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Things to do during February half-term 2021 in London

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Take the kids to the capital's top family-friendly attractions this half-term, and spark their curiosity with special interactive activities during the school holiday. Read More


Keep the kids entertained over the school holiday with a fun-filled February half-term 2021 in London.

With exciting museums, interactive exhibitions and brilliant theatre shows, you’ll find plenty of things to do during the half-term week in London to suit all budgets and ages.

Fun February half-term activities in London

  • Enjoy a planetarium show and a wander around the Royal Observatory in special family sessions during the week.
  • During half-term, the Tower of London is usually recruiting for Knight School! Master the sword and sharpen up your knight skills, then see if you’ve earned your title.
  • Discover the world of London's transport system during half-term workshops at the London Transport Museum.
  • Tune into storytelling at the Bank of England Museum to learn about peculiar encounters through history and more.
  • Join in fun kid-friendly activities at Lee Valley Regional Park – in 2020 you could ice skate and get up close to farm animals.
  • Wow the kids with a thrill-a-minute speedboat ride down the river Thames.
  • Face your fears as you explore London's dark and scary stories at The London Dungeon.

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  • Treat your under-11s to 12 days of events and activities just for kids at Imagine Children's Festival, which is usually on during February half-term.
  • Time to practice your puddle-jumping skills! See if you can win at the annual London Puddle Jumping Championships at WWT London Wetland Centre.

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Find more year-round family ideas with our guide to London for kids, or see our roundup of 101 things to do with children in London.


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