We've updated the page for 2022. We will add more events nearer the time.

Get scared at Silver Mountain

October 2022. The Silver Mountain Experience, Ponterwyd, Mid Wales

Dark, creepy underground mines and Halloween - what could be scarier? Head to the The Silver Mountain Experience near Aberystwyth for some top Halloween action. There's a great mixture of events, depending on your 'prepared-to-be-scared' level - from not-so-scary fancy dress and 'Trick or Treat' trails (dates TBC) to the terrifying 'Terror Mountain' for over 12s (21, 22, 27 – 29 and 31 October 2022).

Scary events at Carew Castle, Pembrokeshire 

27, 29 - 31 October and 01 - 06 November 2022. Head to Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, in Pembrokeshire for family fun, with events including fireside tales, family-friendly ghost tours and Halloween hi-jinks with the forest fairy friends.

Halloween Trains, Bala

28 - 29 October 2022. Be prepared to be scared! All aboard the Halloween Trains in Bala. Two special services will run at 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm from Llanuwchllyn to Glan Llyn. Feel free to dress up.


Porth Eirias 1K Kids Halloween Fun Run

29 October 2022. The Porth Eirias 1K Kids Halloween Fun Run is a fun and friendly run along the North Wales Coastal path for 3-15 year olds. The 1K route is way-marked and extremely flat. There will be a Kids' medal, with superb event centre facilities and of course, some truly inspiring running. Runners are being encouraged to dress up in their most wacky Halloween costumes!

Halloween Steam and Scream Train, Talyllyn Railway

30 - 31 October 2022. All aboard for terrifying tricks and terrific treats! Put your best Halloween outfits on and catch the Talyllyn Railway in southern Snowdonia this Halloween for a scary steam train trip to the creepy Dolgoch woods. 

Pumpkin Patch and Spooky Trail 

Half term plus weekends in October. Visit Pembrokeshire Pumpkin Farm, Moylgrove, Pembrokeshire and pick your own ready for Halloween. There is not only a pumpkin patch, but a spooky trail in the wild flower meadow. Children can play hide and seek among the spooky hay bales and visit the wooded area for a Halloween experience.

National Botanic Garden of Wales

Enjoy family garden walks and stunning autumn colour, with the chance to discover incredible tropical plants in the world’s largest glasshouse at the National Botanic Garden of Wales.

Check out the British Bird of Prey Centre, housing over 20 native birds of prey and offering guests close encounters with hawks, falcons, kestrels, kites, buzzards and a golden eagle. 

Autumn leaves

Autumn leaves

Try out the Wales Coast Path app

All week, across Wales.

Tech and the great outdoors come together in the free Wales Coast Path app for the 870-mile Wales Coast Path. It uses augmented reality to bring the coast to life. Use it to uncover wondrous legends through interactive learning, play family-friendly games and wander paths to particular points of interest along the Welsh coast. Get some outside inspiration from the itineraries page on the Wales Coast Path website.

Cliff top path by the sea.
Borth Y Gest from above.
Oxwich Bay shoreline.

Wales Coast Path - Porth Ceiriad, Llŷn Peninsula, Borth y Gest near Porthmadog and Oxwich Bay, Gower

There's plenty more happening across Wales during October - head to our October events page for more info.

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