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OCTOBER 2017 HALF-TERM ACTIVITIES
Surrey Sports Park (Sun 22nd Oct 2017) – Support the Surrey Scorchers, Surrey’s only professional basketball team, at their HOME ground against Plymouth Raiders.
Birdworld Halloween Week (Sat 21st – Sun 29th Oct 2017) – Visit Birdworld for a haunting time and ‘magic’ up a little something for the spooky season. Walk through the creepy corridors of their unique Halloween Grotto to see a spectacle of spooks and a coven of very wicked witches. Plenty of fun with a little bit of fright!
Fright Night at Thorpe Park (Mon 23rd – Tue 31st Oct 2017) – It’s safe to say summer is officially over and screams of horror can be heard echoing from the Island like no other, with the return of Fright Night! Enjoy two brand new mazes as well as the return of some frightful old favourites – with a few added twists to keep your hairs stood on end.
SPOOKtacular Skywalk Adventures (Thur 26th – Tue 31st Oct 2017) – Brave the creepy course in the terrifying treetops. Legend has it that when Skywalk was built, an ancient burial site was disturbed and the haunted will be returning to wreak havoc over Halloween… watch out for supernatural beings in disguise!
Ripley Bonfire Night (Sat 28th Oct 2017) – Renown as one of the best-supported bonfire events in the South East. As well as the bonfire and spectacular firework display there is an extensive funfair, food stalls, a bar which has a perfect view of the bonfire and fireworks with live music.
IDEAS FOR PLACES TO VISIT
Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2018 – An intoxicating mix of cars, stars and motorsport royalty come together over four superb days for the Festival of Speed. The largest event of its kind in the world, the Festival gathers together the planet’s rarest and most glamorous cars. Provisional dates: 12th – 15th July 2018.
Goodwood Revival 2018 – The romance and glamour of motor racing as it used to be. The Revival is the only historic race meeting to be staged entirely in period dress and is a return to the halcyon days of Goodwood as the spiritual home of British motor racing. Provisional dates: 7th – 9th September 2018.
Ramster Gardens – Ramster is famous for its stunning collection of rhododendrons and azaleas, which flourish under the mature woodland canopy.Established in the 1900s by Gauntlett Nurseries of Chiddingfold, with influences from the Japanese gardens, it now stretches over twenty acres.
Surrey Sports Park – It’s never too late to pick up your racket or dust off your boots and get active at Surrey Sports Park. From football and basketball to yoga and Zumba, available all year round, we are sure there is a new activity for you to enjoy.
Winkworth Arboretum – Laced with frost and dotted with unusual winter blooms, Winkworth Arboretum becomes a secret haven of botanical beauty during the colder months. Wrap up warm and discover 149 acres of understated tranquility in this fascinating wintry woodland.
Godalming Museum – Founded in 1921 and administered by the Godalming Museum Trust and supported by Waverley Borough Council and Godalming Town Council, the museum opens out into history and art galleries, a library, garden and Visitor Information Point.
Stay at The Stag – With all these great activities only a stone’s throw from us, why not turn your day out into a relaxing weekend away. We have B&B offers which are sure to delight, take a look at our booking page for more information.