February half term activities

This February half term there are lots of ways to keep your family entertained. From exciting days out that all of the family will enjoy, to creating some seasonal crafts. We've pulled together a list of activities and days out we think you might enjoy...

Hylton Castle
Explore the history on our doorstep by taking a trip to the newly refurbished Hylton Castle and learn about the haunting history that lies on the castle grounds.

Seaburn Beach
Have a walk along the seafront and enjoy the beautiful views and fresh seaside breeze. It’s also a great day out for your dog too!

Penshaw Monument
Take a trip up Penshaw Hill to view the historical Penshaw Monument and take in it’s breathtaking views of the City of Sunderland.

Herrington Country Park
There are many activities here for all the family from walking and cycling, to having a fun filled adventure on the play area.

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
Discover the history of Sunderland and learn about everything from Wallace the famous Lion, to shipbuilding and coal mining! You can also take a trip to the Tropical Winter Gardens where you can see tropical plants, enjoy the tree top walkway and bird's eye view of Mowbray Park. 

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens – Fossils to Fuel Family Trail
At £2.50 per trail, explore prehistoric landscapes, find the clues and answer the questions to claim a themed prize.
This event runs from 15 January to 12 March 2022.

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens – Where There’s Space to Grow
Have a fun day out with the family to see this out of this exhibition created by residents which shows the industrial decline of 1980 whilst looking ahead to the future!
This event runs from 15 January to 12 March 2022.

February 22 - National Walking the Dog Day
Treat your dog to an extra-long walk this day in the fresh February air. Enjoy some quality time with your four-legged friend, playing a game of fetch or even going on a jog!

February 28 - National Floral Design Day 
Have an arts and crafts day with the family. Try and think of as many fun ways to create a flower with arts and crafts or even recyclables!
Here’s some ideas we found…
https://kinderart.com/art-lessons/crafts/water-bottle-flowers/

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/467881848790301944/

https://www.hellowonderful.co/post/easy-paper-flower-craft-for-kids/

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