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Drusillas Park and Zoo

Drusillas Park and Zoo

Shriek Week at Drusillas Park! Stake out the eerie events taking place between Saturday 21st October and Sunday 29th October 2017 at Shriek Week. Creep though the corridors of the Haunted Heights castle but keep your eyes peeled for sin sisters Hocus and Pocus! Try to find the ancient lost Mummy missing from the tomb as you venture through Eden’s Eye maze and then scuttle along to meet some real mini-monsters at the Creepy Crawly animal encounters. Scooby-doo will also make a special guest appearance on Wednesday 25th October and Hello Kitty on Tuesday 24th October.
With all this, plus the usual animal magic, it’s well worth jumping on your broomstick for - you’re sure to have a fang-tasic time!
Address: Drusillas Park & Zoo, Alfriston Road, Alfriston, East Sussex, BN26 5QS .MAP
Telephone: 01323 874100

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Sea Life Brighton

Sea Life Brighton
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FEAR FOREST Sat 14th - Sunday 29th October. Are you brave enough to face the fiends of our rainforest? Join us this Halloween as we reveal the tricks and treats of our creatures including our Green Anaconda, Poisonous Dart Frogs and Red Bellied Piranhas! Test your creative skills in the creepy craft zone and dare to take part in the Yucky Dip! If you’re brave enough, we’ll also be holding animal handling sessions throughout the day. Animal handling times 11am, 1:15pm and 2pm. Address: SEA LIFE Centre, Marine Parade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1TB. Tel: 08714 232110

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PETWORTH HOUSE AND PARK


Petworth House and Park

Visit Petworth this October half-term and take part in some spine tingling activities. Enrol in the Petworth Witches and Wizards Academy and make some spooky craft to take home. For those after an adventure, take on the spooktastic Hallowe'en trail around the Pleasure Grounds. The Spook-tastic Hallowe'en Trail The witches have escaped from the Macbeth painting in the Mansion and they are causing havoc around Petworth. This October half-term journey around the Pleasure Grounds meeting some of the team at Petworth who need your help to solve challenges and spot creepy clues in order get the witches back inside the painting. Running from 22nd October to 29th October pick up your trail from the Car Park or Church Lodge Reception. The trail around the Pleasure Grounds is suitable for children aged 5 to 11 and is accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs however there are some steep hills. Trails are £3 and normal admission prices apply. The Petworth Academy for Witches and Wizards Calling all young witches and wizards, join the Petworth Academy to conjure up some magical craft. From Monday 23rd October to Friday 27th October enrol in the Academy for a master class in making a spooky hat, magical animal companion and spellbinding potion. Meet our terrific teachers in the courtyard between the mansion and the Servants' Quarters for a spooky session of craft starting at 11am and finishing at 1pm. Tickets are £7 per child and includes entry to the Pleasure Ground and park but there is an additional charge for entry to the mansion. To allow more space for our budding witches and wizards we ask that only two adults per group attend the Academy. Booking for the Academy is essential on 0344 249 1895. Will you pass with flying colours?

Address: Petworth House and Park, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 OAE.
Telephone: 0179842207 Website

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WAKEHURST


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A great Family Day out at Wakehurst - Royal Botanic Gardens. There's plenty to see and do at Wakehurst, whatever the season. With natural play areas for the children, and wildlife all around, there is something to keep everyone entertained.

Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October 2017 Bountiful Botanics
Join us this autumn just as the hedgerows are heaving, crops are abundant and seeds ripe for collecting. We have activities for all the family, including apple pressing, artisan cider blending, tree-climbing and tractor rides. 14 and 15 October.

30th November to 17th December 2017 - Glow Wild winter lantern festival
Join us for a magical after-dark walk through Wakehurst’s beautiful botanic gardens and majestic woodlands - brought to life with glowing, handcrafted lanterns. 30 November to 17 December (Thursdays to Sundays only).

