Looking ahead to October

22nd September 2022

Looking ahead to October

A fantastic time of the year! October is a month of change, the nights are drawing in but the days are still long enough to fill with moor, woodland and countryside walks. Plan your Autumn break and enjoy the changing of the colours. See birds, deer and squirrels preparing for the winter ahead. Book a stay with us and watch the sunset from your own personal hot tub and get cosy with friends and family or grab your favourite book and unwind in one of our luxury Caravans or Glamping pods.

Halloween Pumpkin Trail @ Floors Castle

22nd – 31st October

Gather your little monsters for ghoulishly great family fun and frights on the Halloween Pumpkin Trail through the enchanting Castle Gardens and Woodlands at Floors Castle. After a string of superb events this year the Halloween Trail is not to be missed. Find out more and book tickets here.

Make your own Pumpkin Pots & The Fungi Festival @ Ford & Etal Estate

Through Out October

Book a slot at one of the pottery or fungi classes at Ford and Etal estates during October. Make and glaze your very own clay pumpkin or learn to identify local fungi and become a forager. For more information click here.

 

The Famous Scarycrow Trail @ Ford & Etal Estate

24th – 31st October

The famous SCARYCROW TRAIL has been running for over 10 years and causes great excitement amongst visitors and locals. Follow the trail of weird and wonderful ‘Scarycrows’ around the villages, awarding them scores as you go. Pick up a score sheet from one of the village shops, Heatherslaw railway and the Visitor Centre at Heatherslaw, or click here to download. The event is free but donations are welcome, all proceeds go to Radio Borders Cash 4 Kids to help disadvantaged children in North Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. Learn more about the event here.

 

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