February Half-Term in Bath

By Nick Allen

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Our top picks for an action-packed family break, come rain or shine there’s plenty to explore in Bath. Make February half-term an unforgettable one.

Half-term trail: green hearts

Prior Park are celebrating a love of nature this half-term. Head to the gardens designed by Capability Brown to hunt for natural hearts, experience wonderful views and a few hidden surprises.

More information here.

Get crafting at The Fashion Museum, Victoria Art Gallery and The Roman Baths

Half-term is all about headwear in Bath. From 12th-16th February, you can discover Julius Caesar at The Roman Baths and use his secret code to create a Roman laurel crown. If you prefer something a little more regal, The Fashion Museum will be making crowns and tiaras on Thursday !5th February, the perfect adornment to a little king or queen’s half-term outfit! Or head to The Victoria Art Gallery to experience some Georgian hats and headwear and build a sedan chair fit for a Georgian king

Wild Wednesday: Nature’s Patterns

It wouldn’t be half-term without a Wild Wednesday on the Bath Skyline Walk. This February, the team will be out and about in The Woodland Play Area exploring nature’s patterns and getting creative.

More information here.

The Egg

There’s plenty to see at Bath’s children’s theatre, The Egg. From 9th to 11th February, follow The Little Mochi Man on his adventures through Japan. With origami puppets and animation, it’s a great introduction to traditional Japanese story-telling.

Little Red will be encountering the Big Bad Wolf as she heads to Granny’s through the woods, this well-known classic is coming to the theatre on Thursday 15th February until Sunday 18th February. To round up the half-term break, join The Polar Bears as they search for their balloon and race all the way up into space – Wednesday 21st– Sunday 25th February.

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Zoodunnit? At Bristol Zoo

Bristol Zoo need help discovering clues, solving mysteries and cracking codes. As you explore the Zoo, use your detective skills to crack the Zoodunnit? And become and real Zoo Detective.

What’s more, children go free! For every paying adult, one child can visit for free.

Head to the Bristol Zoo website for more information and tickets.