HALLOWEEN is just around the corner and despite most events going online-only due to the current pandemic, we’ve put together a list of what is happening in Swindon.

There is a selection of things to keep your little ones busy- from scarecrow and pumpkin trails to picking your own pumpkin.

Ramleaze and Shaw Halloween Scarecrow Trail

It will take place from tomorrow until October 31st. This year’s theme will be Halloween movies and characters. A map is available from The Village Inn, Shaw Village Centre for £3. All proceeds will go to Brookfield Primary school.

Eascott Halloween Trail 

When? October 30-31, from 4pm to 8pm. Contact eascottevents@gmail.com to register. For further information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1283208685364558?active_tab=about

Halloween Scarecrow Trail – Tadpole Garden Village.

The fun trail will be held on October 31 and trail sheets can be purchased for £1 on October 24 outside Sainsbury’s.

Redhouse and Oakhurst Halloween Scarecrow Trail

The trail will take you around the area. It will take place between October 18 and November 1. The map can be found on Facebook. Visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/348093706315159/permalink/361051641686032/

Covingham Halloween Pumpkin Trail

The event is set to take place on October 31, so don’t miss it! Trail maps can be collected from 63 Mallard Close SN3 5JG from 3pm to 8pm.

Hand sanitiser will be placed outside with some treats for the kids.

Catherine Wayte Primary School – Abbey Meads- Family films scarecrow trail.

It will start on October 18. A trail sheet is available from 10 Kelly Gardens or 62 Tracy Close for £3.

Days Out For Kids Swindon Halloween Trail

The free trail will take place around Lydiard Park for families to enjoy from October 18 to November 1.

But where can you go pumpkin picking?

Blossom Lane Event Florist – from October 26 to October 31. You will be able to carve your pumpkin for £2. Stencils and tools included. More info: https://fb.me/e/1s3z9s3vd

Kidz About - Mead Way, SN5 7UT - from October 17 to November 1. You can book your slot for £5.

For further information visit:https://facebook.com/events/s/pumpkin-patch-at-kidz-about/314238099876521/?ti=icl

Cotswold Farm Park - Pumpkin Picking - Booking required - Prices: Adults: £5 and child: 2-15 years old: £3 (all tickets includes access to pumpkin field and any pumpkin) - https://cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk/events/pick-up-a-pumpkin/

Millets Farm - booking required - Under 2’s free, everyone else £1.00 - Visit: https://milletsfarmcentre.com/.../1052-pumpkins-2020.html