If the weather is kind, there’s nowhere better to take in the beautiful autumnal colours of the countryside and fresh air of the coastline.
And despite the impact of coronavirus, there are still a number of organised events from Halloween trails to stargazing sessions and heritage experiences inspired by Horrible Histories.
Check out our 12 things to do here….
1. Strike a coin at Bamburgh Castle
Strike a specially designed Halloween coin at Bamburgh Castle. This activity is suitable for adults and children. *A small charge applies to strike a coin
It is on from Saturday, October 24 to Sunday, November 1 from 10am to 5pm.
More information at www.bamburghcastle.com
Photo: Bamburgh Castle
2. The Alnwick Garden
The Alnwick Garden has been spooked up as usual for a family friendly daytime Halloween offer through half term.
Limited tickets on sale via www.alnwickgarden.com
3. Ford & Etal Scarycrow Trail
Come and follow the famous Scarycrow Trail at Ford & Etal Estates. Help judge which Scarycrow is the best in 2020 and vote for your favourite. Stay in your family bubbles, be safe and have fun in the beautiful autumn countryside. Trail maps and judging sheets will be available online from October 24 at www.ford-and-etal.co.uk
Photo: Kimberley Powell
4. Alnwick ghost hunt
Alnwick's very own ghost hunt runs until November 1.
Ghosts will be hiding in 20 shop windows, with a further 20 making an appearance in Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery.
Entry forms can be picked up in participating shops, from Bailiffgate and downloaded from the Bailiffgate website.