What's on this half term in Devon?

Spring is starting to make an appearance and the school holidays are upon us. Here is a list of what's on for days out inspiration this half term.

children sat on a bench in welly boots

February families frolics at Knightshayes 

School will soon be out for February half-term and we've got a few things up our sleeve to keep all the family busy. Pick up a 50p trail and explore nature in the garden.

Enjoying refreshments at the Waterfall tea-room, Lydford Gorge

Half-term fun at Lydford Gorge 

There are lots of activities to keep families entertained over the February half-term, and a chance to stretch legs and enjoy views out over the gorge.

A child jumping in a muddy puddle

February half-term fun 

There's a lot going on at Castle Drogo this half-term from Wild Tribe to an animal tracking trail around the garden.

There's family fun this winter at Killerton.

Family fun at Killerton 

Killerton is the perfect place for a family adventure in the New Year. Keep your eyes open for signs of spring as little and big legs enjoy parkland and garden.

A la Ronde daffodils

February half term

Find out more about Victorian life and A la Ronde.


A Trail of Tales: 10 - 18 Feb, 10am - 4pm 

A trail of tales takes you from the modern day to the Viking invasion. Follow the trail around the site to solve the questions and learn more about Dunster's gory past.

A young woman and child on the Mother and Child statue in Greenway garden

Fun for families at Greenway

Find out about all of the fun things for families to do at Greenway as the season changes from winter to spring. From trails to tennis, there's plenty to do.

Watch it grow

Plant it, grow it, eat it at Overbeck's

Calling all budding gardeners to have a go at planting your very own seeds to take home. We will give you everything you need to have fun doing no.41 on your list of ‘50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾’. Wednesday 14 February from 11.30 to 3.00pm

A family walking through the garden at Coleton Fishacre

Fun for families at Coleton Fishacre

There's lots to keep your little-ones entertained, from playing in the wild play area to completing the spotter trail in the house. Over the Easter holiday the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt will be returning, along with Wild Wednesdays where kids can complete some 50 things to do before you're 11¾ activities with the rangers.

Playing chase through the daffodils at Arlington Court

Fun for all the family this February half-term

February half-term fun at Arlington with crafting, outdoors fun and family trail.

Children playing on Four Oaks, a natural play area at Knightshayes

Discover your wild side at Four Oaks

Knightshayes Four Oaks play area is a new natural space for kids to get wild and in touch with Knightshayes.

Using a fire steel to make sparks

February half-term fun at Lydford Gorge

There are lots of activities to keep families entertained over the February half-term, and a chance to stretch legs and enjoy views out over the gorge.

Sparkling frosty parkland in the winter at Knightshayes

Getting out and about at Knightshayes this January

It's the new year, and the perfect chance to get outdoors and blow the cobwebs away, explore with the dog or keep the little ones energised. Here's some great things on offer at Knightshayes this January.

Killerton is great fun for winter play

Outdoor play near you 

Splashing through streams, crashing along muddy trails and peering through the branches of a woodland den - there’s nothing quite like playing outdoors. We’ve picked some of our favourite play areas to wrap up warm, tick off some 50 things and get outside this winter.