Half term might be an exciting prospect for the kids (no lessons, no early mornings, the possibility of later, less-structured bedtimes), but for parents looking to entertain them for 7 days it can often be a challenge. We’ve rounded up all of the great things you can do with kids this February half term to help you out. From exhibitions, to building activities and a delicious afternoon tea, there is something here for everyone.
Visit To Chester Zoo
Budding vets, zoologists and animal lovers will adore this action-packed day out at Chester Zoo this half term. With the best reviews in the country, this fun filled trip is a delight for all ages, you never know, your children may be back here in the future for a real job.
Charlie Brown Exhibition at Somerset House
This wonderful must-see exhibition brings together Snoopy and other original Peanuts characters for a celebration of Charles M. Schulz’s extraordinary works, running until March 3rd. Featuring original works, some of which that have never been seen before, the exhibition will celebrate Schulz’s prodigious output and examine his creative process. It’s an excellent place to take the kids this half term, and gives them the chance to learn more about Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder, Franklin and see their other favourite Peanuts characters come to life. Book in now to avoid disappointment.
An Afternoon of Virtual Reality
Experience virtual reality as a family at Virtual Reality Escapes in Chester. There are games suitable for anyone from 6 to 106, so both you and your kids will enjoy it. A top venue for Childrens parties, they won’t be disappointed by what this place has to offer. You’ll get to use 6 of the best virtual reality headsets on the market. With 25+ of the best games available it’s time to experience the future the right way!
Go Ape In Delamere Forest
Go Ape Delamere has three thrilling high ropes adventures just waiting for your troop to let loose on!
Climb 12m up into the canopy and navigate all sorts of obstacles, like rope crossings which will have you watching your feet as you try not to look down! Next experience free flight as you launch yourself into a cargo net, then slide through tunnels, zoom down zip wires and hold on for dear life as you take on a Tarzan swing. Finally, if you dare, attempt The Infernal Traverse – the trickiest challenge of the lot. Just remember your safety training: keep calm and clamped on at all times.
Legoland Junior Builder Week
Head over to Legoland in Windsor this half term for an active treat the whole family will love. From a captivating treasure hunt, pirate-themed indoor pool, a movie den and the opportunity to meet the LEGO characters themselves, the Junior Builder Week is a half term treat that simply cannot be missed. Why not book into the on-site LEGO resort hotel to maximise your experience. But make sure you get in early — this is set to be a sell-out.