Warwick castle viewed across the moat with flowers in foreground

Things to do in Warwickshire February half term 2024

School holidays are approaching again, so it’s time to check out all the things to do in Warwickshire during February half term 2024. As half term isn’t quite such a big event as the Christmas holidays, many places announce their plans quite late. If your favourite attraction doesn’t have anything listed as yet, do get in touch with them to see what their plans are. If you’re on a budget, check out these free things to do in Warwickshire as well.

This post covers the Warwickshire area only. If you are looking for half term days out in nearby counties, please see below:

Baddesley Clinton

The family event at Baddesly Clinton for February half term 2024 only takes place on one date, so it’s worth booking in advance. Enjoy a family nature walk around the grounds, connecting with your body, breathing and the earth. There will be pauses for discussions and nature-themed activities and the walk will last for around an hour.

When and where: Thursday 15th February 2024, Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire.

British Motor Museum Warwickshire

Explore the world of Enthralling Energy at the British Motor Museum this February half term. Take a look at the energy sources of the future and head to the lab for the Project Energise show, where you can see experiments to test alternative energy. The Energy Family Tour takes visitors around the museum to see different energy sources among the museum’s cars. Then, it’s time to build your own vehicle of the future in the Learning Hub. On the Fix It family trail, visitors can use parts from past, present and future to create a unique car. All activities are included in the admission price.

When and where: 10th to 25th February 2024, British Motor Museum, Warwickshire.

Charlecote Park

Embrace the weather on a Welly Wander Trail this February half term at Charlecote Park. Wellies are essential! Explore the parlkand, jumping in the puddles on a family activity trail. The price is £2 per trail in addition to the admission price. There are plenty of family-friendly things to do inside as well, and if you visit on Wednesday 14th or 21st February, there are welly-themed crafts to do as well.

When and where: Saturday 10th to Sunday 25th February 2024, Charlecote Park National Trust.

What’s on Warwickshire February half term 2024: Compton Verney

Something a little unusual is taking place at Compton Verney in Warwickshire for February half term 2024. They’re encouraging people to visit after dark! A spectacle of light and sound will lead visitors through the woodland and parkland on an illuminated walking trail. A colourful kaleidoscope, stunning light installations and light beams across the lake will wow visitors. Grab a hot chocolate to drink en route or pick up some street food from the vendors on site. Menus change each day so check what will be available when you intend to visit. Booking is essential and there will be no tickets on the door.

When and where: Friday to Sunday from 26th January to 18th February 2024, plus weekdays 13th to 15th February during half term. Compton Verney, Warwickshire.

Enchanted Tea Room

I absolutely love the look of the Enchanted Tea Room and their events look fabulous, but I do find their website a little difficult to navigate. There is a school holidays tab within their February events page, but it’s empty. However, lots does seem to be going on during half term. Themes include:

  • Afternoon tea with princesses
  • Beauty and the Beast themed “Be Our Guest” afternoon tea
  • Afternoon tea with the Snow Sisters
  • Six themed afternoon tea
  • Candy Man afternoon tea (looks to be Willy Wonka themed)

When and where: Various dates in February, the Enchanted Tea Room, Warwickshire.

Hatton Adventure World

Dick Whittington is on hand to entertain visitors to Hatton this February half term, for their annual pantomime. You can also enjoy animal handling, soft play, magic shows, farmyard favourites and a miniature funfair. Panto tickets cost an extra £3 on top of the admission cost when booked online.

When and Where: 10th to 18th February 2024, Hatton Adventure World, Warwickshire.

Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire

Be a half-term history maker at Kenilworth Castle this February. Historical characters are on hand to teach visitors about Medieval life. Interactive stories help you to learn how to become a Medieval knight. Then it’s time for sword school to become a warrior before being bestowed with the Knight’s title by the King. All activities are included in the price of an admission ticket.

When and where: 10th to 18th February 2024, Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire.

Review: You can read my review of a dog friendly family day out at Kenilworth Castle.

Kenilworth Castle Warwickshire water fountain in formal garden
Kenilworth Castle Ruins and garden

Warwickshire February half term 2024: Mad Museum

Whilst there’s no particular event taking place at the MAD Museum for February half term 2024, this Warwickshire Museum is the only mechanical art venue in the UK and pre-booking will be essential. Visitors can interact with art, contraptions and machines, create marble runs on a giant wall and grab a free activity sheet to take part in a competition. Craft facilities are available so you can sketch exhibits as well as taking photos and videos. Little ones will love the sensory experience at the MAD museum with its sounds, colours, movement and flashing lights. Children will subtly learn about physics, maths and design as they look at interactive, eccentric and loud art.

When and where: 10th to 18th and 20th to 25th February 2024, Mad Museum.

Packwood House

Whilst there’s no specific February half term event taking place at Packwood House in Warwickshire, it’s always a great day out and worthy of a visit. Take a look at the Tudor house and stroll around the garden and lake. If you are feeling adventurous, there’s 150 acres of parkland to explore too. Facilities include a café and shop and dogs on leads are welcome. The grounds are partly accessible to wheelchairs with both a Tramper and wheelchairs available to hire. Hearing loops and brail guides are provided at Packwood too. Head to the Packwood website for further information about visiting.

Warwickshire February half term 2024: Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall

Embark on a Twitchers Museum Adventure to celebrate the release of Feather by Walker Books. The story is set in a museum and 50 museums across the country will be bringing the theme to life for families this February half term. Help Twitch and friends to find missing bird exhibits in the Georgian Classroom, Court of Record, Master’s Chamber and Tudor Schoolroom. Complete the free activity sheet and receive a free Twitchers sticker.

When and where: 10th to 25th February 2024, Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall.

What’s on at Warwick Castle February half term 2024

Enjoy a festival of archery at Warwick Castle this half term. Watch expert archers put on exhilarating performances and try out “have a go archery” yourself. Other things to do include the Horrible Histories Maze, Zog Playland and birds of prey encounter. Visitors can also explore the castle’s ramparts and towers.

When and where: 10th to 18th February 2024, Warwick Castle.

Review: You can read our review of Warwick Castle’s Wars of the Roses.

aerial view of Warwick Castle Warwickshire and surrounding countryside February half term
Warwick Castle viewed from above

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