If you’re looking for things to do this February half term in Surrey then you have come to the right place. You may be looking for a lovely family friendly day out or just somewhere to go for walks or you might prefer an organised event or school holiday activities, put on especially for February half term. Read on to find out everything going on in Surrey this February half term.
When is February Half Term in Surrey?
February half term in Surrey this year is 14th February through to 18th February 2022 but we have friends in neighbouring counties who are on half term the following week, 21st February to 25th February.
Days Out in Surrey
If you’re just looking for a day out then we have a lot of inspiration for you and these posts should be helpful – I’ve included family fun days out with dedicated half term activities below.
If you’re happy to go a little further afield then these posts may be helpful too:
National Trust Trails
National Trust sites often have fantastic trails to keep children entertained. Here are the ones on this half term in Surrey:
Morden Hall Park
Sense-ational Trees – Family Trail – Fri 11 Feb – Sun 27 Mar – 10am-4pm – £3 per trail – Suitable for 4-11 year olds.
‘We are the Champions’ trail – From Saturday 12th February, selected dates – 10am-3pm – £2 per trail
Claremont Landscape Gardens
Treasure Hunters Trail – From Saturday 12 to Sunday 20 February – 10am-3pm – £1 per trail
Days Out with Half Term Activities in Surrey
Rural Life Centre – Farnham
Half Term Fun – 12 February 2022 to 27 February 2022
From planting a bean in the new vegetable patch to riding trains, bygone craft demonstrations, make and take activities and even a Victorian school lesson, there’s something different to do every day at the Rural Life Centre over half term and the whole family will love it. Plus, on Friday 18th and Monday 21st February there’s a Mad Science ‘Whizz, Pop Bang!’ show! Booking essential.
Denbies Vineyard – Dorking
Family Events – 12 February 2022 – 20th February 2022
Children’s Nature Train Ride – 10am and 11am daily – £8.95 per child (under 12 months free of charge) £6.95 Adults. Booking strongly recommended.
Enjoy a journey on the outdoor train whilst learning about spring nature activity in the vineyard. Warm clothing recommended. Includes activity book, nature trail map and nature booklet.
Mouse’s February Half Term Trail – £8.95 per child. Adults Free. Recommended age 6-12
Mouse’s friends have set up challenges across the Denbies Wine Estate. If you can solve all the puzzles, they’ll reward you with a treat at the end! The ticket price includes: Map, Puzzle Booklet, Pencil.
Chessington World of Adventures – Chessington
Although many theme parks are closed, Chessington World of Adventures opens throughout the winter for guests to enjoy their Zootastic Weekends where they can see the animals and gardens. But, things get even more exciting for February half term!
FEB-ROAR-Y – 12 February – 20 February 2022
This Feb Half term you can enjoy 11 of the Chessington rides and attractions, plus over 1000 animals in the Zoo and Sea Life centre. February has never been so ROARsome!
Bocketts Farm – Leatherhead
February Farming Week – 12 February 2022 – 20 February 2022
Visit one of Mole Valley’s top attractions and have the chance to see brand new baby lambs – with over 100 new lambs due. Meet the Shepherd, see birds of prey and make the most of the craft corner, heated indoor play and acres of outdoor fun! There’s even fun and games with the Giggle Company.
Talk to the Animals – 12 February – 20 February 2022 – Children aged 2-8 – Free, included in admission.
Do you know the difference between a snort and an oink? Have you heard a guinea pig squeal? How loud is a horse’s neigh? The friendly Godstone farm animals make lots of sounds, so come and explore them this half term and join the interactive farmyard noises trail. Get up close with our animal encounters and take part in real life animal art sessions.
RHS Garden Wisley
February Half Term: Under Your Feet – 12 February – 20 February 2022 – 10am-4pm – Free, included in admission.
‘Under Your Feet’ discovery trail: A self-guided trail to discover all about the importance of soil for plants, minibeasts and its role in climate change. Plus craft and planting activities, meet minibeasts with ZooLab, and join Dr Jess from CBeebies to learn about creepy crawlies.
Trails and Tales – Friday and Wednesday – 10am to 2:30pm – £6.50 per child – Ideal for children aged 2 – 4 years.
Listen to a story and do a lovely craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden. Another final craft can be completed in the cabin or taken away.
Queen Mary I – February Half Term at Hampton Court Palace – 12 February – 20 February 2022 – 10:30am to 4pm – All ages
This February half term, peek behind the scenes into Mary Tudor’s rocky realm as you go on a journey through her five-year reign. Meet the people who knew her best, uncover secrets as you piece together the story of her rise and fall.
