Halloween Happenings

Something for everyone in Surrey

Halloween has become increasingly popular in the UK and is one of the country’s biggest cultural events. Here are a few ways to celebrate in Surrey:

For kids
Claremont Landscape Garden (Esher) — Complete the spell and save creatures from an evil wizard and earn your own wand.
£2 / trail added to normal admission

+44 1372 467806
Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9JG

Garsons Farm (Esher) — Garsons will award prizes for spotting colored pumpkins and spooky silhouettes, the most creative pumpkin colouring contest and guessing the weight of their giant ghost pumpkin. Visit to take photos among the pumpkins and their photo booth.

www.garsons.co.uk+44 1372 460181
Winterdown Road, Esher KT10 8LS

For Adults
The Ivy (Cobham) — Why should kids have all the fun? The Ivy has teamed up with Cazcabel Premium Tequila to serve up Halloween hand-crafted cocktails, including Diablo Verde, Bone Marrow, A Clockwork Orange and The Skull Crusher.
Starting at £9.75

www.theivycobhambrasserie.com+44 1932 901777
48 High Street, Cobham KT11 3EF

For Family & Friends
The Oatlands Park Hotel (Weybridge) — Afternoon tea includes finger sandwiches, scones with jam and clotted cream along with Halloween themed cakes and pastries and feature tea from T2.
Starting at £26.95, £15 (for under 12s)

www.oatlandsparkhotel.com +44 1932 847242
146 Oatlands Dr, Weybridge KT13 9HB

Painshill Park (Cobham) — Afternoon tea will include pumpkin and apple scones along with other Halloween themed treats. £30, £21.50 (for children) includes entry to the Garden and Fairy Door Trail
www.skywalkadventure.co.uk +44 1372 701107
Sandown Sports, More Lane, Esher, Surrey KT10 8AN

While fancy dress is not mandatory, it is highly encouraged!

London cocktail week is back

Original cocktail event runs until October 31

London Cocktail Week will again extend to the end of the month. A £15 wristband entitles you to £7 drinks at 250+ venues. There is also an option to have £7 cocktails delivered to your door with The Drinks Drop. Other specials include ‘your first drink is on us’ for NHS workers and students and six tickets for the price of five for groups.

Some photo-worthy spots include:

Aqua Shard
(London Bridge) — Take in views from 31st floor of The Shard, London's tallest building, while sipping a Hennessy VS Cognac cocktail.

Christopher's Martini Bar (Covent Garden) — Enjoy Pining for you made with Grey Goose Vodka, Apricot Brandy Liqueur, Pineapple Juice, Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice, Homemade Chamomile Syrup & Fresh Basil Leaves in the heart of the theatre district.

City Social (City) — Sip Hazelnut Negroni (Bombay Sapphire Gin, Red Vermouth, Campari and Hazelnut Liqueur) or a S & T (Amaro Santoni Liqueur and Premium Tonic Water).

Ham Yard Hotel (Soho) — Step into this chic bar for a Fords Gin cocktail served with homemade orange, jasmine and lemon bald soda.

OXO Tower
(Southbank) — Pop into this riverside bar for views and a fruity Beluga Noble Vodka cocktail.

sketch (Soho) — Stop in at this stylish bar for Born to Swizzle (The Botanist Gin, Paragon Timur Berry, Green Melon, Pineapple, Lime, Sugar and Bitters) and Huggy Bear (Belsazar Riesling, Diplomatico Rum, Dark Rum, Martini Fiero, Vanilla Syrup and Salted Chocolate Bitters).

Even if you miss your chance for £7 cocktails — these bars are all worth a visit!


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