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Spooky Half Term Activities

Join us this half term for some Hallowe’en themed fun!

Why not, visit The Orchard too…children eat for just £1.50 with any meal over £5 purchased.

Witch’s Lair 21st October – 31st October - £4 or 3 for £10

Do you dare to visit the creepy Witch’s Lair this Halloween?  

Those brave enough to risk it will enter at their own peril!

If you make it to the other side, claim your devilish trick or treat from the witch’s cauldron.

Click To Book Online…if you dare!

Some little tots may find our Witch’s Lair too spooky…parental discretion is advised.

Witch's Lair FAQs.

Hallowe’en Evening - Thursday 26th October 5.30pm-7.30pm

There’ll be some terrifyingly fun goings-on at Burleydam this Hallowe’en.

Bring your most ghastly pumpkin creations and win a prize!

Create a creepy biscuit...will you be brave enough to eat it?!

Don’t forget to dress up!  The most gruesome, chilling outfits will win a prize!! ….


There’ll be horribly tasty bites at The Orchard too...

Spooky Pumpkin & Coriander Soup - £4.25

Flaming Brioche Burgers with Fries - £4.25

Satan’s Mexican & Bean Casserole - £5.99
Served with rice, chips or half & half

Ghoulash - £5.99
Served with rice, chips or half & Half

Hallowe’en Special Kids’ Cookery Club - £6

Tuesday 24th October & Tuesday 31st October 9.30am-11am

Each session includes the following:

  • A healthy breakfast with orange or blackcurrant squash
  • Demonstration and preparation of a Hallowe’en Orange Fruit Cauldron and a Chocolate Marshmallow Broomstick
  • A recipe sheet and their culinary creation to takeaway!

Aprons and chefs hats will be provided and every child will receive a certificate to say they have completed a session.

This is a pre-bookable event and places are limited.  £6 per child per session.  


***Children’s activities get messy!  Please dress children in old clothes.***

Too Wit Too Woo - Tuesday 31st October 11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm

Get up close and hold one of these beautiful owls.

Photo opportunities available for £3.50.

KaiserCrafts Free Demonstrations in the Craft Department

KaiserCraft Demos at Burleydam Garden Centre

Learn all the latest skills and techniques from expert demonstrators

Our demonstrators show you the best stunning results possible when Card Making/Scrapbooking, with the latest products from all of your favourite KaiserCrafts brands.

See the latest dates for our Free Craft Demonstrations.

An Evening of Christmas – Tuesday 7th November

Join us for ‘An Evening of Christmas’ and enjoy browsing for all your Christmas gifts, decorations and Christmas essentials.


The festivities will start from 5pm with Christmas songs from the Salvation Army and tasty Christmas fayre available in The Orchard.  Look out for more details soon…

Dog Portraits – Sunday 12th November 10am-4pm

Dog portraits by professional pet photographers.  Enjoy a FREE sitting and a chance to win your dog’s portrait.  Every year we are delighted by the beautiful portraits, which are available to view and buy at a later date…they make fantastic Christmas presents for a dog lover!

Children’s Christmas Events

Meet Father Christmas from 18th November - Follow our winter wonderland trail and join Father Christmas in his Grotto.  Plenty of photo opportunities, magical animated displays, and a quality gift for £7.50.

Book Online Now!

‘Polar Express’ Party – Thursday 7th & 14th December 6pm – Join us on the ‘Polar Express’!  Children will receive a delicious Christmas tea, enjoy party games and receive a festive goodie bag.  Our Christmas elf will then take them to see Father Christmas to receive a quality gift - just £12.

Tickets available soon!

Send a letter to Father Christmas from 18th November – Visit Crafts to write and decorate a festive letter and post it to the North Pole in our special, magical letter box! FREE

(Reply from Father Christmas not possible – he’s so busy making all those presents!)

Ian Lloyd Floristry Demonstration – Tuesday 28th November & Wednesday 6th December

World-class florist Ian Lloyd shares his skills and experience providing a festive floristry demonstration.  This is a popular event, book early online or on 0151 339 3195.

10am-11.15am each day £10  includes refreshments and a complimentary glass of Bucks Fizz

3.35pm-5pm each day £10  includes refreshments and a complimentary glass of Bucks Fizz

6.30pm-10pm each day £20 includes evening meal and a complimentary glass of wine

Main Meals:

  • Plum and Winter Spiced Chasseur of Chicken garnished with Button Mushrooms and Strips of Bacon and Croutons
  • Slowed Braised Medallion of Brisket coated with Whiskey and Horseradish Cream Sauce
  • Beetroot and Parsnip Feta Pate’s With Trio of Roasted Vegetables and Creamed Gratin Potato


  • Winter Berry Compote in a Meringue with Fresh Cream
  • Fresh Fruit Salad Warm Mincemeat Bakewell

Book Online Now!

Come Dine with Ian – Tuesday 5th December - 6.30pm – 9pm - £15

Join Ian Sharpe, Burleydam’s Chef for a festive gastronomic treat!   –  limited places available!


Ian will demonstrate his latest festive creation and you can then enjoy this Christmas treat for yourself!

Come Dine with Ian Menu:

  • Pan Roasted Fillet of Pork Served on a Spiced Apple & Winter Vegetables with Calvados Sauce
  • Whiskey Lemon & Cranberry Cheesecake

Tickets available soon!

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