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In search of enjoyable days out with the youngsters this February half time period? With some regional sights nonetheless closed for the winter this generally is a problem. However worry not. I’ve received some half time period vacation actions for you from round England. Whether or not you’re searching for recent air or issues to do on wet days hopefully there’s some factor right here for you.

All of those occasions and actions occur all through half time period until in any other case said within the itemizing. Half time period vacation dates range in some components of the UK.

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Household actions throughout England in February

Right here’s some occasions that you’ll find taking place round England in February and the half time period holidays:

Julia Donaldson journey trails at Forestry England websites

Girl looks at information board in forestGirl looks at information board in forest
Image credit score: Forestry England/Crown copyright

A model new Gruffalo Path has opened at 20 Forestry England websites throughout the nation to rejoice the twenty fifth anniversary of the primary Gruffalo e book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Now is a superb time to expertise it.

The interactive path boards are accompanied by exercise sheets with a celebration theme. Are you able to assist discover the lacking celebration necessities?

You may also purchase an exercise pack for £4 on web site.

Discover out extra in regards to the Gruffalo Occasion Path and the place to search out it.

Brick Days at Legoland Windsor – chosen dates from 10 February to 11 March 2024

Get set for a February half time period of LEGO® enjoyable with Brick Days on the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort.

Meet your favorite LEGOLAND characters, participate in unique LEGO brick constructing actions and conquering superior construct challenges

Discover out extra about what’s on at Legoland Windsor this half time period*.  

Issues to do in February half time period in Birmingham 

Right here’s what’s on in and round Birmingham:

The Caravan, Tenting and Motorhome Present, NEC

Camper vans at the Caravan Camping and Motorhome Show at the NECCamper vans at the Caravan Camping and Motorhome Show at the NEC

Prepare for out of doors household adventures in 2024 by visiting the Caravan, Tenting and Motorhome Present.

This enormous exhibition bringing collectively dozens of vacation corporations can be a enjoyable day trip with children, who get in without spending a dime!

The Caravan, Tenting and Motorhome Present takes place from 13 to 18 February 2024. Discover out extra and purchase tickets on the present web site. Don’t overlook that below 16s go FREE!

You would possibly additionally like to take a look at my guides to caravanning with children and tenting with children.

Half time period in Bristol

Right here’s some half time period treats to take a look at in Bristol:

Bristol Mild Competition

This 12 months’s competition could have 10 installations lighting up metropolis centre areas from native and internationally famend artists.

There are a number of path routes from Cabot Circus to Park Avenue. The competition takes place from 2 to 11 February 2024 and is free to discover.

Discover out extra about Bristol Mild Competition.

Half time period in Buckinghamshire

Right here’s some enjoyable issues to do in Buckinghamshire:

Bletchley Park

Family visiting Bletchley Park at February half termFamily visiting Bletchley Park at February half term

The previous top-secret house of Britain’s World Conflict Two Codebreakers has further household actions this February half-term and below 12s can go to without spending a dime on chosen dates.

It’s 80 years for the reason that first Colossus code braking machine was constructed and to mark the event half time period actions embody actions on the language of computer systems, discovering and creating patterns, and learn how to break codes.

These periods happen from 13 to fifteen February and 20 to 22 February, and are appropriate for households with youngsters aged seven to 14, accompanied by an grownup.

Entrance to Bletchley Park is free for the under-12s. Discover out extra about half time period at Bletchley Park.

Issues to do in February half time period in Cornwall

Right here’s a number of the prime issues to do in Cornwall this half time period:

Youngsters go free at Eden Undertaking

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Eden Undertaking is providing free entry for all youngsters aged 16 or below as a part of our February half-term programme. Each grownup customer can carry one baby without spending a dime!

This 12 months’s college vacation theme is the extraordinary worlds of science and expertise. Learn how they might help construct a greater future whereas experiencing explosive science reveals, superb experiments and genius innovations.

There’s additionally a ultimate probability to take a spin across the Eden Undertaking ice rink which is open till 18 February. Ice skating periods price further and have to be booked prematurely.

