Birr Castle Demesne will host a wide programme of exciting activities over the Halloween break. The Demesne is absolutely stunning this time of year with all its stunning trees in all their Autumnal glory. The Midterm lineup takes place from Saturday the 29th of October to Saturday 05th of November. It includes a special Halloween pumpkin trail, the Wild Connections Bird Watching Nature Trail, the Red Tree Trail with its stunning 65 trees in all their Autumnal colours, the Gallery Challenge and the Solar Trail. Plenty of reasons to get wrapped up and visit. All activities are included in your general admission tickets. General admission tickets are available online, daily activities will be allocated on a first-come basis. See www.birrcastle.com for full details.
The Wild Connections’ Halloween Camp is also running during the midterm break from Tuesday 1st November to Thursday 3rd from 10am – 2pm each day. Suitable for ages 5 – 12 years. The Wild Connections Camp will let your kids connect with nature in the great outdoors under the guidance of our experienced team. Activities include pond dipping, bird watching, nature crafts and a wellness walk. Cost: €45 per child.
Birr Castle are open daily from 09:00 to 16:30 throughout the Halloween Mid-term Break. As well as a host of Halloween activities, families can explore the Science Centre and the Treehouse Adventure Playground. Spend time enjoying the stunning Autumnal colours of the gardens and parkland, and marvel at the Great Telescope, once the biggest in the world. Check out www.visitoffaly.ie for other Halloween activities in Offaly.
- Birr Castle Demesne is situated in the heritage town of Birr, known for its Georgian architecture, and easily accessible from all over Ireland
- Spend the day and visit 120 acres of award-winning gardens with rare trees and plants, an abundance of wildlife, and scenic walks along peaceful rivers and the lake. Try Forest Bathing or explore the Red Tree Trail.
- Check out the tallest treehouse in Ireland with its adventure playground, journey back in time to an era of great discoveries in the Science Centre and browse through our gift shop now stocking a variety of beautiful Irish-designed gifts