Atyniadau Gogledd Cymru

Halloween happenings in North Wales...

Pili Palas -

For this week only at Pili Palas, the doors will be opening at 10am for our Scary Spider hunt, Halloween Pumpkin making sessions, apple bobbing as well as all the usual Pili Palas fun.

Every child who visits in Halloween fancy dress will pay half price and on top of that, all entrance tickets will be valid for as many visits as they like during the Halloween half term break!

The chef will also be weaving his spells over his special Witches' Brew menu in the cafe - for Halloween week only! Plus, at 4 pm - as it starts to get dark - the lanterns will be lit and the Halloween hosts will lead you on the haunted lantern parade to the Creepy Cavern - a fun-filled, animal handling, scary fest that is not to be missed!!! Be there if you dare!!!! (Suitable for all ages - we promise!)

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Corris Crafts -

The Spellbound Herbals workshop has devised Halloween recipes to make your hair and body spooktacular for Halloween. Mix your own ghoulish recipes in the Cauldron's Corner craft area. Recipes include Frog Slime Hair Gel, Dracula Blood Hair and Body Gel, Ghoulish Snot Gel and Ghostly Hair and Body Dusting Powder. Using natural ingredients, many of which are home grown by the owner.

Plus, on Saturday 16th October, as a part of the Taste Dolgellau Festival a Halloween Rarebit will be launched.

Renowned for its tasty selection of Welsh Rarebits, the Craft Centre Cafe has created a new Rarebit with a Halloween theme especially for the Festival. The Halloween Rarebit, which will be served with locally grown braised Welsh leeks, will be available until Halloween, 31st October.

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Rhyl Sun Centre -

The Rhyl SunCentre is celebrating Halloween along with end of season on 31 October 2010. As per usual, staff take the opportunity of dress-up in true Halloween style and create a truly spooky day out.

So come and join in with the ghoulish goings on, devilish disco, games & prizes. Scare yourself silly and dare to ride the Black Thunder ride (will you come out the other end?). Open from 10.30am to 5.00pm.

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Anglesey Sea Zoo -

Daily talks, fishy feeds, dive displays and other fun all half-term week at Anglesey Sea Zoo. Plus, on Friday the 29th October only, take a spooky tour of the aquarium led by the zombie congers and their Motley crew of the undersea undead! Bring a torch unless you want to be really scared!

All children in Halloween costume get free entry with prizes for the scariest costumes available, adults £6 - which includes a buffet and light refreshments.

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Bodnant Garden -

Collect your FREE Halloween trail leaflet from visitor reception and then look out for the spooky ghosts in the garden who will help you find the clues that spell out the special Halloween word.

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Greenwood forest park -

There is a great deal going on this Halloween half-term week at Greenwood Forest Park.

27th October - Lantern Making, facepainting, hair braiding and airbrush tattoos, and watch out for Zelda the witch.

28th October - Forest fun for Ray Mears Wannabes.

29th October - Get set for Halloween with a monstrous mask, and enjoy facepainting with Lisa.

30th October - Forest fun for Ray Mears wannabes, face painting with Moira.

31st October - Fly away on your very own broomstick.

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Erddig -

Take part in our Halloween workshop with live owls, a scary bat hunt, stories with Hagrid from Harry Potter, spooky witches, face painting, live scorpions , spiders and snakes. Free admission to children in fancy dress! Booking not required.


Groups £7.90

Families £25.75

Child £5.15

Adult £10.30

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Chirk Castle -

Watch out for ghosties and gouls at Halloween in this medieval castle. Spine tingling storytelling, a gruesome ghost hunt in the castle, a bat trail through the woods and scary costumes. Will you be brave enough to go down to the dungeon? Free entry to every child in spooky costume! No booking needed, and no additional charge.

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 Glasfryn Parc -

There's lots of spooky Halloween fun to be had at Glasfryn Parc on Saturday 30th October. Celebrate the perfect family night out with our bowl and bite offer and enjoy a delicious homemade meal plus a game of bowling for just £10... and children eat for FREE.

The soft play area, which is bursting with fun and activities, will also be free and accessible for all the witches, goblins, ghosts and spiders enjoying our bowl and bite offer. There'll be loads of fang-tastic family fun from 5pm to 7pm with children's fancy dress, free goody bags for all the little spooks and loads of games, activities and prizes.

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Bodelwyddan castle -

The Halloween overnight investigation is a very special annual event. Led by our dedicated team of Paranormal Investigators, you have the opportunity to use a range of scientific equipment to monitor paranormal activity as well as more traditional techniques of detection such as table tipping, glass divination, dowsing rods and crystal pendulums.

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National Slate Museum -

Are you ready for the creepiest and most frightening night of the year? Enjoy Halloween hoots & howls at the museum this half term!

From 27-31 October there will be lots of spook-tastic events in the run up to Halloween. If you complete the spooky trail around the museum and find all the pumpkins in the pumpkin trail you'll win a prize.

Also, from 28-31 October there will be creepy craft making between 12pm-4pm each day. Plus, the RSPB will be here, focusing on their annual 'feed the birds day' campaign. Make apple bird feeders, use items like old milk cartons and make pine cone feeder to take home.

There is a charge of £1 for the Halloween crafts.

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