Halloween in London with Kids 2022

Halloween in London with Kids

Looking for ideas to celebrate Halloween in London with kids? In this guide, you’ll find a list of Halloween events and activities for kids in London and surrounding areas, some of the best Halloween porch decorations around London through the years, and where to shop for decorations and Halloween costumes for kids.

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Pumpkin Picking near London

One of the top things to do in London with kids during October is picking pumpkins at the pumpkin patch for carving, decorating and baking. There are several pumpkin patches near London in Surrey, Sussex, Kent and Hertfordshire which I have listed and will keep updating for Halloween 2022 in the Pumpkin Patches Near London post.

Pumpkin Patch Surrey

In previous years, we have been to Cammas Hall Farm, Crockford Bridge Farm and Garsons Farm for pumpkin picking and family fall activities.

Halloween in London pumpkin patch

Halloween Events for Kids in London

Since Halloween typically falls during or just after the October half term break for schools in England, many museums, attractions and parks run special Halloween events in London for kids. I will keep adding to this Halloween Events 2022 list as more things to do are announced so do check back for more updates.

Find more autumn days out inspiration and things to do in London this October half term on my post, October Half Term in London with kids.

Chiswick House & Gardens – Spooky Halloween Trail

14 – 31 October 2022

New for 2022, Chiswick House & Gardens will have a spooky illuminated Halloween trail featuring fire artists, haunted woods filled with neon cobwebs, ghastly ghouls and wicked witches. There will be hot chocolate, marshmallows to taste and other decadent treats on offer along the trail.

Limited capacity with timed entry. Tickets on sale now – Adult £16.50, Child (3 – 16) £12 and Family £54

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WWT London Wetland Centre – eek! Weeks

15 – 30 October 2022

The London Wetland Centre in Barnes are running an exciting programme of interactive family activities over October half term. Discover a mysterious world of wetland nature on the interactive trail and put your spookometer to the test.

Will you dare to put your hand in a snake box, grab a photo op with a bat or get up close and personal with a toad? Free family activities over October half term also include pond dipping sessions, Otter Talks (11am and 2pm) natural potions and a mud kitchen.

Book tickets to visit WWT London Wetland Centre

Hampton Court Palace – Halloween Trail

22 – 30 October 2022

Explore Henry VIII’s notoriously haunted palace along a spooky, family-friendly Halloween trail with atmospheric projections and creepy sound effects.

Head to the Gallery of the Damned and see eerie portraits come to life, or stop by the Council Chamber to take part in a spine-tingling séance.

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Tower of London – Halloween Trail

22 – 31 October 2022

Follow in the footsteps of infamous prisoners as you wander the Tower grounds at the spookiest time of the year. The Tower of London are bringing the spirit world closer than every before, with mystical projections and eerie sound effects.

As you explore notorious sites such as Traitors’ Gate, the Scaffold Site and the Bloody Tower, you’ll come face to face with the roaming ghosts of the Tower’s legendary inmates. You may even bump into the lost soul of Anne Boleyn, stuck in the moment that changed her life (and death) forever.

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Eltham Palace & Gardens – Halloween Half Term

22 – 30 October 2022

Enjoy a ghoulishly good day out at Eltham Palace and Gardens this half term. Follow Dennis, Gnasher and friends to solve creepy clues on a fun family quest around the gardens. Then, meet costumed performers to hear tall tales of the strange, the supernatural and the downright silly.

Free for English Heritage members. For non-members, tickets cost £17.60 for adults and £10.60 for children ages 5 – 17.

Eltham Palace & Gardens will also have pumpkin carving workshops, on a first come, first served basis. Purchase a pumpkin and carving kit at their shop and collect at the house. You’ll be given a wristband with a timeslot to join the workshop in the volunteers’ room. Timeslots will be at 1030, 1145, 1300, 1415, 1530 and last 45 minutes. The pumpkin and pumpkin carving kit cost £4.

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ZSL London Zoo – Top Trumps Halloween Trail

22 – 31 October 2022

This October half term, the London Zoo will have a Halloween challenge featuring Top Trumps. Grab a tournament card at the entrance, then head off around ZSL London Zoo in search of the zoo’s most impressive residents and their giant Halloween Top Trumps cards.