This February half term, the Magic Garden play area also opens again after a being shut for the winter. This makes it definitely worth a visit!
If you want to get outside but you don’t really know where, we love Treasure Trails. It’s an adventure that the whole family can get involved in for less than £10. Solve a mystery, save the day or be a spy! It’s great fun and we always really enjoy it. Here are some of the Surrey Treasure Trails – you can see the full list here.
- Box Hill Spy Mission
- Dorking Treasure Hunt
- Reigate Detective Mystery
- Epsom Detective Mystery
- Weybridge Treasure Hunt
- Guildford Spy Mission
- Woking Detective Mystery
- Kingston Spy Mission
- Godalming Spy Mission
- Wimbledon Detective Mystery
Half Term Activities in Surrey
Wherever you are in Surrey, there’s bound to be somewhere nearby with organised family activities or events to keep your children entertained over the holidays. Here are a few suggestions of things to do in February half term in Surrey:
The Square – Camberley
The Square Camberley have some fantastic events on this February half term with February Fun at The Square!
- Saturday 12th February – 11am – 3:30pm – Creation Station
Make your very own fingerprint love heart canvas to take home and hang on the wall.
- Monday 14th February – 11am – 3pm – Secret Stage School
Feel the music and dance along!
- Monday 14th February – 3.30pm – 4.30pm – Valentine’s Tea and Treats with Charlie Myers
Come and enjoy the wonderful music of pianist Charlie Myers, who will be playing classic and recent romantic favourites and tea and treats will be available.
- Tuesday 15th February – 11am – 1pm – Board Games with Of Dice & Men – 5-10 year olds
Enjoy board game favourites like Hungry Hippo and Kerplunk run by the game specialists from our new board game café.
- Wednesday 16th February – 10:30am – 4pm – Jake’s Mini Farm
Come and meet the animals – including guinea pigs, rabbits, chickens, tortoises and stick insects!
- Thursday 17th February – 1pm – 3pm – Storytime with Camberley Library
Come and listen to a selection of springtime story favourites and enjoy some colouring in!
- Friday 18th February – Football Skills with Myles Bowman – Age 12 and under
Pre-book to test your goalkeeping and football skills between 12pm – 12:45pm or come along to the open session between 1pm – 2pm! Book here
- Friday 18th February – 11am – 1pm – Board Games with Of Dice & Men – Age 10-14
Pre-book to try board games like King of Tokyo, ExploComding Kittens, and Cockroach Poker with friendly specialists from our new Board game café. Book here
Craft Coop – Camberley
Parent and Child Bath Bomb Making at Craft Coop – 16th February – This fun workshop will teach you how to make a bath bomb plus you can take some home for yourself!
10:30am – 11:30am – £19.50 for adult and child with £9.50 for each extra child. Book here
Watts Gallery – Guildford
February Half Term: The Artists’ House
Make Space – 13 February – 20 February 2022 – Adults free with admission, £3 per child – All ages (ideal for 5+)
Family Tour: The Artists’ House – Friday 18 & Saturday 19 February 2022 – Free with admission – All ages (ideal for 5+)
Squires Garden Centres
Where: Badshot Lea, Cobham, Frensham, Hersham, Long Ditton, Milford, Reigate, West Horsley and Woking
Create and Grow February Half Term Fun – 14 February – 18 February 2022 – 9:30am – 2pm
Paint a Ceramic Bird Feeder – £6 (Booking Required) and Wild Bird Hunt – Free
The Lightbox – Woking
For 5 – 7 year olds: Kaleidoscopes – 15 February 2022, 10.30am – 12.00pm – Workshop for 5-7 year olds. £9.50 Per Child – Accompanying Adult Free
For 8 – 11 year olds: Learn How to Create Op Art – 15 February 2022, 1.30pm – 3.00pm – Workshop for 8-11-year-olds. All materials included. £9.50 Per Child
Free Drop-in: Big Art Collaboration – 16 February 2022, Drop in anytime from 1.30pm – 4.00pm – All ages. Free Entry – £3 Suggested Donation
Young Creatives: Collaged Illusions – 17 February 2022, 1.30pm – 3.00pm – Workshop for 11-16 year olds. Advance booking required. £9.50 per Young Person
Free Drop-in: Zoetropes – 18 February 2022, Drop-in anytime from 1.30pm – 4.00pm – Free Entry – £3 Suggested Donation
Theatre Shows in Surrey
Going to the theatre is a great activity that the whole family will enjoy and Surrey has a lot of great theatres to really make the most of. Here are the family shows on during February half term:
Rose Theatre Kingston
Zog and the Flying Doctors – 10 February 2022 – 19 February 2022 – 1hr running time and best suited to age 3+
New Victoria Theatre Woking
Harlequin Theatre Redhill
Little Red Riding Hood – 17 February 2022 – 55 mins running time and best suited to age 3-8.
