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February Half Term Kids Activities & Events around Leeds

Things to do this February half-term in Leeds. Including days out ideas, events and half term activities in and around Leeds for kids and families in 2022.

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Talking Animals Week

19th-27th February 2022, 10am-5pm

Prepare to channel your inner Doctor Dolittle to work out the answers to the Enchanted Forest quiz, by listening to the animals at Stockeld Park’s February Half Term Adventure – Talking Animals Week!
Ice-skating and the giant Maze will be open too, along with the 5 Adventure Playgrounds, there is something for everyone!
If that wasn’t enough, to ensure maximum fun for all the family this February, get ready to cheer on our fury friends as they take on their biggest quest yet in Stockeld’s brand new Panto! When Farmer Foster is forced to sell his farm, the animals work together to try and save it! Tickets are limited so don’t delay and book today!

Suitable for toddlers

Stockeld Park, off the A661 Wetherby Road, LS22 4AN.

01937 586333



February Half Term 2021

Open EVERYDAY, there is plenty going on at Stump Cross Caverns this half term!

The caves, Time Cafe and Time Pod will be open as usual.  Please email if you would like to book the cinema over half term – due to certain events this half term the cinema will not be available every day.  UV tours will be running as usual on Thursdays too.  As well as our usual offerings, we also have some special events over half term:

Tuesday 22 February at 4pm

Join Dance Matt at one of his fun interactive Mini Discos with a sprinkle of sing alongs and themed games from everyone’s favourite award-winning film Frozen. Included with each children’s ticket is a party food box & prize.

£20 per child (includes party food box and prize)/ £6 per adult

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Saturday 19 and 26 February

An exclusive 20 minute bird-handling slot for you and your family with the excellent Harrogate Birds of Prey at Stump Cross Caverns. Family ticket: £10

24 February 2022

Take a trip from Stump Cross Caverns all the way into distant space! This special one hour talk by Chris Higgins is the perfect beginner’s guide to the night sky, using an interactive planetarium programme to recreate the scene above the caverns under Nidderdale’s starry skies.

Ticket includes (£20 adults/ £15 children):

  • admission to the cave for a UV tour
  • 1 hour stargazing experience

Curry, rice (£9.95) and naan bread (£1.50) – served at 7pm after the stargazing experience – is optional and can be pre-ordered along with your ticket.


This February half-term there’s plenty of family fun to be had at the Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds!

Ben Hart: Wonder. Be amazed by magician Ben Hart as he uses the simplest of props, objects, and minds of the audience to conjure an altogether new kind of magic.

Join Molly and her dog Bingo for an unforgettable sixth birthday party complete with a terrific treasure hunt, sensational sing-along songs and lots of fantastic games, in I Spy With My Little Eye (suitable for 2+)

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs?! Get ready to go on an exciting pre-historic adventure as Dr Ben Garrod explores the biggest, deadliest, and weirdest predators that ever roamed the planet.

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Looking for something fun and active for all ages and abilities?

Welcome to Gravity Active Entertainment, Leeds. The perfect day out.

Arrive to be greeted by a welcoming member of the Gravity Team, who will allocate you in the right direction of your visit. Next step, socks! We take great pride in our safety, so grab your Gravity Socks and wristbands and get bouncing.

For those who are looking to relax, head upstairs to our Newtons café. Coffee, cake, ice cream and a full view of the park, what more is there to offer! Fancy something cold and refreshing grab one of our UNLIMITED slushes for just £4.95 with over 6 flavours to choose from.

An hour passes by, and lockers are emptied, but that’s not all… why not head over to our NEW premier Fun Box Arcade Gravity at the tap of a card. With around 35 games to play, why not give them a go and see if you can beat any og the high scores.

We take pride on entertaining so there’s something for everyone. Come see us soon! We don’t disappoint.


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Can you find the missing Gargoyle Grobblenook at The Hole In Wand Wizard Golf?

Visit the World’s Most Magical Golf Course in York’s Coppergate Shopping Centre in York, and take on 9 magical golf holes.

Along the way there will be bubbling cauldrons, magical portals, a giant picture frame where you become part of the painting…and can you do a Light Spell to illuminate the way in our dark hole?

