February half-term fun in Manchester

If you’re on the hunt for something fun to do this half-term, there’s plenty going on in Manchester to help the kids let off some steam. We’ve come up with a list of activities that will keep the whole family entertained.

Under your feet at RHS Bridgewater

RHS Bridgewater walk Manchester

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Discover the diverse wonders under your feet at RHS Bridgewater this half-term. Explore the family garden trail, get involved with the workshops, and discover what’s hiding under your feet. There’s even an opportunity to visit the RHS pigs at feeding time!

Dates: Saturday 19th – Sunday 27th Feb

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BEYOND near The Trafford Centre

Beyond at The Trafford Centre

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For those with bundles of energy, there’s never a moment to get bored at BEYOND. Take on the longest snow slope in the UK at Chill Factore, challenge yourself to reach the top of the 12-metre high indoor climbing wall, and enjoy an exhilarating day of zip wiring, go-karting and laser tag at Play Factore.

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The Smartest Giant in Town at The Lowry

The Smartest Giant in Town Manchester

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This musical adaptation of the bestselling book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is showing at The Lowry theatre in Salford. The heart-warming tale about friendship and helping those in need is brought to life in a musical, puppet-filled adventure.

Dates: Monday 14th Feb – Sat 19th Feb

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I’m a Celebrity Jungle Challenge at MediaCity

Media City Jungle Challenge Manchester

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Get ready to tackle tricky trials set in an epic outdoor jungle. This new action-packed experience is the ideal activity for kids who love a challenge. Zipline above the trees, scramble nets, balance on beams and collect as many stars as you can for your campmates.

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Science + Industry Museum in Salford

Science and Industry Museum Manchester

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The Science + Industry Museum is running a special interactive event exploring the body this half-term. Inspired by their ‘Cancer Revolution: Science, Innovation and Hope’ exhibition, visitors can explore the past, present and future of how cancer is prevented, detected and treated.

Dates: Sat 12th – Sun 27th Feb

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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre near The Trafford Centre


Lego Discovery Centre

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Channel your inner ninja by taking on obstacle course challenges, exploring and playing with the interactive city, and joining your favourite characters in the 4D cinema. Why not create the ultimate day out by combining your LEGOLAND Discovery Centre tickets with a trip to Sealife and save up to 37%?

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People’s History Museum


People's History Museum Manchester

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Good news – throughout the half-term break, the People’s History Museum will be open seven days a week with various exhibitions to enjoy. There are three family trails to choose from: one sharing stories around migration, one exploring the life and legacy of murdered MP Jo Cox and a fun game of I-Spy suitable for anyone aged 5+.

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Plan your visit – family break offer

Our Family Break package includes an overnight stay in one of our family rooms (up to 2 adults & 2 children), complimentary breakfast for the kids (up to 2), and late check-out.

Available from £89.00 until 5th September 2022

Booking Promo Code: SCHOOL20