Things To Do In Cornwall February Half Term 2020

Although January was a long month, February half term has come around super quickly this year. This post is full of info on things to do in Cornwall this February half term. It will be updated as new events are released.

Things To Do In Cornwall February Half Term 2020

Half term in Cornwall is:

Saturday 15th – Sunday 23rd February 2020

(Although it may differ around the country)

Love Nature – The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Love Nature runs from 15th – 23rd February

Discover Heligan’s native wildlife. Wander through the sensory trails amongst the woodland or gardens. Relax on the bean bags in the Wildlife Film Room and watch the wonderful wildlife come to life at night, thanks to the secret cameras.

Opening Times – Open daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm (Last admission 3:30pm)

Ticket Prices see here for more info.

February Half Term - Heligan Gardens

Colour Uncovered – Eden Project

Colour Uncovered runs from 15th – 23rd February 2020

A kaleidoscopic week of creative activities exploring how art meets science in the incredible world of colour. Craft workshops, colour trails around the biomes, face painting, exhibitions, and storytelling.

Opening Times – 9.30am – 6pm

Ticket Prices – Free with admission see here for more info

You can also enjoy ice skating at Eden until 23rd February

(Skating costs £7 per adult and £6 per child for general skating)

Newquay Zoo

Set in 13 acres of sub-tropical gardens, with over 130 species, there are lots to discover and enjoy. Activity trails, face painting, children’s play area, Dragon Maze and more.

Opening Times – 10:00 am. Last admission at 3:30 pm – Zoo closes at 4:30 pm.

Ticket Prices see here for more info.

Get Hands on With History at Pendennis Castle – February Half Term

Runs Mon 17 – Fri 21 Feb 2020

Discover what it was like to live, work and fight in a real-life castle!

Timetable for the day:

11.30 am, Castle Guard Drill: Learn what it takes to defend England’s castles with a flourish of your sword

12.30 pm, Monopoly: Play the classic family game with a twist – topple EH Abbeys to gain the funds to build your castle defenses in Tudor England

1.30 pm, Castle Guard Drill: Another chance to practice your skills of defense with swords

2.30 pm, Storytelling: Hear tales of Tudor England and Pendennis Castle.

Opening Times – 10.30am – 3.30pm

Ticket Prices

English Heritage membersFree
Child, 5-17 years£6.50
Family (2 Adults)£28.30

Truro Cathedral Half Term Fun

17th, 18th, 19th February 2020, 11 am – 2 pm

Free Activities – On Monday 17th, create a Kindness Rainbow for the ‘Random Act of Kindness Day’, on Tuesday 18th it is all about creating sailboat models, and on Wednesday 19th, make a decoupage photo frame.

Trelissick Gardens – Spring Children’s Trail

From 15th- 23rd February 10:00 – 1600

Spring is around the corner and colour is beginning to emerge from the winter garden. Can you spot the signs of spring around the garden in the February half-term trail? – Pick up a trail sheet from reception.

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply.

Paradise Park – Superhero Wildlife Quiz

From 15th February to 1st March 2020

Find out who flies underwater, juggles the best and has the strongest beak – and dress as your favourite Superhero as you try our fun half term educational Super Quiz!

While exploring the Park on the quiz, enjoy the daily events including ‘Carrot Time’ in the Fun Farm at 11 am, and if the weather is fine, at 2 pm there will be the ‘Flying Macaws’ free-flying circuits from their aviary near the JungleBarn! 

Ticket Prices See here for more info

Dairyland – Teddy Bear’s Picnic

From 15th – 23rd February

You can make your very own Teddy Bear in the workshop, arts and crafts, tractor rides, and new for 2020 Bug Zone – where you can meet a selection of creepy crawlies and other critters.

Opening Times – 10:00 – 17:00

Ticket prices for Teddy Bears Picnic

Child – £7.95

Adults/Senior – £5.95

Pirate’s Quest – Discover Pirate’s of the New World

Saturday 15th – Sunday 23rd February

Special Preview – Be the first to embark on the brand new adventure for 2020 which will take inspiration from the Mayflower voyage commemorating its 400th anniversary year.

Updated costumes, special effects, lighting, and sound in addition to the new storyline for 2020.

Opening Times and Ticket Prices See here for more info. Booking in advance is advised.

We loved it there last year – you can check out our review here!

National Maritime Museum (Falmouth) – Science of the Sea

Monday 17 – Friday 21 February, 11am, 12pm, 2pm & 3pm

Science of the Sea is a live, expert-led science show with entertaining demonstrations and audience interaction.

Magical fog, exploding water, and curious chemistry – discover what happens when liquid nitrogen and dry ice meet solids, liquids, and gases, and uncover the surprising facts around the humble water molecule.

Make and Take

Saturday 15 – Sunday 23 February, 12pm – 3.30pm

Become a mad scientist and make an unbelieva-bubble invention at our Make and Take workshops. Create a bubble shooter and decorate it with sea creatures ready to take home.

Bubble Trail

The Museum is overrun with bubbles, follow the trail to uncover them all and win your prize.

Ticket Prices – activities are FREE as part of the Museum’s annual admission fee. Pay once and get in free for a year.

Children (Under 18s)£6.50
Children (Under 5s)Free

Tate St Ives – Toy Circus

Daily – 15th – 23rd February 2020

Let your creativity run wild as they challenge you to make your own toys from the bits and pieces you’ll find in their Naum Gabo inspired Studio workshop. Take them away or stay and play!

Free entry for Members

Glendurgan Garden – Signs of Spring Children’s Trail

15th – 23rd February

See how many things you can find with a spring spotter sheet as you explore the garden and plant a seed to take home with you at the end of your visit.

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply.

Opening Times – 10:30 – 16:30

Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you’ve enjoyed this post.

rachel bustin
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