October Events in the New Forest

Thu 01 Oct 2015

October Events in the New Forest


21st October - Beaulieu Road Pony Sales - The Beaulieu Road sales yard is used by locals of the New Forest to sell their ponies by auction, a tradition which has taken place for over 60 years.

24th October - 1st November - Half Term Hauntings at the Beaulieu Motor Museum - Beaulieu is supposed to be one of Britain’s most haunted places and ghosts have often been seen and heard in the 13th century Abbey and at Palace House. So, if you're looking for something spooky to do this October half-term, look no further than Beaulieu. There will be lots of strange goings-on for you to get involved with:

24th October - 1st November - Halloween Festival at Marwell Zoo - Get ready to be spooked...Design a pumpkin for carving and watch our animals explore and eat their pumpkin treats. Be enthralled by spooky storytelling with our resident witch, uncover the mysteries of Marwell through our fact-packed talk and have bundles of fun on our scarecrow selfie.

31st October & 1st NovemberLongdown Activity Farm - It's frightfully fun -  A weekend of spooky stuff to see and do, including pumpkin carving* and paper bat making. Transform the most angelic child into a monster with our brilliant face-painter.

31st October - Beaulieu Fireworks -  Be wowed by the explosive and dynamic fireworks display, set to a "Ghosts & Ghouls" theme.


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