Family things to do this Half Term and Halloween

October 15, 2020

Half Term and Halloween is nearly upon us once again but of course things are going to be a little different to last year with Covid restrictions in place and organised events being cancelled.

Here at Leigh on we have put together some things to do in Essex and places to visit with your kids this October.

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Halloween workshops for children Monday 26 th October to Friday 30th October

Marsh Farm
Halloween Festival and Pumpkin Village

Old McDonalds Farm
Halloween Festival

Southend Museum
Princely Burial Exhibition

Audley End House and Gardens
Spooky Audley End

Colchester Zoo
Shriek Week – Starting 24 th October

Barleylands Farm Park and Craft Village

Parks and Playgrounds

  • Belfairs Country Park (Leigh-on-sea)
  • Hadleigh Country Park (Benfleet) – Mountain bike trails and playground
  • Priory Park (Southend)
  • Hylands Park (Chelmsford)
  • Promenade Park (Maldon)
  • Wat Tyler Country Park (Basildon)
  • Great Notley Country Park (Braintree)


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