Bracken Hall Countryside Centre is now open to the public every Saturday and Sunday from noon until 4pm. There's a great summer programme of walks organised by the Friends of Bracken Hall and a range of activities for schools, groups and individuals is provided. For more information please see the friends of Bracken Hall Website here:
Bracken Hall Countryside Centre (BHCC)
Halloween Activity Trail
Advice for participants and Terms & Conditions
Please follow this advice and any instructions event stewards or Tramway volunteers give during the event.
Date: 31st October 2018, 5-8pm.
All children to be accompanied by a responsible adult. Please take care of your children – they remain your responsibility. There are hazards off the recommended routes (e.g. cars, rocks, steep drops, etc.).
Pre-booked tickets: These can be purchased from Bracken Hall Countryside Centre during normal opening hours (12-4pm, Saturdays and Sundays). You will be asked to indicate your preferred check-in point (i.e. either Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, or the Shipley Glen Tramway's Information Centre) and an approximate start time. This will help avoid queueing at the start of the event.
Ticket purchases on the night: These are available from either Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, or from the Shipley Glen Tramway's Information Centre, from 4.45pm.
Check in at either the Tramway Museum (off Higher Coach Rd) or the Bracken Hall classroom. The time slot/check in location you have been given will help avoid queues at the start. At check in you will receive a pack containing a map, quizzes & other activity sheets/instructions.
Pen/pencil: Bring something to write with and, if the weather is wet, a protective bag.
Parking: If possible, walk to the start, or park at the Titus Salt School car park. Very limited parking is available near Bracken Hall – please park responsibly. Why not car share, walk from home, or come by bus?
Do not walk on Glen Road. A designated safe route will be indicated on the grass between the end of Lucy Hall Drive & Bracken Hall.
Please keep to the pavement along Prod Lane and keep to designated routes over rough ground. Care must still be taken on rough ground.
Dress appropriately: stout footwear, warm clothes, waterproof coat if rain is forecast. The event will go ahead even in inclement weather, but the outdoor activities may be moved indoors if necessary. Inappropriately dressed people may be barred from the walks. Fancy dress is optional!
Exclusions: Sadly, this event is unsuitable for the infirm or for pushchairs.
Bring a good torch – no candles or naked flames. A torch is essential (a small number will be available to buy at check in).
Refreshments: Homemade cakes, etc., and drinks will be available at Bracken Hall Countryside Centre for a donation.
Last Tram. The last tram will depart at 8pm. Please turn up early to avoid disappointment.
Cancellation: BHCC reserves the right to cancel or amend the event for safety reasons. We will contact you via the phone number you provide if the event has to be cancelled.