Bwbach Festival

September 3rd to November 4th

The resort will be invaded by a troupe of friendly scarecrows as we celebrate the most bewitching time of the year. Celebrate the harvest and learn age old traditions at our Bwbach workshops before taking your seat at our (not so scary) Scarecrow Dinner Show.

As Halloween approaches you might notice ghost and ghoulish happenings on resort as we countdown to our Halloween Spooktacular and we finish the season with the beautiful and dramatic burning of the Bwbach on the lake. Don't want to miss out? Book your break now.

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Bwbach Workshops 

Unleash your creative side at our Bwbach craft workshops this Autumn. The crafts might sound complicated, but with our step-by-step guidance and just a pinch of imagination, you will end up with a Bwbach Masterpiece! 

Enchanted Garden: Corn Doll Creation** 

Using traditional methods that have been used in the countryside for generations, you can create your very own Corn Doll and an enchanted garden for it to stand in. You will learn new skills and weaving techniques, as well as work with natural Autumn materials like clay, sticks, moss, leaves, pine cones and other wonders found in the forest. 

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Half Term Break Only: Pumpkin Racers 

Create your very own Pumpkin Racer ready for the Great Bwbach race! 

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Equipped with four wheels, your personalised pumpkin and a steep slope, it truly will be a sight to behold. Whether you make it to the finish line or you’re squashed on the way, we’re sure to seed out the best racers by the end.

Book your place for these spooky celebrations now!

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Willow Weaving: Bwbach Basket 

Inspired by the woodland fairies that live in the Bluestone forest, you can learn how to craft your very own magical Bwbach Basket. Perfect for carrying Autumn treats and showing off in the Bwbach Parade, the baskets are decorated from materials forged in our forest. During the workshop you'll become experts in the technique of willow weaving - you might even surprise yourself by how good you really are. 

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Woody Wild: Pumpkin Lantern

Bwbach is the time ghost and ghouls come out to play and you'll fit right into the Halloween spirit with your own Paper Pumpkin Lantern. Let your imagination run wild as you design your own lantern, that will be fitted with a battery operated light to help it glow. It will be as beautiful as is it scary!

Remember to book before you arrive to avoid disappointment! 

**Please note Workshops are subject to change during October Half-Term dates

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Autumn Breaks

Dreaming of idyllic, picturesque surroundings with puddles for jumping and leaves to crunch under your feet? Check out all our Autumn Breaks and book your escape now.

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The (Not So Scary) Scarecrow Dinner Show 

Book yourself a night at the Wild Wood restaurant and experience a heart warming harvest like no other. Make friends with the loveable but lonely scarecrow, who has been abandoned in the forest and wishes one day to make a friend. When a feathered friends arrives a heart-warming story of friendship, love and support begins. Can the scarecrow nurse the crow back to health in time for them to rejoin their family? With songs and games from the pumpkin people, there’s fun for the whole family in this interactive dinner show.

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October Half Term

Make the most of your break from school with a fright-tastic October half term break. With spine-chilling surprises, ghostly goodies and the thrilling Spooktacular - it's a Halloween getaway you'll never forget. 

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The Pumpkin Parade  

Led by our incredible 11ft Puppet Scarecrow, the Pumpkin Parade is a ghoulish extravaganza celebrating all things that go bump in the night. Join the drummers with your jingle sticks and crafts made in the workshops, as they sing and dance through the resort to the village for the Bwbach Festival. 

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Join the scarecrow sing-a-long and enjoy live music from our house band as the Free Rangers get everyone singing and dancing. With Pumpkin Games and pop-up surprises to entertain, there's never a dull moment! 

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The parade and festival takes place on the last night of your break (either a Thursday or Sunday) throughout Bwbach and are completely free for guests to take part in. The perfect way to end your break!



Spot The Scarecrow 

You might notice some new residents having fun around the resort during Bwbach - they're very friendly so make sure you take pictures with them. Remember to share with us on social media too.

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The Lighting Of The Bwbach 

The Bwbach Festival ends with a bang on Sunday 3rd November with the electrifying Lighting Of The Bwbach. 

Celebrating the end of the season, with 11ft Bwbach will float in the centre of the lake where against the backdrop of the illuminated forest it will creating a vivid and striking visual against the Autumn night sky. 

The magical spectacular with pyrotechnics and fireworks is a special celebration that brings the season to a thrilling end. Free for all guests, ask during your visit for timings of when the ceremony will begin - you don't want to miss out!



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