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Check out the excellent Halloween events in Cornwall 2022 along with a host of October half term events this month.

Cornwall makes a great destination for an autumn break. There are plenty of places and attractions putting on Halloween events in Cornwall, perfect for families to enjoy.

We have put together a list of some of the best Halloween events in Cornwall along with October events too.

Read on to discover Cornwall Halloween events and October half term activities…

1. Spooktacular Creepy Halloween at Paradise Park

From 22 – 30 October

There are a couple of Cornwall Halloween events taking place at Paradise Park this October.

There’s a Pumpkin Trail to explore which reveals eerie fascinating facts along the way with a treat waiting to be claimed at the end!

Keep an eye out for the spooky dinosaurs and skeletons dotted about the Park.

Most excitingly, there is a special appearance featuring Mark’s Ark with creepy crawly wildlife encounters, hosted from 11am to 12:30pm on 24th to 31st October.

Catch the feeding times for Humboldt’s penguins and Asian short-clawed otters, and spot the amazing Pesquet’s Parrot, also known as Dracula parrot!

2. Halloweden October half-term at Eden Project

From 22 – 30 October
Two large biomes of the Eden Project in Bodelva near St Austell in Cornwall.

Enter a mysterious world at this Halloween event in Cornwall at the Eden Project.

Join them for an all-new adventure; there’s a host of fun Halloween activities to get stuck into.

Head into the Rainforest Biome to follow the 10 trail points, delving deeper into origins and superstitions along the Magpie Trail.

There’s a Pumpkin Patch too and Weave a Web Workshops in the Tipi.

Finally round off the day with a spooky ice skating session!

3. Autumn Magic at Trengwainton Gardens

From 22 – 30 October
Woman dressed in winter clothes lying on autumn leaves.

Visit Trengwainton Gardens this October half term for some fun in the fresh air.

Play Autumn Colours Bingo, help yourself to windfall apples from the orchard, and see the scarecrows in the walled kitchen garden.

During the half term week they’ll also be providing pegs, strings and leaves for making leaf bunting.

4. Halloween Half Term at Pendennis Castle

From 22 – 30 October
View of Pendennis Castle in Falmouth, Cornwall.

Pendennis Castle is putting on a fantastic Halloween event in Cornwall this year.

Enjoy a fantastical day out exploring the spooky grounds of Pendennis Castle by following the brand-new adventure trail.

Follow Dennis the Menace, Gnasher and friends to solve creepy clues on the fun family quest around the grounds!

5. Halloween at Bodmin Jail

Events throughout October and November
Spiritism table with a Ouija board and many lighted candles.

This Cornwall Halloween event is surely one of the scariest of the region!

For those seeking a deeper dive into the grim and ghastly, book the Go Darker Heritage Tour running from 17th to 31st October at 2pm each day.

If you’re looking for the spookiest experience of them all, book onto the Victorian Séance on 31st October. This authentic evening will see guests participate in Victorian spiritualism techniques, from ouija board to srcying.

The truly brave can test their nerve with a Ghost Walk, Scary Cinema trip, After Dark and Paranormal Tours.

6. Halloween activities at Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm

From 22 – 30 October

Head to Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm for some spooky fun this Halloween.

Hop on a haunted tractor ride, pick a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch and have a go at carving your own creepy design.

They have transformed the Rattler Bar into a spooky pumpkin carving family workshop. Each child ticket includes a medium-sized pumpkin with all carving tools provided!

7. October fun at Trelissick Gardens

From 22 – 30 October
Trelissick Gardens overlooking the River Fal in Cornwall.

Follow the Autumn trail at Trelissick Gardens and explore the beautiful colours in nature.

Every day throughout the October half term you can pick up a self lead activity pack full of ideas and activities to enjoy around the grounds.

8. Spooky Season at Newquay Zoo

From 22 – 30 October

Head to Newquay Zoo this October half term for a frighteningly fun Halloween activities.

Between 11am and 3pm every day of half term, join the zoo rangers for ‘Fact or Frightful Fiction’ and ‘Trick or don’t eat’.

Follow the Halloween trail and catch some fang-tastic animal talks on certain days.

Enjoy an Autumn break to Cornwall and discove the many autumnal things to do in October in Cornwall, or plan a stay at the start of November to catch the fireworks in Cornwall for Bonfire Night.

Book your Carbis Bay holiday cottage today with Carbis Bay Holidays.

This post was adapted from original content by Tony Townsend.