Choose which animal you want to play and pick a category, then battle it out to see which animal is the speediest, cutest, greediest, longest living, highest rated or has the highest EDGE score. Beat London Zoo on three or more cards to win! Plus, have a go at designing your own Top Trumps card in the Terrace Restaurant.

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London Museum of Water & Steam – Monster Soup!

22 – 30 October 2022

This October half term, discover the monster bacteria that lurked in the River Thames in the past at the London Museum of Water & Steam in Brentford. Learn the science behind where our water comes from and how our city’s water is cleaned in a Soggy Science Show. With music, crafts, and the museum’s community art project, there is plenty for the whole family to enjoy.

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Chelsea Physic Garden – Halloween Family Theatre ‘Hunt for the Lost Dragon Egg’

24 – 31 October 2022 (excluding 29 October)

This Halloween Chelsea Physic Garden is bringing back Wild Immersive Theatre for the family theatre experience ‘Hunt for the Lost Dragon Egg’.

Join Z as she battles the wilderness and defies death in pursuit of tracking down the very last dragons egg known to exist. Adventure through the Garden and move fast through the bush to solve puzzles, crack codes and take-on tasks to hunt down the mythical prize. But beware, poxy poachers are lurking and if they reach the egg before you do – the world could be in deep dragon danger!

Showings will last approximately one hour and will be located throughout the Garden. Tickets are £15 per child and £20 per adult, free for under 1s. All people watching the theatre show must purchase a ticket in advance (under 1s free). Children must be always accompanied by a ticket-holding adult.

Book family theatre tickets at Chelsea Physic Garden

Chelsea Physic Garden – Halloween Pumpkin Carving

24, 25, 27 October 2022

Prepare for the Halloween season with a visit to Chelsea Physic Garden for a pumpkin carving session. Sessions are from 1pm to 3pm on 24, 25 and 27 October and recommended for ages 6+. Participants will learn about pumpkin plants and explore the Garden through autumn.

All materials and tools will be provided (note that pumpkin carving involves using sharp tools), and each participant will get one pumpkin to take home. Each child must be accompanied by an adult who will work together with the child to create their jack-o-lantern masterpiece.

Tickets are £20 Adult and £15 Child and includes your entry to the Garden that day. Every person attending the workshop must have a ticket and children must be accompanied by an event ticket-holding adult.

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LookOut Discovery Centre Hyde Park – Hair-Raising Halloween

25 – 27 October 2022

Celebrate Halloween with the little ones at a free drop-in Halloween-themed Discovery Day at the LookOut Centre in Hyde Park. Take part in a host of free creepy crawly activities including guessing the gruesome contents of feely boxes, explroing an eerie nature trail and learning about the bats in the Royal Parks.

Drop in to this free event between 11am and 3pm. Dressing up is encouraged and everyone is welcome – their grounds are fully accessible. The LookOut Centre do ask for no more than 3 children per adult. Only assistance dogs are allowed.

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Museum of Richmond – Spooky Stained Glass Workshop

25 – 28 October 2022

Create your own spooky ‘stained glass’ decorations inspired by the tales of ghosts and ghouls who haunt the ruins of Richmond Palace. Workshops are from 10am to 12pm on 25 – 28 October. Workshops are aimed at children aged 5-11 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Tickets cost £6 per child.

If younger siblings (under 5s) are coming as well and not taking part in the main craft activity, the museum can provide colouring materials for them free of charge, as the workshop charges are to help them cover the cost of craft materials. When booking, please book free places for adults and under 5s so they know how many chairs to provide.

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Cutty Sark – Horrible Histories

25 – 27 October 2022

Join musical storyteller Paul Rubinstein on a fun, Halloween-themed storytelling adventure on board the Cutty Sark, exploring the more creepy, disgusting elements of the ship’s history. Sing a revolting sea shanty, befriend the ship’s rats and weevils, and hear the spooky tale of Cutty Sark’s figurehead, Nanny the witch.

Storytelling times are at 11am, 1pm and 2.30pm, on 25 – 27 October and included in general admission.

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Chelsea Physic Garden – Halloween Broomstick Workshop

25 October 2022

Over the October half term, Chelsea Physic Garden will also be running some great Halloween themed family workshops. The first workshop is on 25 October, 10am – 11am, and recommended for ages 4+. Craft your own broomstick using plant materials foraged at the Chelsea Physic Garden. Learn about the craft of broomstick-making from around the world.

