(AD Disclaimer: Those events marked with a * are events I have been gifted tickets to attend in the past).
There are some fantastic ‘Halloween and October Half Term Trails in Berkshire’ taking place in October this year. Berkshire Mummies have also included at the bottom of this post some permanent trails in Berkshire which you can also explore. If you would like to pick your own pumpkin this blog post gives you information on where you can pick one.
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Wasing Estate’s ever-popular Pumpkin event is back for its 3rd year this October half term from 20 – 29th October.
Spot some hocus pocus along the woodland trail, step into a fairytale pumpkin carriage, pick your own pumpkins, navigate the maize maze & enjoy tasty seasonal snacks & drinks.
Location: RG7 4LY. Tickets & more info at www.wasing.co.uk/pumpkins
Where are the Halloween and Half Term Trails?
PYO Pumpkins and Wild Halloween Woodland Trail, Hall Court Farm, Midgham, Reading, 14th, 15th 21st – 29th October 2023. Click here for book tickets.
Camberley’s Halloween Haunt, 20th October – 3rd November 2023. Click here for information.
*Wasing Pick Your Own Pumpkins, Woodland Trail and Maize Maze, Aldermaston, 20th – 29th October 2023. Click here to book tickets.
Jennetts Park PTA Scarecrow Trail – Family Songs, Bracknell, 20th -28th October 2023. Click here for more information.
Binfield Scarecrow Hunt, Binfield, 21st October – 29th October 2023. The maps cost £3 each and are available from either The Foxes’ Den, Daphne’s Coffee Shop or Binfield Village Stores on the days the hunt is open. Click here for more details.
First Days Pumpkin Trail, The Look Out, Bracknell, 21st – 29th October 2023, 10am – 2pm. Suggested £3 donation for map which can be collected from the Discovery Centre. Click here for details.
Mortimer Scarecrow Trail 2023 21st October – 29th October 2023, Mortimer Village. Click here for more information.
Spencers Wood and Three Mile Cross Halloween Trail, 23rd October – 31st October 2023. Map available at Budgens (3MX) and Robyns Nest (Shinfield). Click here for more information.
Fieldhouse Coffee and Rainbow Corner Halloween Trail, Field of Remembrance, 23rd – 31st October 2023, 9am – 4pm. £3 for activity sheets. Click here for details.
St Michael’s School Scarecrow Trail, Sunninghill, 23rd October – 29th October 2023. £3 for a map. Click here for more details.
Ghost Town Family Trail, Newbury, 25th – 28th October 2023. Click here for more details.
Walk with Ghosts 2023, Stubbings, Maidenhead, 26th October – 28th October 2023. Click here to book tickets.
West Berkshire Mencap Halloween Spook-tacular, Rookwood FarmHouse, Newbury, 27th – 30th October 2023, 11am – 3pm. Spooky trail, activities and party food. Click here for details and tickets.
Scarecrow Trail and Forest School Taster Session, John Rankin Schools, Henshaw Crescent, Newbury, 27th October 2023, 11am – 3pm. Free event.
If you are looking for more ideas to keep busy over Halloween and October Half Term, read the October Half Term and Halloween What’s On Guide here.
(AD – Affiliate) Treasure Map Trails maps are available for Eton, Windsor, Maidenhead and Marlow. They are perfect for families with children aged 5 to 12 who are looking for an alternative outdoor adventure and an opportunity to discover a local town. Click here to buy a map.
South Hill Park Nature Trail and walking trails, Bracknell. Click here for more information. Free of charge.
The Eton Walkway, Windsor. Free of charge. Click here for more information.
The Food Chain Trail, Warfield. Click here to read about the walk we did to discover wooden carvings on The Food Chain Trail.
In Wokingham you can do The Mosaic Trail, The Blue Plaque Trail and The War Memorial Trail. These trails are all free, click here to access the trail maps.
Braywick Park Trail, Maidenhead. Free of charge. Click here for more information.
The Herschel Park Tree Trail, Slough. Free of charge. Click here for more information.
Burnham Beeches Sensory Trail, Buckinghamshire. Click here for more information.
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*Click here to view the Berkshire Mummies disclaimer. This blog post is written to the best of my knowledge when posted on 21st September 2023, changes could have been made to the trails since this blog post was written so make sure you check before travelling.