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Autumn and Halloween family fun in Bucks

Photo by Pascale Cumberbatch (c) National Trust, Waddesdon.
We asked Hollie from Baby in Bucks to share with us her ideas for days out this Autumn and Halloween. Baby in Bucks in a local blog filled with ideas for days out with the kids in and around Bucks.

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With the leaves starting to change colour and autumn approaching I’ve put together my pick of the best activities for you to do with the kids this autumn in Bucks.

Enjoy a Children’s Spooky Afternoon Tea at Waddesdon Manor

Treat the whole family to a spooky Halloween tea with ghost meringues, a mummified gingerbread man, spooky jelly snakes and more.

You will also be able to carve a pumpkin at The Stables and take part in a Halloween Trail to find the creatures of the night hidden along Miss Alice’s Drive.

For more information on each activity and to book click here.

Location: Waddesdon, Aylesbury, HP18 0JH

Go on a Scarecrow Hunt at Hughenden

Find the harvest scarecrows in the Walled Garden at Hughenden throughout October.

From 16th Oct – 2nd November discover the trees at Hughenden which have been given at autumnal make-over on a family self-led trail around the gardens.

All activities are free of charge, normal admissions apply. To book your arrival slot click here.

Location: Hughenden Manor, Hughenden, HP14 4LA

Create your own Halloween Biscuits with Teacups and Tandems

Teacups and Tandems will be running children’s Halloween workshops on Friday 30 October where they will create spooky biscuits in their beautiful workshop.

They also have Halloween kits to decorate your biscuits at home.

To book your place on a workshop or order a Halloween kit click here.

Location: 59 High Street, Great Missenden, HP16 0AL

Halloween Pottery Painting at Bojangles Creative Café

Paint your own pumpkin and other Halloween inspired pottery at Bojangles from now through to the end of October. They also have takeaway kits available for you to paint at home and then return to them to fire and glaze.

For more details and opening times click here. Call to book your session on 01494 764150.

Location: 132 White Lion Road, Little Chalfont, HP7 9NQ

Spooky Sensory at Dragon Sensory

Dress up in your scariest outfit for some spooky sensory fun from 22 – 30 October. You’ll get to pick and carve your own pumpkin, decorate a Halloween tea light, make a ghoulish witches brew and scavenge for trick or treats.

Click here to book your session.

Location: 35 Browns Road, Holmer Green, HP15 6RZ

Get the Perfect Pumpkin Photo at Farmer Paul’s Pumpkins

If you’re looking for somewhere to get the perfect photo of your little one surrounded by funky looking pumpkins then this is the place for you. All of Farmer Paul’s Pumpkins are displayed in ‘The Pumpkin Barn’ where they have several displays set up for the perfect pumpkin and spooky photos. Pumpkins start from as little as 50p.

For opening times and details of special SEND sessions click here.

Location: Weedon Hill Farm off the Buckingham Road, HP22 4DP, just outside Aylesbury

PYO Pumpkins at Peterley Manor Farm

The pumpkin field at Peterley will be open again this year for you to PYO. Plus they will be running a number of other Halloween activities.

Keep an eye on their website  for more details.


Location: Peterley Lane, Prestwood, Great Missenden, HP16 0HH

Odds Farm

In October the Pumpkin Patch will be open for you to PYO pumpkin as well as all the usual fun animal and play activities at Odds Farm.

To book your session click here.

Location: Wooburn Common, High Wycombe, HP10 0LX

We will be regularly updating this article with additional activities and the most up to date information so keep checking back.

Follow @babyinbucks on Instagram and Facebook for reviews of many of the activities listed above plus loads more ideas for days out with the kids.

About the author

hiya bucks

hiya bucks

Here at hiya bucks we go on regular walks exploring the local towns, villages, public footpaths, gardens, rivers, lakes and more! We love getting out and about discovering new places to visit and we thoroughly enjoy going to local events and getting involved with the community. We hope to inspire others to step out of their daily routines and see more of our Beautiful Buckinghamshire.