Take advantage of the quieter time of year with some top attractions across Wales. Guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained.

From beautiful country houses to jaw-dropping dams, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite things to do during February Half Term break.

With such a variety of places to explore, unforgettable memories are guaranteed, no matter what area of Wales you’re staying in.

Dam Open Days, Elan Valley

Experience a rarely seen view of the stunning Pen y Garreg Dam and it’s tower.

Follow expert rangers as you’re shown around learn just how the Elan Valley Dams came to be.

Booking in advance is highly recommended, with tours running throughout February.

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Barmouth Beach, Gwynedd

Who said beach days have to be hot?

Wrap up the family and enjoy a bracing walk across the dunes. With it’s Blue Flag status, Barmouth is a firm favourite with holiday makers all year round.

There’s a variety of independent gift shops dotted around the narrow streets too. You won’t be leaving empty handed!

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Powis Castle, Welshpool

Discover a stunning medieval castle, minutes from the bustling Mid Wales town of Welshpool.

Explore the manicured gardens, with rare flowers and a variety of beautiful roses to enjoy. Observe the carefully preserved artefacts and art on your tour of the castle.

Finish the day in one of the cosy cafes with a slice of cake and a locally sourced beverage. Enjoy a cake and a locally sourced beverage in one the cosy cafes.

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A Welsh Coal Mining Experience, Trehafod

Watch history come alive in this immersive experience.

You’ll be shown around the exhibit by experienced ex-miners, listen to their first-hand accounts of day to day operations and get a greater understanding of the colliery’s rich history.

Bring back some award winning handmade chocolates or finish the day with a delicious slice of cake from the café.



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