February Half Term 2019
Looking for things to do this February half term? Fire up your family's imagination by delving into England's history, whatever the weather.
Embark on a Roman quest, hunt for fairies in historic gardens or learn what it takes to be a butler in a Victorian household. There are lots of events to bring the family together in the school break.
Events in February Half Term
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Discover the wartime tunnels and climb to the top of the mighty Tudor keep at Pendennis Castle. The recreated gun deck brings the noise and drama of a castle under attack to life.
With imposing stone walls, huge fireplaces where kitchen staff worked over roasting spits, and restored furnished rooms, step into medieval life at Warkworth Castle.
Down House: Home of Charles Darwin
Step back into Victorian family life at Charles Darwin's family home. Explore the garden where Darwin conducted his most famous experiments and learn about his greatest discoveries.
1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield
With a family exhibition and play area, as well as a new viewing platform on the rooftop of the gatehouse, explore the battlefield of a major turning point in England's story.