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Halloween 2021 – family events

 

Pumpkin Trail with pumpkin picking

Join us for a family outdoor pumpkin trail in the gardens at Shankill. 

  • Follow the trail, find the pumpkins and collect the clues to complete the secret password.
  • Visit the secret fairy garden, old church and graveyard, magical trees and the witch’s kitchen.
  • Each child can pick their own pumpkin in the walled garden.
  • Return to the Coach House Café to collect your prize (hot chocolate and a Halloween treat).

Halloween fancy dress is very welcome, but please come prepared for the outdoors – wellies are encouraged!

Suitable for children aged up to 12 years old. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Dates: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th October, 2021
Times: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
Tickets:
Children: €10 (includes: entry to gardens and pumpkin trail, 1 pumpkin per child, hot chocolate and a Halloween treat from the Coach House Café)
Accompanying adults: €5 (same price as entry to the gardens)

Wandmaking Workshops

Join us for a magical wandmaking workshop in the gardens at Shankill.

  • Learn about different trees and their magical properties on a guided tour of the gardens.
  • Choose the wood for your wand and customise it in a hands-on workshop.
  • Receive a magical wand license from the Minister of Wands.

Halloween fancy dress is very welcome, but please come prepared for the outdoors – wellies are encouraged!

Suitable for children aged up to 12 years old. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Dates: Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st October 2021

Times: 11:30am and 2:30pm (lasts approximately 1 hour)

Tickets: €15 per child (children must be accompanied by an adult – max 2 adults per child included in ticket price)

“It was absolutely out of this world! A magical experience – I can’t recommend it highly enough and look forward to returning.”.”

Alice, Dublin