Suffering from the famous January Blues? Brighten yourself up by planning ahead for the half term. February half term is fast approaching, giving you and the kids the chance to relax, rewind and just have fun together!
So, what better way to spend the remainder of what feels like the longest month on record, than to plan lots of fun-packed activities you can enjoy with the kids? Below, you’ll discover some great ways to celebrate the half term to give you a little inspiration.
Consider a London getaway
When it comes to family-friendly destinations, it doesn’t get much better than London (apart from Cornwall!). There are so many unique and wonderful things to see and do in the UK’s capital and there’s lots of ways to save on travel, so you don’t need to worry about the cost of getting there. You could even ease the stress by taking the train and booking anytime tickets. That way, you won’t need to worry about getting to the station for a specific time.
Once there, there’s a few attractions you definitely won’t want to miss. Check out the Natural History Museum, the Warner Bros Studio London Tour, London Zoo and the fab Science Museum to name just some of the great attractions.
Enjoy a little adventure
Throughout the UK, you’ll find a lot of adventure based activities you can the kids can enjoy. Why not take a look at some of the Go Ape centres based around the country? You and the kids will get to have lots of fun on zipwires, off-road Segway’s and trampoline nets hidden amongst the trees. Or, take a trip to the Lee Valley Park farm in Essex where you’ll find lots of entertainment for the kids. From falconry displays to a petting zoo and tractor rides – there’s something to suit all ages at this activity farm.
No matter what type of adventure you’re looking for, you’ll find something suitable within the UK.
Enjoy a family theme park getaway
If you really want to let your hair down, why not treat the kids to a little theme park getaway this half term? The UK is home to a lot of impressive theme parks, so finding one that isn’t too far away shouldn’t be a problem. From Thorpe Park in Surrey, to Warwick Castle in Warwickshire and Alton Towers in Staffordshire; there’s plenty of awesome theme parks to choose from.
The above are just some great ideas for planning your half term getaway. What better way to beat the January blues than to plan your next family adventure? No matter how far you’re looking to travel, there’s always plenty of things to do and see throughout the UK.