Discover out extra about half time period on the Eden Undertaking.

Try my information to extra issues to do in Cornwall with children.

Half time period in Derbyshire

Right here’s a few of what’s on in Derbyshire this February and half time period:

Chinese language New Yr at Heights of Abraham, Matlock

February half time period not solely marks the beginning of the season for The Heights of Abraham it additionally coincides
with the Lunar New Yr on 10 February.

Visiting households are invited to affix in per week of cultural appreciation in addition to having fun with the outside and creating reminiscences because the attraction celebrates the beginning of the Yr of the Dragon.

The Rutland Cavern and Backyard Pergola shall be adorned with vibrant lantern shows, whereas intricate paper dragons shall be suspended all through the property.

On 10 February see a conventional Chinese language Dancing Lion efficiency, a spectacle of color, music, and dance.

For extra data and to purchase tickets go to The Heights of Abraham web site.

Enjoyable days out throughout February half time period in Devon

Right here’s a few of what’s on in Devon this February and half time period:

Mars: Conflict & Peace by Luke Jerram at Exeter Cathedral

Following Museum of the Moon and Gaia, Exeter Cathedral internet hosting Luke Jerram’s subsequent paintings, Mars: Conflict & Peace, all through February 2024.

Measuring seven metres in diameter, the paintings options 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the Martian floor. At an approximate scale of 1:1 million, every centimetre of the internally lit spherical sculpture represents 10 kilometres of the floor of Mars.

In addition to marvelling on the artwork, children can craft their very own rocket to fly to mars.

Tickets price £6 for adults and youngsters accompanying them go free.

Discover out extra and e book tickets on the Cathedral web site.

Extra issues to do in Devon at half time period

Do you know I additionally run the Devon with Youngsters web site?

Check out my put up devoted to issues to do in Devon in February half time period together with the most effective seashores, walks, locations to trip trains and theme parks.

Enjoyable days out throughout February half time period in Hampshire

Right here’s some locations to go to in Hampshire this February half time period:

Zero Levels at Winchester Science Centre

Step inside a wintry wonderland and discover out all about what our animal mates do once they hibernate at Winchester Science Centre this half time period.

Zero Levels additionally consists of dwell sciences demonstrations and arms on experiments all to do with the wintry world.

Right here’s a taster of what you’ll be able to count on to see and do from our go to to Winchester Science Centre on a wet day.

Discover out extra and e book on the Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium web site.

There may also be loads of issues to do in Portsmouth with children.

Issues to do throughout half time period within the Isle of Wight

Right here’s whats’ on within the Isle of Wight this February:

Isle of Wight Story Competition

IWStoryfestival is an three day celebration of books and drama for households together with appearances by authors, illustrators and performers, in addition to youngsters’s actions.

The competition takes place between 15 and 17 February 2024. There’s a small entrance payment for some periods.

Discover out extra and e book tickets for IWStoryFestival.

Check out what we received as much as within the Isle of Wight within the Spring.

Issues to do throughout half time period in Kent

Right here’s some enjoyable locations to go to in Kent this February:

Leeds Fortress, Maidstone

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There’s enjoyable and video games taking place this half time period with an interactive ‘butler college’ within the grounds and a enjoyable path contained in the fortress.

Ebook your locations in Mr Borrett the Butler’s coaching programme to recruit employees to help with an enormous banquet. There shall be a treasure hunt, video games and a magic present finale.

The indoors path will take you on an journey to find hidden objects.

Each actions are included within the admission value.

Don’t overlook to go to the Falconry Centre and let off some steam within the yew-tree maze and grotto. 

Admission tickets present limitless entry for 12 months from the date of buy. Extra data is obtainable on the Leeds Fortress web site.

What’s on in Lincoln this half time period

Right here’s the place to entertain the youngsters this half time period in Lincoln:

Spring Bulb Pageant at ​Doddington Corridor 

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Snowdrops in bloom

See the gardens of Doddington Corridor come alive with winter flowering crops this month.

