February Half Term When You Visit Falmouth
Will you visit Falmouth this February half term? If so, then here are a few suggestions of places to visit and events to attend. Of course our beautiful coastal landscape is quite possibly the only reason you need to visit us here, but we are so lucky to have some of the oldest heritage sites and cultural hubs not just on our doorstep but a short car, bus or train journey away. If you need further information on local attractions, or travel options then please speak to your accommodation provider or pop into the Fal River Tourist Information Centre.
Trebah Gardens, (Mawnan Smith) – ‘What A Whopper’, 1st – 28th February
Drop in at Trebah and discover tales of Cornish giants around the gardens, ‘Wow What A Whopper’, Trail. Enjoy creative workshops where you can make your own mythical creature.
Workshops £3 per child
Trail £2 to include a prize.
Normal garden entry rates apply and tickets are valid for 7 days – For more information please visit Trebah Garden website here.
National Maritime Museum Cornwall – ‘Science Of The Sea’ 10th – 18th February.
Enjoy entertaining demonstrations, and science talks at the Explorer Dome live show. Led by experts, explore the epic journey of Earth’s water, the nature of atoms & molecules, particle theory, water’s explosive potential and its importance for life on Earth and beyond…
4 shows at: 11am 12pm 2pm and 3pm
Wednesday 14, Thursday 15, Friday 16 February
PLUS – Get hands on through a variety of activities, hear stories and meet researchers from the University.
Tuesday 12th February from 11am
For more information visit the NMMC website here
Pendennis Castle – ‘Train The Troop’, 12th – 16th February.
Do you have any budding, high energy commando’s in the family? Why not put them through their paces on a fun action packed day at the castle? Transport them back in time to the Second World War to face the Drill Sergeant at the training camp, and see see if they have what it takes to conquer the obstacle course.
Even if you don’t fancy being put through your paces, Pendennis Castle is always worth a visit when you are here. Not only is it steeped in fascinating history, but the view is spectacular whatever the weather! Visit the event page for more information here.
Glendurgan Garden (Mawnan Smith) – ‘I Spy’, trail – 10th – 18th February
Follow the trail, spot all the colours and objects along the way, and see who is the most observant and the ‘I Spy’, champion in your family! Why not conquer the maze on your visit too!
Daily – 10.30 am – 4.30 pm no booking required. For more information visit Glendurgan website here.
The Lost Gardens Of Heligan – ‘Love Birds’ – 10th – 18th February
Explore these beautiful gardens, follow trails and meet the captivating owls of Screech Owl Sanctuary. Creative workshops include owl mask making, tasty bird feeders and origami birds.
Meet The Owls Daily – 11 am – 4 pm in the barn
Bird Watch Daily – 10 am – 4 pm in the hide
Workshops Daily – 10 am – 4pm in the Stewards House
Wear wellies or at least waterproof shoes!
For more information visit the Heligan website here.
The Eden Project – ‘Early man’ – 10th – 18th February
Journey along a timeline of civilisations to discover your very own, ‘Schnookle’, coin. Draw your own cave drawings on the cave walls, get involved in an archaeological dig and learn the skills stone age people needed to survive.
Valentine’s Dinner 10th, 14th & 17th February – BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Relax and enjoy an intimate and romantic meal, in the Rainforest Biome. Stroll amongst the tree canopy while enjoying a selection of canapes and hear romantic tales told by storytellers. Your dinner will then be served in the spice area of the biome, while being entertained by music from jazz musician, Johanna Graham.
For more information and to book your place, follow this link to the Eden Project website here.
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