Things To Do In The Brecon Beacons For Half Term And Halloween
As the golden hues of autumn (and of course some rain too) envelop the landscapes of the Brecon Beacons National Park, it’s time for families and adventure seekers to gear up for an unforgettable half-term break — and some Halloween excitement too.
Whether you’re craving eerie thrills, artistic indulgence, or simply a peaceful retreat, the Brecon Beacons has an array of activities to suit every taste. Here’s a rundown of some unmissable events and attractions for a hauntingly delightful Halloween half-term break.
Things To Do
Alpaca My Boots
Take an alpaca for a wander with the team at Alpaca My Boots — just a short drive from Brecon, and with amazing views across the Beacons, it’s a fantastic day out for adults and kids alike.
Halloween at the National Botanic Garden of Wales
Embrace the spirit of Halloween with a visit to the National Botanic Garden of Wales. From October 28th to November 3rd, the garden will be adorned with spooky decorations, offering a host of family-friendly activities including pumpkin carving, ghostly tours, and eerie trails. A great day out for the whole family to explore the wonders of the natural world combined with the thrills of the season.
Pumpkin Picking at Cantref Adventure Farm
Delight in the excitement of the season with an immersive pumpkin-picking experience at Cantref Adventure Farm. Perfect for families with little ones, this event offers the chance to explore the farm, pick your own pumpkins, and revel in a variety of entertaining activities. Don’t miss the chance to create lasting memories on select dates through to November 5th.
Black Mountain Painters at Found Gallery
Art enthusiasts will be enthralled by the captivating strokes of the Black Mountain Painters at Found Gallery. A mix of artists from across the area will be exhibiting through to the 11th of November.
Zip World Halloween Event
For the brave-hearted seeking spine-chilling adventures, the Zip World Halloween Event at the heart of the Brecon Beacons promises an adrenaline-pumping experience. Prepare to encounter the Monsters of the Mine, an immersive and thrilling Halloween adventure from running until the 1st of November. Brace yourself for an exhilarating journey into the depths of the earth, surrounded by haunting tales and unexpected encounters.
Learn more on the Zip World website.
Halloween Walk in Hay
Discover the magical allure of Hay during the Halloween-themed guided walk. Wander through the charming streets of this historic market town, enlivened with spooky tales and enchanting mysteries. Ideal for families and history buffs, this guided walk on October 29th will offer an immersive experience that brings Hay’s rich heritage to life with a touch of seasonal spookiness.
Old Railway Line Halloween Decorations
Complete your Halloween escapade with a visit to the Old Railway Line Garden Centre, adorned with delightful and spooky decorations to celebrate the season. Take a leisurely stroll through the garden center and immerse yourself in the festive ambiance from October 28th to 31st. Let the enchanting displays and vibrant autumn colors elevate your holiday spirits — there’s even a spooky afternoon tea.
Places To Stay
Halloween Breaks at By The Wye
It’s not too late to book some very special accommodation. Escape into the tranquility of the Wye Valley with a Halloween twist! By The Wye is hosting a special Halloween-themed break for families and couples alike. Expect pumpkin carving, spooky storytelling, and a touch of magic amidst the serene Welsh countryside. Get ready for a memorable stay at this enchanting riverside accommodation from October 25th to 31st.
Find out more at www.bythewye.uk.
Meadow View Accommodation
Nestled in the heart of the Brecon Beacons, Meadow View promises a warm Welsh welcome along with a dash of Halloween festivity. Enjoy cozy accommodations and a range of activities, perfect for families and friends seeking a relaxing getaway during the half-term break.