There’s nothing more exciting than exploring, whether it’s a totally new place or a corner of your town that you’ve never seen before. In Gwynedd, there are plenty of hidden gems and exciting things to do and discover. I’ve compiled a list of some Halloween inspired events you can check out in and around Wales this October.
12th and 13th October - Ain’t Afraid Of No Ghost at Aberdyfi
Location: Neuadd Dyfi, Penrhos, Aberdyfi LL35 0NR
Cost: £5 - £9 A funny, nostalgic journey back to the ’80s and a home haunted by a playful poltergeist. A captivating mystery set in a recognisable suburban world.
https://thelittleboxoffice.com/neuadddyfi/ 20th October - Dolgellau Farmers Market at Dolgellau
Location: Eldon Square, Dolgellau LL40 1PS
Cost: £0 A lively market with a variety of stalls including local foods and crafts.
25th October - Bonfire Night and Fireworks at Abermaw
Location: Barmouth, Southern Snowdonia, LL42 1NE
Cost: £0 Barmouth’s Bonfire and Firework Display takes place on the beach near the Bath House. This has become the event to mark the end of the main season and involves a huge bonfire on the beach and beautiful fireworks. Come and meet the locals and help us celebrate.
25th October - GreenWood Forest Park - Halloween Spooktacular
Location: GreenWood Forest Park, Y Felinheli, Gwynedd, LL56 4QN
Cost: Adult £9.65, Child £9.25
From Saturday, October 25, GreenWood Forest Park will be kicking off it's Halloween events, with creepy crafts, lantern making, monstrous masks, create your own Harry Potter style broomstick and bring a witch's pet to life. Free hot chocolate for those in fancy dress.
26th October - Halloween Train at Fairbourne Railway
Location: Beach Road, Fairbourne, Gwynedd, LL38 2EX
Cost: Adult £6.00, Child £3.00 The Fairbourne Railway's evening Halloween Train will be departing on Saturday 26 October. Fun for all the family. Advance booking advisable.
29th October - Hallowe’en Steam & Scream at Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway
Location: Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9EY
Cost: £12 - £23.50 Join us, if you dare for a spooky journey for all ages into Dolgoch Woods. Why not come in your scariest fancy attire? Humans are also allowed!
25th - 31st October - Chirk Castle - Pumpkin Carving
Location: The stables at Home Farm, Chirk, Wrexham LL14 5AF Y
Cost: Normal admission charges apply for the castle plus £3 for a pumpkin.
Come along to Chirk Castle and try your hand at some pumpkin carving. Pumpkins cost £3 each and are already cleaned out. Call 01691 777701 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
31st October - Beaumaris Castle - Spooky Halloween Day
Location: Castle St, Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey LL58 8AP
When: 11am - 4pm
Cost: £5.25 for adults, £3.40 for concessions, £15.75 for families. The impressive castle will provide the setting for a host of Halloween-themed games. There will also be prizes handed out to the first 200 children taking part in these creepy activities.
Call 01248 810361 for more information.
What are you doing this October?