Spooky Bat Hunt Trails

Join us at the Essex Country Parks for a Spooky Bat Hunt Trail - can you find all of our little bat friends?

Trick or treat? We've got a treat for you this half term to help you get into the Halloween spirit!

Join us at Belhus Woods Country Park, Great Notley Country Park or Weald Country Park for a spooky bat hunt.

Purchase your trail guide from the park cafes (cash and card accepted) for just £2.

Follow the maps and keep your eyes peeled for the trail markers along the way.

Fun for all the family, fancy dress is welcome but not essential!

Booklet includes map, guided trail and some extra bat-related activities and facts.

Please note the visitor centres and cafes should be open from 10am to 4pm daily and are currently serving a limited menu of hot and cold drinks and snacks to take away.

Happy Halloween!

PS - You might also be interested in our Spooky Fun Pumpkin Colouring Sheet and our Autumn Scavenger Hunt.

Event details


October 23 - 31, 2021


10:00am - 3:00pm



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