Circus Spectacular – 15 February 2022
G Live Guildford
Justin Live – 17 February 2022
Camberley Theatre, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Dorking Halls, The Electric Theatre and The Leatherhead Theatre don’t seem to have any specific family shows on over half term.
Indoor Activities in Surrey
If the weather isn’t great over half term then you may want to do something indoors that still gets you out of the house. Here are some ideas:
Libraries in Surrey
There are many libraries across Surrey and the vast majority of them have activities and events on for children on a regular basis but especially during school holidays. You can find your local library here and book available sessions online too.
Leisure Centres in Surrey
Leisure centres can be a fantastic place to spend time as a family and they’ve come far over recent times, now having so much more than just swimming pools. Many have climbing facilities, soft play centres and even trampoline parks within them! Here are all the ones in Surrey to choose from:
- Guildford Spectrum – Bowling – Swimming – Climbing – Ice Skating
- Places Leisure Camberley – Swimming – Climbing – Soft Play
- Woking Leisure Centre – Swimming – Inflatazone – Soft Play
- Elmbridge Xcel Leisure Complex, Walton – Swimming – Climbing – Soft Play
- Donyngs Leisure Centre, Redhill – Swimming – Soft Play
- Rainbow Leisure Centre, Epsom – Swimming – Soft Play
- Leatherhead Leisure Centre – Swimming – Soft Play – Junior Gym (12-15)
- Spelthorne Leisure Centre, Staines – Swimming – Junior Gym (11-15) – Junior Badminton – Trampolining
- Sutton Sports Village – Trampolining – Soft Play
- Tadworth Leisure Centre – Swimming
Trampoline Parks in Surrey
Trampolining is a fantastic activity that children love and it’s perfect for a wet weather day – which is often the case in February half term! Here are the trampoline parks in Surrey – and many of the leisure centres above offer trampolining classes too. It’s great fun for all ages.
- Gravity Force Camberley – You can read a review here
- AirHop Guildford
- Jump In Adventure Park, Esher
- Flip Out Croydon – You can read a review here
Soft Play and Indoor Play Centres in Surrey
Soft play and other indoor play centres are fantastic for children and are great for bad weather days too. We have so many great indoor activity hubs in Surrey from typical soft play centres to role play dressing up experiences.
- Pirates Landing – Camberley – You can read our full review here.
- Imagination – Camberley – You can read our full review here.
- The Ruby Play Cafe – Camberley
- Little Street – Frimley and West Byfleet – You can read our full review here.
- Kidabulous – Sunbury
- Meadowbank Soft Play – Dorking
- Let’s Pretend – Redhill
- Wacky Kingdom – Redhill
- Piglets – Hersham – Piglets also have pony rides and pottery painting this half term! More info here
- Let’s Explore – Horley
- Rascals – Motspur Park
- The Play Cafe at Sandown Park – Esher
- Kidspace – Croydon
Shopping Centres in Surrey
Shopping centres are a great place to spend time. You can wander round the shops, grab some lunch and there are often organised activities and events in to make the most of as well.
- The Friary Guildford
- Bentalls Kingston
- Woking Shopping Centre
- The Heart Shopping Centre Walton
- The Ashley Centre Epsom
- The Swan Centre Leatherhead
- Belfry Shopping Centre Redhill
- Church Walk Caterham
- Centrale and Whitgift Centre Croydon
- The Square Camberley – You can read our review here
Pottery Painting in Surrey
Pottery painting is a fantastic activity for the whole family as well as being a calm and relaxed experience. Children of all ages will love it and it’s so nice to have something to take away with you afterwards – or pick up a few days later when it’s been fired! Here are our Surrey pottery painting destinations.
- Mrs Potts Place – Camberley – You can read our review here
- Fired Frog Pottery Cafe – Woking
- Ceramics Cafe – Farnham and Hersham
- Appletree Studio – East Horsley
- Kate Creative – Lingfield
- Grayshott Pottery – Grayshott
- Happy Glaze Ceramics – Epsom
- Paint Your Own Ceramics – Dorking
Bowling in Surrey
Bowling is another great activity for the whole family and perfect when the weather isn’t great. Here are the Surrey bowling alleys to choose from.
Laser Tag in Surrey
Laser Tag was such a new thing when I was a child but they’ve grown massively in popularity over recent years and now laser centres are everywhere. Here are both indoor and outdoor laser tag sites across Surrey.
