May half term at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

A family exploring the lantern room at Souter Lighthouse gets a close look at the huge glass lenses

There’s plenty going on at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas to keep the kids busy during May half term.

The crew from Katie's Garden will be at Souter on Monday 27 May to create seaside bath bombs with a pirate or mermaid theme. Head to their website here for full details and to book your place.

We’ve teamed up with the Cullercoats Bike & Kayak team to offer an exciting coastal adventure. Extreme rockpooling on Tuesday 28 May is for kids aged 7-11 (and parents/guardians who want to join in too). It's a brilliant opportunity to discover rocky shore wildlife and build confidence in the water. For full details, including how to book, please click here.

If you prefer your fun on dry land, you'll find free outdoor games and sports activities in the Foghorn Field, 11am - 3pm Monday to Friday. Staff and volunteers will be on hand to help you improve your skills or try something new. 

Archery for beginners
A child fires a toy arrow at a target
Archery for beginners

Younger children can explore traffic free trails around Whitburn Coastal Park and The Leas with free balance bike hire thanks to British Cycling and HSBC UK. Weather permitting. Age 2+. Visit the bike stand outside the shop to get set and go.

You can also try our 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 trail and tick some mini adventures off your list.