5 Things To Do in the Lake District This Half Term

Family day out in Winter at Hodge Close near Coniston Crag Hoppers shoot 2006

The Lake District is the perfect location for taking your family away on a half term break. With plenty of things going on we have put together five fun filled ideas for things to do this half term.

If you have any more half term ideas let us know below in the comments section.

Tea Party With Peter Rabbit

5018695_1007On Friday 15th February, the Lake District’s favorite rabbit will be hosting a scrumptious party lunch at The Wold of Beatrix Potter. There will be cakes, sandwiches, and plenty more plus stories and a chance to explore the World of Beatrix Potter! Fun for all the family. More Information

Become a detective at Dove Cottage

Dove CottageAt Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth museum children can become a local detective for the day and find out the secrets of Grasmere’s hidden past, then make their own detective scrapbook. The activities are all part of their new ‘Phoebe’s Scrapbooks: Stories of a Changing Grasmere’ exhibition. More Information

Kids Free at South Lakes Wild Animal Park

South_Lakes9_TA05_-_CopyUntil 28th March Kids entry is free at South Lake Wild Animal Park. Get up close to some really wild animals and even feed the Giraffes and Penguins! With Rhinos, Bears, Lions, Tigers, Monkeys, Cheetahs, Hippos, Emus, and much, much more you will have a really wild day out on the edge of the Lake District. Our very own Sam the dog even visited last summer.  More Information

Learn how to draw Cartoons

Cumberland-PencilBudding artists should head over to The Pencil Museum between Tuesday 12th February and Thursday 14th February 2013 and join local Cumbrian cartoonist Robin Evans, where he will be demonstrating how to draw cartoons and set up storylines. Robin will be demonstrating with watersoluble pencils on enormous sheets of paper! He has big creative ideas to share and loves audience participation! More Information

Low Wood Bay Resort Children Activities

SamFrontlawn-MGuests at Low Wood Bay have lots to look forward to this holiday.  We have plenty of activities to amuse children and parents alike, no one will be complaining that they’re bored. Throughout the holidays we will be hosting Children’s pizza parties, Croquet on the lawns, Skittles in the Low Wood Club, and orienteering in the resort’s grounds. Adults can even get their car valeted on Saturday 16th February!

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