Half-term family fun in Dorset

There's loads to do this half-term. There's a castle and an island to explore, natural play areas, trails, history to discover, nature to get closer to, and the opportunity to get 'crafty. Find out what family fun you can have this half-term.

Step into spring this half-term at Kingston Lacy

Celebrate spring this half-term

Step into spring this half-term with plenty of opportunities to explore the garden and parkland from the 10-18 February. Have a go at making a bird box, get crafty in the laundry and look out for the first signs of spring with our seasonal activity pack.

Toasting Marshmallows

Nature and adventure on Brownsea Island  

Wrap up warm and get your kids out in the fresh air this February half-term. Head out on one of the island trails then warm your toes and cook a marshmallow by the campfire at the Outdoor Centre (between 12pm and 2pm).

Children playing at Corfe Castle

Half-term fun at Corfe Castle

History and the natural world come to life in some surprising ways at Corfe Castle this half-term with brave recruits, wild tales and flying teddies.

A young girl examining a rotten tree trunk at Studland Bay

Half-term at Studland Bay

Enjoy the outdoors at beautiful Studland Bay this half-term with a hunt for nature’s pairs, plus running in the family and the chance to build your own home for nature.