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February half-term family activities

Three young children explore the formal garden at Dinefwr. They're wrapped up warm for winter, wearing wellies, and balancing along the stonework around a garden sculpture feature.
Children exploring the formal garden at Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire | © National Trust Images/Paul Harris

Get ready for a half-term adventure with outdoor family trails, nature-inspired activities and fun crafts at the places we care for. Discover what's on near you.

Find February half-term events

There are plenty of activities at the places in our care to keep the kids busy this February half term. Solve a murder mystery at Scotney Castle in Kent, travel back to the 1920s at Nunnington Hall in North Yorkshire or learn about the forgotten origins of fairy tales from around the world at Buckland Abbey in Devon.

A man and child explore the ruins of Fountains Abbey. The man is holding the little girl as they look up at the stone walls of the abbey.

Enjoy some family fun

Looking for places the whole family will enjoy? Discover family-friendly cycling trails, places to get closer to nature and historic buildings where you can learn about the past.

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