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#DaysOut

Your Ultimate Autumn Events Schedule

Browse the most spooktacular events happening at our partners this autumn.

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Alton Towers Scarefest logo

Alton Towers | Scarefest

From 9th - 11th October & 16th October - 1st November

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Chessington World of Adventures Howloween

Chessington World of Adventures | Howl'o'ween

From 17th October - 1st November

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Legoland Windsor Resort Brick or Treat

Legoland Windsor Resort | Brick or Treat

From the 15th October - 1st November

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Warwick Castle's The Haunted Castle

Warwick Castle | The Haunted Castle & Fright's Village

From 24th October - 1st November

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Merlins The Dungeons

The Dungeons | Home of Halloween

From the 26th October - 31st October

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Madame Tussauds London | Tales from the Chamber

From 19th October - 3rd November

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The Gruffalo and fox

The Gruffalo Adventures at Wakehurst

Join in the fun and explore Wakehurst’s deep, dark wood this autumn. Embark on the Gruffalo trail or go on an adventurous Gruffalo crumble hunt.

Enjoy Gruffalo adventures with exclusive entry before 10am for CSSC members. Choose the 9am or 9.30am timeslot when you book your visit.

22 October, 24 October, 29 October, 1 November.

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English Heritage

Spooky Daytime | 24th October - 1st November

Gather your little monsters for a ghoulishly good day out this half term. Follow the trail to solve creepy clues and gather round to listen to spooky stories. There’s a frighteningly fun fancy dress competition every day – just come in your scariest outfits to be in with a chance of winning.

Event schedule

There will be multiple times to depart thoughout the day, which can be attended at your leisure. If you are planning to attend, this must be booked in advance.

Free for members, one adult and up to 6 children as guests.

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Dare you explore history in the dark this Halloween? Join our storytellers as they guide you on a bone-chilling journey through the past.

With tales of ghosts, supernatural sightings and horrors from history, this is not a night for the faint-hearted. Don’t forget to bring a torch – things are going to get dark…These tours are suitable for those aged 16+.

Event schedule

There will be multiple times to attend throughout the day. Must be booked in advance. Please see the Frequently Asked Questions for this event here.

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As the days grow shorter and the nights get longer, bring your family to join our ghost-hunting storytellers on a trip through the shadows of our woodland trails.

With well-told tales full of spooky, strange and silly goings-on, this Halloween walk is sure to get you into the spirit of the season. This is an outdoor tour, so please wear suitable clothes and shoes. It lasts about 45 minutes, and it’s suitable for children aged 5-12.

Event schedule

There will be walks departing at 5.30pm, 6.30pm & 7.30pm. There will be an allocated time on your ticket. Please arrive promptly as each walk must depart on time. 

Free for members, one adult and up to 6 children as guests.

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RGB, Kew Gardens

Travel the world at Kew
Kew Gardens & Wakehurst

Pack a picnic and Travel the world at Kew this September. Experience the landscapes of the world and bask in the glory of the Californian summer with our Redwood Grove. Get your Spanish holiday fix with our Mediterranean Garden. Adventure around Asia with our Japanese Garden.

Let the powerful fragrances of the Chinese Grove transport you thousands of miles away, or if you're the adventurous type, explore the humid forests of Madagascar in our tropical glasshouse.

From the 3rd July - 16th October. Entry is free for members plus for 3 children as guests. CSSC members can also bring one adult guest into the gardens half price.

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Natural Area

Set off into the wilderness in our Natural Area and collect conkers and acorns along the way. Test your balancing skills as you hop and skip across this natural log trail, created from trees knocked down by storms.

Open all year

Member Discount

Included with entry to the Gardens. Entry is free for members plus for 3 children as guests. CSSC members can also bring one adult guest into the gardens half price.

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Kitchen Garden

Bursting with seasonal vegetables and sumptuous home grown fare. Explore the kaleidoscope of colour in the Kitchen Gardens. Learn hints and tips and get inspired. You can even try some out in the onsite restaurant.

Open all year

Member Discount

Included with entry to the Gardens. Entry is free for members plus for 3 children as guests. CSSC members can also bring one adult guest into the gardens half price.

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Gruffalo Adventures at Kew

Pick up your trail pack and get set for an adventure. Follow footprints, marks and feathers and figure out clues on our family-friendly trail. Discover the secret world of plants and animals, what marks they leave behind, and how their lives are interconnected. 

Meet your favourite Gruffalo characters on the way, and keep your eyes peeled to spot the Gruffalo himself...Why not come as the little brown mouse! All our little trail-hunters are welcome to dress up as the curious character and lead the way.

From 17th October - 1st November.

Member Discount

Included with entry to the Gardens. Entry is free for members plus for 3 children as guests. CSSC members can also bring one adult guest into the gardens half price.

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