Fun Family Events For February Half Term

You’ve made it through the first month of 2018 and prepping for the first school break of the year. We have taken a look around at fun things for families to do this February half term. Whether you want to get involved in some family activities or treat yourself to a journey on board a train, enjoy a family meal or visit some fluffy creatures, there is something for everyone.

Discover our selection of top family things to do this February half term.



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Attend Oxford Castle’s Fool School this half term, Oxfordshire

Learn all the tricks of the trade this half term with Oxford Castle’s medieval Fool School! Activities include plate spinning, the art of joke telling, feather tickling and so much more! Will they be able to pass the test and make the grumpy Empress Matilda or her royal cousin Stephen laugh? Only one way to find out. More…


Meet the newborn lambs at Bocketts Farm, Surrey

Enjoy a great day out with friendly farm animals and plenty of exciting play. Over 70 baby lambs due plus animal handling, pony rides, tractor rides and pig racing! Indoors the heated soft-play barn provides hours of fun, alongside trampolines, jumping pillows, go-karts and more. Open daily 10am – 5.30pm. More…

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Paradise Wildlife Park perfect for half term fun, Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire’s No.1 Attraction Paradise Wildlife Park has lots of exciting fun planned in this February. Paradise is home to over 500 exotic animals, 5 adventure play areas including a large soft play centre. Paradise has one of the largest collections of big cats & small monkeys in the UK. More…

Save an extra 20% when booked online with code LGWC20

Crazy Tykes indoor play centre

Crazy Tykes is set to open an outdoor play area, North Yorkshire

Coming soon to Crazy Tykes an exciting outdoor play area to complement their superb indoor play area with all the latest play equipment for children 0 – 13years. There’s also a safe separate area for the under 4’s and a cafe serving food freshly prepared and awarded 5 stars for hygiene. More…

Claim your FREE cup of coffee whilst kids play!

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Join the annual JORVIK Viking Festival, North Yorkshire

Visit York between 12th – 18th February 2018 for a week-long commemoration of the arrival and conquest of England by the Great Viking Army in AD 866. With an exciting programme of events that explore the impact of the Viking invasion on Anglo-Saxon England, including living history encampments, walks, talks, tours and of course, dramatic combat performances, there is something for everyone at JORVIK Viking Festival. More…

Win a family Pastport entitling the holder to free entry to all JORVIK Group attractions for a year!

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Family treats at the Rainforest Cafe, London

Bring the kids along to the Rainforest Café in London this February half term for some special treats. Celebrate Pancake Day with Cha Cha’s Crepes on February 13th, offering a 3D experience, bringing the Amazon Rainforest to life. On the 14th February don’t worry about leaving the kids at home and celebrate Valentine’s Day with the whole family, with a special meal. For more information on these events contact saleslon@therainforestcafe.co.ukMore…

Enter to win a £100 Voucher

Save 15% on your food bill

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Kirklees Light Railway reopens for 2018, West Yorkshire

Join the Kirklees Light Railway as it reopens for 2018!  The railway will be open daily from Saturday 10th February to Sunday 25th February.  Even better, bring the kids in fancy dress during that fortnight and they’ll travel for half price! More…

Win a family ticket!

Print voucher to receive a half price child ticket

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Ride on a real digger this half term at Diggerland, Nationwide

Ever wanted to ride, drive or operate a REAL Digger? Well now you can at Diggerland! Drive a JCB 3CX around a specially designed course, enjoy a bumpy ride on the Groundshuttle, get lifted 50 feet in the air on the Skyshuttle or whirl around on the Spindizzy. Whatever your age there is something for everyone at Diggerland. More…

Save 15% off pay on the day admission prices – click here for your voucher!

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Enjoy Snowdrops and Steam at West Somerset Railway, Somerset

The West Somerset Railway will be running a full steam service on most days throughout February half term. Enhanced by special events such as Snowdrops and Steam, where the ticket price includes your bus transfer to Wheddon Cross return, it’s a day out not to be missed. For more information please visit the website. More…

Save a further 15% (not including Snowdrops and Steam event) when booked online with code LGC2018

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Climb on board for a Cutty Sark adventure, London

Bring your family to Cutty Sark in Greenwich for an action-packed day out on one of the world’s most famous ships. Get creative in one of the ‘Make it go’ workshops where kids can build and race their own vehicles under the hull of Cutty Sark (free with admission to the ship). Keen little sailors can take the helm at the ship’s wheel, climb into the crew’s bunk beds, or get their sea legs by following our free family trail. More…

Book online now to save 10%

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The River Explorer and Spaceport Ticket with Mersey Ferries, Merseyside

Enjoy a day out for all the family when you book the combined Mersey Ferry River Explorer & Spaceport Family Ticket online for only £35 (2 adults and up to 3 children). Plus, your little ones can take part in free Jedi master classes at Spaceport, from Monday 19th – Friday 23rd February. They’ll be trained in the ways of the mystical and powerful force and will learn all the skills they need to protect the galaxy from the inevitable attack of the Sith! More…

Win a combined Mersey Ferry River Explorer & Spaceport Family Ticket.

Coming up in March…

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Spring Family Raceday at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire

2018’s first family day and Ascot’s final fixture of the 2017-18 Jumps season, the Spring Family Raceday on Sunday 25th March is not to be missed. There is plenty to keep the whole family entertained, with exhilarating racing and an impressive range of entertainment for all ages, and under 18s benefit from free entry. Sections of the racecourse are split into zones, each one providing children and teens with fun attractions and hands-on activities. Book in advance now! More…

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Competitions and Vouchers

Save 15% at DiggerlandRainforest Cafe and West Somerset Railway, plus money off at Wildwood Trust and Roald Dahl Museum, plus many more great discounts at family attractions.  You could also win a family ticket to Spa Valley RailwayBowood House and GardenKirklees Light Railway, Paradise Wildlife Park, Assembly Hall and many more.

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