Welcome to our what’s on guide for the February half-term across Yorkshire. This is our ultimate guide to the best events for kids, Make sure you bookmark this page so that you can keep checking back.
We often find at the February half-term that some places aren’t even open so hopefully this post will give you some inspiration. Please double-check the event descriptions on the attraction’s website as the below information could change. It is essential that you read their own information carefully. An entrance fee applies for most of these events and some events have an extra fee to take part.
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February Half-Term Events in 2022 across North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire and West Yorkshire
Febrary Half Term Events East Yorkshire
Burton Agnes Hall and Gardens – Event Confirmed
When? 5th February to 6th March Event – Snowdrops in the Woodland About – Every February, thousands of hardy snowdrops push through the cold winter ground to create a magnificent ‘white carpet’ across the woodland floor here at Burton Agnes. Walking peacefully among these makes a truly memorable day out at the end of the long winter. The beautiful little flowers grow in numbers each year and are such a welcome sight. read more….
Address: Rudston Rd, Burton Agnes, Driffield YO25 4NB
Burton Constable Hall and Grounds – Event Confirmed
When? 22nd to 26th February Event – Make Bake and Take Away Pizza About – We’ve teamed up with Beverley Pizza Co. to deliver an educational, fun & rewarding activity for the next generation of aspiring chefs! Attendees will get creative by personalising their chef hats & takeaway pizza boxes, as well as educating themselves on the origins & ingredients of pizza before creating their preferred pizza to bake & take away.
Address: Skirlaugh, Hull HU11 4LN
P&O Ferries Hull Ferry Port – Event Confirmed
When? 24th and 27th February Event – Half term family fun – Join us on-board this February half term for a family fun day packed full of entertainment for your little pirates & princesses. Start your day off in our soft play area by our coffee shop for any sweet treats, before our very own host guides you through an afternoon of creative crafting, great games for the kids, dancing in the mini disco, as well as being amazed by the incredible magic show.
Address: Hull port event – ship to remain in port, P&O Ferries, Terminal 1, King George Dock, Hedon Road, HU9 5QA
Sledmere – Event Confirmed
When? 19th to 27th February Event – Half-term Nature Trail – Follow the trail to find footprints and learn all about the different animals that roam around Sledmere grounds. The Farm Park is full of little fluffy faces that can’t wait to meet you and the adventure playground is a fantastic place to let off some steam with friends.
Address: Sledmere, Driffield YO25 3XG
The Deep – Event Confirmed
When? 12th to 27th February Event – Extinction – Take a trip down our timeline, and take a look at the History and Development of Life in the Oceans within our Awakening Seas, leaving no stone unturned. Hatch Dinosaur eggs and use your palaeontology skills to identify the species. Dive into the history, evolution and diversity of sharks, and the success of the great species. Witness the eruption of a Volcano with the use of some clever science. read more….
Address: Tower St, Hull HU1 4DP
William’s Den – Event Confirmed
When? 19th to 27th February Event – Winter Olympics – Can you and the kids follow in the footsteps of Eddie the Eagle and break our ski jump record, or maybe you’ll be the next pioneer to reach mount Everest without getting snowballed! Or it could be you that wins a gold medal taking pride of place on William’s podium or get an Arctic award at the frosty fancy dress contest. There are loads of fun activities to keep everyone on their toes from the youngest Olympians to the grown-up medallists too! read more….
Address: Castle Farm, Wold Hill HU15 2LS
Febrary Half Term Events North Yorkshire
Beningbrough Hall and Grounds – Event Confirmed
When? 19th to 27th February Event – Be an undercover discoverer – Bring your pencil to make the most of the activity sheet, full of inspiration for your winter wanders. Trees are the backbone of any garden and those at Beningbrough have some secrets to share if you look hard enough. From lichens to stump shapes and a giant lightning strike – get up close and personal to the bark, the size and the different shapes. There’s a family-friendly version and one for teenagers and adults so everybody can have a go.
Address: Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, York YO30 1DD
Embsay and Bolton Abbey Railway – Event Confirmed
When? 23rd to 26th February Event – Dino Week – More details coming soon.