Count on to see snowdrops and winter aconites, Cyclamen coum, and Crocus tommasinianus.

The gardens shall be open for the Spring Bulb Pageant Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays and Financial institution Vacation Mondays solely from 4 February to twenty-eight April 2024.

Discover out extra about visiting Doddington Corridor.

Lambing Stay at Rand Park  

Tame livestock lambs come running towards the farmer in their grass field on a sunny day. Tame livestock lambs come running towards the farmer in their grass field on a sunny day.

Rand Farm Park is internet hosting its residing lambing periods once more this Spring.

Through the half-term week, the staff shall be anticipating their most important flock of ewes from the farm to lamb. 

Guests may also have the ability to bottle feed the lambs day by day. Different actions obtainable embody tractor rides, indoor mushy play and assembly the opposite animals on the farm.  

Lambing continues till 3 March 2024.

Discover out extra on the Rand Park web site.

Issues to do throughout half time period in London

Questioning what’s on in London this half time period? Right here’s what I’ve noticed:

2 for 1 offers on large London sights

Children and dragon at Shreks Adventure! LondonChildren and dragon at Shreks Adventure! London
Photograph credit score: Shreks Journey! London

Merlin Leisure have a 2 for 1 Valentines deal on visiting its large London sights. Purchase your grownup tickets on-line between 9 and 14 February and you need to use them over February half time period.

The sights included are:

Right here’s the thrilling phrases and situations:

Supply legitimate when shopping for one full-priced grownup ticket between 9 and 14 February 2024, with tickets redeemable till 30 June 2024, topic to availability.

Excludes visits from 29 March to 13 April and 15 Might to 2 June 2024.

Think about Kids’s Competition, Southbank Centre

Yolan Da's Band Jam performing on stageYolan Da's Band Jam performing on stage

Now in its twenty first 12 months, the Southbank Centre’s Think about Kids’s Competition brings collectively the finest in youngsters’s theatre, comedy, hands-on actions, music, and immersive experiences.

There are greater than 100 occasions packed into the 11 day occasion and hundreds of the competition is totally free to attend.

This 12 months the competition will see occasions from the likes of Michael Rosen (We’re Occurring A Bear Hunt), Cbeebies’ YolanDa’s Band Jam, The David Gibb Huge Band, and Rosie Jones. 

The Think about Kids’s Competition takes place from 7 to 17 February in 2024.

Discover out extra in regards to the Think about Kids’s Competition.

Household occasions at Shakespeare’s Globe

Photo of Shakespeare’s Globe from above. An Elizabethan style round building with timbered walls and thatched roofPhoto of Shakespeare’s Globe from above. An Elizabethan style round building with timbered walls and thatched roof
Image credit score: Shakespeare’s Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe has full programme of household occasions over February half time period together with story telling for kids aged 5 to 12 and workshops for the entire household on Macbeth and A Midsummer Evening’s Dream

Discover out extra and e book tickets on the Shakespeare’s Globe web site.

Right here’s my information to visiting London for a weekend

Issues to do in Manchester throughout February half time period

Right here’s some enjoyable issues to do in Manchester this half time period:

Manchester Science and Trade Museum

Discover plenty of free STEM enjoyable and discovery atManchester Science and Trade Museum this February.

Choose up a play passport and get arms on with experiments across the museum. You may also e book a ticket to the Operation Ouch! Meals, Poo and You present and go on a particular mission to search out out what occurs to meals after we eat. 

Discover out extra on the Science and Trade Museum’s web site.

Try my information to extra issues to do and Manchester sights.

Half time period occasions in Somerset

Right here’s a half time period occasion to not be missed in Somerset:

STEM days at Fleet Air Arm Museum

Get entangled in STEM this February half-term on the Fleet Air Arm Museum the place science reveals are going down thrice a day from 12 to 16 February. 

These demonstrations, whereas enjoyable and appropriate for all of the household, will assist youthful guests become familiar with essential scientific rules, even when they’re to not be tried at house.

The museum can be house to a groundbreaking plane reconstruction undertaking and Europe’s largest assortment of naval plane. All tickets to the Fleet Air Arm Museum final for a complete 12 months.

