Halloween at Beale Wildlife Park promises thrills, chills and conservation.

This half term we are gearing up for a spine-tingling Halloween celebration like no other. With a combination of eerie encounters, family-friendly activities, and a focus on wildlife conservation, we promise an unforgettable Halloween experience for visitors of all ages.

Date: 20th October – 30th October 2023

Location: Beale Wildlife Park, Lower Basildon, Pangbourne, Reading RG8 9NW

Admission: Normal park admission rates apply. Members receive free admission. Fancy dress of all ages is encouraged, and kids in fancy dress go half-price.

Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate Halloween in a unique and memorable way, all while supporting wildlife conservation efforts.

What’s on this Halloween

Bug Handling

Get up close to our creepy crawlies.

Meet our resident minibeasts, in the Wild Explorers Hub with our bug handling sessions. Running throughout the half term.

Available every day


FREE –  Wild Explorers Hub

Test your Senses

Do you have super senses?

Enter the Wild Explorers Hub (our education building) where you can put your senses to the test. Interactive activities are available for all ages to enjoy. The Hub will be open from 10am-3pm every day during the half term.

Available every day

10am – 3pm

FREE –  Wild Explorers Hub

Broomsticks & Wand Making

Calling all Witches, Wizards and Warlocks!

Make your very own broomstick and wand during your visit to us. Broomstick and wand making is available from the 27 Oct – 31 Oct. There are limited spaces per day, first come, first served – tickets available at the ticket office on the day. 

27 – 31 October only

10:30am – 12pm

£5.00 per person

Nocturnal animal trail

Can you find all the nocturnal animal silhouettes around the park?

This Halloween our trail is focusing on creature’s unseen. What do our native nocturnal animals get up to at night? How do they navigate their way in the dark? Trail sheets are £1 and the trail includes a prize.

Available every day

10am – 5pm

£1 trail sheet

Craft Activity UV Paint

Free Craft activity! Help us create our very own UV Paint masterpiece.

Give a thumbs up to our creatures’ unseen. Add your paint thumb print to our animal cut out, at the end of the week we will display this in our entrance way to the Twilight Zone.

Available every day

10am – 3pm


Face Painting

Get a mesmerizing Halloween look with Glow and Go! Transform into your favorite creature or character.

The fantastic Glow and Go face painting team will be visiting us again on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October 12-4pm to get us all in the Halloween spirit! Tickets are £4 and are available in the ticket office on the day.

Sat 28 & Sun 29 Oct

12pm – 4pm


Also available:

Treats & Refreshments

Enjoy delicious seasonal treats, hot beverages, and Halloween themed snacks at the park’s cafe. 

Wildlife Conservation Talks

Beale Wildlife Park is committed to conservation, and Halloween is no exception. Visitors can attend informative talks and demonstrations about the importance of protecting our wildlife and the park’s role in safeguarding endangered species.