Halloween activities from pumpkin carving to captivating storytelling are on offer this October half term at Blenheim Palace.

The Adventure Play, Walled Garden and Great Court are being turned into a spooky hub with a range of activities for all ages. 

When you buy a ticket for Adventure Play, the palace's newest family attraction, children can take part in pumpkin decorating, join the Haunted Hunt to find hidden characters, and enjoy Spooky Storytelling led by Adventure Play guides.

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The  family fun day also includes witch's-hat tossing and pumpkin pairs. 

The Walled Garden will be decorated with hay bales and playful scarecrows and a stilt walker will perform a daily Wizard Walkabout from 11am to 4pm.

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The Walled Garden also hosts the Big Top, featuring Spook-tacular Storytelling sessions, a Family Circus Show at 12.30 pm and 3pm, and a Circus Workshop at 1.30pm. 

Fire performances will light up the Great Court at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm.

Booking tickets for Adventure Play is recommended and in addition, families will need a valid Palace, Park and Gardens ticket, Annual Pass, Privilege Pass or Park and Gardens ticket. 

Palace, Park and Gardens tickets can be converted into Annual Passes at no extra cost allowing visits to Blenheim Palace for a whole year.

When you travel to Blenheim Palace via public transport, bicycle or fully electric car, you are eligible for a 30 per cent discount on an Annual Pass or Palace, Park and Gardens day ticket (this discount is not valid for Privilege Pass or Park and Gardens tickets).

Use the code GREEN30 for discount during online checkout and show your proof of travel by bus, train or bike on arrival. 

Adventure Play tickets are £7 each per adult and per child.

To book visit, www.blenheimpalace.com/adventure-play/