Discover out extra about what’s on at Fleet Air Arm Museum.

February enjoyable in Staffordshire

The Pirate Takeover at Alton Towers – 10 to 25 February 2024

Ahoy swashbucklers! Uncover buried treasure once you set sail to the Pirate Takeover at Alton Towers Resort this half time period.

Put together to stroll the plank, ​dwell out your individual pirate story and meet the notorious pirates of Mutiny Bay as they take over the Resort!  

Discover out extra about what’s on at Alton Towers this half time period*.

Enjoyable day trip throughout half time period in Warwickshire

Right here’s what’s on in Warwickshire:

Falconry Competition at Warwick Fortress

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Encounter the centuries-old artwork of archery like by no means earlier than on the UK’s solely Medieval Competition of Archery at Warwick Fortress this half time period.

There shall be exhilarating performances and spectacular reveals all through your go to.

Discover out extra about what’s taking place at Warwick Fortress throughout February half time period*.

Twitchers adventureat Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall

The Twitchers Museum Adventure promotion posterThe Twitchers Museum Adventure promotion poster

Swooping into Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall in Stratford-upon-Avon this February half time period is a chicken watching journey and a chicken crafting exercise. Each will happen from Saturday 10 February to Sunday 25 February.

The Twitchers Museum Journey is organised by Youngsters in Museums and Walker Books to rejoice the discharge of Feather, the most recent e book within the Twitchers Sequence from bestselling youngsters’s creator M. G. Leonard. 

The story’s setting is a museum which is why Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall is considered one of 50 museums throughout the UK that’s serving to to carry the themes of the e book to life for visiting households.

Discover out extra about visiting Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall this half time period.

Enjoyable days out throughout half time period in Wiltshire

Right here’s an ideal day trip in Wiltshire this half time period:

Artistic Clay workshops at Stonehenge, Amesbury

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Step again in time to the Neolithic interval and discover out what life was like at Stonehenge by enjoyable, arms on video games. Observe your expertise in spear throwing, make your individual slingshot to check out on our targets and resolve for those who may face a Neolithic dinner.

It’s beneficial to e book your go to to Stonehenge prematurely.

Stonehenge was one of many fascinating locations we visited throughout an October half time period break in Wiltshire.

Discover out extra about what’s taking place at Stonehenge throughout February half time period.

Right here’s some extra concepts for issues to do in Wiltshire with children.

Issues to do throughout half time period in Yorkshire

Have loads of household enjoyable at these Yorkshire sights and occasions this February:

February Darkish Skies Competition

Night time walk during Dark Skies Festival at Aysgarth Forest School Night time walk during Dark Skies Festival at Aysgarth Forest School
Photograph credit score: Stephen Garnett

February’s Darkish Skies Competition within the Worldwide Darkish Sky Reserves of the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales Nationwide Parks is a sequence of 1 occasions enabling you to pause the button on on a regular basis life and let the evening sky soothe your soul.

From 9 February to 25 February 2024 there shall be evening runs, canoeing and evening navigation, astrophotography workshops, stargazing safaris, youngsters’s daytime trails, artwork workshops and aware experiences.

Discover out extra about what’s on throughout February’s Darkish Skies Competition

Stay science at Eureka!, Halifax

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Go to Eureka! The Nationwide Kids’s Museum for dwell reveals and interactive experiments throughout half time period. We visited throughout one October half time period and beloved the hands-on science demonstrations.

The museum is unbelievable for kids with function play areas, kid-friendly reveals and loads of instructional play.

This half time period the science carnival will embody reveals about fireworks, noise, balloons and the circus.

Ensure you put apart a complete day in your go to. However don’t fear for those who do run out of time to do all the pieces as you’ll be able to flip your ticket into an annual cross.

Extra particulars about what’s on at Eureka! 

Try extra concepts for enjoyable days out with children in West Yorkshire.

What’s on close to you throughout February half time period? I’d love to listen to extra recommenced enjoyable days out with children.

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