At the end of your adventure you will find out if you have the magical powers of a Serpent, Basilisk, Unicorn or Wizard and every player will receive a magic potion gift to take home, plus hopefully find Grobblenook and maybe get a Hole In One badge!

After a magical 9 hole adventure you can relax in our Wizard Tavern with a Cauldron Cake or Uni-Pop-Corn, and a delicious potion with poisonous options for grown up spell makers.

Wizard golf with a potion drink for every player is £6.99 per person and you can book now via the website. Minimum age is 3 and the maximum group size is 6 Wizard with wands.

Use the magic password MUMBLER to get our secret discounted Coffee in our Wizard Tavern.

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Curious about Leeds

Have fun (re-)discovering Leeds, spotting things you’ve never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks.

The two walks can be enjoyed separately or joined together to form a longer walk and are a safe fun and affordable way to get outside for some fresh air for a couple of hours in the holidays. They are a low cost, inclusive, participatory activity where everyone can have a role, following directions, finding the answers to our addictive clues, matching pictures and reading snippets about the history of Leeds and the people that have shaped it.

Visit ourwebsite to buy in printed booklet or instant download format, using code Mumbler20 for 20% off all purchases.
Other Yorkshire Curious About walks are: Harrogate, Hull, Ripon, Scarborough, Sheffield, Whitby and York.


Starts:          Art Gallery Shop, The Headrow, LS1 3AA
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Anglers Country Park – Wakefield

Area: Wakefield

Car Park: Plenty of car parking, charges apply

Amenities: Cafe, toilets and adventure playground next to the Visitors Centre

Large country park that is great for walking, children’s biking and picnics. It also has a children’s adventure playground and The Room on the Broom trail. You can purchase activity packs from the Visitor’s Centre for £2. From the centre you’ll follow the trail, find sculptures, look for animal footprints, trace rubbings and have fun doing activities along the way.

At the visitor’s centre you can hire running buggies and bikes for the whole family including bike trailers for the tiniest!

Haw Park Lane, Wintersett, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 2EB. Tel: 01924 303980

Bolton Abbey, Near Skipton

Area: Wharfedale

Car Park: Pre-booking is required for all cars. £10 per car.

Amenities: Cafe, toilets at numerous locations.

Enjoy a picnic, build sandcastles have a little paddle in the river or simply relax and take in the view of the Priory. The 60 stepping stones offer a fun and challenging experience, but there is a bridge offering a safe and dry passage. There is a large beach area popular with visiting families. Seasonal events take place throughout the year, including the famous Welly Walk (end May – November).  Read our review here.

There are various walks, all routes can be viewed here. 

Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD236EX. Tel: 01756 718000

Child Friendly Leeds City Centre Map

Child Friendly Leeds have been consulting with children and young people in Leeds to find out what they would like to see on a city centre map. They have helped to co-produce an amazing map with lots of useful features and activities to do in our amazing city!

Child Friendly Leeds City Centre Map

Fun for Little Growers at Crag House Farm

21st, 22nd, 23rd February 2022. 10:30am, 11am, 11:30am

Children can visit the indoor Garden Nursery and decorate a plant pot and plant some flower or vegetable seeds to take home, look after and watch them grow! Each session lasts for approx 30mins and costs £3 per child.

Pre-booking required:

 Crag House Farm, Otley Old Road, Cookridge, Leeds LS16 7NH

Harewood House

Harewood sits in the heart of Yorkshire and is one of the Treasure Houses of England. The House was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in Britain.

Visitors can enjoy exhibitions of contemporary art, rare Bird Garden, Farm Experience and over 100 acres of exquisite gardens to explore.

Be part of the living history and visit Harewood House. All visitors (including under 5s) will need to pre-book tickets.


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ReDiscover Leeds

ReDiscover Leeds with our Family Friendly Trail this Winter

The ‘ReDiscover Leeds Family Trail’ shines a spotlight on treasures including the beautiful stained glass roof at Victoria Leeds, the Robin Hood themed Potts clock in Thornton’s Arcade and the River Aire as it makes its way under Leeds Station. Families can download the map, walk the trail and together take a closer look at Leeds city centre.

Download the trail map here