February Half Term 2018 Family Days Out

Febryary Half Term Fun Banner for Lightwater Valley

Fab Feb Fun at Lightwater Valley

14th to 18th February 2018
Ideal for 8's and unders with heaps to do both indoors and outdoors with a selection of rides and giant indoor inflatables for you to run wild and let loose on! The Angry Birds Activity Park and Angry Birds Space will be open along with the Lightwater Bird of Prey Centre and Riggmoor Mobile Farm.

Flamingos at Lotherton Hall

Lotherton Hall Love Birds

11th to 26th February 2018
This February half term, come along and celebrate your love of birds with us at Lotherton. There will be daily keeper talks and family-friendly activities at Wildlife World plus bird box making in the Nestbox Education Centre every Sunday and Wednesday. Try the Love Birds trail or bird themed crafts.

Dark Skies Festival

Dark Skies Festival

9th to 25th February 2018
The Dark Skies Festival is returning to the North York Moors National Park and Yorkshire Dales National Park for a third year.

Three Children from waist down in brightly coloured wellies

Mud & Machines at RHS Harlow Carr

10th to 18th February 2018
Every day, come and jump in our giant muddy puddle and take part in our Mud & Machines Trail around the garden. Have your photo taken with a giant digger from 11am – 3pm, Monday to Friday as Harlow Carr’s garden team demonstrate how they use the garden’s heavy machinery.

Family Ice-Skating at Stockeld Park

February Fun at Stockeld Park

10th to 18th February 2018
Fabulous outdoor ice skating rink as well as The Enchanted Forest with large Adventure Playgrounds and the Maze to be explored there is plenty to keep the whole family busy this February half term from 10am – 5pm. We’ve even got rainy days covered with our Indoor Play area and join our Stockeld Rangers in their den for creative crafts, games and our Special Building Week Event!

Jorvik Viking Festival

Jorvik Viking Festival

12th to 18th February 2018
York's annual celebration of it's viking heritage. The Jorvik viking festivl is an action-packed week long programme of events with something for all ages.

Interior of the spacecraft which brought Time Peake back to earth

Tim Peake's Spacecraft at National Railway Museum

17th January to 8th March 2018
On 15 December 2015, Major Tim Peake embarked on the Principia mission to the International Space Station, where he spent six months orbiting Earth. From January 2018 you can come face-to-face with the historic piece of engineering that transported him safely back to Earth.

Warrior Women at the Royal Armouries Leeds

Warrior Women at the Royal Armouries

13th to 21st February 2018
Find out more about the remarkable women who battled their way into the history books in a half-term holiday event packed with performances and displays.

Ice Skating at Ice Cubs in Millenium Square, Leeds

Ice Cube at Millenium Square

2nd to 25th February
Ice Cube is returning to Millennium Square in February 2018 for more icy fun and adventure for all the family. Challenge your inner Torvill or Dean on the ice rink or try a host of winter themed attractions.

Magna Mayhem inflatable fun at Magna Science Centre

Magna Mayhem

Yorkshire’s largest indoor inflatable adventure zone. Bounce, boing, jump, slide, bop and boogie for a full 75 mins of high adrenaline fun. The purpose built indoor world of adventure is a safe environment for kids of all ages to let off steam.

Children's activities at Library Fest

Leeds Library Festival

Leeds Library Fest is returnign for a fourth time - two weeks of unique and exciting events and activities at libraries across the city, with something for everyone to enjoy! Events include performances, storytimes, crafts, coding, workshops, author events and chances to see treasures from our special collections.

Beningbrough Hall Owl Trail

Beningbrough Hall Owl Trail

Owl encounters, spooky tales and twilight nature walks this half-term holiday. Have a hoot at Beningbrough during half-term with owl inspired activities from 21 October to 5 November, plus spooky activities on Hallowe’en to make you shudder.

Halloween at York Dungeon

Halloween at York Dungeon

Who says Halloween has to last just one day? For pretty much the whole of October (and a little bit of November) we're giving The York Dungeon a full festive overhaul, with plenty of decorations, and new surprises in every show!