February half-term fun at Cragside

A small child and adult stand next to a lake, looking into the water

This year we're celebrating engineered beauty - looking at how nature and man-made inventions can work together to make something amazing (like Lord Armstrong's Archimedes Screw, which generates water from the lake to create electricity). Throughout February half-term look out for events that celebrate nature, wildlife and engineering.

Saturday 16 - Tuesday 19 February, 11am - 3pm

Make a bird feeder to help our feathered friends survive the cold weather

Wednesday 20 February, 11am - 3pm

Look out for Street science with Newcastle University's science buskers. Can you work out why and how some of the cool things are happening?

Thursday 21 – Sunday 24 February, 11am - 3pm

Butterflies don’t just feed on flowers; make your own butterfly feeder to provide these fluttery creatures with a tasty snack

Every day of half-term

Have a go at the wildlife trail and help Ozzy the Owl look after his friends at Cragside who are hibernating during winter. Pick up a sheet from the Visitor Centre

Challenge your senses and spot some of Cragside's unique and special engineering features. Pick up a sheet from the Visitor Centre