This October half-term a creepy concoction of events and activities will be taking place at Carew Castle.

We are open every day but you must now book before you visit. For full details visit our Before you Book page.

Nest Tearoom is open every day from 11am-4pm for delicious cakes, drinks and great coffee. There is outdoor seating in the Walled Garden. The Tearoom is open to all and there is no need to book.


Skeleton Trail

Saturday 17 October – Sunday 1 November
11am – 3pm

Search the Castle for animal bones on a spooky Skeleton Trail! Find them all and claim your fiendish prize.
£1 per child plus normal admission charge. You can book the Skeleton Trail when you when you book your arrival slot.


Ghostly Tales

17,  18, 24, 25, 29,  30 and 31 October
Drop in sessions. 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm

Discover the gruesome ghost stories of Carew Castle. The murderous ape, Jack the kitchen boy and the ghostly figure of Princess Nest are just some of our paranormal inhabitants.

Included FREE with normal admission.

Children dressed in Halloween costumes at Carew Castle

Spooky Costume Competition

29, 30 and 31 October
12 noon

Calling all zombies, werewolves and witches! Join a costume parade in the Castle Courtyard where the finest costume will be awarded a prize!