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From spot the pumpkin game to a vegetarian witch
Children and their families are invited to follow a spooky trail at Beacon Park in Lichfield for some Halloween fun. The puzzle trail, which is available to follow from 16 October to 7 November, includes a variety of Halloween-themed activities ranging from spotting which pumpkin is the odd one out to solving a spell anagram for a vegetarian witch. There are two sets of clues available - one aimed at younger children aged three and upwards and the other with older children in mind. Simply solve all of the puzzles to complete the Halloween trail and be entered into a prize draw to win a top reward of 12 tokens for Lichfield Kids' World at Beacon Park, which includes the bouncy castle, merry-go-round, bumper cars and a trampoline. Two runners up will win a round of crazy golf for two. The puzzle trail will be available to buy from Beacon Park's Ranger Station between 10am and 4pm. It costs £1 per trail and 20p extra for a pencil, which are optional. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Councillor Iain Eadie, Lichfield District Council's Cabinet Member responsible for Parks, said: "We know how much people enjoy our Visit Lichfield ghost tours around the city, and we hope our Halloween-themed trail for children of all ages is just as popular. Beacon Park is a fantastic place to visit in the autumn with the changing of the season. Being able to give the kids a problem-solving challenge and the chance to win a prize is something we're delighted to offer over the next few weeks and half term."