Join the Chelsea Physic Garden team for a broomstick ride around the garden at the end of the workshop to learn about some of the plants in the garden. Each participant will leave with a unique broomstick which will complement your costumes, home, or garden for the upcoming holiday season.

Tickets are £15 Adult and £10 Child and includes your entry to the Garden that day. Note that every person attending the workshop must have a ticket and children must be accompanied by an event ticket-holding adult.

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Gunnersbury Park & Museum – Halloween Pumpkin Carving

25 October 2022

Work with the experts at Gunnersbury Park & Museum to create a pumpkin with personality for Halloween. Suitable for children aged 4+. £15 per child, with pumpkin included, free for adults. All children to be accompanied by an adult. Workshop times are 10.30am – 12pm & 1.30 – 3pm.

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Fearsome Family Fun Day at Royal Institute of British Architects

26 October 2022

Join RIBA for a free Halloween themed family fun day of stories, building and making. Family activities include a Haunted House pop-up model making workshop and spooky story sessions at 11.30, 1pm and 3pm.

All activities will be on the 4th floor of 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD. Free, please book a timeslot.

Book a free timeslot for RIBA Fearsome Family Fun Day 

Trick-or-Trapped! at Charles Dickens Museum

26 – 28 October 2022

Trick-or-Trapped! is an escape room-style activity running at the Charles Dickens Museum during October half term. Families will have up to 45-minutes to complete a series of ghostly tasks before exploring the historic house at their own pace. The tasks are strongly literacy-based, making it the perfect challenge for avid readers and word puzzle lovers! Recommend for children aged 10+.

Individual tickets cost £15 for adults, £10 for children under 16. Group ticket options include Double Trouble (1 adult, 1 child) for £20, Fab Four (4 people, as long as there is at least 1 adult and 1 child) for £40 and Six is Tricks! (6 people, as long as there is at least 1 adult and 1 child) – £60. If you are in a group with fewer than 6 people, you might be placed in a group with other families.

Book tickets for Trick-or-Trapped! at Charles Dickens Museum

Syon House – Halloween Spooktacular Fun

26 – 30 October 2022

Visit Syon House in West London during October half term for spooky tales about Syon’s past, with costumed guides and hair-raising stories. There will be tours in the House, with guided tours on 26 – 29 October and a self-guided trail for 30 October, and trails to follow in the gardens.

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Horniman Museum & Gardens – Halloween Fair

29 October 2022

Enjoy some fiendish fun at the Horniman Museum & Gardens Halloween Fair: a scary, slimy and spooky day out for all the family. You can expect scary magicians, slime-making workshops, spooky arts and crafts activities and the fancy dress parade.

Tickets are £5 per person and will be available to purchase soon at https://www.horniman.ac.uk/event/halloween-fair

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Halloween Pumpkin Market at Covent Garden

29 – 31 October 2022

The Halloween Pumpkin Market will return to the iconic Covent Garden Market Building throughout October. The display will feature over two hundred pumpkins, squashes and gourds available to purchase in various shapes and sizes.

Read latest updates about Halloween in Covent Garden

Wands & Wizard Exploratorium – Halloween Wizard Afternoon Tea

For a unique, magical experience, visit the Wands & Wizard Exploratorium and enjoy their Halloween Wizard Afternoon Tea. This 1 hour 45 minute interactive experience includes 1 glass of Prosecco or HallowCream Cider (non-alco version available) upon arrival, magic wand and equipment rental and traditional tea with a Halloween twist that you brew.

Also included are the Cauldron’s spooky iced tea and a selection of spooky treats, cakes and sandwiches.

Prices: Child Halloween Wizard Afternoon Tea: £37 per person; Adult Halloween Wizard Afternoon Tea: £47 per person

Address: 26 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D 5DE

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Halloween Events for Kids in Surrey

Bocketts Farm Park – Witches and Wizards Week

22 – 30 October 2022

Activities during the Witches and Wizards Week at Bocketts Farm Park include a Reptile Roadshow, Science and Slime Shows, a spooky scavenger hunt, Meet and Green with owls and birds of prey and a Creepy Craft Corner.

There will be hundreds of pumpkins to choose from that were grown at Bocketts Farm and an opportunity to take family photos in their Pumpkin Village. Plus the fun activities we enjoy year round on days out at Bocketts Farm Park – trailer rides, pig races, feeding the farm animals, indoor and outdoor playgrounds and small animal encounters.

