Pumpkin Carving Competition at Wallops Wood!

We’re running our children’s pumpkin carving competition for guests staying at Wallops Wood Cottages this week and next week 🎃 🎃

Post photo/s of carved pumpkins onto social media and tag us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #whatsonatwallopswood

Place your masterpiece on the steps leading to the meadow and we’ll showcase them on our social media pages! 🤩 🤩

🎃🎁 The best pumpkin carved by our little guests will receive a prize (judging is at the end of October)! 🎁🎃

Pumpkin Carving Competition at Wallops Wood

Plus Fab Family Days Out over Half Term!

There’s also plenty of activities and days out locally to entertain the whole family over half term. Below is a pick of some of what’s on in the area, but remember you’ll need to book tickets in advance, and please check the websites for opening times first.

‘Brickosaur’ dinosaur at Marwell Zoo

Supersized Brick Adventure at Marwell Zoo – Marwell has a brand new collection of SUPERSIZED! toy brick creatures, featuring up to 30 models of curious real-life creatures with an explosion of colour and size.
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Marvellous Mechanicals at Gosport Gallery – An exhibition for all ages which features modern automata, or mechanical sculptures, with clever mechanisms and often humorous ideas! You can also get involved, as some of these machines need you to get hands-on and understand how they work for yourself.
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Gills and Ghouls Week at Blue Reef Aquarium – The underwater world is filled with creatures of all shapes and sizes, and this October Half Term Blue Reef is celebrating the strangest (and spookiest!) of them all. Come face-to-fin with some of the weirdest and most wonderful underwater creatures; from the deadly lionfish to the limb-growing starfish!
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Tropical Fish at Blue Reef Aquarium
Tropical Fish at Blue Reef Aquarium

Crepuscular Creatures at Gilbert White & The Oates Collections – Meet the creatures of the twilight who come out to hunt as darkness falls. From badgers to bats, this session gives you the chance to discover the secret lives of night time creatures.
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Happy Halloween at Paultons Park – There’s plenty to entertain over half term at Paultons Park with over 4000 pumpkins, ghostly scenes, spooky meet and greets, Freaky Fancy Dress competition, the thrilling Little Monsters Ball finale to finish each day. Paultons fun rides and attractions all included in the price!
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Beaulieu National Motor Museum – Get set for miniature mayhem this October half-term, as fun family activities celebrate our new exhibition Motoring in Miniature – the Toys of Your Childhood and Little Beaulieu, our new play area modelled on Lord Montagu’s ancestral home of Palace House.
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Beaulieu National Motor Museum
Beaulieu National Motor Museum

Weald & Downland Living Museum – Pumpkin trail and half term events for the family.
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Pick your Own Pumpkin at Sunnyfields Farm – fabulous displays, amazing pumpkin varieties and of course the opportunity for you to pick YOUR pumpkin (even at night!).
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Pumpkins galore!

Pumpkin photo by Ana Essentiels on Unsplash

Pumpkin carving photo by Bee Felten-Leidel on Unsplash