Spookyard is back in October 2018 – see you then!

Over Farm’s spectacular Spookyard Halloween event is jam-packed with Halloween activities that the whole family will enjoy this October half term. Get ready to jump aboard our tractor trailer, pick your free pumpkin from our pumpkin patch, carve a spooky pumpkin design, laugh out loud at our fascinating shows, stroke a slimy snake, win a treat when you’ve found all our scarecrows and much more!   

Please book online early to avoid disappointment. Once tickets are sold out, we are not able to take bookings on the door. 

Ticket entry includes one go on each of our six attractions, a pumpkin to take home and a schedule of shows to amaze you. 

Attractions (ticket includes one go per person)

  • Pumpkin Patch Tractor Trailer Ride – jump on the trailer to the pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkin, pumpkin included! If you can find the blue pumpkin, win £20! Once you have found your perfect pumpkin, carve it in our dedicated pumpkin carving marquee and leave the mess with us. Designs, tools and assistance provided (children must be supervised by a parent/guardian). 
  • Quad Train Ride – take a fun-filed, bumpy ride around the farm in your own cart, great for big and little kids.
  • Caged – scare yourself silly in our indoor maze but only if you dare.
  • Corn Cannon – blast corn at our targets and win a prize if you can hit one. 
  • Scarecrow Trail – follow the clues on an adventure around the farm and win a prize when you’ve finished.Look out for our friendly animals along the way.  
  • Wonderland – join Alice and friends through the looking glass for a topsy turvy adventure. 


  • 11.30am: Cinder-Spell-a – join our resident witch and wizard family as they prepare the farm for Halloween but will everything go to plan?
  • 12.30pm: Mr WOW – you’ll be wowed by Mr WOW’s amazing bubbles and balloons.
  • 1.15pm: Fancy Dress Parade – there’s a little treat for everyone that dresses up and best dressed will win a prize.
  • 1.30pm-2.30pm: Roaming Reptiles – learn about these fascinating bugs, snakes and lizards. There’s the chance to hold them too – only if you’re brave enough.
  • 2.30pm-3.30pm: Chainsaw Carving – watch our expert carver making spooky wood sculptures using just a chainsaw.
  • 3.30pm: Cinder-Spell-a – repeated from 11.30am.

Pumpkin Carvings
3D pumpkin carver, Simon McMinnis is joining us on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October, so you can see him carve his fantastic creations. Simon’s pumpkins will on display throughout the duration of Spookyard.   

Food and Drink
A variety of food and drink will be available to purchase at Spookyard: 

  • Over Farm BBQ – handmade burgers, hot dogs and chips 
  • Fat Toni’s Pizzeria – wood-fired pizzas and delicious brownies
  • Passion 4 Juice – organic coffee, hot apple brew, pumpkin soup, veggie hotpot, country cheddar wraps and waffles 

Spooky face painting, arts and crafts and inflatable rides will also be available at the event, on a pay as you go basis.
Over Farm, the home of Spookyard, is just one mile from Gloucester city centre. We hope to see you during the school holidays for lots of Halloween fun for all the family. Don’t forget to pack your wellies and a pen or pencil to complete the scarecrow trail!  

Friendly dogs are allowed to the event on a lead but are not permitted on any attractions. 

Fancy something more scary? Then take a look at our Frightmare Halloween Festival, which runs by night and features five live horror attractions.