Fang-tastic Halloween events at High Woods Country Park

PUBLISHED: 12 October 2022

Gather your little monsters for a ghoulishly good time at High Woods Country Park this October half term.  
The whole family can enjoy our frighteningly good Halloween-themed walking trails. Venture into the woods and follow the trail to learn creepy and horrible facts about nature.
Grab your fang-tastic trail sheet from High Woods Country Park visitor centre, for just £1 (per sheet). Complete the trail for a sweet treat. Why not get into the spirit and dress up too!  
There’s no need to book, you can just turn up! Please bring your own pen or pencil to complete your trail sheet.  
You’ve also still got time to book for
  • Volunteer Induction Day on 16 October at High Woods Country Park. To join this please apply online
  • Fungi Walk on 26 October, 10.30am at Wivenhoe Woods. £5.50 adult £4 child. Booking required
  • Fungi Walk on 29 October, 10.30am and 1.30pm at High Woods Country Park. £5.50 adult £4 child. Booking required
  • Fungi Walk on 19 November, 10.30am and 1.30pm at High Woods Country Park. £5.50 adult £4 child. Booking required
  • Woodland Wreath Making (children’s event) on 21 December, 10am at High Woods Country Park. £5.50 child. Booking required
Cllr Julie Young, Colchester Borough Council Portfolio Holder for Communities, said: “With the leaves starting to change to orange and yellows, autumn is a great time of year to visit our beautiful parks and this year is no exception. Grab your wellies and head out on one of our fiendishly good Halloween trails; they’re not only great family-fun but you’ll also make the most of the season by exploring our beautiful award-winning park.”  
High Woods Country Park visitor centre is open every day between 10am-4pm. Please check visitor centre and car park opening times before you visit at   
Car park users must make contactless parking payments using MiPermitwhich is available viaan app, online portal, text or phone call. Parking information, including opening times and fees can be found at (no cash payment option available). 

Page last reviewed: 12 October 2022


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