Tales from the forest

Inspiration, stories and an insider's glimpse into the world of Scotland's forests

Hideous Halloween happenings...

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If you go down to the woods today, beware of a big surprise…namely, lots of spooktacular family fun in the forest!

We believe there’s nowhere better for witches, warlocks and otherworldly creatures to congregate around the scariest date on the calendar, than in the deepest, darkest depths of the forest. Which exactly is why we’ve planned some delightful Halloween shindigs for you and the little ghouls to enjoy…

Halloween events in the forest

Howlin’ Halloween at Achnabreac

The frightful festivities kick off with a joint event between us and Kilmartin House Museum on the 24th October. Survive the howlin’ trail, join in the ghostly games and get stuck in to some creepy crafts. Join us from 7pm ‘til 9pm for this free event. You need to book for this one, so give our Lochgilphead office a call on 01546 602518.

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Friday Fright Night at Kirroughtree

On the 24th, Galloway’s Phantom Forester will stalk the woods for one night only. Dare you attempt the walk of terror? There’s hot soup waiting for you at the end…if you make it.

Definitely not for the faint-hearted, this special event is strictly for over 14s and anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. It’s £10 per ticket and you need to book for this one too, so give us a call on 01671 402 420.

Halloween at Kirroughtree

Come along for some light hearted Halloween fun on the 25th from 6pm ‘til 8pm. Perfect for anyone over six years old, we’ve got pumpkin carving, dressing up prizes and ghostly walks planned. No booking required, tickets are £4 for an adult, £3 child or £12 for a family ticket.

Boden Booooo! near Glasgow

Walk the spooky trail, listen to scary stories, and enjoy games and crafts...suitable for creatures of all ages. Join us 6pm ‘til 9pm on the 25th October in the haunted forest of Boden Boo, and don’t forget to dress to terrify.

Tickets cost £3 per child and it’s best to book early for this one, give us a call on 01555 660190.

Halloween happenings at Glenbranter

This Halloween we’re inviting you to explore the haunted wood, play party games, make witchy crafts and take part in the fancy dress competition on 31st October at ghastly Glenbranter forest.

No booking required, just turn up, there is a charge of £12 per car. Event runs 7pm-9pm, for more info call 01369 860703.


Terror at Todd’s Well, Easterhouse

Enjoy entertainment from the fire dancer and haunting tales from the storyteller on the 31st, followed by a lantern lit walk in the woods at 5.45pm. This Halloween event at Todd’s Well promises to be freakishly good fun, so start planning your fancy dress costume now.

The ghostly good times kick off from Provan Hall, Auchinlea Road, in Easterhouse at 5pm. For more information, get in touch on 0300 067 6700.

Creepy Callendar

Perfect for primary school-aged little terrors, this popular event kicks off at Callendar House at 5.30pm on the 31st. Wear your most chilling clobber, and get stuck into all the fun and games we have planned.

Cost is £1 per child, for more info howl at us on 0300 067 6700.

Fright Night at Sutherland’s Grove, near Oban

Thrills and chills await on this fun packed evening run in conjunction with Barcaldine Community Association. From 6.30pm, there’s ghoulish games, creepy crafts and more…booking is required, so call 01631 720632 for further information.

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Don’t forget to dress up warm (and hideous) folks! Spook you later…


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