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Nature Inspired Activities For Half Term

21.02.2013 | Activities

Half term is the perfect opportunity to get out and about and enjoy nature and there are many inspiring activities taking place across the UK.

Get Muddy at Clumber Park 

Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire will be playing host to ‘Mud and Mess’ activities giving kids (and big kids) the opportunity to get as muddy as possible. From making mud sculptures to exploring splish splosh trails there will be plenty of opportunities for some muddy fun! Wateproofs and wellies required. The Mud and Mess activities will be taking place from 11am to 3pm from Saturday 16th to Saturday 24th February. The activity is free but normal admission charges do apply. To find out more call Clumber Park on 01909 544917 or email at

See the Lambs at Willows Farm

If you are looking for a half term activity that is both educational and fun, don’t miss the lambing event at Willows Farm Hertfordshire. Visit the farms Lambing Marquee until 24th February and see newborn lambs every day. Along with lamb bottle-feeding demonstrations the kids can take part in arts and crafts activities and farmyard games. Find out more about the February Frolics Lambing Event at Willow Farms Village on their website.

Go Wild at Brockholes 

Get the kids involved in some seriously fun nature based activities. Brockholes nature reserve in Preston is holding a number of ‘Wild Families’ events during half term. The Photo Scavenger event on Friday 22nd February gives families the chance to explore the reserve whilst finding and taking photos of everything on the hunt list.  Den building is also on the agenda with a Den Village day been held on the Saturday.  Families will be given opportunities to win extra materials for the den through a number of fun games. For more information on any of Broackholes half terms events visit

Meet Sea Lions at Blackpool Zoo

No half term would be complete without a visit to the Zoo and this half term Blackpool Zoo is offering visitors a special treat. The Zoo is giving visitors the chance to personally meet and greet their resident Sealions, Gina and Anya, in a behind the scenes experience at the Active Oceans arena.  The Zoo is also giving visitors the opportunity to hand feed the giraffes. The Sealion meet and greet takes place daily at 3.45pm from Saturday 16th to Saturday 24th February. Visit to find out more.

Check out your local nature reserves, farms and the National Trust site for half term activities in your area.