From Saturday, 22 – Sunday, 30 October, visit the Halloween Spooky Gardens every day, between 10am and 3.30pm, there will also be a chance to explore the Walled Gardens and discover spooky characters.

The spookily exciting events programme includes:

Sunday, 23 October

Wildcats ‘A Dark and Stormy Night’

A spooky outdoor session to explore darkness, storms and night- time creatures.

11am -3pm

Monday, 24 October

Rusticus Adventures Frightful Fairy Tales!

An outdoor family friendly visit to the world of the Brothers Grimm. Join the witch-finders in an adventure with witches, trolls, and a big bad wolf.

11.30am – 3pm

Tuesday, 25 October

Rusticus Lantern Making Workshop

Join the jolly foresters, as they share the secrets  of withy lantern making.


Booking in advance is required for this workshop.

Wednesday, 26 October – Spooky Magic Day and Face Painting

Meet Professor Bubbles for spooky magic shows. Shows and face painting between 10.30am and 3.30pm.

Thursday, 27 October

Rusticus Outdoor Wizarding Adventure

Archwizard Fumblefoot has called a wizard gathering.

A chance to conjure, do magic and ward off a dragon attack!

11.30am -3pm

Friday, 28 October

Wildcats Witchery

Create a mini witches’ grotto; decorate a witch’s hat and make a wand.


Rusticus Ghost Hunting Adventure

Join the hapless professor on the hunt for ghosts, and make mischief in the woods. (outdoor event).

11.30am – 3pm 

Creepy Craft Sessions

Join the creepy crew in the Orangery to make a trick or treat bag to take away and have a go at stirring the magic potion and casting a spell. There will be a Halloween trail, too. Suitable for families and children of all ages.

Craft sessions are run on a drop-in basis between 11.30am and 3 pm.

Sunday, 30 October

Wildcats What goes Bump in the Night

Brew up Halloween games with the Wildcats in this outdoor event.


Marie Gascoigne, general manager, Sewerby Hall and Gardens, said : “Our spooky Halloween-themed events in October half term are always popular, and this is another great line-up of fun for all the family!”

Full details of facilities, opening hours, and admission prices, are available on our website

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