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Things To Do Half Term.

Things To Do With The Kids In Shropshire Over The School Break

Find things to do half term near me? Kids activities, local events & fun family friendly attractions. Spark their curiosity with special interactive activities during the school holidays in Shropshire. Keep the kids busy and entertained this July and August half term with some fantastic activities around Shropshire.

If you’re looking for inspiration or suggestions on something different to do, there is a huge range of interesting activities in Shropshire. Enjoy fun on the farm at Park Hall or discover the fabulous British Ironwork Centre. See dinosaurs at Hoo Zoo and exhilarating off road treks at Severn Valley Quads.

Tandem Experience

Weekend Tandem Rides

Enjoy the half term exploring the glorious countryside, towns and the Ironbridge Gorge.

Blists Hill Victorian Town May Bank Holiday

Blists Hill Victorian Town

One of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums exploring the Industrial Revolution.

Soft Play Half Term

Soft Play At The Venue

Home to children’s favourite The Woodland Den, a fun area for the school holidays.

Caving Activities Easter Weekend

Hawkstone Park Follies

Parkland full of rugged natural sandstone hills full of gullies, towers, caves and bridges.

Outdoor Paintballing Easter Weekend

August Outdoors

Enjoy your school break mountain boarding, clay shooting, quad trekking, paintballing and fishing.

Climbing The Wall

Climbing The Walls

Their Action Walls provide unique climbs, perfect for anyone looking to try out climbing.

Stand Up Paddleboards

August Holiday Tours

Giant SUPs are great fun for the adventurous over the half term break in Shropshire.

Gently Paddling

Weekend On The River

Enjoy wildlife and the natural beauty of the River Severn from a unique perspective.

School Holidays At Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle

Built in the late 11th century and one of the finest medieval ruins in England. Great day out for all ages.

Archery During The School Holidays

Archery Sessions

Why not pop along to Long Mynd Archers over the holidays and try one of their ‘Have a Go’ sessions.

Wenlock Priory

Wenlock Priory

The romantic ruins of this 12th century monastery lie on the edge of the town of Much Wenlock.

Mortimer Forest In School Break

Mortimer Forest

If you’re looking for some fresh air this spring school break, head to Mortimer Forest.

Rednal Karting

Rednal Karting Adventures

Spend half term school holidays trying different race types ranging from Timed Arrive & Drive to Grand Prix’s qualifying and a race.

Whittington Castle

Explore Whittington Castle

Delightful castle to visit over the half term. Enjoy a tearoom, bookshop and tales of border warfare, romance and legend.

Raf Cosford

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford offers a fun, entertaining day out for all the family during the July/August break.

Half Term At Hoo Farm

Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom

Try exciting experience days on this summer term holiday, like the birds of prey, junior keeper, racoon or badger watching.

Eat, Drink, Sleep & Play With A Summer Staycation

Located in one of the UK’s quietest counties, Shropshire is the perfect holiday location if you are looking for fun and adventure. Home to some amazing trails for hiking, walking and mountain biking, as well as world-famous historic sites and picturesque, quintessentially British towns and villages that follow the River Severn. Enjoy the taste of Shropshire with food and drink from local producers at winter markets. Take in beautiful scenery, adventurous activities and things to do half term including stargazing from luxury glamping sites.

Half Term Camping Breaks

Camping Breaks

Camping or glamping with a wealth of attractive market towns, mystical castles & fresh green woodland.

Farm Stay

Farm Stay

Adorable selection of farm animals for you to meet, indoor & outdoor play areas, tractor rides, go karts, junior driving school.

Organic Dining

Organic Eats

Fordhall Organic Farm is free to visit. Enjoy great-tasting seasonal locally-sourced food

Dog Friendly Stays

Pawfect Stays

From outdoor activities for all the family & pooch, to cosy nights in front of the TV with hot chocolate.

Organised Events This Half Term Near Me

Take the kids to Shropshire’s top family-friendly attractions this half-term, and spark their curiosity with special interactive and educational family activities and events during the school holiday. With exciting museums, interactive exhibitions, workshops, and brilliant films, entertainment and theatre shows on across the county, you’ll find plenty of things to do during the half-term week to suit all budgets and ages.

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