Things to Do in Norfolk February Half Term

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Half-term is a good opportunity for family time. During the school holidays in Norfolk, there are plenty of family-friendly things to do including some special events.

If you are looking to plan activities for the February half-term, we have the best events and things to do during the February half-term in Norfolk.

What are the dates for February half-term in 2022?

In 2022, half term is Monday, 14 Feb 2022 – Friday, 18 Feb 2022. You also have the weekend before and after.

Special February Half-Term Events in Norfolk for Families

Many local attractions host special events that are designed for kids during half-term, so take advantage of it. Quite a few are budget-friendly too.

Remember there can always be last minute changes, so it’s always a good idea to double-check the details with the organization hosting the event.

Please also make sure you follow all COVID guidelines. You should take a lateral flow test before meeting up with others and stay home if its positive or you have symptoms.

King’s Lynn Fairground Mart

When: 12 – 20 February

The Tuesday Market Place in King’s Lynn, one of the country’s grandest squares, tranforms into a funfair. The Mart is a tribute to the remarkable work of Frederick Savage, who worked with the Showmen’s Guild to develop new fairground rides.

To save money, plan to go on 14 February when it is Children’s Day and all rides (except for the Booster, dodgems and cars) are reduced to £1.

Teddy Bear Express

When: 12 – 20 February

Join the Bure Valley mascot bear for some fun during half-term week! Children can take part in a themed activity during their 45-minute (each-way) journey and the Whilstlestop Café will be decorated.

To make this truly a children’s event, kids are free when accompanied by a full fare-paying adult (maximum 2 children 0-15 per adult). Pre-booking is advisable but not required. Be sure to arrive 15 minutes before the departure time of the train.

Get more information here.

PS. Don’t forget to bring your Teddy!

February Half Term at Bewilderwood

When: 12 – 20 February

The Woods reopen for another wild season. You can enjoy the Sky Maze, Broken Bridge, Slippery Slopes, Den Building along with a bonfire, storytellings, crafts and more. Every day of half term there will be a range of activities!

Get more details here.

Love Birds at Holkham Estate

When: 12 – 20 February

There will be a range of events and activities to celebrate Holkham’s feathered friends (and other creatures that call the Estate home) including the ‘Love is in the air’ Trail exploring Holkham Park, the Nature Trail walk around the Holkham lake, and the Holkham stories and Happily Ever After Trail. Special activities for children include the Build a Bird Box Workshop and the Avian Art workshop.

Get more details here.

Pirate-Themed River Trips

When: 14 – 18 February

Pirates have nicked the Cordon Rouge and have been seen flying the Jolly Roger on the Norfolk Broads. They are after the lost treasure and need a crew to help them find it. Will you help them and get a share or be forced to walk the plank.

The family-friendly pirate themed river trip aboard the Cordon Rouge features pirate themed decoration, children’s activity packs, fancy dress and commentary from our Pirate ship Captain “Flint”. The boat ride lasts for 1.5 hours runs twice a day.

Tickets are £12.50 per person under 5s are £1.00. Get more information here.

Willow Lantern Workshop and Parade at Sandringham

When: 15, 17, and 19 February

Join a creative workshop and learn how to make a willow lantern in the Carriage Rooms at the Stables within Sandringham Gardens. After the workshop, you can take your finished lantern and join an atmospheric parade around Sandringham Lake in the Gardens.

Additionally, all participants (along with two accompanying adults) will be invited back for another torch light procession on Thursday 2 June prior to the Official Platinum Jubilee Beacon lighting.

Get more details and book here.

Love Light Norwich

When: 17 – 19 February

This exciting light festival themed around love and belonging is back for 2022. See much-loved Norwich landmarks transformed into vibrant artworks, enjoy performances from renowned artists, and join in with the city centre procession. Kids will be mesmerized by the colourful lights and enjoy the interactive installations.

It’s free to attend.  Read our guide to Love Light Norwich 2022 for more information.

The Ben Langley Show

When: 19 February

Norwich Panto Legend and Britain’s Got Talent Misheard Lyric funnyman brings his one man variety show to the Maddermarket for just one day only. There are two performances with special guest, Steve Hewlett, who was a BGT semi finalist. It’s fun for the whole family and tickets are only £10.

Get more information here.

Things to Do During the February Half Term in Norfolk

If the special events didn’t catch your eye, don’t worry we have more ideas. Check out these blog posts for some suggestions to keep the kids entertained.

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