Activities Events Half term

Days Out You’ll LOVE This February

Written by Chloe Penn

It’s the month of love and there’s so much to do,
Spend some time with family, which activity will you choose?!
There’s plenty going on in this quarter of the year,
So spend a day together full of cheer!


Orchid Festival, Kew Gardens

📆3rd February – 3rd March 2024, 📍Surrey

Up to 21% off tickets!

The much-loved annual Orchid Festival is back bigger and better than ever at Kew Gardens! Mesmerizing animal-themed orchid displays will grace The Princess of Wales Conservatory. This years theme draws inspiration from the unique flora and fauna of Madagascar, a colourful celebration to brighten up the winter months. Book here.


Meet & Greet Paddington, Spinnaker Tower

📆16th – 17th February 2024, 📍Portsmouth

Up to 11% off when you book with us!

Paddington™ will be making a special appearance at the iconic Spinnaker Tower where little ones can snap a photo and a cuddle with the lovable bear! Catch him at intervals through the day. Included is all-day admission, free hot chocolate for every child, colouring activities, a fun trail, photo opportunities. Book here.

Vets in Action, London Zoo

Family of 4 just £100 + get a £5 Picniq voucher!

📆10th – 18th February 📍London

This half-term at London Zoo, little animal lovers will get the chance to become a veterinarian for the day! Vets In Action, the award-winning role-playing experience is back from 10th-18th Feb where budding veterinarians can get a taste of the incredibly important roles London Zoo’s vets take on! This experience is included with your entry ticket. Book here.

Brick Week, Haynes Motor Museum

📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Yeovil

Get 20% off with Picniq!

Brick Week is back and this year there’s a special visitor challenge! Be inspired this half-term by the Museum’s amazing collection of all things on 2, 3 and 4 wheels by building your very own creation as well as helping to build an actual museum to house them. Book here.


Jorvik Viking Festival

📆12th – 18th February 📍York

Europe’s largest Viking Festival is set to return this February and you won’t want to miss this one! The stakes are high in the family-friendly viking games where contestants battle it out as you cheer your favourite viking! Enjoy a storytelling spectacular as you journey through mystical realms and explore viking mythology, or enjoy one of the many other fantastical activities for all ages. Find out more.


Winter Wildlife Week, Longleat Safari Park

📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Warminster

Get an exclusive 10% off tickets!

Enjoy the wintry fun at Longleat Safari Park this February and expect a fun-filled day out, no matter the weather! Expect lots of activities to keep the little ones busy, and plenty for the parents too! And on top of that, enjoy all the usual wonders of Longleat and all their wonderful residents. Included in your ticket is: ice skating, safari and adventure park, birds of pray display, interactive storytelling, arts and crafts activities, and more!  Book here.


Seahorse Saviors, SEA LIFE London

📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍London

Family of 4 ticket from £75!

Learn all about these fascinating creatures at this under-the-sea event making a splash this half-term at SEA LIFE London! See the many species of Seahorse that live there, and throughout your journey, you’ll learn amazing facts about their residents throughout the day! Book here.


Festival of Archery, Warwick Castle

📆10th – 19th February 2024, 📍Warwickshire

Family of 4 ticket from £70!

Arrows at the ready! Warwick Castle’s expert archers are ready to put their skills to the test in a series of exhilarating performances this February half-term. Try it for yourself and take your shot at ‘Have-a-go-Archery’! Explore the castle during this immersive event which makes for the perfect family day out. Book here.



Roc-King Club, Porchester Hall

📆10th February 2024, 📍London

This new and exciting immersive event is hitting London this February, a theatrical dining experience for all the family with performers, magicians, music, dancing and more! You’ll be transported to a world of make-believe while you enjoy delicious food and refreshments, with a cast of colourful characters and an unforgettable dinner to delight all the senses. Find out more.


Toddler Safari, Whipsnade Zoo

📆26th February – 25th March 2024, 📍Dunstable

Get a FREE £5 Picniq voucher when you book with us!

