A PENARTH Hallowe'en trail will show shoppers the trick to unlock treats throughout the area.

The Penarth Business Group in collaboration with ShopAppy.com and Vale of Glamorgan Council is encouraging local residents to discover the magic for October half term for Hallowe'en.

Local businesses will be welcoming local customers and families to the trick or treat trail to find a hidden spell in shop windows to unlock discounts and special offers online on ShopAppy and in store as well as free sweets and treats for children to be collected at Umpa Lumpa Sweet Shop.

The event starts on October 25 and will last until October 30.

Angelina Hall, of the Penarth Business Group, said: "We are excited to be celebrating the magic that is on our doorstep this Hallowe'en and wish everyone luck in discovering the treats that await them.”

Residents can collect their trail map from Glass by Design on Station Approach.

In addition a £50 voucher to spend in Funky Monkey will be up for grabs for customers who share a picture in their Hallowe'en fancy dress in Spooktacular Windsor Arcade on social media between Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 31.

Tag @valetowncentres and @shopappyuk using hashtags #SpooktacularVTC, #shoplocalpenarth and #ShopAppyHalloween on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook to be in with a chance of winning the prize.