February half-term in and around East Sussex

This article is for the 2020 Feb half term. Please check back in early 2021. There are lots of ways to get kids outdoors and having fun in and around East Sussex this half term. Meet Princess Acorn and Knight Sir Oakley at Bodiam Castle for the first time, or tick off your 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ activities at Sissinghurst Castle Garden. Your visit this half-term will help us to care for our special places for years to come.

A view through winter trees at Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

Bodiam Castle 

Pick up a trail at visitor reception and head off into the grounds to help Princess Acorn and Sir Knight Oakley discover nature around the castle and grounds. Daily throughout half-term, £2.50 per trail, normal admission applies.

Child checking trail notes


Find out more about the wildlife that lives at Bateman's on the Nature Bingo Trail as you explore the garden. Daily throughout half-term, £2.50 per trail, normal admission applies.

The Old Castle on a frosty morning

Scotney Castle 

There are plenty of ways to get involved at Scotney Castle this half term. Become a detective and see if you can solve the murder mystery or learn new photography skills. Session times and prices vary.

Family walking with dog through woods

Sissinghurst Castle Garden 

Half-term is a chance to pull on the wellies and get outside. Head down to the lakes to our 50 things area, where you can build a den or make a stick trail to help guide your fellow ramblers. Tuck into warming treats in the café after.

Create some wild art with natural materials in Knole Park, Kent.

February half-term fun at Sheffield Park and Garden

Call into see our Play Ambassadors during this February half-term at Sheffield Park and Garden.