Little tots can enjoy a mini adventure at the zoo every Monday at 11:00am during term time starting at the end of February. Explore the great outdoors at the zoo with activities such as splashing in puddles, following trails, bug hunting, and animal themed fun for toddlers! Book here.


Bookfest 2024 – Children’s Week

📆11th – 17th February 2024, 📍Portsmouth

Explore a variety of exciting events across the week for little ones to enjoy during Bookfest. From live storytime sessions sessions to creative workshops, little bookworms will love unleashing their creativity and getting lost in beloved stories. They can even meet Zog, or take part in roar-some dinosaur themed activities! Find out more here.


Imagine Children’s Festival, Southbank Centre

📆7th – 17th February 2024, 📍London

Imagine Children’s Festival is here to save the day with over 100 FREE events throughout the Southbank Centre! From theatre and performances, to music and dance, and appearances from some of your little ones’ favourite authors and characters. There’s plenty going on to keep them entertained! Find out more here.



Zootastic Feb Half-Term, Chessington World of Adventures

📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍London

Chessington Zootastic is a wild animal adventure at Chessington Zoo for the whole family to enjoy! Get up close with over 1,000 incredible species and learn all about their lives at the Zoo, before jumping on the interactive exclusive animal trail where you’ll become a Chessington Ranger! Book here.


Brick Days, LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort

📆10th February – 11th March 2024 (Select Days), 📍Windsor

Family of 4 ticket from £128!

Spark your imagination this half-term with fun-filled activities, challenges and games! Plus, enjoy the usual fun of LEGOLAND® including rides and attractions that will ensure a day of non-stop fun. Take part in exclusive brick-building activities, challenges, or meet your favourite LEGOLAND® characters at this fab event. Book here.


Dinosaur Adventure Live

📆Multiple Dates & Locations, 10th February – 1st June 2024

This roar-some immersive experience which has been 65 million years in the making is hitting the stage and going on tour! The breath-taking ultra realistic dinosaurs will captivate little ones and parents alike, with a story of bravery and adventure, the whole family will enjoy this Jurassic experience! Find out more.


Worlds Beneath The Waves Trail, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Portsmouth

Get a £5 Picniq voucher when you book with us!

Take part in a playful trail inspired by the voyage of HMS Challenger and its amazing discoveries! As you explore the Worlds Beneath the Waves exhibition you will find fun challenges including a maritime make and take and a hands on Activity Trolley! The trail will be live all through February half term and is included with your ticket. Book here.


Cavalier Crew Challenge, Historic Dockyard Chatham

📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Kent

 Step aboard HMS CAVALIER and embark on an exciting journey to become honorary members of the ship’s crew. Throughout the event, you’ll have the opportunity to learn skills that were vital to the crew’s daily operations. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to engage with history and experience life as a crew member. Find out more.


Frozen February – A Stone Age Winter, Cheddar Gorge

📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Somerset

Journey back in time and be transported to a Stone Age winter this February school half term. This fun and educational adventure will take you back to pre-historic Britain. Interactive talks from hunter-gatherers will bring your Stone Age winter adventure to life. Learn how early man lived and survived and combated the freezing temperatures. Find out more.


Butler’s School & Castle Capers, Leeds Castle

📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Leeds

Save 11% off tickets and get a £5 Picniq voucher!

Mr Borrett, Leeds Castle’s Head Butler desperately needs new staff as he’s not ready for all the guests who will be coming to stay. Be part of the excitement and help Mr Borrett find items around the Castle and set up the dinner table for the banquet! Visitors can anticipate a fun treasure hunt, ‘butler training’ games and a magic finale! Book here.


Febru-roarry, Dartmoor Zoo

📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Plymouth

Get up to 8% off and a £5 Picniq voucher when you book with us!

Pick up a trail sheet when you arrive and help find all ten of the lost dinosaur eggs around the Zoo! Visit on the 12th or 13th of February and dive in to an exciting immersive Dinosaur workshop! Meet paleontologist characters, train a T-Rex, meet a baby velociraptor, dig for fossils, create fossil rubbings and hunt for hidden treasure! Book here.




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