Get Outdoors This February Half Term
Published: Friday 26th Jan 2018
Written by: Aimee Anderson
The school holidays are the best time of year to spend quality time with your family and February Half Term is a great way to explore somewhere new without the summer crowds. And what better way to do that than in a luxury self-catering cottage in the heart of the Suffolk countryside?
With so much to see and do there's plenty to keep the whole family entertained. We've handpicked a selection of some of the best outdoor activities to get you and your troops out in the Suffolk countryside to get active, breath in the fresh air and have fun together:
Knights & Princesses at Framlingham Castle
If you're little ones love fairytales then why not take them to visit a real life castle? Suffolk has a number of historical landmarks including castles but the most well known is the 'Castle on the Hill' made famous by local singer Ed Sheeran. It is one of the biggest and most complete castles in the area and this February half term they are holding a Knights & Princesses event this half term. So get your helmets and tiaras at the ready for a fabulous day out!
Build a Nestbox at RSPB Minsmere
A great opportunity to get your little ones out in the fresh air doing something practical this half term. It's National Nestbox Week this so RSPB Minsmere are offering budding carpenters and ornothologists alike, the opportunity to get building! £5 per nest box plus the usual reserve entry fees.
Meet the Baby Animals at Easton Farm Park
February is a great time of year for meeting all the cute new arrivals on the farm! From baby goats to lambs, guinea pigs, rabbits and much more. There's plenty to do at Easton Farm Park for all children big and small, including pony rides, train rides and of course the outdoor adventure area complete with bouncy pillow.
Geocaching at Dunwich Heath
Geocaching is becoming a more and more popular outdoor activity. It's a fantastic way to get the family out in the great outdoors to embark on a treasure hunt and appreciate the glorious landscapes!
Snowdrop Spectacular at Kentwell Hall
Kentwell Hall is opening up its gardens this February half term for a spring bulb spectacular! Visit the gardens to see the mass of beautiful spring flowers spread like a carpet across the gardens and woodland. After exploring the Snowdrop Walk and Woodland Trails you can re-fuel at the Tearoom with a warming lunch and hot drink.
Lavenham Treasure Trails
Explore the historical town of Lavenham with a fun Treasure Trail. The Treasure Hunt themed walk around the town is suitable for all ages. A wonderful opportunity to explore this medieval town and a chance to win some real treasure will all correct answers being submitted into a monthly prize draw to win £100!