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February half-term family activities

A grandfather and grandson in the play area at Dyffryn Gardens in winter
Exploring the play area at Dyffryn Gardens, Vale of Glamorgan | © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Spend some quality time together for February half-term with lots of things to do at places near you. Get ready for a half-term adventure with outdoor family trails, nature-inspired activities and fun with crafts. Be inspired with some ideas below, plus you can search for what's on near you.

See what's on this half-term
There's lots to do for February half-term. Embark on a knight's quest at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex, try your hand at some creative writing at Lyme in Cheshire or follow family trails at Trengwainton Garden in Cornwall or Dunster Castle in Somerset.View all events
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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