Address: Young Street, Fetcham, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 9BS

Witches and Wizards Week 2021 Tickets: £14.50 for adults, £15.95 for child 3-17 years, £13.95 for child 2 years, children under 2 years enter free

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Hobbledown Epsom – Hobble’ween

22 – 31 October 2022

Hobbledown Adventure Park Surrey are running a special Hobble’ween line up during October half term, which involves bug brunches, dragons, potions and explosions.

Activities include a Wicked Willow Maze (£5 per child, includes a goody bag), a Monster’s Ball Parade and educational talks twice daily (1215pm and 4pm) about reptiles and insects.

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Priory Farm – Halloween Trail

24 – 28 October 2022 and weekends throughout October

Priory Farm grow over 10,000 pumpkins every year and there will be range of shapes and sizes for picking in their fields. Take a tractor ride to their fields to pick your own pumpkin on selected dates in October.

Priory Farm will also have a Halloween Trail with spooky surprises along a nature trail in their Discoveryland. Venture along a spooky, Halloween themed walk through ancient woodland and meadows and around their fishing lakes. The Halloween Trail is open weekends throughout October and over the half term school holidays, 24 – 28 October 2022.

Halloween Trail tickets are £8 per person, for all aged 2+.

Address: Sandy Lane, South Nutfield, Redhill, RH1 4EJ

Buy tickets for the Halloween Trail at Priory Farm

RHS Garden Wisley – Deadliest Plants and Bugs

22 – 30 October 2022

Discover the clever creepy-cawlies and super-smart plants that fight back at RHS Wisley this October half term. Deadliest Plants and Bugs will include plenty of fun hands-on activities.

Children can find out how plants and insects use fangs, stings, spines and slime to defend themselves and their habitats, and take part in a craft and planting workshop to design a deadly bug or grow their own plants.

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Winkworth Arboretum – Weird, Wacky, and Wicked Halloween Trail

22 – 31 October 2022

Discover all the weird, wacky, and wicked plants in the National Trust Winkworth Arboretum on a Halloween themed trail. The trail costs £2 per child with a small prize.

Related: Autumn Colours at Winkworth Arboretum

Free entry for National Trust members. Standard tickets for non-members are £11 for adults and £5.50 for child 5+, free for under 5s. Booking is essential for all visits between 12 September and 20 November, for members and non members. The booking slots are available to book a maximum of 4 weeks in advance.

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Halloween Events for Kids in Kent

Hever Castle & Gardens – Halloween Half Term Fun

22 – 30 October 2022

Visit Hever Castle & Gardens in Kent for a fun Halloween family day out. Over October half term, Hever Castle will have Halloween decorations around the grounds and a family-friendly spooky trail. Come dressed up soon in your spookiest costume and make time for the brilliant adventure playgrounds.

In return for a small prize, enter different zones including witches, skeletons and bats to find letters that spell out a mystery word. There will also be a garlic bumb planting workshop to ward off vampires and face paitning (additional charge).

Address: Hever Rd, Hever, Edenbridge TN8 7NG

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Leeds Castle – Halloween Half Term Fun

22 – 30 October 2022

Spooky adventures await this October half term with spine-chilling, eerie activities planned throughout the grounds at Leeds Castle. Watch and listen as Halloween performers share eerie witches’ stories, join in fancy dress competitions, embark on a pumpkin trail and complete the Halloween activity booklet.

Address: Broomfield, Maidstone ME17 1PL

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Dover Castle – Halloween Half Term

22 – 30 October 2022

Follow Dennis, Gnasher and friends to solve creepy clues on the fun family quest around the grounds. Then, be greeted by the ghoulish guide who will tell tales of ghostly goings on at Dover Castle.

Try your hand at becoming a monster hunter with a range of hands on training activities, and meet the comedy castle rat who will entertain you with stories and songs of his explorations of the castle. Don’t miss the fantastical dragon and grim reaper puppets prowling around the keep yard and watch in awe as the shadow puppet theatre creates magical shapes in the darkness.

