February Half Term Activities in and around Dartmouth

February Half Term Activities in and around Dartmouth

Whether you are in Dartmouth for the day or for the February half term week, there is lots to keep everyone entertained. From events to attractions, you’ll be sure to find something for the whole family to enjoy.  

 

Events at The Flavel Arts Centre (21st February and 23rd February) 

Alongside it’s range of Kid’s Club Cinema screenings, The Flavel Arts Centre is hosting an array of exciting children’s workshops and film screenings this half term. The Hoop and Silks Workshop, suitable for all levels of fitness, will teach your little ones to dance like a circus artist, or, if they’re more arty-types, perhaps sign them up to the Pom Pom Wreath Workshop where they can craft a fabulous wreath to take home! 

 

Try an Escape Room at HQ Escape Rooms (19th February – 27th February) 

Open 7 days a week in Dartmouth, and suitable for all ages from 9+, why not immerse the family in a themed escape room this half term. You’ll have to work together to solve puzzles as you race against the clock to escape! HQ Escape Rooms are also dog friendly, so the whole family can enjoy some time together – you’ll be sure to create some long-lasting memories together. 

 

Dartmouth Castle (19th February – 27th February) 

If you’re looking for somewhere historic to take the kiddies, Dartmouth Castle is a great place to explore! For over six hundred years Dartmouth Castle has guarded the narrow entrance to the Dart Estuary and the busy, vibrant port of Dartmouth. It offers stunning views of the estuary and is a great family day out, whatever the weather! 

 

Pennywell Farm (19th February – 27th February) 

If you’re a family of animal-lovers, you’ll love a day out to Pennywell Farm! You can get up close and personal with a variety of friendly animals, their activity board will let you know what activities are scheduled for the day, such as goat milking, ferret racing, deer feeding and much more! Pennywell Farm is located in Buckfastleigh and is open 7 days a week from 19th February 2022. 

 

Babbacombe Model Village (19th February – 27th February) 

Located just a short walk from picturesque Babbacombe, this attraction will take you out of the hustle and bustle of everyday life and leave your family feeling on top of the world, as you stand upon a miniature recreation of it! Booking is always advised as this is a very popular attraction.! 

  

Walk the South West Coast Path (19th February – 27th February) 

The South West Coast Path is a 630-mile stretch of stunning coastline and part of it runs right past Dartmouth! The South West Coast Path is there to be enjoyed by everyone regardless of age, you will not be disappointed by the many spectacular views – and the best part about it is, it’s free! 

 

Take to the water with Sea Kayak Devon (19th February – 27th February) 

Enjoy Dartmouth’s stunning coastline with Sea Kayak Devon, running guided kayaking and bushcraft expeditions. Try a half day trip or a full day adventure and picnic in a beautiful spot away from the crowds. Sea Kayak Devon also offer fully catered overnight trips where you can relax by a campfire and learn bush craft skills from your guide. Big double kayaks are available so that parents with children as young as 5 can join in the fun! It might be a bit chilly, but for those who are brave enough to bear the weather, you’ll have a blast for sure! 

 

Take a walk around Greenway Estate (19th February – 27th February) 

Reopening on the 19th February is Greenway, operated by the National Trust and an estate on the River Dart near Galmpton. It was once the home of the author Agatha Christie. The estate is served by a steam railway service with trains from Paignton and Kingswear stopping at Greenway Halt station. Walking around the garden and woodlands your little ones will be sure to spot some interesting wildlife, and if the weather is a bit miserable, there’s plenty to do inside! 

 

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