10 Things To Do This February Half Term around England

Written by: Little

If you have a whole week off with the kids for half term, you may be stressing about how to keep them entertained for 7 whole days without them driving you up the wall.  Here at Educational Visits, we have come up with our top 10 things to do this February Half term:

1. Enjoy a day choc-full of fun at Cadbury World


If your kids have a sweet tooth (and let’s be honest, most do) then Cadbury World in Birmingham could be the perfect place for you to visit this half term. There’ll be magical entertainers performing throughout the holidays and you can discover traditional chocolate making with chocolatiers! Book online to save 5%.

2. Fun with Thomas and friends at Drayton Manor

Fazeley, Tamworth

There are fun rides and attractions to enjoy in Thomas Land plus live shows with the Fat controller and friends. To help you enjoy your trip even more, you can pre-book and get up to half price tickets!

3. Blast Off with Eureka!


Bring your budding astronauts and rocket scientists down to Eureka where they’re launching a special space-themed competition later in the week too. There are lots of inter-galactic activities for the young ones to get involved with such as the ‘Destination Space’ sessions - sure to be an out of this world experience for the whole family!

4. Take the kids for a quid at Spinnaker Tower


This half term explore the 3 view decks and check out some truly amazing views at the Spinnaker Tower.  Try and walk across the glass Sky Walk if you’re brave enough, look down if you dare!

5. Explore Ancient Oceans at Scarborough Sea Life And Birmingham Sea Life Centres

Scarborough & Birmingham

If you’re fortunate enough to live near Scarborough or Birmingham, you can visit the Sea Life Centres located in these two lovely parts of the UK. The Ancient Oceans event has arrived where the Dinosaur Detectives need your help! Unearth the prehistoric fossils on the Fossil Dig and locate missing Dinosaur skeletons. This fun and educational event also includes Ancient Oceans talk where marine experts are on hand with some interesting facts about the creatures that inhabited our oceans during the age of the Dinosaurs.

6. Bring your teddies to ZSL London Zoo


ZSL London Zoo is inviting kids to bring their teddies for a health-check this February half term, with Vets LIVE - a week of interactive family events celebrating the incredible work of the Zoo’s vets between February 13th and 21st.

7. Discover chilling facts ZSL Whipsnade

Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Get yourself down to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo this February half-term where families can discover chilling facts and bust some monster myths in a series of fascinating new talks.

8. Experience London Dungeon


Let your kids experience London's gruesome history with a visit to the London Dungeons. Attractiontix are offering tickets for the London Dungeon for 34% off the normal gate price - and you'll also get guaranteed entry!

9. Eastern Warriors: India at Royal Armouries


They’ll be showing off treasures from India including elephant armour and jewel-encrusted weapons, as well as putting on a number of martial arts demonstrations, Indian art and craft activities, cookery workshops, music and dance performances all week long.

10. Fab Family Fun at Lightwater Valley

Ripon, North Yorkshire

At Lightwater Valley they have heaps for you and the kids to do both indoors and outdoors with a selection of rides and giant indoor inflatables for you to run wild on!  The Angry Birds Activity Park and Angry Birds Space will be open along with the Lightwater Falconry Centre with over 35 amazing raptors and reptiles.