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Halloween Events for Kids in Hertfordshire

Warner Bros. Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter – Dark Arts

23 September – 6 November 2022

The Making of Harry Potter studio tour is an amazing experience going behind the scenes of the work that went into filming the Harry Potter movies. In celebration for Halloween, there will be 100 floating pumpkins in the magnificent Great Hall, as seen in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

Harry Potter Studio Tour London Halloween Dark Arts

The WB Studio Tours London are also featuring the Dark Arts this autumn. Keep an eye out for the Dark Mark projected in various parts of the tour and learn the moves behind a wand combat scene, just like the Battle of Hogwarts, in a live duel with Death Eaters.

Dark Arts Harry Potter Studio Tour

Address: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden, WD25 7LR

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Cammas Hall Farm – Halloween Activities

1 – 30 October 2022

The 2022 Halloween Experience and Pumpkin Patch at Cammas Hall Farm is open from 1 to 30 October. Tickets include entrance to the Cammas Hall Farm pumpkin patch, seeing some friendly Halloween characters and a Wicked Walkway with haunting props and surprises.

Address: Cammas Hall Farm Needham Green, Hatfield Broad Oak CM22 7JT

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Related: Pumpkin Picking Near London

Willows Activity Farm – Pumpkin Festival

15 – 31 October 2022

Pick your pumpkin from Willow’s Pumpkin Patch and enjoy a full programme of fun activities, including a pumpkin activity trail and photo opportunities at their Gourds Grotto with weird and wonderful gourds, squashes and pumpkin scenes.

Address: Willows Activity Farm, Coursers Road, London Colney, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0PF

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Aldenham Country Park – Spook-Fest

15 – 31 October 2022

Book a fun Halloween day out at Aldenham Country Park Spook-Fest. Discover frightfully fun offerings such as pumpkin picking and carving, horrid hay tractor ride, spooky trail, spider maze, pumpkin bingo, decorations throughout the farm and much more.

Early Bird tickets now available to book and cost £7.50. Pumpkin picking and carving costs £4.75 per person and the Horrid Hay Tractor Ride is £3 per person.

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Paradise Wildlife Park – Dinos After Dark

21 – 23, 28 – 30 October 2022

The popular Dinos After Dark will be running on the evenings over two weekends, 21 – 23 and 28 – 30 October, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm each night. Take a magical trip around the World of Dinosaurs and see the dinosaurs come to life by moonlight.

The Rex Express, Safari Stage Shows, outdoor play areas, crazy golf, food outlets & shops will be open each night too. Tickets cost £14 per person, with member tickets at £12 per person and free for children under 2 years old.

Address: Paradise Wildlife Park, White Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne EN10 7QA

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Knebworth House – Halloween Adventure

25 – 27 October 2022

Venture into Knebworth Gardens for a Halloween event that will have visitors taking part in a number of fun activities, including a decorated pumpkin competition and an interactive Spell School experience where pupils will learn how to create and cast their very own spell with the help of the Knebworth Gardens Wizard.

Tickets cost £8.50 per child and £3.95 per adult. Children under 3 enter free, however, if you would like them to receive a prize at the end of the event the will need to have a child ticket. The Spell School is optional and costs an additional £1 per child. There is also an optional Halloween Children’s Lunch Bag that costs £5.

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Halloween Events for Kids in Oxfordshire

Tumblestone Hollow – The Moon Witch’s Halloween Adventure

19 – 30 October 2022

Follow the clues around the mysterious world of Tumblestone Hollow and the Gardens at Stonor to win a special chocolate prize (or an alternative treat). Folk of Tumblestone Hollow will be reading stories from ‘The Moon Witch and The Thief’, the second book about Tumblestone Hollow by Amy Sparkes, and giving away spooky temporary transfers.

Tickets include access to Tumblestone Hollow, the Gardens and Halloween Trail and cost £9 for adults, £11.50 for children over 105cm and £9.50 for children between 92cm to 105cm. Free for children under 92cm, although their ticket does not include the chocolate treat.

Address: Tumblestone Hollow, Stonor Park, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 6HF

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Blenheim Palace – Spooky Illuminated Trail

21 – 31 October 2022

Blenheim Palace will have a Spooky Illuminated Trail this October half term. The trail will take you through an illuminated haunted woods filled with neon cobwebs, ghastly ghouls, wicked witches, jack-o-lanterns, larger-than life spiders and beasty bats.

Watch for a fiendish fire garden, daring fire artists and jack-o-lanterns along the way to the Secret Garden filled with more hidden surprises.