Free entry to members of the National Trust within the UK. Car parking charges apply to National Trust members. Become a National Trust Member and enjoy many unforgettable days out

Address: Wakehurst, Ardingly, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6TN. MAP
Telephone: 01444 894000
Website: http://www.kew.org/visit-wakehurst

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National Trust Halloween Fun

Discover great days out with the National Trust this autumn in Sussex. Nothing beats heading out with the family for a walk on a crisp autumn day. Enjoy woodland trails, half-term craft activities and halloween fun. Visit the Alfriston Clergy House and see their bumper crop of pumpkins. Join in the Folklore and fairy trail at Bateman's. Each year when Hallowe'en comes around there's fun and games in at Bodium castle when the Crones come to visit. Are you brave enough to enter Crones' Corner to experience their unique concoctions and magical tales. At Sheffield Park there's plenty to keep your little ones (and big ones too) entertained with the woodland play area, trail, climbing walls, storytelling chairs and loads of den building materials. Join in family activities at Wakehurst on Sat 14th and 15th October with some apple pessing,tree climbing and tractor rides. Visit Petworth Park this October half-term and enrol in the Petworth Witches and Wizards Academy and make some spooky craft to take home. Find out more What's On this Autumn at the National Trust.

National Trust Membership from just £9.25 a month for a family: Two adults (aged 18+) and up to five children (17 or under), all living at the same address. Under 5s go free.

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Maxine's Novelty Cakes

Maxine's Novelty Cakes

Ghoulishly delightful Halloween cakes

With Halloween 👻 just round the corner, this is a great cake for a Halloween party 🎉 in vanilla or chocolate or orange and any flavour butter icing!

Whether you're having a party for the kids or an adult soiree, we have everything from scary spider cupcakes to pumpkin cakes. Tell us what you would like we can create the perfect Halloween cake for you.


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National Trust

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Family Adventures at National Trust
Take a walk through an incredible landscape of orange and gold this autumn. Jump in crunchy leaves, discover shiny conkers and enjoy invigorating fresh air with all the family. Find an autumnal landscape near you below. Join in with family-friendly events, plot your own adventures and see how many of our 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ challenges you can complete. NATIONAL TRUST WHAT'S ON IN SUSSEX THIS AUTUMN OR WINTER

National Trust in Sussex: Alfriston Clergy House, Bodiam Castle, Bateman's, Sheffield Park, Nymans and Petworth House and Park.

NATIONAL TRUST MEMBERSHIP FROM JUST £9.25 PER MONTH FOR A FAMILY

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WEST SUSSEX


OCTOBER WHAT'S ON EAST SUSSEX

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Autumn Fun this half-term at Nymans Garden
The garden and woods are perfect for some autumn inspired fun. With colourful trees and lots of autumn leaves there is something to keep everyone entertained this half-term.
Family trail Sun 24th September - 19th November: Hooray for decay
Follow the trail of colourful wooden leaves through the garden and discover what really happens after a tree dies. It is just the beginning of a hidden and interesting cycle full of bugs, decay and fungi.Pick up the trail from our welcome hub from 10.00am to 3.30pm. £1 per trail, normal admission applies.
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Nymans Garden, Staplefield Lane, Handcross, Nr Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6EB. Telephone: 01444 405250 Website

Bountiful Botanics at Wakehurst
Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October 2017
Join us this autumn just as the hedgerows are heaving, crops are abundant and seeds ripe for collecting. We have activities for all the family, including apple pressing, artisan cider blending, tree-climbing and tractor rides.
Address: Wakehurst, Ardingly, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6TN.
Telephone: 01444 894000 Website

WHAT'S ON IN EAST SUSSEX.

DECEMBER WHAT'S ON EAST SUSSEX

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Glow Wild Winter Lantern Festival at Wakehurst
30th November to 17th December 2017 (Thursdays to Sundays only).
Join us for a magical after-dark walk through Wakehurst’s beautiful botanic gardens and majestic woodlands - brought to life with glowing, handcrafted lanterns.
Address: Wakehurst, Ardingly, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6TN.
Telephone: 01444 894000 Website

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National Trust

From just £9.25 per month for a Family

Whether you’re looking to discover historic houses, roam in beautiful gardens or wander through stunning countryside, National Trust membership is your key to unlimited unforgettable days out.

Properties in Sussex: Alfriston Clergy House, Batemans, Bodiam castle, Cuckmere Valley, Devil's Dyke, Lamb House, Monk's House, Nymans Gardens, Petworth House & Park, Sheffield Park, Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill, Standen, Uppark House & Garden, Wakehurst Place.

National Trust Memberships Family: Two adults (aged 18+) and up to five children (17 or under), all living at the same address. Under 5s go free.

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Family Days Out in Sussex