February half-term fun near Bath and Bristol

With an assortment of natural play areas, trails, and chances to get stuck in to '50 things' activities, there's bound to be something happening near by that will keep the whole family happy.

Carpets of crocus at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

Seek out spring this half-term at Lacock Abbey

With spring nearly here, look out for the first signs of plants and animals getting ready for the warmer weather. What will you spot today?

Tyntesfield Pav play area

'50 things' fun at Tyntesfield

To keep everyone entertained there will be guided and self-led activities including; catching a fish with a net, climbing a (fallen) tree, walking barefoot, welly wanging, den building, and making a trail with sticks (to name a few).

Prior Park in spring comes with the scent of wild garlic

Green hearts trail at Prior Park

This half-term Prior Park Landscape Garden is celebrating nature. Explore the garden in search of natural hearts, for great views and hidden surprises.

Boy enjoys the tractors at Old Lodge, Dyrham Park

Play areas and the great outdoors at Dyrham Park

Old Lodge at Dyrham has two play areas - one for the under 5s and one for the under 10s. Plus you can run in the rain, play in the snow, explore inside a tree, climb a tree, catch a falling leaf and go bird watching.

Children on Tudor bed

Get hands on at Avebury

At Avebury Manor children can touch the displays, lie on the beds or dress up in the costumes. They can also discover how to survive prehistory with a Museum trail and every day there will be storytelling in the new book shop.

Children enjoying the woodland play area

Wild Wednesday: get to know a tree