School Holidays Calderdale

February Half Term

United Adventure Camps is a school holiday camp full of adventure for children aged 3-14. Held at various locations across Yorkshire, our unique holiday day camps give children and young adults an exciting multi-activity experience with the chance to enjoy loads of activities like team sports, craft, archery, games, drama and bushcraft to name a few. Get back to nature and have fun with friends at United Adventure Camps as our programmes engage and excite, our staff inspire and guide, our standards are high, and we always put the children first in everything we do.

Be brave, be excited, be wild.

Covid-19 Secure: We’ve added a lot of changes to United Adventure Camps to make sure our explorers are safe during their time with us. For more information, visit our website.

Visit the United Adventure Camps website here for more information.

0113 4830280
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Bankfield Buddies

While Bankfield Museum is closed, why not check out the Facebook page and try some of the Bankfield Buddies activities on there?

Cannon Hall Farm February

Tuesday 16th February 2021, 10am – 12pm

Join the farmers live online for 2 hours for the first ever virtual open day!

Tickets to the event £4.99

  • Cannon Hall Farm, Cawthorne, Barnsley, S75 4AT. Contact:01226 790427

Creative Dance Centre Zoom Workshop

February 15-17, 2021

Exciting three-day Zoom 3 day School of Rock workshop, Creative Dance Centre in Brighouse. Children aged 3+.  for children aged 3+. Sibling discounts available. Learn, perform and connect with friends.

  • Contact 07377883522 or

Eureka! at home

Ideas, activities and stories uploaded every week to the Eureka website. Click here to make a lemon battery,  learn some science jokes and more!

Hardcastle Crags

The car parks and countryside are open, but the cafe and Gibson Mill are closed.

Jorvik Viking Festival

15th-23rd February 2020

Recognised as the largest event of its kind in Europe; visit York in February 2020 for an exciting programme of events, including living history encampments, markets, workshops, talks, tours and dramatic combat performances. Whether you’re well-versed in the sagas or looking for a thrilling half-term break, there’s something for everyone at JORVIK Viking Festival.

  • JORVIK Viking Centre, 19 Coppergate, York YO1 9WT

Jumping Clay

Enjoy some dragon-related activities with a virtual at home kit. £20 per pack. Delivery within a 5 mile radius.

Lego Treehouse Adventure

Monday 15th-Thursday 19th February

An escape game you can play from your living room, with Lego!! More details here via Leeds Libraries

National Coal Mining Museum

Visit the virtual museum at National Coal Mining Museum – click here

  • Caphouse Colliery, Overton, WF4 4RH. Contact: 01924 848806

Nostell Priory

Large adventure playground within the trees at Nostell Priory, including zipline, swings, slides, wooden bridges, wooden houses. You must have a NT membership or pay to access the house & grounds to access the adventure playground.

Pre-booking is essential and staff will not allow you onto the site without your pre-purchased e-ticket.

Members – Free. Non-members – £5 per car

To purchase your tickets and for T&Cs please BUY HERE (tickets released every Friday)

Parkland, Toilets & Food Van serving hot drinks & snacks open

  • Doncaster Road, Nostell, Wakefield WF4 1QE. Contact: 01924 863892

Oakwell Hall Park

The park is open as usual, and the cafe and car park will be open during Kirklees half term week, as well as weekends.

  • Oakwell Hall Park. WF17 9LG.

Ponderosa Zoo

While the zoo is closed, you can find lovely videos of the animals online here.

  • Ponderosa Animals & Adventure, Heckmondwike, WF16 OPN. 01924 235276.

Pontefract Castle

Discover the story of one of Britain’s most important castles, so vast and powerful that it was known in its heyday as the Key to the North. Experience history brought to life through fun family events and activities.

Dungeon Tours & indoor area currently not open

Grounds , toilets and cafe (takeaway only) are open

Castle Entrance is FREE

  • The Lodge Castle Chain, Pontefract WF8 1QH (SAT NAV WF8 2JR). Contact: 01977 723440

Pottery Painting

Paint something lovely at home, with a Paint at Home Pottery Box. Click here for more details.

  • Hippopottery, Hipperholme

Art Camp @ The Little Box Company

February 15-19, 2021

Art camp for children aged 5 – 11. No need to be a key worker. Children will create gifts for the real superheros of the UK!
  • Very strict low numbers
  • You will need a packed lunch, wellies, coat and spare clothes

The Little Box Company, 54 Asquith Bottom, Sowerby Bridge. HX6 3BT.

That Jorvik Viking Thing 2021

15th-20th February 2021

A new online gathering for Viking enthusiasts of all ages, created by the team behind JORVIK Viking Festival. Hordes of videos, podcasts, interviews, daily saga and storytelling, livestreamed presentations, crafting and musical events.

  • JORVIK Viking Centre, 19 Coppergate, York YO1 9WT

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

All visitors will need to an entry ticket in advance.

For more information on Covid-Secure measures at YSP please visit their website … click here

Tickets will be able to be pre-booked via the YSP website. Adults £6 per person, under 16’s free

  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4JX. Contact: 01924 832 631