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Halloween Spooktacular - Cats & Bats

27 Sept 2023

Don't miss your chance to attend our Spooktacular Trail

Get ready to embark on a spine-tingling adventure this Halloween season! Witham is gearing up to host a one-of-a-kind event that promises to bewitch and enchant visitors of all ages. The Witham Spooktacular Trail, aptly named "Cats and Bats," invites you to explore a mystical world where cats, bats, and delightful treats await at every twist and turn.

This enchanting trail combines the natural beauty of the river walk with the allure of Halloween's most iconic creatures – cats and bats. But that's not all; the Spooktacular Trail goes above and beyond to ensure an unforgettable experience. With entertainment on hand, this event is a perfect outing for families with young children that are lovers of spooky fun.

In this blog post, we'll delve into the fascinating world of Witham's Spooktacular Trail: Cats and Bats, giving you a sneak peek into what you can expect and why this event is a must-visit this Halloween season. So, grab your broomsticks, don your witch's hat, and let's embark on this thrilling journey together!

The Spooktacular Trail – A Riverside Adventure

As the days grow shorter and the leaves begin to turn, Witham's River Walk transforms into a magical setting for the Spooktacular Trail. The picturesque riverbank provides the ideal backdrop for an adventure filled with wonder and surprises.

River Walk Magic

Witham's River Walk is a beloved local gem, known for its serene beauty and calming atmosphere. The crisp air and rustling leaves create an enchanting ambiance that sets the stage for an unforgettable Halloween experience.

Cats and Bats – The Stars of the Show

At the heart of this year’s Spooktacular Trail are the cats and bats. These iconic Halloween creatures are hidden throughout the trail for you to find. From whimsical cat and bats to spooky surroundings, you will have so much fun at our Spooktacular Trail!

Entertainment for All Ages

The Witham Spooktacular Trail: Cats and Bats isn't just about a scenic walk and collecting treats; it's also a celebration of community and creativity. Throughout the event, you'll find an array of fun things that cater to visitors of all ages.

Halloween Costume Contest

Don't forget to dress up in your most enchanting costumes! The Spooktacular Trail this year will host a costume contest that encourages visitors of all ages to show off their creativity. Whether you're a witch, wizard, vampire, or ghost, there's a chance to win exciting prizes for best costume. With one prize per age category, we are inviting entries for 0-3 years, 4-7 years and 8+ years.

Date and Time

The Witham Spooktacular Trail: Cats and Bats will take place on October 28th from 10am to 4pm.

Ticket Information

You must have a ticket to attend this event, but tickets are free and are being released in two stages: Tuesday 3rd October at 11am and Thursday 5th October at 7pm. Tickets are only required for participating children.  Adults do not need a ticket.  Early booking is recommended, as this enchanting experience is a hot ticket in town!

Embrace the Magic of Cats and Bats

In the heart of Witham, a bewitching adventure awaits you this Halloween season. The Witham Spooktacular Trail: Cats and Bats promises an unforgettable experience filled with enchantment, mystery, and community spirit.

As you wander along the River Walk, surrounded by the natural beauty of the riverbank and the captivating presence of cats and bats, you'll feel a sense of wonder and excitement that's perfect for the Halloween season. The entertainment and costume contest add layers of fun for families.

So, mark your calendar for October 28th and prepare to embrace the magic of the Cats and Bats Spooktacular Trail. Whether you're a local resident or visiting from afar, this event promises to be a highlight of your Halloween celebrations. Don't miss out on the opportunity to immerse yourself in a world where cats, bats, treats and Halloween excitement!

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