There's plenty of frightful fun at Castle Espie this halloween

27 October 2018 - 31 October 2018

Hop on your broomstick this Halloween and experience the incredible journey Brent Geese make from the Arctic to Castle Espie, with Broomstick Flight Training (booking required, see below).

New for 2018, you’ll need to watch need to watch out for predators during this interactive migration course – land safely and you’ll get to take your own broomstick pilot license home with you.

You can also experience the spookier side of wetland wildlife, with our NEW Beastly Bat trail. Are you brave enough to see what’s lurking inside each box?

Plus, face painters, snakes courtesy of Karl Mantella’s roadshow, new pumpkin games and spooky stories in the Crannog! Full programme:

Saturday 27 - Wednesday 31 October

  • All day NEW Beastly Bat Trail
  • All day Pumpkin games.

Monday 29 - Wednesday 31 October

11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm NEW Broomstick Flight Training*

*Maximum 25 children per session. Booking essential by emailing: or call 028 9187 4146

  • 11am - 3pm Spooky story-telling in the Crannog (stories held on the hour)
  • 12noon - 4pm Meet reptiles and snakes
  • 12noon - 4pm Bat box craft and face-painting.
27 October 2018 - 31 October 2018

Opening Times

  • 10am-5pm


  • Included with cost of admission - check website for entry prices.

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