Welcome to What’s On In Warwickshire, February Half Term 2020.
Your guide to everything happening for families in Warwickshire during February Half Term 2020.
February Half Term runs from Monday 17th February 2020 – Friday 21st February 2020 in Warwickshire.
If you’re looking for a holiday club please click here for our dedicated listing to holiday clubs in the Warwickshire area.
If you are running an activity & would like to promote it, you can do here for free just send us an email here with all the details.
Looking for a quick link to days out? Just click on the pictures below to visit the websites or scroll down for more local inspiration & daily events!
Or why not take advantage of our 10% off discount at Go Ape Coventry!
Use the code TIFM20 Click here to book!
Saturday 1st February 2020
The Musical Box, Stratford-on-Avon – Open Day! Free lessons in singing, guitar, ukulele and bass guitar lessons.
Visitors to the Open Day will be able to tour the studio, meet the teachers and take advantage of free lessons in an instrument of their choice.
The Musical Box Stratford-upon-Avon, Unit 3a, Grove Business Park, Atherstone-on-Stour, CV37
Ryton Pools Country Park
With Free Entry (remember change for the car park though £3 0r £3.50 depending on time of year), Ryton Pools is a 100 acre park with great facilities including two play areas, toilets and plenty of bike riding paths to explore! There are always lots of fun events happening so check out the info below for up to date listings.
Please note the following activities require booking – see this link to book.
Monday 17th Feb – Children’s Willow Hearts Making 10:30am
Tuesday 18th Feb – Frosty Fairy Adventure to the Magic Kingdom 10:30am
Wednesday 19th Feb – Frosty Campfire, Dens and S’mores at Ryton Pools Country Park 10:30am
Thursday 20th Feb – Willow Bird Feeders 10:30am
British Motor Museum
The Slightly Annoying Elephant
Based on the book written by David Walliams and illustrated by Tony Ross.
Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 February 2020
Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre – Swim or Clip & Climb!
Try out Newbold’s Climbing wall for £12 a session in the holidays or perhaps it’s swim fun you’re after? Click here for more info on swim times & to book the climbing wall.
Mini Mornings and other films at The Vue Cinema – Leamington Spa
Children and adults go from £2.50 at selected viewings at Mini Mornings all year round. So if you’re looking for a rainy day activity, it’s possible to go without breaking the bank!
MINI MORNINGS AT VUE IN LEAMINGTON DURING THE HOLIDAYS ARE at 10:00 am
Click here for mini mornings listings, this week in Leamington Spa the movie is Bumblebee – PG
Redwings Horse Sanctuary
Open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only 10 – 4. Redwings is a lovely place to visit with the children where you can see horses and donkeys being looked after by the sanctuary. You can ‘adopt’ a horse and enjoy the small cafe and playground. Redwings is all outside so wait for good weather.
Hatton Adventure World
Slithering into Hatton from 15th to 23rd February 2020
FOR ONE WEEK ONLY and by popular demand we welcome the return of Giant Snakes to Hatton. With a mixture of Reticulated Pythons, Burmese Pythons, Tegu, Boa Constrictors to name but a few, you won’t want to miss out on this slithering selection of serpents! Discover all about these amazing creatures or if you’re brave enough get up close and personal in our handling sessions! PLUS all the usual Hatton fun!
Warwick Castle – February Half Term 2020
Festival of Archery at Warwick Castle 15th – 23rd February 2020
Encounter the centuries-old art of archery like never before at the UK’s only Medieval Festival of Archery this February half term!
Be part of the action in a brand new live action show, for a limited time only, at a real medieval castle.
Kenilworth Castle – Knights and Princesses
Saturday 15th – Sun 23rd February 2020.
Get set for a truly historic half term and discover what it was like to live, work and fight in a real-life castle. Whether it’s learning to sword fight or transforming into a little lord or lady, there’s plenty of hands-on fun to keep the kids entertained. And once the little adventurers have put their skills to the test, let imaginations run wild as you explore Kenilworth’s mighty castle walls.
In need of some fresh air?
Here’s our favourite places to visit to let the children scoot, bike or run, click for more information:
Run free at:
St Nicks Park, Warwick – With large playground, cafe, crazy golf, fun fair in summer months, skateboard ramps and a nice measured mile walk St Nicks is a popular choice. – Pay for parking.
Oakley Woods – Yes there’s a cemetery there but park to the left and you can explore beautiful woodland for miles and miles, dog friendly and the seasons are stunning with snowdrops in winter and bluebells around Easter. Build dens, explore & remember your wellies! Free – no parking charge.
Victoria Park, Leamington Spa – Playground, sandpit for small people, skate ramps and a circular path perfect for biking, scooting and running off steam. – Free Parking
If you’re heading to Victoria Park you can head over the road to Foundry Wood where you can spend an hour or so exploring woodland and watching the trains go by.
Ryton Pools it’s in our guide above but Ryton Pools deserves a special mention aside from the activities they run during the holiday, it’s a beautiful place to visit all year round, again perfect for bike rides, it has two big adventure playgrounds a cafe and gorgeous long walks. Perfect for running off steam. Just pay for parking and enjoy.
Looking to travel for adventure?
You could try one of these:
Stanwick Lakes: www.stanwicklakes.org.uk
Go Plane spotting at Sheldon Country Park, right next to Birmingham airport, the planes fly right over your head! Perfect place for a picnic in nicer weather and it also has a children’s play area and cafe.
Salcey Forest – About an hour’s drive from Leamington Spa, Salcey Forest is a Forestry Commission forest which has an adventure playground, cafe, long stunning walks with opportunities to off road, build dens and climb. We love it because its dog, pushchair, bike and scooter friendly, Just pay for parking £4 all day.
Cannock Chase Forest – Woodland walks, the Midlands best bike trails and adventure playground. Cannock Chase is highly recommended for a fun day out a little further afield. You can even Go Ape if you fancy extra adventure!