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February Half Term in Yorkshire

Feb Half-Term Fun

Who’s ready for February half-term in Yorkshire?

There are plenty of family-friendly events in Yorkshire for February half-term at leading attractions across the county. Discover what’s on offer this month with our guide to things to do in Yorkshire in February half-term 2022.

February Half-Term Events 2022

February Fun @ Whistlestop Valley, Huddersfield

Let off some steam at Whistlestop Vallery this February half-term. Enjoy steam trains, outdoor playgrounds, miniature railway rides and the indoor activity area before sitting down to pizza and a treat in the dessert parlour.

Keighley Worth Valley Railway Half Term Happiness, Haworth

Bring the whole family (including the dog!) for a railway ride and other fun free special events at this iconic Yorkshire destination.

Tiger Trail at Leeds City Museum, Leeds

Visit Leeds City Museum in February to follow a roarsome free family trail in celebration of the Lunar New Year 2022 – the year of the tiger!

Love Birds at Lotherton Hall, Leeds

Take a bird-themed trail around the Wildlife World here where you can see and learn more about birds. Booking recommended.

February Half Term at National Railway Museum, York

From robots to marble runs and miniature railways, give your mini engineers a fun-filled day of activities centred around control at the National Railway Museum in York.

The Coniston Explorer’s Trail at Coniston Hall, Skipton

Go on a walk on the wild side along estate tracks before tucking into a delicious Yorkshire Picnic.

February Half Term Fun at Stockeld Park, Wetherby

Experience endless fun at Stockeld Park in Wetherby which boasts adventure playgrounds, themed activities, rollerblading, a maze, and a café.  

Half Term Story Festival at the Old Town Hall, Rotherham

Between 22nd – 26th February, pop into the Old Town Hall in Rotherham for storytelling, writing and music workshops and a range of arts and crafts activities.

We Dig Dinosaurs! at Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife Conservation Park, Sheffield

Calling all Dino diggers! This dinosaur trail is packed with clawsome challenges which will have you quaking in your boots and shaking with laughter. Complete the challenge sheet to claim a sweet treat!

Love Barnsley, Barnsley

Celebrate the arts with a range of free events taking place throughout Barnsley town centre between 12th – 28th February. Includes amazing art instillations and street theatre performances.

Extinction: The History of Life on Earth at The Deep, Hull

Take a trip back in time with a study of the history and development of life in the oceans, from hatching dinosaur eggs and witnessing volcano eruptions to discovering the diversity of sharks. Pre-booking is a must.

Go cycling in the East Riding of Yorkshire

Discover the sensational scenery of The Wolds and our coastline with a cycling excursion around the East Riding of Yorkshire. Varied routes to suit all ages and abilities.

Half-term fun in Hambleton

Have fun in Hambleton this February half-term! Kids eat free at Thorp Perrow until 27th February. You can also ride the Wensleydale Railway, opening 22nd February, or visit Mount Grace Priory.

Explore Kirkleatham Walled Garden, Redcar

Combine beautiful gardens, local history, educational plants, and play with a visit the Kirkleatham Walled Garden. Children will love making a splash in the water play area, and don’t forget to enjoy local produce in the on-side café.

Dark Skies crafts and experiences in Hawes, Yorkshire Dales

Give children a taste of the delights of a Dark Sky Reserve with a host of night- and space-themed activities in the Yorkshire Dales. Running alongside the Dark Skies Festival, these family-friendly events include arts and crafts, nocturnal creatures workshops and rocket making and solar system fun.

Storytelling, art trails and SCRAPtastic crafts, Kirklees

Head to the museums in Kirklees between Tuesday – Thursday for SCRAPtastic crafts where children can great their own artwork using recycled materials – entry is free! You should also visit the Kirklees Libraries website to find your nearest storytelling session which includes an interactive family trail.