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Halloween Events for Kids at the Theme Parks

LEGOLAND Windsor – Brick or Treat

1 – 31 October 2022

Throughout October, LEGOLAND Windsor Resort will be transformed into a pumpkin-filled wonderland for their frightfully fun annual Brick or Treat event. This year, Brick or Treat presents Monster Party, where the LEGO Monsters are taking over at LEGOLAND to celebrate their new 4D Movie ‘The Great Monster Chase!’

This Halloween spectacular will feature new experiences, live shows, fantastic LEGO decorations and lots of Monster mischief. Tickets start from £32 for the Brick or Treat event at LEGOLAND Windsor.

Address: Winkfield Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 4AY

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Chessington World of Adventures – Howl’o’ween

15 – 30 October 2022

More details to come about the Halloween family fun planned for Chessington World of Adventures this October half term. On selected dates, visitors can experience their rides in the dark, from soaring into the darkness on Vampire and spinning into the evening on Dragons Fury.

Address: Leatherhead Rd, Chessington, Surrey KT9 2NE

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Peppa Pig World – Happy Halloween

13 – 31 October 2022

Peppa Pig World (part of Paultons Park) will have a spooky Halloween makeover for a frightful fun fest this October half term. Meet Peppa and George in their spooky outfits and enjoy lots of fun Peppa themed Halloween decorations. Late night openings until 7:30pm on 25, 26 and 27 October 2022, and their Halloween shows run between 22 – 31 October inclusive.

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Halloween House Decorations in London

One of our favourite things to do in London on Halloween is to see some of the brilliant Halloween porch decorations. You can find some of the best Halloween decorations in London around Holland Park, Notting Hill, Chelsea and Knightsbridge. There are several houses that really go all out and it’s always a pleasure to see what they come up with each year!

Halloween house decorations London

Halloween in London with kids

Notting Hill Halloween decorations

Many of the party shops around London sell a variety of Halloween decorations and accessories. Non-Stop Party Shop in Kensington has the best selection of Halloween decorations I’ve seen, including animated and light up props, giant jumping spiders and hanging decorations. See their extensive range of Halloween decorations here.

Halloween decorations London

Hobbycraft has a great selection of Halloween decorations and craft supplies available in stores from August. The Hobbycraft Halloween collection includes plush pumpkins, decorative potion bottles, themed baking kits and light-up bat wreaths. Shop online or look for a nearby Hobbycraft shop – locations around London include Wimbledon, Croydon, Greenford and Greenwich.

Halloween Craft Shop London

You can also find plenty of Halloween treats, decorative items and party supplies at the grocery superstores, such as Tesco, Asda and Sainsburys.

Halloween in London for kids

If you are placing an online grocery order, have a look at the following for Halloween sweets, pumpkins, party food and drinks;

Tesco Halloween

Sainsbury’s Halloween 

Asda Halloween

Ocado Halloween

M&S Halloween

Halloween Events for Kids London

Shop Halloween Costumes in London

Party shops that I can recommend for a great selection of Halloween costumes, masks and accessories are Party and Celebrate in Clapham, Non-Stop Party Shop in Kensington and Partica Party in Kingston.

Buy Halloween costumes London

Halloween Fancy Dress Shop London

If you’re shopping online, then have a look at the following websites for a wide variety of costumes;

Party and Celebrate Fancy Dress

Non-Stop Party Shop Fancy Dress

Sainsbury’s Tu Fancy Dress collection

Amazon UK Halloween Store

Argos Halloween Store

Next Halloween Store

Halloween costumes kids

Trick or Treating in London

Trick or treating is one of our favourite Halloween activities and our experiences have varied over the years living in London. Trick or treat is always on 31 October, even if it falls on a weekday.

Trick or Treat London 2021

Trick-or-treating in London typically starts after sunset, around 5pm/6pm depending on neighbourhood and the houses taking part are decorated with at least a pumpkin. St John’s Wood, Kensington, Chelsea and Chiswick are London neighbourhoods popular for trick-of-treating.

Trick or Treat London

I hope you found this guide to Halloween in London with kids helpful! I’ll keep adding to this Halloween Events 2022 list so do check back for more updates.

This post was updated on 14 October 2022 with more London Halloween 2022 events and workshops for kids. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, I may receive a commission (at no additional cost to you). Thanks for your support in this way.

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