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Things to Do in Kent During February Half Term 2019


Are you wondering what to do in Kent over February half term? As well as keeping the kids amused during the school holidays, it’s also important to give yourself a well-earned break after the busy term. Here are 6 days out for all the family in Kent this half term break:

1) Beastie Day at Brogdale Collections, 21st February 2019, Faversham

If your children are interested in creepy crawlies, then this event is perfect for them! Spend the day exploring the orchards and discovering bugs and minibeasts during bookable close encounters. The day starts at 10am and ends at 3pm and costs £9.50 for 1 adult and 1 child, additional attendees are £7.50 each. 

2) Half Term Hunters at Leeds Castle, 16th – 24th February, Maidstone

Become a first-class junior hunter with your family in the grounds of the picturesque Leeds Castle this half term. Put on your wellies and your thinking caps to undertake a special trail through the castle grounds. The trail is included as part of your admission ticket to the castle and grounds. 

3) February Fun and Frolics at Kent Life, 16th – 24th February, Maidstone 

Discover cute animals on the Kent Life Farm throughout February half term and get up close with smaller creatures in the cuddle corner. There will be a fun and fabulous Animal Show in the Big Top and make sure you visit the meerkats and owls in the Kent Owl Academy. Tickets are priced at £6.95 for an adult and £5.95 per child, a family of four is £21.95. 

4) Children’s Book Festival at Dreamland, 16th February, Margate 

Dreamland is hosting its first ever Children’s Book Festival this half term which will be located in the Hall by The Sea and the Ballroom. There will be some very special guest appearances from The Gruffalo and screenings of film adaptations of Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler classics including Room on The Broom, Stick Man, The Highway Rat, The Gruffalo and their highly-anticipated latest release Zog! Tickets are £6 + booking fee or £22 + booking fee for a family of 4.

5) Living with Nature at Hever Castle, 16th – 24th February, Edenbridge 

Discover nature with your little ones at Hever Castle this half term. Learn more about conservation, local wildlife and how you can get back in touch with the natural world. Investigate animal footprints and tracks, join the habitat tour and even make your own bird feeder! Activities are included in the normal cost of admission but if your child would like their face painted or to feed the birds then this comes at an additional charge. 

6) Bricks Britannia: A History of Britain in LEGO Bricks at The Beaney- 9th -24th February, Canterbury

Witness iconic moments in British history from Stone Age Britain to the 21st Century all in LEGO at this fantastic exhibition. The display features 30 models from the leading company for LEGO creations. Ticket prices are £6.50 for adults and £5 for children and includes entry to the 70,000-piece LEGO Brick Pit!

If these great activities haven’t given you inspiration for a day out family fun this half term, then check out this list of things to do in Kent for free!


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