Half term in the South West

There's lots to look forward to in the February half term, from storytelling tours to cloud watching. Whatever the weather, there will be adventures to be had.

A boy climbing on a rope at Coleton Fishacre's wild play area

Family fun at Coleton Fishacre 

There's lots to keep your little-ones entertained, from playing in the wild play area to completing the nature designs trail in the garden. During the school holidays there are Wild Wednesday events, where kids can complete some 50 things to do before you're 11¾ activities with the rangers.

Child's green wellies

February half-term family fun

Shake off the winter blues with a fun fitness trail, seed planting and welly walking during February 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.

Discover the Enchanted Woodland at Greenway

Half-term fun at Greenway 

Stretch your legs around the woodland garden with views out over the river, or take part in the Enchanted Woods trail. There are lots of activities to keep families entertained over the half term when Greenway reopens on Saturday 16 February.

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.

Visitors on the terrace, with views overlooking the Salcombe Estuary at Overbeck's, Devon.

Imagine what you can see as you cloud gaze

Blow away the cob-webs this half term and learn about the clouds and the weather they create.

Tyntesfield front of house Nov 2016

Storytelling tours around Tyntesfield house in January and February

Visiting Tyntesfield in January and February 2019? Entrance to the house on weekdays is on a 'Play Hard' or 'Work Hard' guided storytelling tour only.

Thorncombe Woods in its autumnal beauty

A walk in Hardy's footsteps

Enjoy a walk through Hardy's woods with this selection of trails.

Using a fire steel to make sparks

February half-term fun at Lydford Gorge

There are lots of activities to keep families entertained over the February half term, and a chance to stretch legs and enjoy views out over the gorge.