February half term for families in Wales

Spend the school holidays doing what kids do best with a February half term full of good old fashioned, family fun. Whether you’re looking for your next woodland adventure or crafty activities in historic houses, you will find plenty of things to do across some of Wales’ most cherished places.

Girls using tracker packs examining smelly cubes at Aberdulais

Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall, Neath 

Discover the hidden secrets of Aberdulais with a sensory trail this February half term. Grab your tin detective pack and become a detective for the day as you join the family fun expedition.

Follow the trail to find fairy houses at Bodnant Garden

Bodnant Garden, Conwy 

Add a little bit of magic to your school holidays and explore the Fairy House Trail at Bodnant Gardens. Follow the ribbons and see if you can find all of the fairy houses.

Grab your wellies and join our welly walk

Chirk Castle, Wrexham 

Grab your wellies and splash your way around the beautiful parkland of Chirk Castle this February as we search for signs of spring with an interactive family walk.

Cooking on a campfire at Colby Woodland Garden

Colby Woodland Garden, Pembrokeshire 

Outdoor explorers wanted! Head to the woods for a bushcraft survival session with our expert guide to learn all about fire lighting, den building and lots more at Colby this half term.

Visit the Bird Hide

Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire 

What will you discover from the Bird Hide this half term? Spend the morning creating your very own bird feeder before watching the delights of Dinefwr Park’s bustling birdlife.

Visitors thinking hard about the answers for the nature trail

Dyffryn Gardens, Vale of Glamorgan 

Put your detective skills to the test as you follow the flora and fauna trail at Dyffryn. Grab a trail sheet from reception and enjoy some family fun in the fresh air as you get back to nature this February half term.

One of Erddig's carved wolves with children playing in background

Erddig, Wrexham 

We’ve been busy working in the Wolf's Den, but since school is out, we have also decided to take a break. Enjoy some climbing and den building in our natural play area and take part in plenty of other outdoor activities in our woodland classroom.

Children kite flying at Gupton Farm

Gupton Farm, Pembrokeshire 

Blow away the cobwebs with a kite flying festival at Gupton Farm this half term. Take flight in the field and head to the indoor barn for kite decorating activities.

Run free at Llanerchaeron

Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion 

Come rain or shine, with Llanerchaeron’s fun filled planner, you won’t be stuck for ideas this February half term. From bread making to sheepdog demonstrations, come and discover what our wonderful conservation team have been up to this winter.

Child playing in Rook Wood play area

Penrhyn Castle, Bangor 

If you go down to the woods today, you’ll be sure of a big surprise. Penrhyn’s newly built play area, Rook Wood, is certainly a reason to swing by this half term. With snowdrop planting and a railway museum to explore, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Muddy feet at Plas Newydd

Plas Newydd, Anglesey 

Do you dare to take the winter barefoot challenge? Get stuck in the mud with some messy, family fun activities this half term. With mud painting and mud pie making, we highly recommend digging out those wellies!

Porth y Swnt Visitor Centre at Aberdaron

Porth y Swnt, Llyn Peninsula 

Forget terrible Tuesdays as Porth y Swnt’s ’50 things’ Tuesdays will bring an afternoon full of adventure over the school holidays with bug hunting, river dipping and lots more.

Have a go building a bird box

Tredegar House, Newport 

Discover the hidden lives of birds with Tredegar House’s hands-on trail and build your very own bird box to help our feathered friends in your garden. Follow in the footsteps of Sybil Phillips, a scullery maid of the 1920s, and collect stickers as you complete the challenges she has left for you around the house. There is something to do whatever the weather.

Little boy dressed up in traditional Tudor costume

Tudor Merchant's House, Pembrokeshire 

Step back in time and discover what different roles were needed to make the Tudor Merchant’s House run smoothly. Can you find all of the Tudor dolls that have been hidden around the house?