February 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. Find out what family fun you can have this half term.

Children playing in the dunes at Studland Bay

February Half-Term

Can you find nature’s pairs in Make Me a Match? The free family friendly activity trail runs from 16-24 February, 10.30am-3.30pm. It’s your chance to explore the dunes and enjoy craft activities using natural materials at the Discovery Centre.

Step into spring this half-term at Kingston Lacy

Celebrate the first signs of spring this half-term

There's lots to keep your little-ones entertained, from playing in the woodland play area to trying your hand at nature bingo on the Woodland Walk. Discover carpets of snowdrops in the Fernery and enjoy spring themed craft activities in the laundry.

ranger day

Fun packed February half term

From marshmallow toasting to wintry walks and tree climbing to rangering; Brownsea has some great ideas for you this Feb half term.

A child in costume at Corfe Castle

February half-term fun at King John's castle

Interactive fun inspired by history - knights and damsels, a medieval siege engine and the Great Escape.

Making cheese with a spoon in a wooden bowl

Hard times and hungry months

Do you think you're hardy enough to survive a tough winter at the Cottage? Visit from January until the end of March to see for yourself.