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February half-term 2022 'Brilliant Birds' activities

Delve into Dartmoor’s wonderful wildlife this February half term with a focus on the moor’s birds. Dartmoor is home to a fascinating range of birds and provides a refuge for species that are under threat elsewhere. Birds such as the cuckoo, meadow pipit, skylark and ring ouzel can all be seen and heard at different times of the year. The Authority is committed to keeping the landscape special...

5 ways to enjoy a day out with the family at Drake Circus this half term

With a whole host of things to do at Drake Circus shopping centre and The Barcode in Plymouth, here are our top tips for how to get the most out of your family visit this half term.

1. Take advantage of great dining deals for kids

Whether you’re in the mood for a quick bite to eat at Drake Circus or a more leisurely dining experience at The Barcode , there are a number of delicious...

Discover the leader of the pack at The Donkey Sanctuary

This February half term, head to The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth and find out which adoption donkey has the loudest bray, the longest ears, or who is the most playful, in the Adoption Donkey Top Trumps Trail.

Follow the trail around the sanctuary to find the giant Top Trumps cards and discover which adoption donkey comes out on top in each round. This exciting family activity is a...

Call for help to plant 2,000 trees at Kipscombe in October half-term

The National Trust in North Devon is asking for volunteers to come and help plant up to 2,000 trees during half term, on Thursday 28 October at Kipscombe (above Lynmouth).

In North Devon the National Trust has an ambition to plant 125,000 trees by 2025, and these trees will help combat climate change and build natural corridors to give our wildlife a better chance.

The Trust...

The BEST virtual activities in Plymouth you and the kids can enjoy from the sofa this half term

With much of the UK under restrictions, heading out for some half term fun with the kids seems to be off the cards.

To keep parents and their little ones entertained at home throughout the school break, Matalan has discovered the best virtual activities for kids that you can enjoy from the sofa this half term, including some underwater wonders in Plymouth.

Discover some...

RNIB launches Sensory Scavenger Hunt activity pack for children across the South West

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has launched an exciting new Sensory Scavenger Hunt activity pack to keep children in the South West of England entertained over the half-term break.

The pack, which can be downloaded from RNIB’s website and is for children of all ages, helps young explorers understand their senses beyond sight through fun challenges. These include...

Top Trumps trail at The Donkey Sanctuary

This February half term, head to The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth and find out which donkey has the loudest bray, the longest ears, or who is the most playful in the Adoption Donkey Top Trumps Trail.

Follow the trail to find the giant Top Trumps cards located around the sanctuary and reveal which adoption donkey comes out on top in each round.

Each adoption donkey has been...

Crealy’s half term Super Slam Wrestling

Crealy’s Super Slam Wrestling is sure to be a huge hit for families this February Half Term.

Crealy Theme Park and Resort are welcoming a team of professional wrestlers direct from the USA to fight it out in front of Crealy guests to find out who is the true king of the ring.

With four hard hitting shows taking place each day in the Crealy Arena from Saturday February 15 to...

Future Make with Real Ideas

Kickstart your future with Future Make - Future Make, presented by Real Ideas, is a series of creative-techy-making clubs and activities for children aged 7 – 11.

What can I do at Future Make? - From flying drones and creating digital immersive experiences, to designing extreme structures and thinking up exciting new ideas, take the confidence, experience and insight you gain and start to shape your creative future.

Events at Future Make - We’ve got some great holiday club days coming up – book yourself onto a day of...

Free Pet Workshops across Devon this half-term

To help parents keep kids entertained throughout the February half term holidays, Pets at Home is once again offering its fun and free interactive My Pet Pals workshops, every day in stores from 11.30am, plus there’s a free bag of wild bird seed* with every workshop booking.

The woodland themed workshops will be hosted by the friendly and knowledgable pet care advisors and offer fun-...

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