Ghosts and Ghouls

Date

Mon 23 - Sun 29 Oct 2017 

Time

11am-4pm

Location

Wrest Park 

Suitable For

Families

Three children in fancy dress - 2 dressed as pumpkins and one dressed as a skeleton.

Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween half term.

Mysterious goings-on await you at petrifying Wrest Park. Meet our gruesome guides as they take you on a journey into the puzzling past – use all your wits to solve the riddles and claim your terrifying treat.

Have a got at our creepy crafts and try your hand at carving your very own petryfying pumpkin to take away (additional charge of £4 applies for pumpkin carving, sessions at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3.30pm on a first come first served basis).

Activity timetable:

The Restless Ghost of Wrest, 11am – 4pm
Take part in a ghost hunt trail for the entire family, listen to the stories told by our Victorian ghost hunters, collect the clues and solve the puzzles. Find out who is doing the haunting and why! Refer to your Ghost Hunter’s Report Card for story times and locations.

Halloween Costume Competition, at 4pm
Join us at the Visitor’s Centre as we host the ‘Best-Dressed Halloween Costume Competition’!

Mask Making, 11am – 4pm
Have a go at making your own Halloween mask to take away in The Orangery.

Pumpkin Carving, Sessions at11am, 12.30pm, 2pm & 3pm
Try your hand at carving your very own petrifying pumpkin to take away, in The Orangery. Additional charge of £4 applies per child for the pumpkin carving. Please be aware the sessions are on a first come first served basis and each session has a maximum of 20 children.

All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the event

Prices

Type Price
English Heritage members Free
Adult £10.40
Child, 5-15 years £6.20
Concession £9.40
Family £27.00

Price Notes

Corporate members can now enjoy free entry to our site on event days. To see if your membership includes this benefit, please call English Heritage customer services on 0370 333 1181.

How to book

Tickets will be available to purchase at the event site on the day.

How to find us

Property
Address
Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HR
Location
Bedfordshire, East of England

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