Dorset events in October half term
Halloween is well covered in the series of half term events in Dorset but if you don't like ghosts and ghouls, or even pumpkins, October also sees nature and history celebrated with half term activities.
An ornithological extravaganza, teaching little ones how to look after birds ready for the winter.
There’s no escaping Halloween with a half term in Weymouth – there are spooky goings-on around every corner throughout the town.
A Halloween beach trail and seasonal crafts to keep half term holidaymakers entertained.
Bovington tank museum celebrate 100 years of the tank this October half term. Details are under wraps, but it’s sure to be special.
‘Watch the Wall’ is a series of events celebrating smuggling throughout the history of Christchurch with songs, talks, films, exhibitions and general festival stuff.
Fang-tastic fun at the farm with fancy dress, dances, face painting and monster hunts.
The Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester will have little ones hunting for answers to a great dinosaur mystery whatever the weather.
Explore the setting of the ancient castle and be spooked by ghosts and ghouls.
Take part in a horrid trail and explore the castle ruins with welcoming pumpkins and other activities.
Don't forget to find yourself somewhere safe (and non-spooky) for a half term holiday in Dorset.