It’s the time of year when the birds are starting to tweet a little more, and the sun starts to slowly creep in the early hours of the morning. The middle of February also represents the half term holiday for many children across the UK. Now that the weather is starting to generally improve, you may be more willing to venture outside after a wet, cold season indoors, we’ve suggested a few things you can do across the country.
Just less than one-hour drive from Durham is the Woodhorn Museum in Northumberland, which is exhibiting a collection of Lego brick scale models of famous landmarks, including Egypt’s pyramids, the Great Wall of China the iconic St Pancras Station, Tyne Bridge, Angel of the North and Bamburgh Castle. View the website for more details.
Set amongst some of Britain’s most spectacular forests, there are sites located throughout the UK, and with a short drive from most of our hotels in Chester, Stafford, Southampton, Tewkesbury, Kent and Northampton. Including challenging activities for all the family, including swinging through the forest on zip wires, crossing wooden walkways and bridges, and climbing tree-top ladders, all whilst safely attached to a harness. View more at www.goape.co.uk
One of the UK’s best amusement parks is open for February half term offering a huge selection of rides for young children and more grown-up rides for the older children. Some of the additional events occurring over the week are Ice Age the 4D Experience, Sharkbait Reef by Sea Life and CBeebies Land. View more of the event here.
The JORVIK Viking Centre is considered one of the most popular attractions in the UK taking place in the town of York taking visitors on a journey through the reconstruction of Viking-Age streets, including battle re-enactments, archaeological events and activities throughout the half term holiday