Address: Bolton Abbey Station, Skipton BD23 6AF
Fountains Abbey – Event Confirmed
When? 19th to 27th February Event – Signs of Springo – Nature is waking up all around you. What can you see, hear and smell that let’s you know that a new season is nearly here? Grab a free ‘spring-go’ activity sheet from any admission point and see how many signs of nature waking you can collect on your adventures.
Address: Fountains, Ripon HG4 3DY
RHS Harlow Carr – Event Confirmed
When? 19th to 27th February Event – Under Your Feet – Welcome to our first paperless trail – simply explore the garden and find the exciting things to learn, see and do! Discover what is hiding under your feet and find out just how important soil is for plants, minibeasts and the planet. read more….
Address: Crag Ln, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate HG3 1QB
Stockeld Park – Event Confirmed
When? 19th to 27th February Event – February Family Panto plus Talking Animals week – Get ready to cheer on our furry friends as they take on their biggest quest yet! This fun-filled adventure is perfect for all the family! Book today to help them save the day! There will be 3 showings of the panto each day throughout the February Adventure. Prepare to channel your inner Doctor Dolittle to work out the answers to the adventure quiz, by listening to the animals. read more….
Address: Wetherby Rd, Wetherby LS22 4AN
Yorkshire Museum Farming – Event Confirmed
When? 26th to 27th February Event – Regia Anglorum Vikings – Regia Anglorum Vikings reenactment group re-create early mediaeval history. From warriors striding the place of slaughter to workers whose daily tasks were the backbone of early mediaeval society. read more….
Address: Murton Ln, York YO19 5UF
Febrary Half Term Events South Yorkshire
Boston Park Farm – Event Confirmed
When? 12th to 20th February Event – Lambing – We have over 50 expectant ewes that are due to lamb in February so there will hopefully be new lambs being born every day. Each day there will also be the chance to meet the farmers and learn about our sheep flock, as well as lamb feeding and our popular animal handling sessions. Plus a fun sheep hunt around the farm and all the usual animals to see and feed.
Address: Bawtry Road, Hatfield Woodhouse, Hatfield, Doncaster DN7 6DS
Brodsworth Hall and Gardens – Event Confirmed
When? 19th to 27th February Event – Explorer Quest – Get fit for history this half-term on a fun-filled outdoor explorer quest at Brodsworth Hall. Roam around the gardens to find games and activities inspired by Roman soldiers and strange and unusual plants. Find out quirky facts, tackle playful puzzles see if you’ve got what it takes to get moving like people from the past. read more….
Address: Brodsworth, Doncaster DN5 7XJ
Cannon Hall Farm – Event Confirmed
When? 12th to 27th February Event – Lambing – We want to share the action with your family – as well as provide education and entertainment for our younger visitors. Join us and help us welcome our new lambs (and hopefully see a brand new life brought into the world). read more….
Address: Bark House Ln, Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT
Magna – Event Confirmed
When? 16th to 24th February Event – Magna Mayhem – South Yorkshire’s best indoor inflatable adventure zone is back for the half-term holidays. Children can bounce, boing, jump, slide, bop and boogie for a full 75 mins of high adrenaline fun. Our purpose-built indoor world of adventure is a safe environment for children to let off steam and be active during the school holidays.
Address: Magna Way, Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1FD
Febrary Half Term Events West Yorkshire
National Science and Media Museum – Event Confirmed
When? 12th to 18th February Event – Yorkshire Games Festival – A week-long extravaganza celebrating games culture, design and production, with special guests, workshops, master classes, and a fun-packed weekend for gamers of all ages.
Address: Pictureville, Bradford BD1 1NQ
Royal Armouries – Event Confirmed
When? 21st to 25th February Event – Mystery at the fort – Calling all junior super sleuths! Have you got what it takes to follow in the footsteps of the great Victorian detective Sherlock Holmes this Feb half term? Costumed characters will guide the young detectives underground into the depths of dimly lit tunnels and around key sections of the Fort. Children will hunt for clues and solve the puzzles to help unravel the cryptic case.
Address: Armouries Dr, Leeds LS10 1LT
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