February half-term family adventures at Stowe

Kick off the winter blues and escape to the great outdoors with your family this February half-term. Day four of the holidays and cabin fever hits! To channel your kids' pent up energy we prescribe running, jumping and getting creative on the below activities which are available throughout the week whatever the weather.

Magical monuments trail

Can your little detectives fill in the gaps about the moved, missin gor simply magical temples and monuments? The trail costs £2 in addition to normal admission – available Sat 16 - Sun 24 Feb 10am-3pm.

Wild Wednesday: Feathery friends

Join the nature team for fun '50 Things' activities with different themes - Wed 20 February, 10.30am-12noon. £2 per child, booking essential, and normal admission applies.

Family explorers

Every month there’s a different theme for your family to enjoy whilst having a go at some of the 50 Things to see and do before you’re 11 ¾. Borrow a free family explorer guide when you arrive or download it here to print and bring with you. Available daily throughout the month.

Rain experts

Here are our top tips for embracing the rain and having fun at Stowe for fearless families. 

  • You can complete these 50 Things: No.6 running around in the rain, No.5 Skim a stone, No.13 make a mud pie, No.22 explore inside a tree. Pick up a free 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ scrapbook from New Inn and start your adventure today. It’s full of hints and tips for success.

  • To dodge rain showers, use the temples as shelters

  • Temples with shelter, some benches or to use for picnic spots are: The Lake Pavilions, Concord and Victory, Ancient Virtue, The Grotto, The Cascade (there are small nooks to sit in), Queens Temple, The Fane of Pastoral Poetry

Puddle jumping and running in the rain
Enjoy splashing in puddles this season
Puddle jumping and running in the rain

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Show nature you care by getting outside and getting involved