Its hard to believe that the school holidays are on their way around again. So, get ahead of the game and plan your family friendly days out in advance to ensure enjoyment for all. 

February half term events in Kent 

There’s loads going on in our wonderful county to keep the kids happy and busy. 

February half term at Port Lympne 

Where – Lympne, Hythe, CT21 4LR

Prices – Prices are available here  

This February half term at Port Lympne Reserve, explore over 600 acres to discover where the wild things are and take part in the Golden Gorilla competition where a private rangers tour is available to be won every day.  

Running from 10th – 18th February, your challenge is to try to find the golden gorilla in his hiding place around the Reserve. If you win you could find yourself and your group enjoying a special safari, to make your visit extra memorable. 

There’s is absolutely loads to see and do at Port Lympne this half term. 

February Half term at Dover Castle

Where – Castle Hill, Dover, CT16 1HU

Prices – Pricing information can be found here 

What’s more fabulous than dressing up as a Knight or Princess and going to play at a real life castle? The kids will even enjoy it! Over half term step into Dover Castle’s real fairy tales with storytelling brought to life in spellbinding adventures.


February Half Term at Tonbridge Theatre

Where – EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge School, High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1JP

Prices – Pricing info can be found here 

If your little ones haven’t yet enjoyed the fantastic, best selling book ” Dogs don’t do ballet” by Anna Kemp, then seeing the theatre production has got to be even better. 

A fabulous feel-good show features music, songs, hand-crafted puppets and Biff, the ballet-dancing dog!

 Brought to the stage by acclaimed Little Blue Monster Productions, this hilarious new story for ages 3+ tells the very funny tale of a small dog with big dreams!

Showing twice on 11th February, tickets are likely to sell fast so book quick to avoid disappointment. 

February half term pottery painting classes

Where – Little Budds Farm, Coldblow Lane, Maidstone, ME14 3LR

Prices – Pricing and further info can be found here 


What a fantastic option for the children to unleash their creative streak, particularly if the weather isn’t kind. Art of Mine in Maidstone is offering some excellent pottery painting workshops over half term with some exciting and original themes including a Harry Potter inspired day. 

February half term at The Hop farm

Where – The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent

Prices – Pricing info can be found here

This February half term its Princess and Prate theme at The Hop Farm. I wonder how many of you have a small that will defy stereo type? My princess will definitely insist on going as a pirate!

The Hop Farm is crammed full of activities, with a daily schedule set out below.

Rides and inflatables, plus all the popular attractions including in-door soft play, 4D Cinema , Driving School, Animal Farm and Giant Jumping Pillows.

Entertainment Timetable

11.15am – Costume Character Party Dances
Join in with the fun party dances!
12.15pm – Panto-Style Show Time!
1.15pm – Yummy Pirate & Princess Cupcake Decorating 
2.15pm – First Mate Adam’s Amazing Family Magic Show
3.15pm -Funky Disco
Best dressed competition and prizes for best dancers too!

February Half term at Hever Castle

Where – Hever Road, Hever, Edenbridge, TN8 7NG

Prices – Usual admission prices apply. Discounted tickets available  here .

Kids adore learning about nature. What better setting to do so, whilst exploring a magnificent castle.

Discover more about conservation and local wildlife as part of Hever Castle’s February half-term event, Living with Nature.

The event is aimed at school aged children to help them learn how to create habitats and encourage wildlife into your own garden.

You are invited to join RSPB volunteers on a walk around the grounds to learn about natural and man made habitats or if you prefer you can take a self-guided ‘Wildlife Detective’ walk to investigate animal footprints and tracks. In the Castle, learn about nature throughout history from how fur was used to keep warm to which birds belong to the Queen.

What  a truly fantastic event to educate your smalls on the wonder of nature.

February Half term at High Elms 

Where – High Elms Country Park, Shire Lane, Farnborough, BR6 7JH

Prices – £5 per child £2.50 per adult 

Sticking with the outdoor / nature theme, check out the fantastic events going on at High Elms. See below for all the information on what’s going on. 

February Half term at Emmetts Garden 

Where – Ide Hill, Sevenoaks TN14 6AY

Prices – Pricing info can be found here 

How about discovering all about the inventor of the hot air balloon, during a fun and family friendly trail around the gardens. 

Lots of fresh air, education and excitement should tire the smalls of in time for bed. Plus, dogs are welcome to join in too, so that’s their exercise covered for the day – result!

I hope this has given you lots of ideas to plan your February half term in Kent. There’s some fantastic things going on, we really hope to meet some of you out and about. 

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