- Laser Quest – Woking and Croydon
- Campaign Laser Tag – Cobham
- Go Laser Tag London – Whyteleafe
- The Big Apple – Woking
- Ten Pin Sector 7 Laser Tag – Camberley
Climbing Centres and Aerial Adventures in Surrey
Climbing is another great family activity and we have so many centres across the county – plus those included in the leisure centres above. Here are some more indoor and outdoor centres to give you some climbing inspiration.
- Surrey Sports Park – Guildford
- Craggy Island – Guildford and Sutton
- White Spider – Surbiton
- Go Ape – Farnham and Chessington,
- Skywalk Adventure – Esher
- WildWood – Guildford
Cinemas in Surrey
Most cinemas have reduced tickets at weekends and in school holidays, a great budget activity that the whole family can enjoy together
Vue – Mini Mornings – Camberley – Croydon – Staines
At Vue’s Mini Mornings you can see the best kids and family films from only £2.49 each. Mini Mornings run every Saturday and Sunday morning from 10am plus every day in the school holidays.
Odeon – Odeon Kids – Kingston – Epsom – Guildford
With special Odeon Kids screenings of the most spellbinding fairy tales and animated films, grown-ups pay kids’ ticket prices, making it a great value day out for the whole family.
There are many other cinemas in Surrey – Everyman, Empire and Harlequin to name a few, but they all seem to have the same ticket prices and offerings during school holidays.
Afternoon Tea in Surrey
If you fancy going for afternoon tea as a half term treat there are plenty of places to choose from and these guides may help you find somewhere perfect!
Holiday Clubs in Surrey
If you need to work over the holidays and need childcare then holiday clubs are a really popular idea – and there are so many across Surrey that you’re bound to find one perfect for your children that’s close to where you live or work.
Where: Nower Wood Education Centre, near Leatherhead
When: Tuesday 15th February 2022 – 9:30am – 3:30pm
Ages: Wild Explorers Holiday Club: 5-11 Year olds
Wild Explorers Holiday Club is the perfect place to embark on adventures, forge friendships and turn school holidays into lifelong memories!
When: Wednesday 16th February 2022 – 9:30am – 3:30pm
Ages: Wild Rangers Conservation Club: 11-17 Year olds
Help manage the ancient woodland reserve and learn skills including tree felling, coppicing and habitat surveying as well as fire lighting, whittling and carving.
Where: Bagshot Tennis Club, College Ride, Bagshot, Surrey GU19 5ES
When: 14 February 2020 – 16 February 2020
Ages: 4-16 year olds. 1 hour sessions for 4-6 year olds and 3 hour sessions for 6-16 year olds.
The Blue Tots programme is designed to get children learning new skills in an exciting and social environment. Each camp is full of activities, exercises and fun games that use special equipment to build up agility, balance and coordination as well as tennis technique. Children will be learning drills, match play and taking part in fun competitions. Children will be grouped into their age/ability levels.
Where: The Quays, Coleford Bridge Road, Mytchett, Surrey, GU16 6DS
When: 14th – 18th February 2022, 9am-5pm
Mainly land based bush craft activities. These include making bow and arrows, crafting wooden mallets, as well as cooking chocolate baked bananas, toasting marshmallows and drinking hot chocolate along with many other land based activities like obstacle courses, orienteering, team games and shelter building.
Where: Milford Village Hall, Milford, Godalming GU8 5FF
When: 14th and 15th February 2022. 9am-12pm.
Ages: 6 – 12 year olds
Can’t get enough of performing? Come along and learn an entire show in a week and perform it on stage with amazing costumes and professional sound and lighting on the last day to your family and friends. Taught by an incredible team of industry professionals, it’ll be a highlight of their holidays!
Where: G Live Guildford
When: 17 February 2022 – 10am to 4pm
Ages: 7-12 year olds
Abracadabra! It’s time to learn all the secrets of up close and tabletop magic with Ketsys Young Magicians. Learn brilliant new magic tricks that will amaze all of your family and friends in this one-day introduction to magic for any aspiring performer.
Where: Woking Leisure Centre
When: 14 February 2022 – 18 February 2022 – 9am – 3:30pm with extended hours available
Ages: 4 – 13 year olds
Sports, games, arts & crafts, competitions and more. The holiday camps are jam packed with exciting things to keep kids active and entertained during the holidays – it’s cool, it’s fun, and definitely not boring!
