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A Breath of Fresh Air

There are times in life that call for the comfort that only Mother Nature can offer us. Whether it's a fantastic flower show, a dewy woodland walk or an impromptu crafternoon session; we've got you covered.

Take a look at the sites available below and plan your escape today!

Cadw sites

Free entry for CSSC members, one other adult and a maximum of 3 children (under 16). Simply show your CSSC membership card and photo ID to gain access.

Romantic Hawking
Criccieth Castle - Historic Falconry and the Art of Courtly Love

"The "Romantic Hawking - Historic Falconry and the Art of Courtly Love" show is tailor made especially for Valentines day. The display talk is different from the usual, as it contains all of the information to weave a tale of love and romance in the Medieval Era, and how Falconry played an important part in that."

Date & Price
  • This event takes place on the 8th February 2020
  • CSSC members get free entry to the castle
  • Region - Wales
  • Area - Bangor/Aberystwyth

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Caerphilly Castle

Spend two hours making amazing stuff in our Crafternoon sessions! Running every weekday throughout the school holidays, families will be able to take part in variety of themed arts and crafts including Christmas, Easter, Halloween, summer plus the Year of Discovery!

Date & Price
  • This event runs from the 17th - 21st February 2020
  • CSSC members get free entry to the castle
  • Region - Wales
  • Area - Cardiff/Bristol

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Kew sites

The Incredible Orchid Festival at Kew

Immerse yourself in the tropics this winter by exploring the wonders of Indonesia at RGB Kew's 25th Orchid Festival. Discover the exotic array displayed in the Princess of Wales Conservatory. Please note the Orchid Festival is very popular and likely to sell out in advance.

Dates

The Orchid Festival will run from the 8th February - 8th March 2020

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Fly through the air on a trampoline or have a splashing time in the Children’s Garden at RBG Kew. This vibrant and fun space is filled with opportunities to learn and play. From the Earth Garden with a bamboo tunnel, to Water Gardens boulders to climb on, it’s perfect for you and your children to enjoy.

Dates

The Childrens Garden is available throughout the year.

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Warwick Castle

Festival of Archery

This February Half-Term encounter the centuries-old art of archery like never before sat the UK's only Medieval Festival of Archery.

See 15 professional archers demonstrate their expert skills in daily shows and competitions, marvel at the flaming arrows in the brand new live-action show. You can also take shot yourself at 'Have a Go Archery' (Additional charge applies to 'Have a Go Archery'.)

Dates

Selected dates from 15th - 23rd February 2020

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Other Sites

Babbacombe Model Village

Our carefully manicured gardens have led Babbacombe to be acknowledged as one of the best Model Villages in the world, providing the perfect stage for this masterpiece of miniaturisation.

We currently have Adult & Junior tickets available a fraction of the regular cost.

  • £8.50 per adult ticket - expires 30th September 2020
  • £3.25 per junior ticket - expires 29th February 2020

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Clyde Valley Family Park is set in the Carfin Estate in Crossford, South Lanarkshire. Pop down to see us and have a great day out for all the family.

We currently have Adult/Junior tickets available a fraction of the regular cost.

  • Tickets are valid all until the 3rd April 2020
  • £3.50 per adult/junior ticket

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East Links is the ideal family and children's day out, where the adults have as much fun as the kids! East Links is a farm-themed activity park that brings out the child in all ages!

We currently have Adult/Junior tickets available a fraction of the regular cost.

  • Tickets are valid all until the 12th August 2020
  • £9.50 per adult/junior ticket

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