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Half Term Activities in Ashford this February

Half Term Activities in Ashford this February

How have we got to February already? The good news is that half term is here - the perfect opportunity for some family fun! 

Whatever the weather, there's plenty going on across Ashford to keep everyone happy this February half term.

Here's our top picks of kid-friendly events and activities going on in Ashford. 


Get crafty

The Craftship have a selection of crafty workshops over the half term break for your little ones and you to enjoy!

Story, Craft & Play Valentines special - Monday 12th February, 10.30-11.15am

Valentines Hearts And Flowers Watercolour workshop - Monday 12th February, 12-1.30pm

Fairy Garden workshop - Monday 12th February, 3-4pm

ECOcraft God’s Eye Weaving workshop - Tuesday 13th February, 1-2pm

Sew a LOVE Brooch workshop - Wednesday 14th February, 12-1.30pm

Painting Party session - Friday 16th February, 10.30-11.15am

Heart sampler hand sewing workshop - Friday 16th February, 1-2.30pm

You can book your place on any of the above workshops here

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More crafty fun

Looking for some crafty fun for the kids this half term? The join the team at County Square Shopping Centre for their FREE children’s workshop! 

Monday 12th February – Valentine’s Day Crafts 

Friday 16th February – Chinese New Year

Both from 10am – 3pm at County Square Shopping Centre.

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Virtual Reality at its best

Come and experience Virtual Reality Gaming for something fun for the whole family to do together (minimum age, 7).

Choose from over 30 games to play in the VR Arcade Booths, or play together in the Free Roam Arena.

Virtual Recreation will be open every day throughout the half term break from 10.00am until 8.00pm.

Find out more here

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Free educational workshop
Ashford Library have a Winter Wonderland Workshop for kids aged 7 to 11 on Wednesday 14th February! This themed English workshop supports children's ability to understand opinion vs fact by introducing very opinionated characters Henry the Hedgehog and Raina the Reindeer.
The workshop is FREE but booking is essential.

Big adventures for younger kids

If it's a little gloomy outside, head to Little Land, Ashford's children’s role play centre where every child can use their imagination to create their own world by dreaming they can be whatever they want to be from a baker, hairdresser, construction worker or even a firefighter to name but a few. L

There's a cafe and seating area for parents to sit and enjoy a light bite and a selection of drinks whilst being able to watch your child play.

For more information, visit their website

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Borough-wide ventures

From visiting the animals at Port Lympne Zoo and The Rare Breeds Centre, to a trip on the Kent and Sussex Railway or an adventurous walking trail through the stunning Kent Downs, Experience Ashford and Tenterden have a fantastic line-roundup of family friendly activities going on across the borough.