For those of you who aren’t jetting off to hit the slopes or indulge in some winter sun, there are plenty of activities in and around Reigate and Surrey to keep the whole family occupied this half term. Charlie has rounded up our top picks:
R&Be active are offering a whole host of activities throughout the half term, aimed at children aged 5-12 years old. From trampolining and badminton, to less physically demanding sessions like Lego and den building, there is surely something that will excite your little ones! Prices from £6 per session - for more information and to book these sessions.
With over 70 new born lambs due, pony rides, pig races and a whole host of indoor and outdoor play areas, Bocketts Farm is surely an ideal place for a family day out. Situated in the heart of the Surrey countryside, just south of Leatherhead, the award-winning Farm Park is just a short drive from Reigate. Prices from £10.25 for children and £11.25 for adults.
You’ve surely heard of GoApe, but have you heard of Skywalk Adventure? Located in the forest of Esher, Surrey, the Skywalk Adventure challenges the whole family to climb trees, fly across zip lines and cross rickety bridges and cargo nets. Two courses are available, and it is bound to keep everyone active as well as entertained! You can use discount code HALFTERM25 for discounts on two or more people. Prices range from £22-£30.
There are a whole host of activities for children of all ages from G Live this half term. With creative workshops like ‘Create Your Own Comic’ and stage-lead sessions such as ‘Dance in a Day – Cats’ experience, there is something for everyone. Tickets from £20.
If you haven’t already heard of Birdworld, they the largest bird park in the United Kingdom, and luckily for us they are located in Farnham, which is around a 45 minute drive away. The park sits on 26 acres and has a farm, underwater aquarium and even a sanctuary for two different species of penguins onsite! Admission from £14.50 for children and £16.95 for adults.
Horsham Charity Pancake Races
With local businesses taking part in this year’s pancake races, why not head down to Carfax, Horsham, to witness the ‘flippin’ fantastic’ fun? Put together by The Rotary Club of Horsham, the race sees participants relay across 80 metres, which tests their speed as well as skill. It’s free of charge to spectate
The Silverstone Experience
The all-new Silverstone Experience boasts a fantastic half-day of fun. For free, your kids can visit the Silverstone museum where they’ll take a journey through the past, present and future of motor racing. There is more history to be digested too, with a medieval crawl tunnel to explore, an RAF pilot experience and a replica 1940s racing car that can be sat in. Silverstone have a perfect balance of entertainment and education, and they claim you won’t find a more thrilling day out this February! Day tickets from £14pp (for a family of 4).
British Airways i360
We can’t promise sunshine on the South Coast this February, but you can be sure of stunning 360 views from British Airways’ 450ft observation tower! From the creators of the London Eye, the i360 ascends slowly into the air and gives you the best views of Brighton, the South Downs and the rest of the Sussex coastline. Prices from £7.40 for children and £13.50 for adults.
There you have it – plenty of food for thought for what to get up to next week. Whatever you’re doing, we hope you have a great time with your family and friends!