Fun Things To Do During February Half Term

Published: 21/02/2022

February half-term has arrived! If you and your family are looking to plan some fun and exciting days out in the coming weeks, then it’s worth looking at some of the following ideas:


Space, Universe and everything at Liverpool Cathedral

The inside of Liverpool Cathedral is due to be transformed with the immersive art installation called ‘Space, Universe and Everything’ this February.

A display ranging from lights, projects and sound gives visitors the opportunity to feel surrounded by the wonders of the universe.

The art installation takes place from Friday 18th February 2022 through to Sunday 27th February 2022 with shows scheduled to start every 15 minutes from 6pm-8pm.

More information can be found here.

Feel like a member of The Beatles at The Beatles Story exhibition

Whether a local or visiting from afar, The Beatles has played a massive role on everyone’s life!

Take in the history and learn more about the lifestyle of The Beatles when visiting The Beatles Story on the Albert Dock front with fun activities included throughout. Afterwards take home a souvenir from the Fab4 gift shop or dine out in the Fab4 café.

You can book tickets and get more information here.

Try your hand at one of the many spectacular escape rooms

The popular escape room trend is a big tourist attraction throughout Liverpool City Centre with multiple companies offering the chance to try your hand at the fun activities.

Breakout Liverpool offers families with children aged 10 and over (accompanied by an adult) to enjoy a range of fun themed rooms varying in difficulty, from The Heist and Spellbound to Detective Office A & B if you fancy going up against each other to see who can escape first and the quickest! More booking information can be found here.

For something a bit different to your traditional escape room, there are also VR (virtual reality) themed rooms to enjoy with Escape Live and outdoor hunts to experience around the City Centre and Albert Dock with Escape Hunt.

Prices vary throughout the different escape rooms on offer, starting from £17.50. Visit the websites above for more information.


Get a hole in one at Dino Falls Adventure Golf

Fancy yourself a bit of a golf pro? Are you a fan of dinosaurs? Why not combine the two with the fantastic Dino Falls Adventure Golf! This is a fun day out to be had for people of all ages.

The venue, which is located near the Trafford Centre, features both a volcano and rapids course, including a six-metre walkthrough sprouting volcano to experience.

Considered one of the biggest adventure golf attractions outside of London, it features all your favourite dinosaurs from a tyrannosaurus rex, baby triceratops and diplodocus just to name a few!

Open times for the attraction start at 7am, running to 10:30am daily, with ticket costs ranging from £9 for adults, £7 for under 16s, £5 for children, or £28 for a family pass which includes two adults and two children. You can find more information and book online here.

Make fun family memories at LEGO Discovery Centre

Do you have any LEGO lovers in your family? Well you’ll want to treat them to a day out at the LEGO Discovery Centre in Manchester!

During your visit there are a range of attractions to enjoy, including the following:

Lego 4D Cinema
The Great Lego VR Race Experience
Lego Ninjago City Adventure

You can find more information about the attractions and book tickets online, here.


Experience the West End Theatres

If you’re in and around the capital during the February half-term, why not treat your family to a day out at the theatre! There are a whole host of family friendly musicals and West End plays to enjoy including:

Lion King
Mary Poppins

More information about the shows and the ticket costs can be found here.

Monkey around at the London Zoo

Who doesn’t love the zoo?

The London Zoo has a mixture of animals on offer to see, from favourites like monkeys, elephants, and giraffes to the aquarium, it has it all. You will get lost for hours on end in this animal kingdom. Visit their website for more details.

Strike a pose with your favourite stars at Madame Tussauds

Relive your favourite movie scenes and meet the stars with this amazing experience at Madame Tussauds.

The world-renowned attraction has a whole host of stars just waiting to meet you and your family! Want to take a selfie with Spider-Man and the Marvel gang? Consider it done. Want to take a trip back down memory lane and rock out with rock legends Queen? Go crazy. Want to be in the same room as The Royals? The possibilities are endless! This is one that should be on everyone’s list of things to do, no matter what age you are.

Find out more about what Madame Tussauds has to offer here.

Other areas

Visit the new Peter Rabbit Explore and Play

Peter Rabbit Explore and Play is the new attraction opening in Blackpool this February for families of all ages!

Opening next door to the famous Blackpool Madame Tussauds, the new attraction will allow families to enjoy fun themed rooms including splashing in Jeremy Fisher’s sensory pond, climb, crawl and jump around Mr McGregor’s garden and also experience the wonderful inventions inside Mr Bouncer’s Invention Workshop!

For more information, visit their website here.

Explore the Lake District National Park

For something a bit different, why not put your walking boots on and explore the Lake District National Park!

It’s a must-see area of England for those that love going on travels, with around 900 square miles on offer to explore, including 12 of the country’s largest lakes to visit, there’s little wonder why the region continues to get endless praise every year.

For the adrenaline junkies, the largest mountain can also be located here, as Scafell Pike stands tall at 3,210 feet. If that isn’t your thing, you can go and explore the local towns and villages in the region, such as Grasmere.

For more information, visit their website here.

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