.

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19TH - 27TH OCTOBER: HALLOWEEN HORRORS AT NEWQUAY ZOO, NEWQUAY

Where: 25 minute drive from The Alverton

Head to Newquay Zoo this October half term, where creepy crawlies and frightening beasts await. Take part in the bat hunt trail, brave the bugs and insects, and dress to impress in your scariest Halloween costume.

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19TH OCTOBER - 3RD NOVEMBER: HALLOWEDEN, THE EDEN PROJECT, ST AUSTELL

Where: 35 minute drive from The Alverton

Explore the forbidden forest filled with mythical creatures and horrifying monsters at The Eden Project this Halloween. Halloweden involves a cryptid petting zoo, potion making with weird and wonderful botanicals, pumpkin carving, spider web weaving and lots more fearsome fun. Don't forget to check out the bone-chilling ice rink and dazzle at the fang-tastic Halloween disco - The Little Monsters' Ball - on Saturday 26th October. 

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23RD OCTOBER: HALLOWEEN TRICKS AND TREATS FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR, FLAMBARDS, HELSTON

Where: 45 minute drive from The Alverton

Have a blast at Flambards' Halloween tricks and treats fireworks spectacular. Watch the Cornish skies illuminate the theme park, indulge your inner thrill-seeker on the exciting rides, and take a stroll through the pumpkin trail at the Victorian village. 

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27TH OCTOBER: TALES FROM A HAUNTED BOOKSHOP, THE OLD LIBRARY, BODMIN

Where: 40 minute drive from The Alverton

Roam the bookshelves at The Old Library in Bodmin and brave the tales of the haunted bookshop. Meet the wacky shopkeeper and watch out for ghosts and gouls at this creepy show for ages 8 - 12 and adventurous adults. The show features puppets, music, terrible tales and gruesome stories.

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31ST OCTOBER: ADULT GHOST TOUR AT CHARLESTOWN HARBOUR AND SHIPWRECK MUSEUM, ST AUSTELL

Where: 40 minute drive from The Alverton

Test your nerve with a supernatural adult-only ghost tour at the Charlestown Harbour and Shipwreck Museum. The 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales' tour of the museum will be led by paranormal professional Nikki Grigg, who has previously carried out paranormal investigations at some of the most haunted buildings in the UK. Be enthralled with tales of shipwrecks, curses, supernatural occurances and ghosts and gouls on your nail-biting tour!

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31ST OCTOBER: HALLOWEEN FEAST, TRURO SCHOOL COOKERY, TRURO

Where: 10 minute drive from The Alverton

From stuffed pepper pumpkins to eyeball bolognese pasta and ghostly biscuits, children can learn new culinary skills this Halloween with Truro School Cookery. This Halloween Feast class is aimed at 11 - 17 year olds, to create a spooktacular menu for four to take home and share with family or friends. 

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2ND NOVEMBER: HALLOWEEN MASKED BALL, FLAMBARDS, HELSTON

Where: 45 minute drive from The Alverton

Take a walk on the wild side at one of Cornwall's hottest Halloween parties. This year's Masked Ball theme is American Horror Story, and the popular Cornish theme park Flambards is transforming into 'Los Flambardos'. Expect a myriad of rooms, dancefloors, dens, hidden bars and unpredictable nano-venues, eccentric humour and an epic party, set to a soundtrack of New York disco and terrifying techno. Don your most outrageous mask and be prepared to go hard or go home at this raucaus rave.

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