Beacon Park’s Halloween puzzle trail

image of woman in witches hat holding trail and a picture of a skeleton made out of twigs

Children are invited to follow a spooky trail at Beacon Park and to download some extra activities for double the Halloween fun.

From spotting the odd ghost out to solving the spell ingredient anagrams, follow a trail to find eight clues dotted around Beacon Park as part of the Halloween puzzle trail.

Running from Saturday 17 October to Sunday 1 November, between 10am and 4pm, the trail has two levels of clues – one set for little ones aged three and up and another set for older children.

Solve all of the puzzles to complete the trail and be entered into a prize draw to win one of two rounds of foot golf or crazy golf for up to four people.

Councillor Richard Cox, Lichfield District Council’s Cabinet Member responsible for Parks, said:

“We’re really pleased to be bringing out this year’s all-new Halloween puzzle trail, which gives children of all ages a chance to get into the spirit of Halloween.

“It’s a good opportunity to head to beautiful Beacon Park and put your problem solving skills to the test, and you may even win a game of crazy golf or foot golf!”

Beacon Park’s Halloween puzzle trail is available at the Ranger Station and costs £1 each and 20p extra for a pencil, which are optional. All children must be accompanied by an adult when completing the trail. 

Lichfield District Council’s parks team has also created extra Halloween activities for everyone to download. They set out a series of outdoor Halloween-themed activities to try, such as making a stick skeleton or creating spooky shadows.

“We hope families will have a go at our Halloween activities and that they encourage some creativity and fun,” added Cllr Cox.

Download the extra Halloween activities.

Published: 16 October 2020