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Halloween In Looe: The Spookiest Things To Do This October

Are you planning a stay at one of our luxury cottages this Halloween? In this blog, we’ll go over our top picks for the spookiest things to do this October to help you prepare for Halloween, and also have fun for all the family!

The Talland Bay Ghost Train
24th & 31st October 2023

Free to everyone who stays with us, The Talland Bay Ghost Train is a thrilling adventure fit for the whole family! Follow a route starting from The Bay Talland and take part in various competitions like pumpkin carving or colouring. Don’t forget to wear your best costume for this exciting event! Visit reception or email us at holidays@thebaytalland.com to book your slot.

See below some of our exciting entries in the past for our pumpkin carving competition!

Spook-Fest, at Crealy Theme Park & Resort
20th – 29th October 2023

Why not take a trip down to Crealy Theme Park & Resort for their annual Spook-Fest? This year brings in the brand-new Creaky Hotel, a walk-through experience with plenty of spooky surprises and new rooms added for 2023. Other attractions include the Scarecrow Maze, Treehouse Trolls, the Book Of Spells, a Halloween Sooty Show and many more!

Pumpkin Fest, at Strawberry Fields, Lifton

21st – 29th October 2023

Nothing says Halloween more than pumpkins, at Pumpkin Fest this year you and your little ones can pick your own pumpkins, take spooky pictures, eat Halloween-themed snacks and more! There’s also lots of entertainment throughout the day or go through the Pirate Maize Maze to find a hidden treasure.

Spooky Scarecrows, at Cotehele

21st October 2023 + more dates 

Held over the October half term, the Spooky Scarecrows event held at Cotehele is a great opportunity to bring the kids along to uncover mysteries about the various scarecrows hiding in the gardens. Each scarecrow has its own piece of folklore, which has all been made by the local community groups. So why not go along and show your support?

Halloween Night, at The Highwayman Pub

28th October 2023

A lovely family-run pub in the centre of the village of Dobwalls, The Highwayman is hosting a Halloween Night on the 28th of October. This event includes fancy dress, live music and spooky-themed drinks, what’s not to love?

Halloweek, at Camel Creek 

21st – 29th October 2023

If you’re a thrill seeker, Camel Creek is just for you. With plenty of rides to get your blood pumping and lots of Halloween activities to get you in the spooky mood Halloweek is the best time to go. Attractions include the House Of Horrors, Stable Surprise walkthrough and Escape the Mummy’s Tomb Quest. There are also plenty of Halloween Crafts you or your children could take part in.

The Halloween Trail, throughout Plymouth

21st – 30th October 2023

For a spooky adventure with the kids this October, head down to Plymouth and join in on the Halloween Trail! Hunt for 15 creepy characters hiding in the shop windows of the city centre for a chance to win a prize, and don’t forget to fill out the entry form on the website.

Halloween At Bodmin Jail

Dates throughout October 2023

Do you dare enter Bodmin Jail this Halloween? Hosting various spooky events throughout October, this site is iconic for its paranormal activity. This jail has a rich history stemming from the Georgian and Victorian times of crime and punishment, and with guided tours available it’s a great way to learn about the goings on of this gruesome jail.

No matter what you plan to do this Halloween, here at The Bay Talland we can guarantee you will have a frightfully fun experience when staying in Looe.

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