February Half-Term at Tredegar House

Great spotted woodpeckers

Whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth there is always something new to discover at Tredegar House. There is two weeks of family fun to be had in the great outdoors this half-term, so wrap up warm and get inspired by the beautiful surrounds at Tredegar House.

All about birds

Take flight as Blueboy the parrot takes you under his wing on a trail around the gardens. 

Find out how the birds in your back garden make their homes, see how many species you can identify and find out how birds like to fill their tummies.

  • Dates: 10-25 February
  • Times 10.30am-4pm
  • Prices: Included in normal entry price.
Tackle the trail around the gardens
A young boy follows a trail around the gardens
Tackle the trail around the gardens

Family trail

Follow in the footsteps of Sybil Phillips, a scullery maid of the 1920s, and collect stickers as you complete the challenges she has left for you around the house.

Count up the polish tins, learn the language of fans and try on your own sack apron while learning all about life below stairs at Tredegar House.

  • Dates: 10-25 February
  • Times 11am-4pm
  • Prices: Included in normal entry price.  
Take on the servant's challenges around the house
A family takes part in a trail through the house
Take on the servant's challenges around the house

Paper crafts

Finish up your visit in the Servant’s Hall where we will be running some craft sessions.

Get hands on and make a paper origami bird to take home as a little memento of your visit.

  • Dates: 14-18 and 21-25 February
  • Times 12am-3pm
  • Prices: Included in normal entry price but donations are welcome.   
Get crafty with our volunteers at Tredegar House
Children make crafts at Tredegar House
Get crafty with our volunteers at Tredegar House

Make your own bird box

Head over to Home Farm and take part in a bird box making session to tick off No. 36 of the 50 things to do before you’re 11¾

You will be able to build your own bird box to take home and put in the garden. The boxes encourage birds to nest and children can keep an eye out for a possible baby bird in the coming months.

  • Dates: 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 February
  • Times 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm
  • Prices: £4 per box, normal admission does not apply.