Things to do this February half term

Half term has once again rolled around faster than you can blink. But don’t panic, as there’s lots of fun things happening in Cornwall to keep your little ones entertained.  From belly-aching stage shows to creative challenges and adventure, discover our top things to do this February half term.



Science of the sea: NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM

Head to the National Maritime Museum this February half term for lots of fun activities that will be sure to keep your little ones entertained. Science of the Sea is back with a bang, where the creatives from Bristol Explorer Dome will be performing a series of exciting and educational shows throughout the week. Enjoy the show before joining the team from the museum on a hunt for creatures that use bubbles to survive as well as lots more fun activities. Discover what’s on here.


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discover underwater creatures: CORNISH SEAL SANCTUARY

Paying a visit to Cornwall’s incredible Seal Sanctuary this half-term is a sure-fire way for your little ones to see some animal magic. Meet the resident seals, get a close up of some amazing undersea creatures and meet their raft of penguins. While walking around the sanctuary and meeting all of the animals, you’ll also discover more about the organisation’s incredible mission and the work they do in Cornwall and beyond. Book a trip to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary here.


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Gangsta granny: HALL FOR CORNWALL

Watch as David Walliams globally loved story is brought to life on Hall for Cornwall’s stage. This award-winning West-End theatrical experience is sure to be fun for all the family as you watch a very bored Ben discover that his granny has a few hidden secrets up her sleeve. From the creators of ‘Billionaire Boy’ and ‘Awful Aunty’, you’ll be howling your way through this entertaining show, where mischief and adventure quickly ensues. Book your tickets here.

📷: AGTickets



Explorer’s Quest: PENDENNIS CASTLE, falmouth

Head to the castle this half-term to take part in an explorer’s quest. After transforming into a soldier, you’ll be put through your paces in the castle’s many activities. Discover quirky facts, crawl through tunnels and see if you have what it takes to move like a soldier on this lively day the whole family can enjoy. Discover more here.

📷: Wikipedia


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Holiday art challenge: TATE ST IVES

Get creative with the Tate St. Ives’ latest holiday art challenge. During the half-term break, take part in a challenge that will get your creative juices flowing thanks to the Tates very own art challenge cards. The task is simple. Pick up a card, discover the challenge and get drawing. Will you transform into a Map Maker, Shape Shifter or create a Window Wonder? Find out with this fun half-term activity. Discover more here.

📷: Art Fund


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The kiss that missed: THE MINACK THEATRE

Head to the most scenic theatre in the South-West to enjoy a retelling of a storybook classic this half-term. The Minack Theatre are putting on their very own play this month, which is sure to be fun for all the family. Join storyteller John Brolly and become enchanted by this classic retelling from David Melling’s delightful series of Knighly Tales. With great storytelling, laughter and even some new songs, what’s not to love? Discover more here.

📷: Minack Theatre


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CHILDREN’S AFTERNOON TEA: The Greenbank Hotel, falmouth

For this one, you don’t even need to leave the hotel! Our Children’s Afternoon Tea acts as the perfect refuel after a morning running around on Greenbank beach. And even better, there’s a grown-up version for the adults to indulge in too.


LOOKING FOR A February GETAWAY?

Call our team 01326 312440 for our best available rates, or explore our Cornish Winter Getaway from £99 per room.