Where: YMCA Sports and Community Centre, Redhill
When: 14 February – 18 February 2022 – 08:00-08:30 to 4pm or 6pm
Ages: 4-12 year olds
The focus is on having fun in a warm and welcoming environment while learning new skills and enjoying a range of activities including sports, crafts and games. Children have access to a new outdoor play area, a fantastic sports hall and dedicated children’s activity rooms.
Where: Earlswood Junior School, Redhill
When: 14 February – 17 February 2022 – 10am – 2pm
Ages: 7-11 year olds
Where: Craggy Island Climbing Centre, Oaks Sports Centre, Woodmansterne Road, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 4AN
When: A 2 day holiday camp from 10:00 to 14:00 each day.
Ages: Age 8-17 in three age groupings.
Where: Ashford Park Primary School, Ashford – Danetree Primary School, West Ewell – Knaphill Lower School, Woking – Manby Lodge Infant School, Weybridge – St Edmund’s Primary School, Godalming – St Joseph’s Primary School, Guildford
When: 14 February – 25 February
Ages: 4 – 13 year olds
Experience all the fun and excitement of the Winter Olympics at KOOSA Kids February Half Term Holiday Clubs. With a mixture of active and non-active games and activities, the Winter Olympics Spectacular caters for all tastes and interests.
Where: Painshill Park
When: 14 February 2022 – 16 February 2022 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ages: 8 to 11 year olds
Have a wild time this half-term with campfire cooking, den building and much more! The Wild Woodland Camp is the perfect way to have a fun-filled half-term break, with three days of exciting outdoor adventures.
Where: Guildford, Surrey
When: 14 February – 18 February – 9am to 3pm
Ages: 4 to 11 year olds
The forest school sessions give you a chance to make new friends, explore the beautiful woodland site and take part in many optional activities like seasonal woodland crafts, fire lighting, marshmallow toasting and campfire songs, den building, tree climbing, wild food foraging and cooking, bush-craft and more!
Where: St Polycarp’s, Farnham – South Camberley Juniors, Camberley – Lakeside Primary School, Frimley
When: 14 February 2022 – 18 February 2022 – 10am to 4pm or 8am to 6pm
Ages: 4 to 12 year olds
The daily activity programme incorporates a balance of sports activities, creative fun and messy play with ‘chill out’ time, competitions, challenges and theme days. Activities include: Crossbow Challenge, Archery, Messy Play, Free Play, Water Play, Arts and Crafts, Sports, Cookery, team games, dress up Fridays, parachute games and more.
Where: Prior’s Field School, Godalming – Amesbury School, Haslemere – Holy Cross Prep School, Kingston – Manor House School, Bookham – Lingfield College, Lingfield – Surbiton High School, Surbiton – Hinchley Wood Sports Ground – Sutton High, Sutton –
Ages: 4 – 14 year olds
At Ultimate Activity Camps, children will enjoy a fantastic range of sports, games and art activities every week led by engaging staff at amazing locations. Fun is at the heart of everything they do.
Where: Places Leisure, Camberley – Westcroft Leisure Centre, Carshalton
When: 14 February 2022 – 18 February 2022
Ages: 4 to 12 year olds
Fit For Sport’s holiday camps have been running for over 30 years and are designed to engage all children through multi-sports, games, arts and crafts and more so that they can make friends and keep active throughout the holiday.
Where: Chinthurst School, Tadworth – Claremont Fan Court School, Esher – Halstead Prep School, Woking – Hobbledown Adventure Farm, Park and Zoo, Epsom – Lyndhurst School, Camberley – RGS Guildford, Guildford – St Mary’s School, Reigate – St Ives School, Haslemere – Tiffin School, Kingston upon Thames – Wallington County Grammar School, Wallington
When: 14 February 2022 – 24 February 2022
Ages: 3 to 16 year olds
Camp Beaumont award-winning half-term adventure day camps feature over 50 activities including archery, football and tennis, teaching children new skills whilst making new friends and enjoying their best half-term break yet.
Where: Twickenham Preparatory School, Hampton – Elmbridge Xcel Leisure complex, Walton – Our Lady of the Rosary RC Primary School, Staines – Walsh CofE Junior School, Ash –
When: 14 February 2022 – 18 February 2022
Ages: 4 to 12 year olds
Premier Education have a range of fun and exciting holiday camps to keep children active. Each Holiday Camp features a range of activities and with a choice between a Multi-Activity camp, Multi-Sport camp, Performing Arts camp, or a Sport-Specific camp.
Barracudas don’t seem to have clubs available in Surrey this half term.
I hope that helps with half term inspiration. I’ll be doing a roundup for each of the following school holidays too and if there’s anything I’ve missed please do get in touch and let me know. I hope you have a lovely half term!